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    Shell-Shocked: Ukraine’s Trauma
    Apr28

    Shell-Shocked: Ukraine’s Trauma

    It’s been two years since pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine broke away from the rest of the country, triggering a war that has killed more than 9,000 people, displaced a million civilians, and left entire towns and villages in ruins.Ukraine’s government was wholly unprepared for the conflict, and its armed forces had been...

    Lawyer: extradition of Ukrainian pilot expected soon
    Apr28

    Lawyer: extradition of Ukrainian pilot expected soon

    A lawyer for a jailed Ukrainian pilot says his client has been given forms to complete for extradition from Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Lawyer: extradition of Ukrainian pilot expected soon
    Apr28

    Lawyer: extradition of Ukrainian pilot expected soon

    MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for a jailed Ukrainian pilot says his client has been given forms to complete for extradition from Russia. Nadezhda Savchenko, who was captured by Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine in 2014, was sentenced to 22 years in prison last month for her alleged role in the deaths of two Russian journalists. The extradition...

    Lawyer: extradition of Ukrainian pilot expected soon
    Apr28

    Lawyer: extradition of Ukrainian pilot expected soon

    A lawyer for a jailed Ukrainian pilot says his client has been given forms to complete for extradition from Russia. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Report: Russia Detains Savchenko’s Sister At Ukrainian Border
    Apr28

    Report: Russia Detains Savchenko’s Sister At Ukrainian Border

    Reuters is reporting that Russia has detained Nadia Savchenko’s sister at the Ukrainian border after she visited the jailed Ukrainian pilot in prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Syria, Bombs, and Political Rhetoric: An Interview with Zaman Stanizai
    Apr28

    Syria, Bombs, and Political Rhetoric: An Interview with Zaman Stanizai

    Dr. Zaman Stanizai is a professor of Mythological Studies at the Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, Calif. He also teaches Political Science at California State University, Dominguez Hills. He received his M.A. in Linguistics from the University of Washington and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Southern...

    Will the Russian Army Really Get 100+ Armata Tanks by 2018?
    Apr28

    Will the Russian Army Really Get 100+ Armata Tanks by 2018?

    Dave Majumdar Security, Europe Economics seem to hold the key. Uralvagonzavod is set to deliver the first batch of 100 operational T-14 Armata main battle tanks to the Russian Ground Forces between 2017 and 2018. Russian industry officials had earlier indicated that the new tank was already in production—which came as a surprise to many observers...

    Documentary Tells Tale of Chernobyl Returnees
    Apr28

    Documentary Tells Tale of Chernobyl Returnees

    Ukraine this week is marking the 30th anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear accident, at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Soviet officials at first said little about the accident, but later evacuated a 2,600-square-kilometer “exclusion zone.” Some people, though, came back. American directors Holly Morris and Anne Bogart...

    EU, Ukraine Postpone Summit Until September
    Apr28

    EU, Ukraine Postpone Summit Until September

    The EU says it has postponed an EU-Ukraine Summit that was scheduled for next month until September. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Kremlin’s Candidate
    Apr28

    The Kremlin’s Candidate

    Back when he hosted a prime-time talk show on MSNBC, Ed Schultz divided the world into heroes and villains. The heroes usually included Democrats like Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. The villains were most Republicans, and especially Donald J. Trump. When Trump obsessed over Obama’s birth certificate and academic credentials in 2011,...