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    Ukrainian Journalist Freed in Prisoner Swap
    Mar03

    Ukrainian Journalist Freed in Prisoner Swap

    Freelance journalist Maria Varfolomeyeva has been released by separatists in eastern Ukraine after being detained for more than a year. (RFE/RL’s Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Sen. Joni Ernst Warns ‘ISIS Present in All 50 States’
    Mar03

    Sen. Joni Ernst Warns ‘ISIS Present in All 50 States’

    Speaking in front of a room filled with conservative grassroots activists, Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, took on President Barack Obama’s foreign policy strategy, arguing the country needs to elect a new leader who’s willing to confront the “real and dangerous” facing the world today. “We’ve all got to come together and find...

    The Latest: World leaders to ponder Syria cease-fire
    Mar03

    The Latest: World leaders to ponder Syria cease-fire

    Prime Minister David Cameron’s office says the Western leaders would stress to Russian President Vladimir Putin the importance of maintaining the truce so that peace talks can make progress in Geneva next week. Cameron’s spokeswoman, Helen Bower, says it’s an “opportunity for the leaders of the U.K., France and Germany to...

    Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia goes on hunger strike
    Mar03

    Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia goes on hunger strike

    DONETSK, Russia (AP) — A Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia says she is going on hunger strike. Nadezhda Savchenko, on trial in the Russian border town of Donetsk for her alleged involvement in the deaths of two Russian journalists, was fighting in a volunteer battalion against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine when she was captured in...

    Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia goes on hunger strike
    Mar03

    Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia goes on hunger strike

    A Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia says she is going on hunger strike. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia goes on hunger strike
    Mar03

    Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia goes on hunger strike

    Nadezhda Savchenko, on trial in the Russian border town of Donetsk for her alleged involvement in the deaths of two Russian journalists, was fighting in a volunteer battalion against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine when she was captured in June 2014. Russian authorities say Savchenko provided the Ukrainian army with coordinates for...

    UN Says Civilians Still Suffer In Ukraine, Despite Lull In Fighting
    Mar03

    UN Says Civilians Still Suffer In Ukraine, Despite Lull In Fighting

    The United Nations said on March 3 that the war between Ukrainian government forces and Russia- backed separatists in eastern Ukraine is continuing to “significantly affect” civilians – despite a reduction of fighting under a cease-fire deal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama Extends Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine Crisis
    Mar03

    Obama Extends Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine Crisis

    The sanctions, to be extended another year, have damaged Russia. …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using Grad missile launchers
    Mar03

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using Grad missile launchers

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using Grad missile launchers …read more Source:...

    Maurice Mierau wins 2016 Kobzar prize for ‘Detachment: An Adoption Memoir’
    Mar03

    Maurice Mierau wins 2016 Kobzar prize for ‘Detachment: An Adoption Memoir’

    TORONTO — Winnipeg writer and editor Maurice Mierau is the winner of the 2016 Kobzar Literary Award for his book “Detachment: An Adoption Memoir.” Mierau received $20,000 and the book’s publisher, Calgary’s Freehand Books, received $5,000 for the award, which was presented at a gala dinner in Toronto on Wednesday night....