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    Most Americans Still View Russia Unfavorably Amid Conflicts In Syria, Ukraine, Poll Finds
    Feb18

    Most Americans Still View Russia Unfavorably Amid Conflicts In Syria, Ukraine, Poll Finds

    While the U.S. government has increased military spending in Europe to counter Russian aggression and warily watches the Kremlin’s moves in Syria, Americans have begun to see the country in slightly less negative terms, according to a new poll released Thursday by Gallup. But it’s not enough to call this an opinion detente, with the...

    Another Ukrainian Party Quits Ruling Coalition
    Feb18

    Another Ukrainian Party Quits Ruling Coalition

    A leader of Ukraine’s Samopomich (Self-Reliance) party says it has decided to quit the ruling coalition, increasing pressure on Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk to find new allies or risk the collapse of his government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Meet a Ukrainian model blazing a new path for people with disabilities — on the runway
    Feb18

    Meet a Ukrainian model blazing a new path for people with disabilities — on the runway

    Alexandra Kutas has been paralyzed since birth — and that’s a major challenge anywhere, but especially in her native Ukraine. But she was determined that she wouldn’t be defined by her wheelchair. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Monument to Russian Annexation Troops to Be Installed in Crimea
    Feb18

    Monument to Russian Annexation Troops to Be Installed in Crimea

    The government in Crimea has announced it is collecting money to build a monument to the Russian troops that annexed the peninsula from Ukraine in 2014. Crimea was annexed from the territory of Ukraine, after protests in Kiev and other parts of the country ousted pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych. The international community has not...

    Ukraine Says ‘Fully Ready’ For Court Battle With Russia
    Feb18

    Ukraine Says ‘Fully Ready’ For Court Battle With Russia

    Kyiv says it is “fully ready to decisively defend its interests” against a lawsuit brought by Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016
    Feb18

    UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

    By United Press International On Feb. 18, 2014, violence erupted between protesters and security forces in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, resulting in 98 dead. …read more Source: United Press...

    Commentary: Petro Poroshenko’s House Of Cards
    Feb18

    Commentary: Petro Poroshenko’s House Of Cards

    The failure to dismiss Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk followed a prearranged script, in which President Petro Poroshenko was either an active participant or a puppet master. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Resists Its Own Revolution
    Feb18

    Ukraine Resists Its Own Revolution

    A corrupt political system is proving indestructible. …read more Source:...

    Germany Revives Calls for No-Fly Zone in Northern Syria
    Feb18

    Germany Revives Calls for No-Fly Zone in Northern Syria

    MoreTurkey Pushes Case for Ground Operations in Syria as Kurds AdvanceRussia Denies Its Warplanes Hit Hospital in SyriaRussia Accuses West of ‘New Cold War’ Over Syria, Ukraine(DAMASCUS) — Germany revived calls Wednesday for a no-fly zone in northern Syria — an idea that once might have greatly helped the beleaguered rebels and protected...

    Polish Official Urges NATO to Deploy Troops to Deter Russia
    Feb18

    Polish Official Urges NATO to Deploy Troops to Deter Russia

    Poland’s foreign minister on Wednesday urged NATO to get over its reluctance to deploy troops along its eastern flank, to deter what he says is Russian aggression. Russia’s involvement in Ukraine and its seizure of Crimea nearly two years ago have made other countries along and close to Russian borders feel less secure, including...