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    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:...

    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...

    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...

    Poroshenko’s Political Shadowplay
    Feb18

    Poroshenko’s Political Shadowplay

    A closely contested vote of no confidence failed to oust Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk from his post yesterday, the latest in a series of high-stakes gyrations that have brought Ukraine’s governing coalition within a hair of collapse.Though the governing coalition has always been a fraught enterprise, making uneasy allies of...

    Ukraine ex-premier’s faction quits governing coalition
    Feb18

    Ukraine ex-premier’s faction quits governing coalition

    MINSK, Belarus — Ukraine saw more political turmoil Wednesday, as former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko announced that her faction was withdrawing from the governing coalition, which she criticized as an obstacle to reforms. The vote reflected lawmakers’ fears that it could lead to the collapse of the governing coalition and an early...

    Amid Fighting In East Ukraine, Suicide, PTSD And Domestic Abuse Take Center Stage
    Feb18

    Amid Fighting In East Ukraine, Suicide, PTSD And Domestic Abuse Take Center Stage

    Ukrainian soldier Ivan Rodichenko’s marriage first began to fall apart when the Russian military annexed Crimea nearly two years ago, sparking a nearly two-year-long conflict that has killed more than 7,000 people. The stress of war placed a wedge between him and his wife the moment he decided to fight back against Russian aggressors. “The...

    Amid East Ukraine War Fighting, Suicide, PTSD And Domestic Abuse Take Center Stage
    Feb17

    Amid East Ukraine War Fighting, Suicide, PTSD And Domestic Abuse Take Center Stage

    Ukrainian soldier Ivan Rodichenko’s marriage first began to fall apart when the Russian military annexed Crimea nearly two years ago, sparking a near two year conflict that has killed more than 7,000 people. The stress of a war placed a wedge between him and his wife the moment he decided to fight back against Russian aggressors. “The army...