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    Pro-Russian rebel leader assassinated in eastern Ukraine when rocket fired into his office
    Feb08

    Pro-Russian rebel leader assassinated in eastern Ukraine when rocket fired into his office

    Mikhail Tolstykh was one of the most recognizable faces in the conflict between Ukrainian troops and Russia-backed rebels which has killed more than 9,800 since 2014 …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Date Set For Crimean Journalist’s Trial
    Feb08

    Date Set For Crimean Journalist’s Trial

    A date has been set for the high-profile trial of journalist Mykola Semena in the Russian-controlled Ukrainian region of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pro-Russian rebel leader assassinated in eastern Ukraine when rocket fired into his office
    Feb08

    Pro-Russian rebel leader assassinated in eastern Ukraine when rocket fired into his office

    MOSCOW — A prominent pro-Russian rebel leader in eastern Ukraine has been killed in an explosion in his office, his associates said on Wednesday. The rebels’ Donetsk News Agency said Mikhail Tolstykh, better known under his nom de guerre Givi, died early Wednesday morning in what it described as a terrorist attack. The agency said 35-year...

    Separatist commander killed in east Ukraine
    Feb08

    Separatist commander killed in east Ukraine

    A key commander of the Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine, Mikhail Tolstykh has been killed. …read more Source:...

    Today’s letters: School board accountability and supporting Ukraine
    Feb08

    Today’s letters: School board accountability and supporting Ukraine

    School board trustees don’t have wide mandate Re: How to break the cycle of school closings, Feb. 3 Randall Denley’s column contains at least one faulty premise, namely that, somehow, more local control of education taxes and how they are spent would be more “democratic.” While most taxpayers are eligible to vote in school board...

    Ukraine Revisited
    Feb08

    Ukraine Revisited

    Stephen F. CohenFrom the beginning of the crisis more than three years ago, false (or half-true) narratives have dominated US media accounts and policymaking. …read more Source: The...

    Can Trump reset ties with Russia?
    Feb08

    Can Trump reset ties with Russia?

    With Russia’s bargaining capacity much higher now, it will demand greater compromises from the U.S. for a potential détente “When I am President, Russia will respect us far more than they do now and both countries will, perhaps, work together to solve some of the many great and pressing problems and issues of the WORLD!” Donald Trump...

    U.S. Senators Want Veto Power Over White House On Russia Sanctions
    Feb08

    U.S. Senators Want Veto Power Over White House On Russia Sanctions

    A group of U.S. senators plan to introduce legislation making it more difficult for President Donald Trump’s administration to lift sanctions imposed on Russia for its actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine separatist leader ‘Givi’ killed in bomb explosion
    Feb08

    Ukraine separatist leader ‘Givi’ killed in bomb explosion

    Ed AdamczykFeb. 8 (UPI) — Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine blame the government for the death of military commander Mikhail “Givi” Tolstykh. …read more Source: United Press...

    Mane Tandilyan: This demonstrates ‘the fearful stance’ of the HHK
    Feb08

    Mane Tandilyan: This demonstrates ‘the fearful stance’ of the HHK

    Famous blogger Alexandr Lapshin has been extradited to Azerbaijan. Lapshin, a citizen of Russia, Ukraine and Israel, has already arrived in Baku. He was flown on a special charter flight. “This demonstates the fearful stance of the Republican Party of Armenia,” says Mane Tandilyan, Vice-Chair of the Bright Armenia Party and a member of the Yelk...