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    Eastern Ukraine sees dramatic uptick in violence: US general (AFP)
    Mar02

    Eastern Ukraine sees dramatic uptick in violence: US general (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – NATO’s top commander General Philip Breedlove warned Tuesday of a dramatic uptick in attacks along the frontlines of eastern Ukraine, including sniper activity and shelling. …read more Source: The West...

    Govt criticism banned in Ukraine
    Mar02

    Govt criticism banned in Ukraine

    Ukraine has banned government officials from publicly criticising the work of state institutions and their colleagues, after damaging disclosures last month that highlighted slow progress in fighting corruption. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s booming IT sector is good news despite the war
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s booming IT sector is good news despite the war

    A plain Soviet-era office block squats on a residential street in the beautiful historic city of Lviv, Ukraine. The lobby is dimly lit and there is no seating, only a stern guard who points to the elevator to access local software engineering firm N-iX. The doors part and the offices are an orange and white oasis, with lofty ceilings and light...

    Ukrainian Pilot Pledges Full Hunger Strike As Trial In Russia Nears End
    Mar01

    Ukrainian Pilot Pledges Full Hunger Strike As Trial In Russia Nears End

    A Ukrainian pilot who has been refusing food while on trial in Russia has threatened to go on full hunger strike unless she is extradited back home after the verdict. Nadia Savchenko’s sister (Vira Sa …read more Source: Big News...

    ICG: Ukraine’s Eastern separatist leaders turn on each other
    Mar01

    ICG: Ukraine’s Eastern separatist leaders turn on each other

    The one-year-old Minsk peace process is bogged down and artillery duels are picking up. But the leadership of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR), the larger of eastern Ukraine’s two separatist statelets, is immersed in other struggles. Top leaders are fighting to break the political and economic power of one of their own: Alexander...

    Ukraine Raises Electricity Rates For Households
    Mar01

    Ukraine Raises Electricity Rates For Households

    Ukraine has raised electricity rates on households, a step experts say was long overdue in a country that wastes energy like no other in the world. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama’s failed policy in Ukraine: Putin ‘has paid no price’ for invasion
    Mar01

    Obama’s failed policy in Ukraine: Putin ‘has paid no price’ for invasion

    Special to WorldTribune.com U.S. President Barack Obama’s policy in Ukraine of threatening Russian President Valdimir Putin but taking no substantial action has failed miserably, lawmakers and analysts say. Two years after protests toppled Ukraine’s pro-Moscow government, Obama’s policy languishes amid […] …read more...

    Toilet rolls and gay apps to feature in Dutch vote on Ukraine
    Mar01

    Toilet rolls and gay apps to feature in Dutch vote on Ukraine

    Dutch taxpayers are funding €2 million in subsidies for initiatives that stimulate debate on the EU-Ukraine treaty referendum. …read more Source:...

    Russia Achieves Tactical Success in the Middle East, but No Strategic Victory
    Mar01

    Russia Achieves Tactical Success in the Middle East, but No Strategic Victory

    NEW HAVEN—Russia is on the march in Syria and Ukraine, defying predictions that it is walking into a quagmire in Syria while economic turmoil at home—exacerbated by Western sanctions—threatens President Putin’s rule. Meanwhile, a divided West objects, but has yet to come up with a coherent response. Perhaps Russian literary classic author...

    In face of labeling push, Dutch Christians hawking Israeli settlement goods
    Mar01

    In face of labeling push, Dutch Christians hawking Israeli settlement goods

    Pieter van Oordt, right, with his brother, Roger, at the Israel Products Center in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, Feb. 19, 2016. (Cnaan Liphshiz) NIJKERK, Netherlands (JTA) — As a boy, Pieter van Oordt would often accompany his father, Karel, on the elder van Oordt’s weekly shopping excursions specifically seeking out products made in Israel. A...