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    Ukraine: Uptick in fighting in Donbas area
    Feb24

    Ukraine: Uptick in fighting in Donbas area

    MOSCOW (AP) — Officials in Ukraine say that Russia-backed rebels in the eastern part of the country violated a fragile cease-fire agreement and… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Uptick in Fighting in Donbas Area
    Feb24

    Ukraine: Uptick in Fighting in Donbas Area

    Ukrainian officials say that Russia-backed rebels in the Ukraine’s east violated a shaky cease-fire agreement and used heavy mortar launchers to fire on Ukrainian forces. …read more Source: ABC...

    Canada to review case of Nazi-era war-crimes suspect
    Feb24

    Canada to review case of Nazi-era war-crimes suspect

    (JTA) – The Canadian government will review the case of Nazi-era war-crimes suspect Helmut Oberlander, who has been fighting to retain his Canadian citizenship since 1995. Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal sent his case back the Canadian Cabinet for reconsideration after it filed its third motion since 2001 to revoke his citizenship, the...

    Who Might Succeed Yatsenyuk To Be the Next Ukrainian Prime Minister?
    Feb24

    Who Might Succeed Yatsenyuk To Be the Next Ukrainian Prime Minister?

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk may have survived a move to sack him last week, but there are still many reasons to believe that his days in power are numbered. After a failed parliamentary vote of no confidence, Yatsenyuk lost three of the four partners from his pro-European coalition whose backing put him in government in 2014. To...

    Russian Military Command Found Linked To MH17 Downing
    Feb24

    Russian Military Command Found Linked To MH17 Downing

    A team of open-source researchers investigating the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has published a report it provided to Dutch prosecutors linking the commanders of a Russian military unit to the plane’s downing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Sings Its Frustration With Russia
    Feb24

    Ukraine Sings Its Frustration With Russia

    The Ukrainian entry in the 2016 Eurovision song contest is the latest example of popular protest music aimed at Russia. …read more Source: The New York...

    Watchdog Warns ‘Human Rights In Global Jeopardy’
    Feb24

    Watchdog Warns ‘Human Rights In Global Jeopardy’

    Amnesty International has warned that human rights and the laws and institutions meant to protect them are under threat around the world from an “insidious and creeping trend” among governments that are deliberately attacking or neglecting them. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    This is how we spooked Putin: What the New York Times won’t tell you about the American adventure in Ukraine
    Feb24

    This is how we spooked Putin: What the New York Times won’t tell you about the American adventure in Ukraine

    All of a sudden, straight out of nowhere, Ukraine creeps back into the news. There is renewed fighting in the rebellious eastern regions. There is political warfare in Kiev. There is paralysis in the upper reaches. There is some new formation called the Revolutionary Right Forces occupying the Maidan—the very same Independence Square where, two...

    TV-radio listings: Feb. 24
    Feb24

    TV-radio listings: Feb. 24

    TV-radio listings: Soccer Manchester City at Dynamo Kyiv FS1 1:30 p.m. Soccer Aletico Madrid at PSV Eindhoven FS2 1:30 p.m. Soccer Salt Lake at Tigres UNAL FS2 7 p.m. Soccer Santos Laguna at Los Angeles FS1 9 p.m. …read more Source: The Houston...

    Ex-member of Nazi death squad wins another chance to keep Canadian citizenship
    Feb24

    Ex-member of Nazi death squad wins another chance to keep Canadian citizenship

    TORONTO — The federal government has hit another roadblock in its decades-long effort to strip Canadian citizenship from a now 92-year-old man who was once a member of a brutal Nazi death squad. In its decision, the Federal Court of Appeal set aside a ruling against Helmut Oberlander and ordered the government to take another look at the case....