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    Nearly 8,000 Killed in Ukraine Conflict, U.N. Says
    Sep09

    Nearly 8,000 Killed in Ukraine Conflict, U.N. Says

    Its report blamed a continuing influx of fighters and weaponry from Russia as the major obstacle to peace. …read more Source: The New York...

    Giving a Voice to the Victims of Russia’s Crimean Landgrab
    Sep09

    Giving a Voice to the Victims of Russia’s Crimean Landgrab

    How a small group of Crimean Tatar journalists are resisting Moscow’s attempt to wipe them off the map. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Besieged Gazprom Gives Ground to Brussels
    Sep09

    Besieged Gazprom Gives Ground to Brussels

    Score one for Brussels. The EU is finally, haltingly moving away from the onerous long-term, take-or-pay contracts Russian gas firm Gazprom has foisted on its Western customers. Yesterday marked Gazprom’s first public auction of gas in Europe, and three more will follow this week. Those auctions mark a shift in the continent’s gas...

    The Cops That Would Save a Country
    Sep09

    The Cops That Would Save a Country

    Two thousand young men and women, equipped with 10 weeks of training, have been sent into the streets of Kiev to convince Ukrainians that the days of a corrupt and brutal militsiya are over. Can ‘my new police’ rescue a faltering revolution? …read more Source: Foreign...

    Russia Tests New Fighter Bombers in Crimea
    Sep09

    Russia Tests New Fighter Bombers in Crimea

    A Black Sea Fleet spokesperson said the airmen’s performance was “excellent.” …read more Source:...

    The Surprising Resurgence of Russia as a Great Power
    Sep08

    The Surprising Resurgence of Russia as a Great Power

    In a world full of surprises — the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, the weakness in the Chinese economy, the battles within the European Union, the making of the Iran deal, the slide in the American stock market — one of the greatest surprises of all has been the sudden rebirth of Russian power under Vladimir Putin. This even as Russia...

    ICC Granted Wider Authority on Ukraine Probe
    Sep08

    ICC Granted Wider Authority on Ukraine Probe

    Ukraine granted wider jurisdiction to the International Criminal Court on Tuesday that will enable ICC prosecutors to investigate possible war crimes committed during Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. Ukraine had earlier accepted the court’s jurisdiction for a limited period from November...

    Violence in Ukraine reaches lowest level since beginning of conflict
    Sep08

    Violence in Ukraine reaches lowest level since beginning of conflict

    Fred LambertKIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 8 (UPI) — One week into a fresh cease-fire, Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said violence in Ukraine has reached an all-time low since the conflict broke out last year. …read more Source: United Press...

    Kyiv Invites ICC To Probe For War Crimes In Eastern Ukraine
    Sep08

    Kyiv Invites ICC To Probe For War Crimes In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine has accepted the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) jurisdiction to probe possible war crimes committed during Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula and the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow Accuses Ukrainian PM Of ‘Torturing’ Russians In Chechen War
    Sep08

    Moscow Accuses Ukrainian PM Of ‘Torturing’ Russians In Chechen War

    A top Russian law enforcement official has accused Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk of fighting alongside Chechen rebels and torturing and killing Russian soldiers during Moscow’s bloody war with separatists in the 1990s. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...