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    Ukrainian journalist details her 419 days in separatist captivity
    Mar18

    Ukrainian journalist details her 419 days in separatist captivity

    Ukrainian journalist Maria Varfolome-yeva spent 419 days in Russia-backed separatists’ captivity in eastern Ukraine, where the 30-year-old woman was accused of spying. On March 3, the separatists exchanged her for two people – a Russian citizen who was fighting for the separatists and whom Ukraine had sentenced to 11 years in prison, and...

    Violinist Solomiya Ivakhiv releases unique CD of Classical Ukrainian works
    Mar18

    Violinist Solomiya Ivakhiv releases unique CD of Classical Ukrainian works

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – “I wanted to share Ukrainian music but with a different view. Most Ukrainian music of the 20th century is recorded by artists with a ‘Soviet bias,’ gravitating to heaviness with a ‘large expansive approach.’ Taking into account that I was born in Soviet Ukraine, performed concerts throughout a modern independent...

    Rebel Rep: Ukraine Truce Deal Could Take Years to Implement
    Mar18

    Rebel Rep: Ukraine Truce Deal Could Take Years to Implement

    A rebel representative at peace talks for eastern Ukraine said on Friday a truce deal between the Ukrainian government and separatists could take years to be implemented.Fighting has subsided in eastern Ukraine since the deal was signed in Minsk, Belarus, in February last… …read more Source:...

    The Saturday Profile: Ex-Professor Upsets Ukraine Politics, and Russia Peace Accord
    Mar18

    The Saturday Profile: Ex-Professor Upsets Ukraine Politics, and Russia Peace Accord

    Oksana I. Syroyid has shot to the top of politics in Ukraine by trying to derail a peace accord with Russia. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia marks 2 year anniversary of Crimea annexation
    Mar18

    Russia marks 2 year anniversary of Crimea annexation

    Russian President Vladimir Putin travelled to Crimea on Friday to mark the second anniversary of the peninsula’s annexation and inspect construction of a bridge meant to link it to mainland Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia marks 2 year anniversary of Crimea annexation
    Mar18

    Russia marks 2 year anniversary of Crimea annexation

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin travelled to Crimea on Friday to mark the second anniversary of the peninsula’s annexation and inspect construction of a bridge meant to link it to mainland Russia. Russia’s annexation of Crimea, followed by a Moscow-backed rebellion in eastern Ukraine, prompted the West to impose...

    Russia Marks 2 Year Anniversary of Crimea Annexation
    Mar18

    Russia Marks 2 Year Anniversary of Crimea Annexation

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is traveling to Crimea to mark the second anniversary of the peninsula’s annexation and inspect construction of a bridge meant to link it to mainland Russia …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine wants sanctions for 46 people in Savchenko case; Russia denies existence of list
    Mar18

    Ukraine wants sanctions for 46 people in Savchenko case; Russia denies existence of list

    Amy R. ConnollyMOSCOW, March 18 (UPI) — Ukraine is pressing for the European Union to impose sanctions on nearly 50 people it considers responsible for the “illegal detention” of Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: United Press...

    Rebel rep: Ukraine truce deal could take years to implement
    Mar18

    Rebel rep: Ukraine truce deal could take years to implement

    MOSCOW (AP) — A rebel representative at peace talks for eastern Ukraine says the truce deal between the Ukrainian government and separatists could take years to be implemented. …read more Source: U.S....

    The Obama Doctrine, Unplugged
    Mar18

    The Obama Doctrine, Unplugged

    Originally published by the Jerusalem Post. It was ironic that the day The Atlantic monthly published what was supposed to be the definitive work on US President Barack Obama’s foreign policy, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that he was removing the bulk of his military forces from Syria. Jeffrey Goldberg’s long profile...