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    Fighting Flares up in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb05

    Fighting Flares up in Eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian government has accused Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine of violating the shaky truce with large-caliber weapons …read more Source: ABC...

    Fighting flares up in eastern Ukraine
    Feb05

    Fighting flares up in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian government has accused Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine of violating the shaky truce with large-caliber weapons. The military conflict between government forces and separatist rebels in Ukraine’s industrial heartland has left more than 9,000 people dead since April 2014. Fighting subsided last year after a...

    ‘A Real War Going On’: Mixed News From the Front Lines in Ukraine
    Feb05

    ‘A Real War Going On’: Mixed News From the Front Lines in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—The 2-year-old Ukraine war has hit a grim milestone amid the longest and most durable lull in fighting since the conflict began. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Friday that 2,269 Ukrainian soldiers have died since the conflict in eastern Ukraine began in spring 2014. That toll almost matches the 2,381 American troops...

    Bernie Sanders Beats Hillary in a Lying Contest
    Feb05

    Bernie Sanders Beats Hillary in a Lying Contest

    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. The future of the Democratic Party was two angry old leftists screaming at each other for two hours to decide who hates capitalism more. With the MSNBC and the Democratic Party’s logos on a red background, the stage was set...

    Here are five theories on why oil prices are plummeting
    Feb05

    Here are five theories on why oil prices are plummeting

    energyspectrumindo.comThe last time crude oil prices spent significant time below $30 a barrel Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez were still “Bennifer,” Howard Dean was leading the Democratic primary race and Saddam Hussein had just been captured by U.S. troops in Iraq. It was December 2003 and the world was awash in oil. The OPEC cartel had ramped...

    IMF Chief ‘Concerned’ About Corruption Charges In Ukraine
    Feb05

    IMF Chief ‘Concerned’ About Corruption Charges In Ukraine

    International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said she is concerned about the sudden resignation this week of Ukraine’s reformist economy minister, citing government corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pollster: Russia Winning ‘Information War’ in Former Soviet States
    Feb05

    Pollster: Russia Winning ‘Information War’ in Former Soviet States

    Moscow’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, and its subsequent support for armed separatists in the eastern part of the country, has been accompanied by a major Russian information campaign in support of those actions. That campaign has targeted not only Russia’s domestic audience but also audiences in neighboring states that...

    The US is headed for a natural gas price war with Russia
    Feb05

    The US is headed for a natural gas price war with Russia

    REUTERS/Carlos Garcia RawlinsU.S. oil drillers have been hollowed out from what has been described as a price war waged by OPEC. But a separate price war might soon descend upon the U.S. natural gas industry, which is already reeling from a downturn in prices. The market for natural gas is not a global one in the same way that it is for crude...

    Western Aggression: The Highest Form of Terrorism
    Feb05

    Western Aggression: The Highest Form of Terrorism

    Photo by Daniel Oines Aggression is arguably the highest form of terrorism as it invariably includes the frightening of the target populations and their leaders as well as killing and destruction on a large scale. The U.S. invaders of Iraq in 2003 proudly announced a “shock and awe” purpose in their opening assault, clearly designed to instill...

    A Fresh Blow to Ukraine’s Government
    Feb05

    A Fresh Blow to Ukraine’s Government

    One of Ukraine’s most-respected reformist ministers, Aivaras Abromavicius, resigned yesterday because, he said, the corruption of President Petro Poroshenko’s government had become too much. Over at Bloomberg View, Leonid Bershidsky reports: The unofficial view has been of Ukraine’s reformist ministers as the public faces of a...