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    Yad Vashem may help in construction of Kiev Holocaust museum
    Feb18

    Yad Vashem may help in construction of Kiev Holocaust museum

    Ukrainians have previously come under fire for ‘whitewashing’ Babi Yar plans. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Living and loving on Ukraine’s front line
    Feb18

    Living and loving on Ukraine’s front line

    A couple still living and loving on Ukraine’s front line …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko’s Political Shadowplay
    Feb18

    Poroshenko’s Political Shadowplay

    A closely contested vote of no confidence failed to oust Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk from his post yesterday, the latest in a series of high-stakes gyrations that have brought Ukraine’s governing coalition within a hair of collapse.Though the governing coalition has always been a fraught enterprise, making uneasy allies of...

    Ukraine ex-premier’s faction quits governing coalition
    Feb18

    Ukraine ex-premier’s faction quits governing coalition

    MINSK, Belarus — Ukraine saw more political turmoil Wednesday, as former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko announced that her faction was withdrawing from the governing coalition, which she criticized as an obstacle to reforms. The vote reflected lawmakers’ fears that it could lead to the collapse of the governing coalition and an early...

    Start Preparing for the Collapse of the Saudi Kingdom
    Feb18

    Start Preparing for the Collapse of the Saudi Kingdom

    For half a century, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been the linchpin of U.S. Mideast policy. A guaranteed supply of oil has bought a guaranteed supply of security. Ignoring autocratic practices and the export of Wahhabi extremism, Washington stubbornly dubs its ally “moderate.” So tight is the trust that U.S. special operators dip into Saudi...

    Amid Fighting In East Ukraine, Suicide, PTSD And Domestic Abuse Take Center Stage
    Feb18

    Amid Fighting In East Ukraine, Suicide, PTSD And Domestic Abuse Take Center Stage

    Ukrainian soldier Ivan Rodichenko’s marriage first began to fall apart when the Russian military annexed Crimea nearly two years ago, sparking a nearly two-year-long conflict that has killed more than 7,000 people. The stress of war placed a wedge between him and his wife the moment he decided to fight back against Russian aggressors. “The...

    Amid East Ukraine War Fighting, Suicide, PTSD And Domestic Abuse Take Center Stage
    Feb17

    Amid East Ukraine War Fighting, Suicide, PTSD And Domestic Abuse Take Center Stage

    Ukrainian soldier Ivan Rodichenko’s marriage first began to fall apart when the Russian military annexed Crimea nearly two years ago, sparking a near two year conflict that has killed more than 7,000 people. The stress of a war placed a wedge between him and his wife the moment he decided to fight back against Russian aggressors. “The army...

    Obama under fire for lack of leadership over Syria
    Feb17

    Obama under fire for lack of leadership over Syria

    WASHINGTON — The United States is coming under increasingly bitter criticism for its perceived lack of leadership over Syria as the country’s brutal civil conflict heads toward new levels of intensity. Washington appears unable or unwilling to prevent its ally Turkey from bombing Kurdish fighters inside Syria, its critics say. And it has...

    Russia sues Ukraine over debt repayment in London court
    Feb17

    Russia sues Ukraine over debt repayment in London court

    Dmitry RashnitsovMOSCOW, Feb. 17 (UPI) — Russia filed a lawsuit against Ukraine to demand compensation for the debt on bonds worth $3 billion and reimbursement of expenses. …read more Source: United Press...

    Crisis deepens as Tymoshenko party quits coalition
    Feb17

    Crisis deepens as Tymoshenko party quits coalition

    KIEV: Ukraine’s political turmoil worsened as squabbling in the wake of a failed no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk threatened to sink the ruling coalition. Ex-Premier Yulia Tymoshenko’s Batkivshchyna left the four- party alliance, while fellow coalition member Samopomich boycotted Wednesday’s...