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    What Happens If Aleppo Falls?
    Feb11

    What Happens If Aleppo Falls?

    A reporter and a rebel fighter run to avoid sniper fire in the countryside north of Aleppo in 2014. Jalal al-Mamo / ReutersThis week, the Syrian army, backed by Russian air strikes and Iranian-supported militias including Hezbollah, launched a major offensive to encircle rebel strongholds in the northern city of Aleppo, choking off one of the...

    IMF Demand For Ukraine Reform Just Latest Red Flag For Poroshenko
    Feb11

    IMF Demand For Ukraine Reform Just Latest Red Flag For Poroshenko

    The head of the International Monetary Fund’s blunt criticism of Ukraine marks a new low point for a beleaguered administration in Kyiv’s efforts to battle corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Year After Minsk Accord, Shaky Truce Is The New Normal In Donetsk
    Feb11

    A Year After Minsk Accord, Shaky Truce Is The New Normal In Donetsk

    One year after the signing of the Minsk peace agreement, intended to put an end to fighting in eastern Ukraine, residents of Donetsk and the surrounding areas have grown accustomed to shortages, checkpoints, and sporadic clashes. (RFE/RL photographer Petr Shelomovskiy) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Police In Crimea Arrest Crimean Tatars After Home Raids
    Feb11

    Police In Crimea Arrest Crimean Tatars After Home Raids

    Russian authorities that control Crimea have arrested at least nine Crimean Tatars after a series of raids on their homes on the Russian-occupied peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin praises Russian military over Crimea maneuvers
    Feb11

    Putin praises Russian military over Crimea maneuvers

    President Vladimir Putin says the Russian military in Crimea has proven its capability during war games this week. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin praises Russian military over Crimea maneuvers
    Feb11

    Putin praises Russian military over Crimea maneuvers

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says the Russian military in Crimea has proven its capability during war games this week. …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin Praises Russian Military Over Crimea Maneuvers
    Feb11

    Putin Praises Russian Military Over Crimea Maneuvers

    President Vladimir Putin says the Russian military in Crimea has proven its capability during war games this week …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia Offers Cease-fire Proposal for Syria
    Feb11

    Russia Offers Cease-fire Proposal for Syria

    Russia says it is ready to discuss a cease-fire in Syria as foreign ministers gather in Munich, Germany to seek an end to a bloody civil war that has devastated the Arab country. The U.S., Russia and other members of the 17-nation International Syria Support Group are holding a series of talks on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. A...

    HRW: Both Sides in Ukraine Conflict Targeted, Used Schools
    Feb11

    HRW: Both Sides in Ukraine Conflict Targeted, Used Schools

    Human Rights Watch said Thursday that both sides in the conflict in Ukraine have indiscriminately attacked schools, which could amount to a war crime. In a report entitled “Studying Under Fire,” the rights group documented how both the Ukrainian military and Russian-backed rebels have carried out attacks on schools and used them for...

    HRW: Hundreds Of Schools Destroyed In Ukraine War, Military Use Must Stop
    Feb11

    HRW: Hundreds Of Schools Destroyed In Ukraine War, Military Use Must Stop

    Hundreds of schools have been destroyed during the war in eastern Ukraine, including many that were used for military purposes by both sides in the conflict, Human Rights Watch says in a new report. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...