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    What I Learned From Tibetan and Ukrainian Freedom Fighters
    Nov05

    What I Learned From Tibetan and Ukrainian Freedom Fighters

    KATHMANDU, Nepal—About two months before a mortar killed him, 19-year-old Ukrainian soldier Daniel Kasyanenko smoked a cigarette with me in a trench in eastern Ukraine. On that hot June afternoon, with random sniper potshots and artillery rounds comprising the background din, our conversation touched on many topics, most of which are not fit for...

    NATO Chief Sounds Alarm Over Russian Buildup
    Nov05

    NATO Chief Sounds Alarm Over Russian Buildup

    NATO’s secretary-general sounded the alarm Thursday over the build-up of Russian military forces from the Baltic Sea to the Mediterranean and called on the U.S.-led alliance to come up with a response. Jens Stoltenberg said the Russians have concentrated military forces in Kaliningrad, the Black Sea and the eastern Mediterranean, where they...

    Ukraine’s Ex-Justice Minister Detained In Probe Of Maidan Killings
    Nov05

    Ukraine’s Ex-Justice Minister Detained In Probe Of Maidan Killings

    Ukraine’s Security Service says former Justice Minister Olena Lukash has been detained in connection with an investigation into deadly shootings during opposition protests in 2014 that brought down the pro-Russian government of then-President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Juncker: Ukraine Must Reform to Get EU Visa-free Travel
    Nov05

    Juncker: Ukraine Must Reform to Get EU Visa-free Travel

    The European Union wants Ukraine to pass a set of judiciary and human rights reforms before granting Ukrainian citizens visa-free access to the 28 countries of the bloc, the head of the EU Commission told Ukraine’s president in a letter on Thursday. Grappling with pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country and a shattered...

    Ex-Ukrainian justice minister detained in shootings probe
    Nov05

    Ex-Ukrainian justice minister detained in shootings probe

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s Security Service says former Justice Minister Olena Lukash has been detained in connection with a probe into deadly… …read more Source:...

    Ex-Ukrainian Justice Minister Detained in Shootings Probe
    Nov05

    Ex-Ukrainian Justice Minister Detained in Shootings Probe

    Ukraine’s Security Service says former Justice Minister Olena Lukash has been detained in connection with a probe into deadly shootings during opposition protests in 2014.More than a hundred people were killed on and around Kiev’s central Independence Square (also called… …read more Source:...

    The Last Holdouts In A Ukrainian Ghost Town
    Nov05

    The Last Holdouts In A Ukrainian Ghost Town

    The village of Pisky is one of the casualties of war in Ukraine’s Donetsk region. Just a handful of residents still live in the ruined houses and apartment blocks, surviving on sparse food donations from volunteers. In spite of a cease-fire between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists, locals often hear gunfire and...

    NATO chief sounds alarm over Russian buildup
    Nov05

    NATO chief sounds alarm over Russian buildup

    On Wednesday, leaders and representatives of nine Eastern European NATO member nations meeting in the Romanian capital of Bucharest called for an increased alliance presence in Europe in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, and threats from the Islamic State group. [...] NATO has been cool to such requests, citing an...

    Ex-Ukrainian justice minister detained in shootings probe
    Nov05

    Ex-Ukrainian justice minister detained in shootings probe

    Ukraine’s Security Service says former Justice Minister Olena Lukash has been detained in connection with a probe into deadly shootings during opposition protests in 2014. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Former Ukrainian justice minister detained in probe into 2014 shootings at Kiev’s Maidan
    Nov05

    Former Ukrainian justice minister detained in probe into 2014 shootings at Kiev’s Maidan

    Ukraine’s Security Service says former Justice Minister Olena Lukash has been detained in connection with a probe into deadly shootings during opposition protests in 2014. …read more Source: FOX...