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    Russia halts movement of Ukraine-registered cargo trucks
    Feb16

    Russia halts movement of Ukraine-registered cargo trucks

    Russian transportation authorities have blocked the movement of Ukraine-registered trucks and detained over 300 cargo vehicles after Ukraine closed its borders to Russia-registered long-haulers. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Halts Movement of Ukraine-Registered Cargo Trucks
    Feb16

    Russia Halts Movement of Ukraine-Registered Cargo Trucks

    Russian transportation authorities have blocked the movement of Ukraine-registered trucks on Russian territory …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia halts movement of Ukraine-registered cargo trucks
    Feb16

    Russia halts movement of Ukraine-registered cargo trucks

    MOSCOW (AP) β€” Russian transportation authorities have blocked the movement of Ukraine-registered trucks and detained over 300 cargo vehicles after Ukraine closed its borders to Russia-registered long-haulers. The transport ministry’s Tuesday announcement came after activists in Ukraine began blocking Russia-registered trucks on Sunday....

    Where Do Oligarchs Stash Their Cash?
    Feb16

    Where Do Oligarchs Stash Their Cash?

    How do the wealthiest citizens of post-Soviet countries keep their money safe? For some, it’s simple: just buy a palatial home in London. To show the public how it’s done, anticorruption campaigners took journalists on a “Kleptocracy Tour” of London residences owned by foreign oligarchs. (RFE/RL’s Marek Hajduk and...

    Ukraine’s Blockade Leaves Borders Clogged With Russian Trucks
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s Blockade Leaves Borders Clogged With Russian Trucks

    Activists in the southern Ukrainian region of Bukovyna have been blocking Russian trucks from crossing the border for days. The Ukrainian government made a Russian truck ban nationwide on February 15, saying it was in response to Moscow’s ban on Ukrainian trucks a day earlier. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source:...

    Ukraine in Political Crisis as Government Faces No Confidence Vote
    Feb16

    Ukraine in Political Crisis as Government Faces No Confidence Vote

    Ukrainian prime minister could be ousted this afternoon. …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk faces threat of no-confidence vote
    Feb16

    Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk faces threat of no-confidence vote

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is due to address parliament, where he faces the threat of a vote of no confidence. A no-confidence vote could cause the government to collapse, leading to snap elections. Mr Yatsenyuk’s government has been criticised over the slow pace of reform and faces allegations of corruption. Western...

    Why Leftists Want to Draft Women
    Feb16

    Why Leftists Want to Draft Women

    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. Hillary Clinton had endorsed forcing women to register for a draft. Now the issue is taking on new urgency. Despite the left’s anti-draft posturing, it has fond memories of its protests during the Vietnam War and it is the...

    Fighting Between Ukrainian Forces and Separatists Is Surging Once Again
    Feb16

    Fighting Between Ukrainian Forces and Separatists Is Surging Once Again

    Conflict in eastern Ukraine between state forces and Russian-backed separatists has escalated in recent weeks, despite a series of ceasefire attempts over the last year, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE) reported on Tuesday. β€œIt’s still, unfortunately, an active conflict,” Lamberto Zannier, secretary-general of the Organization for...

    Tatars Step Up Resistance to Russian Rule Over Crimea
    Feb16

    Tatars Step Up Resistance to Russian Rule Over Crimea

    MoreExclusive: Russia’s Prime Minister on Syria, Sanctions and a New Cold WarRussia’s Former Anti-Doping Chief Dies After Resigning From Scandal-Hit AgencyExclusive: Russian Premier Remains Defiant on Bombing of Syrian Rebels (UROZHAYNE, Crimea) β€” Elnara Asanova lives alone with her four small children because her husband, an ethnic...