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    Little Green Babies: Crimean Newborns Handed Military Draft Notices
    Feb29

    Little Green Babies: Crimean Newborns Handed Military Draft Notices

    Welcome to the world, kid — and don’t forget to report for duty in 16 years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hungararian Prime Minister Viktor Orban Threatens to Build Fence Along Romania Border
    Feb29

    Hungararian Prime Minister Viktor Orban Threatens to Build Fence Along Romania Border

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban threatened on Sunday to fence another of his country’s borders over Europe’s migrant crisis, this time with fellow EU member Romania. In recent months, Orban’s government has controversially erected fences on Hungary’s borders with Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia in a bid to stem the...

    Ukraine vs. Russia: A long and unhappy history
    Feb29

    Ukraine vs. Russia: A long and unhappy history

    The new book The Gates of Europe details the enduring conflict for territory and identity between Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Hungary’s Orban says no automatic extension of sanctions against Russia
    Feb29

    Hungary’s Orban says no automatic extension of sanctions against Russia

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) – The European Union is expected to hold discussions about whether Russia has fulfilled the Minsk agreement on Ukraine and… …read more Source:...

    We’re Never Winning These Wars: America Has Zero to Show For Its Decades of Bloodshed in the Middle East
    Feb29

    We’re Never Winning These Wars: America Has Zero to Show For Its Decades of Bloodshed in the Middle East

    Armed conflict in Iraq, Afghanistan and beyond hasn’t brought anything close to lasting peace. Quite the opposite. This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch. It may be hard to believe now, but in 1970 the protest song “War,” sung by Edwin Starr, hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. That was at the height of the Vietnam antiwar...

    LIVE: Here are all of the winners at the 2016 Oscars
    Feb29

    LIVE: Here are all of the winners at the 2016 Oscars

    Open RoadThe 88th Academy Awards are taking place tonight, and we’re updating the winners list live. Hosted by Chris Rock, the ceremony has been heavily criticized for its lack of minority nominees this year. “The Revenant” has the most nominations of the evening, 12, and is followed by “Mad Max: Fury Road” with 10....

    Ted Cruz’s Case for a Reagan-Style Military Buildup
    Feb29

    Ted Cruz’s Case for a Reagan-Style Military Buildup

    Robert C. O’Brien Politics, United States The Texas senator has a proposal for the U.S. military modeled on the 40th president’s increase. The next commander in chief will face a stark reality: for eight years, President Obama systematically drained resources from our armed services. It will no longer matter why or how he did it. All...

    Thousands of stranded refugees stage protest at Greece-Macedonia border
    Feb29

    Thousands of stranded refugees stage protest at Greece-Macedonia border

    Hundreds of migrants trapped at a refugee camp along Greece’s border with Macedonia staged protests for a second day, temporarily shutting down a rail line for several hours on Sunday. Roughly 300 migrants are stuck along the border crossing waiting to enter Macedonia, which in recent days has installed stricter border restrictions against...

    The UN plans to get direly needed aid to 154,000 besieged Syrians in the next 5 days
    Feb29

    The UN plans to get direly needed aid to 154,000 besieged Syrians in the next 5 days

    Thomson ReutersThe United Nations and partner aid organizations plan to deliver life-saving aid to 154,000 Syrians in besieged areas in the next five days, the U.N. Resident Coordinator in Damascus Yacoub El Hillo said in a statement on Sunday. Pending approval from parties to the conflict, the U.N. is ready to deliver aid to about 1.7 million...

    ‘I Can’t Believe I’m Free’: A Ukrainian POW Returns Home
    Feb28

    ‘I Can’t Believe I’m Free’: A Ukrainian POW Returns Home

    KYIV, Ukraine—Vadym Krypychenko was sure he was going to die. His vehicle had broken down along the front lines in eastern Ukraine near the village of Verkhniotroitske. It was Aug. 10, 2015, only four days before the end of his military service commitment and his scheduled return home. Krypychenko, a private in the Ukrainian army’s 53rd...