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    News24.com | Over 250 swine flu deaths in Ukraine since September
    Feb18

    News24.com | Over 250 swine flu deaths in Ukraine since September

    More than 250 people have died of swine flu in Ukraine since late September, with the toll rising by almost 70 people in the past two weeks. …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Launch Children’s Magazine in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb18

    Pro-Russian Rebels Launch Children’s Magazine in Eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have launched a children’s magazine, which tells the story of the country’s conflict with an array of characters, which bear a more-than-fleeting resemblance to real political figures. The magazine, launched on Wednesday in the separatist held parts of Ukraine’s Luhansk region, is called...

    The Heartbreaking Irony of ‘Winter on Fire’
    Feb18

    The Heartbreaking Irony of ‘Winter on Fire’

    Lev GolinkinThe documentary, like much Western coverage of Ukraine, present the West with a mythical, whitewashed version of the Maidan “revolution.” …read more Source: The...

    Frustration and Anger as Syria Prevails
    Feb18

    Frustration and Anger as Syria Prevails

    By Jeremy Salt As the Syrian army advances on Raqqa and seals off supply routes to the armed gangs inside Aleppo, no surprise that there is another spike in the propaganda war, this time directed against Russia. Frustration and anger is driving Turkish cross-border shelling of Kurdish and Syrian army positions. Yet in many respects Turkey only...

    AP’s Mstyslav Chernov Wins Royal Television Society Award
    Feb18

    AP’s Mstyslav Chernov Wins Royal Television Society Award

    Associated Press journalist Mstyslav Chernov has been named camera operator of the year at the Royal Television Society awards in London.Chernov, based in Ukraine, has covered the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine, the aftermath of the deadly terror attacks in Paris in… …read more Source:...

    Another Faction Quits Ukraine’s Governing Coalition
    Feb18

    Another Faction Quits Ukraine’s Governing Coalition

    Ukraine sank deeper into political turmoil Thursday as the governing coalition lost its majority in parliament after a second faction bailed out.The move by Samopomich (Self Help), which has 26 seats in the 450-seat parliament, leaves the coalition partners with 217 votes…. …read more Source:...

    Commercial drones are flying off the shelves and into the hands of armed groups
    Feb18

    Commercial drones are flying off the shelves and into the hands of armed groups

    In the wrong hands, sometimes a toy can become a weapon Commercial drones are fast becoming a favorite gadget of armed non-state actors and terrorist groups, which are increasingly using them in combat operations against state militaries in some of the world’s fiercest war zones, according to a new report from the independent weapons...

    Ukraine’s governing coalition loses majority
    Feb18

    Ukraine’s governing coalition loses majority

    KIEV — Ukraine’s ruling coalition collapsed Thursday, setting off the second political crisis in a week in the country after the government survived a no-confidence vote at the beginning of the week. Two parties decided to quit the coalition. First, on Wednesday, former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko said her Fatherland party was pulling...

    In A First, Mexico ‘Returns’ Crimea Vessel To Ukraine
    Feb18

    In A First, Mexico ‘Returns’ Crimea Vessel To Ukraine

    Ukraine’s state gas company says Mexican prosecutors have ordered a seized ship belonging to a Crimean company to be returned to Ukraine rather than Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s pro-West coalition edges from brink of collapse (AFP)
    Feb18

    Ukraine’s pro-West coalition edges from brink of collapse (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s pro-EU ruling coalition pulled back from the brink on Thursday after one junior partner withdrew while a populist party announced plans to step in and pull the country “out of the abyss.” …read more Source: The West...