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    ANALYSIS – Russia militarizing Crimea
    Feb15

    ANALYSIS – Russia militarizing Crimea

    Recent drills have seen large-scale deployment of military equipment, weapons to peninsula …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine deputy prosecutor resigns, saying cases blocked
    Feb15

    Ukraine deputy prosecutor resigns, saying cases blocked

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian deputy general prosecutor has resigned, saying he made the decision because of what he calls endemic corruption in the country’s judicial system and a lack of political will. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine and Russia in truck stand-off
    Feb15

    Ukraine and Russia in truck stand-off

    Ukraine banned Russian trucks from crossing its territory Monday, following a similar move by Moscow over the weekend. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Monday that “madmen and bandits … are trying to stop our heavy goods vehicles,” after activists in western Ukraine began stopping trucks on Thursday. Russian trucks are now stopped in...

    Ukrainian Government on the Ropes?
    Feb15

    Ukrainian Government on the Ropes?

    Ukraine’s government took another hit today when a senior prosecutor resigned because he believed the government had become too corrupt. Reuters: The resignation, the second exit of a Western-backed reformer in under a fortnight, came a day before a possible no confidence vote in parliament that could topple Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk...

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea
    Feb15

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea

    UROZHAYNE, Crimea (AP) — Elnara Asanova lives alone with her four small children because her husband, an ethnic Tatar, is in jail. Last April, when she was seven months pregnant, police grabbed him from the streets of their village because he had taken part in a Tatar protest against Russian annexation of Crimea. She is not allowed to visit him,...

    Ukraine bans transit of Russian cargo trucks
    Feb15

    Ukraine bans transit of Russian cargo trucks

    Ukraine on Monday started banning Russian cargo trucks from moving through the country, in the latest move of tit-for-tat actions between the two former allies. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine Flu Death Toll Tops 280
    Feb15

    Ukraine Flu Death Toll Tops 280

    The death toll of the influenza epidemic in Ukraine has reached 286, the Health Ministry has said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin-Backed Prosecutor In Crimea Seeks Closure Of Tatar Mejlis
    Feb15

    Kremlin-Backed Prosecutor In Crimea Seeks Closure Of Tatar Mejlis

    The Kremlin-backed prosecutor of Crimea, Natalya Poklonskaya, has filed a request with the territory’s Supreme Court to ban the Crimean Tatars’ self-governing body, the Mejlis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Deputy Prosecutor Resigns, Saying Cases Blocked
    Feb15

    Ukraine Deputy Prosecutor Resigns, Saying Cases Blocked

    A Ukrainian deputy general prosecutor has resigned, saying he made the decision because of what he calls endemic corruption in the country’s judicial system and a lack of political will.Vitaly Kasko’s resignation on Monday served yet another blow to Ukraine’s already… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Deputy Prosecutor Resigns, Saying Cases Blocked
    Feb15

    Ukraine Deputy Prosecutor Resigns, Saying Cases Blocked

    A Ukrainian deputy general prosecutor has resigned, saying he made the decision because of what he calls endemic corruption in the country’s judicial system and a lack of political will.Vitaly Kasko’s resignation on Monday served yet another blow to Ukraine’s already… …read more Source:...