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    Website Claims Russian Battalion-owned Missile Downed MH17
    Feb25

    Website Claims Russian Battalion-owned Missile Downed MH17

    A team of investigative journalists claims to have evidence showing that the missile that shot down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine in July 2014 belonged to a Russian battalion that had recently deployed to the region. Two hundred ninety-eight people died when the flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was downed. A Dutch-led Joint Investigation...

    ‘Do you want to divide Europe?’ Hungary’s provocative prime minister discusses Europe’s refugee crisis
    Feb25

    ‘Do you want to divide Europe?’ Hungary’s provocative prime minister discusses Europe’s refugee crisis

    Courtesy of BILDHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has recently gained notoriety for his rhetoric and policies toward the ongoing refugee crisis. His country has erected a steel fence along Hungary’s southern border to keep out refugees — a policy that has now been adopted by other Balkan nations. The following interview was conducted by...

    Website Claims Russian Battalion-owned Missile Downed MH17 Over Ukraine
    Feb24

    Website Claims Russian Battalion-owned Missile Downed MH17 Over Ukraine

    A team of investigative journalists claims to have evidence showing that the missile that shot down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine in July 2014 belonged to a Russian battalion that had recently deployed to the region. Two hundred ninety-eight people died when the flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was downed. A Dutch-led Joint Investigation...

    Yanukovych’s Hunting Residence Stripped Bare
    Feb24

    Yanukovych’s Hunting Residence Stripped Bare

    Marauders have looted the hunting residence of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to the point where scarcely anything remains, aside from three chairs, a sofa, and four tables. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s President Poroshenko Warns of Return to Full-Scale War
    Feb24

    Ukraine’s President Poroshenko Warns of Return to Full-Scale War

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has warned of the danger of the recent flare up of violence in eastern Ukraine devolving into full-scale conflict, news site Ukrainskaya Pravda reports. Speaking at an event at the Ivan Chernyakhovsky National Defense University on Tuesday, Poroshenko addressed the state of the ceasefire, signed by...

    Cyberwar Is Here to Stay
    Feb24

    Cyberwar Is Here to Stay

    Last week, The New York Times revealed that the Obama administration had prepared a cyberattack plan to be carried out against Iran in the event diplomatic negotiations failed to limit that country’s nuclear weapons development. The plan, code-named Nitro Zeus, was said to be capable of disabling Iran’s air defenses, communications...

    MH17: Report claims Russian soldiers downed plane in Ukraine
    Feb24

    MH17: Report claims Russian soldiers downed plane in Ukraine

    A British-led online investigation has linked Russian soldiers to the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Ukraine in 2014. Up to 100 Russian soldiers and officers could have known about or been involved in the plane’s downing on July 17, 2014, according to the Bellingcat report, published this week. … …read more Source:...

    Of Syria, Dead Donbas Commanders, and Ukraine Fatigue
    Feb24

    Of Syria, Dead Donbas Commanders, and Ukraine Fatigue

    Ukraine muddled through 2015, meeting neither the exalted expectations of the country’s boosters nor the malevolent hopes of its detractors. Its major accomplishment for the year sounds rather minimalist, but is important nonetheless: the country survived. Since the retreat from Debaltseve in early 2015, Ukrainian forces have managed to...

    Ukraine, Russia agree to lift restrictions on truck transit
    Feb24

    Ukraine, Russia agree to lift restrictions on truck transit

    Dmitry RashnitsovKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 24 (UPI) — After 10 days of bans on trucks transporting goods between the two countries both Russian and Ukrainian officials agreed to remove restrictions. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia Calls Ukraine’s Eurovision Song Entry On Crimean History ‘Politicized’
    Feb24

    Russia Calls Ukraine’s Eurovision Song Entry On Crimean History ‘Politicized’

    It’s usually a contest full of bright lights, powerful vocals and questionable outfits, but this year’s Eurovision song contest is already shaping up as the next political rift between Russia and Ukraine. Russian officials have criticized Ukraine’s selection of the song “1944” as a political choice. …read more...