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    Lawyer Defending Russian Soldier in Ukraine Is Found Dead
    Mar25

    Lawyer Defending Russian Soldier in Ukraine Is Found Dead

    Yuri L. Grabovsky had been representing a serviceman detained last year and suspected by Ukrainian officials of being in eastern Ukraine on a military mission. …read more Source: The New York...

    Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Revolution
    Mar25

    Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Revolution

    It’s easy to dismiss Donald Trump’s foreign policy as simple bluster, especially since he keeps shifting his stance on key issues when challenged by questioners. The idea that Trump is a lightweight when it comes to foreign policy was bolstered earlier this week, when he met The Washington Post’s editorial board and evaded tough...

    Lawyer for Russian Soldier Found Dead in Ukraine
    Mar25

    Lawyer for Russian Soldier Found Dead in Ukraine

    Ukrainian authorities say they found the body Friday of a lawyer representing one of two Russian soldiers being tried on terrorism charges. Yuriy Grabovsky was the defense attorney for Aleksander Aleksandrov, who was arrested last May on terrorism charges stemming from the separatist conflict in pro-Moscow eastern Ukraine. Grabovsky’s body...

    Lawyer for 2 Russian troops in Ukraine found dead
    Mar25

    Lawyer for 2 Russian troops in Ukraine found dead

    MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for two Russian servicemen on trial in Ukraine has been found dead. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukrainian lawyer defending Russian serviceman found slain
    Mar25

    Ukrainian lawyer defending Russian serviceman found slain

    Relations between Ukraine and Russia grew even darker Friday when a Ukrainian lawyer was killed “in a violent way, and finished off with a fiream.” He had been defending a Russian citizen captured in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Jaresko says she’s ready to lead a technocratic government
    Mar25

    Jaresko says she’s ready to lead a technocratic government

    KYIV – Ukraine’s Minister of Finance Natalie Jaresko on March 22 released a statement declaring her readiness to assemble a team of technocrats for a government that “is able to work in the interest of the whole country, all its citizens, not some political or business groups.” The statement came in the wake of reports […] …read more...

    Russia’s conflict against Ukraine  and the West: the religious dimension
    Mar25

    Russia’s conflict against Ukraine and the West: the religious dimension

    The conflict Russia is waging against Ukraine has, from the very beginning, had many different dimensions. Currently, it is increasingly assuming the narrative and form of an existential conflict between two antagonistic civilizations with competing ideologies, cultures and religions. The February 12 meeting in Havana, between the Roman pontiff,...

    The tryzub is the new meme
    Mar25

    The tryzub is the new meme

    Maidan and the war in eastern Ukraine have patriotic Ukrainians around the world coming out of the woodwork. People with barely one gram of Ukrainian heritage are wearing blue-and-yellow everything, and boasting tryzub tattoos. The tryzub (trident) has always been a special, meaningful symbol for Ukrainians, and anathema to the Russians. The...

    Ukrainian reforms two years after the Maidan and the Russian invasion
    Mar25

    Ukrainian reforms two years after the Maidan and the Russian invasion

    With more unity and leadership, 2016 can and should be the year Ukraine breaks free from the unholy alliance of dirty money and dirty politics which has ripped off the Ukrainian people for too long. Without it, Ukraine will slide backwards once again into corruption, lawlessness and vassal statehood. Following is a slightly abridged version […]...

    Trump says Ukraine affects U.S. less than other NATO countries
    Mar25

    Trump says Ukraine affects U.S. less than other NATO countries

    As reported by The Washington Post, (“Trump questions need for NATO, outlines noninterventionist foreign policy,” by Philip Rucker and Robert Costa, March 21), Donald Trump said on the subject of Russia’s aggression in Ukraine that America’s allies are “not doing anything.” The Washington Post story quoted him as saying: “Ukraine is a...