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    Another faction quits Ukraine’s governing coalition
    Feb19

    Another faction quits Ukraine’s governing coalition

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine sank deeper into political turmoil Thursday as the governing coalition lost its majority in parliament after a… …read more Source:...

    IAN BREMMER: Ukraine’s government will fall apart ‘by the end of this year’
    Feb19

    IAN BREMMER: Ukraine’s government will fall apart ‘by the end of this year’

    Ian Bremmer is the president of Eurasia Group. See more video by Ian Bremmer about oil, the global economy, politics and the news on his Facebook page: www.facebook.com/ianbremmer …read more Source: Business...

    Liberals didn’t sign off on Saudi arms sale but will let it stand, says Dion
    Feb19

    Liberals didn’t sign off on Saudi arms sale but will let it stand, says Dion

    OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion says the Liberal government does not necessarily approve of Canada’s sale of $15 billion worth of light armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia, a country with a dismal human rights record. But Dion says the government is simply allowing a previously negotiated contract to stand. In a rare...

    OPEC Oil Production Freezes Could Impact Global Markets
    Feb18

    OPEC Oil Production Freezes Could Impact Global Markets

    MoreHow a Little-Known Federal Agency Has Slowed New Oil and Gas DrillingTraditional Energy Industry Declares War on Solar Energy Defying skepticism that their countries could agree on any measures to stabilize global crude markets and prices, Saudi Petroleum and Natural Resource Minister Ali al-Naimi and Russian Energy Minister Novak, along with...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Launch Children’s Magazine in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb18

    Pro-Russian Rebels Launch Children’s Magazine in Eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have launched a children’s magazine, which tells the story of the country’s conflict with an array of characters, which bear a more-than-fleeting resemblance to real political figures. The magazine, launched on Wednesday in the separatist held parts of Ukraine’s Luhansk region, is called...

    The Heartbreaking Irony of ‘Winter on Fire’
    Feb18

    The Heartbreaking Irony of ‘Winter on Fire’

    Lev GolinkinThe documentary, like much Western coverage of Ukraine, present the West with a mythical, whitewashed version of the Maidan “revolution.” …read more Source: The...

    AP’s Mstyslav Chernov Wins Royal Television Society Award
    Feb18

    AP’s Mstyslav Chernov Wins Royal Television Society Award

    Associated Press journalist Mstyslav Chernov has been named camera operator of the year at the Royal Television Society awards in London.Chernov, based in Ukraine, has covered the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine, the aftermath of the deadly terror attacks in Paris in… …read more Source:...

    Another Faction Quits Ukraine’s Governing Coalition
    Feb18

    Another Faction Quits Ukraine’s Governing Coalition

    Ukraine sank deeper into political turmoil Thursday as the governing coalition lost its majority in parliament after a second faction bailed out.The move by Samopomich (Self Help), which has 26 seats in the 450-seat parliament, leaves the coalition partners with 217 votes…. …read more Source:...

    Commercial drones are flying off the shelves and into the hands of armed groups
    Feb18

    Commercial drones are flying off the shelves and into the hands of armed groups

    In the wrong hands, sometimes a toy can become a weapon Commercial drones are fast becoming a favorite gadget of armed non-state actors and terrorist groups, which are increasingly using them in combat operations against state militaries in some of the world’s fiercest war zones, according to a new report from the independent weapons...

    In A First, Mexico ‘Returns’ Crimea Vessel To Ukraine
    Feb18

    In A First, Mexico ‘Returns’ Crimea Vessel To Ukraine

    Ukraine’s state gas company says Mexican prosecutors have ordered a seized ship belonging to a Crimean company to be returned to Ukraine rather than Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...