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    Putin’s Balance of Power Strategy in Syria
    Mar23

    Putin’s Balance of Power Strategy in Syria

    With the Syrian cease fire tenuously holding, and UN-brokered negotiations underway in Geneva, President Putin’s surprise partial withdrawal of forces makes it clear that the Russian establishment has not forgotten the lessons of the Afghanistan quagmire. After almost six months of heavy bombardment, the rebels are weakened and government...

    ‘Kill the Jews’ painted on Ukrainian synagogue
    Mar23

    ‘Kill the Jews’ painted on Ukrainian synagogue

    (JTA) — Vandals wrote “kill the Jews” on a synagogue in the central Ukrainian city of Cherkasy. In a separate incident, unidentified persons torched a wreath that an Israeli cabinet minister had placed for Holocaust victims in Kiev. The incident involving a synagogue was discovered on Wednesday in Cherkasy , Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the...

    Ukraine To Discuss Sanctions Against Russian Officials Involved In Savchenko Case
    Mar23

    Ukraine To Discuss Sanctions Against Russian Officials Involved In Savchenko Case

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he has called on the National Security and Defense Council to consider sanctions against Russian officials involved in the prosecution of Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin: After Savchenko sentencing, proposed prisoner swap is in Putin’s hands
    Mar23

    Kremlin: After Savchenko sentencing, proposed prisoner swap is in Putin’s hands

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, March 23 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin can arrange a prisoner exchange involving a convicted Ukrainian army pilot but has made no decision, a Kremlin spokesman said. …read more Source: United Press...

    John Kerry off to Russia for Syria talks after Brussels attacks
    Mar23

    John Kerry off to Russia for Syria talks after Brussels attacks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Moscow for talks on Ukraine and Syria as the attacks against Brussels underscored the urgency of fighting the Islamic State group. Kerry departed Washington late Tuesday after accompanying President Barack Obama to Cuba and speaking by phone from Havana … …read more Source:...

    Russia Accuses Ukraine Of Ignoring Ceasefire Agreement, Germany Says There Have Been ‘Violations’
    Mar23

    Russia Accuses Ukraine Of Ignoring Ceasefire Agreement, Germany Says There Have Been ‘Violations’

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday Ukraine is ignoring the ceasefire agreement implemented last year, the Associated Press (AP) reported. The agreement between Russian, Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels was implemented after months of fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: International Business...

    Russia Accuses Kyiv Of Ignoring Peace Deal
    Mar23

    Russia Accuses Kyiv Of Ignoring Peace Deal

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused Ukraine’s government of failing to implement the Minsk cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of ignoring peace deal
    Mar23

    Russia accuses Ukraine of ignoring peace deal

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has accused Ukrainian’s government of dragging its feet on implementing last year’s cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukrainian Journalist Buried 16 Years After Killing
    Mar23

    Ukrainian Journalist Buried 16 Years After Killing

    Relatives of Heorhiy Gongadze say questions still need to be answered about who ordered his killing and why, 16 years after his headless corpse was found in a wood near Kyiv. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of ignoring peace deal
    Mar23

    Russia accuses Ukraine of ignoring peace deal

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has accused Ukrainian’s government of dragging its feet on implementing last year’s cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: FOX...