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    Ukraine’s booming IT sector is good news despite the war
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s booming IT sector is good news despite the war

    A plain Soviet-era office block squats on a residential street in the beautiful historic city of Lviv, Ukraine. The lobby is dimly lit and there is no seating, only a stern guard who points to the elevator to access local software engineering firm N-iX. The doors part and the offices are an orange and white oasis, with lofty ceilings and light...

    Ukraine Raises Electricity Rates For Households
    Mar01

    Ukraine Raises Electricity Rates For Households

    Ukraine has raised electricity rates on households, a step experts say was long overdue in a country that wastes energy like no other in the world. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama’s failed policy in Ukraine: Putin ‘has paid no price’ for invasion
    Mar01

    Obama’s failed policy in Ukraine: Putin ‘has paid no price’ for invasion

    Special to WorldTribune.com U.S. President Barack Obama’s policy in Ukraine of threatening Russian President Valdimir Putin but taking no substantial action has failed miserably, lawmakers and analysts say. Two years after protests toppled Ukraine’s pro-Moscow government, Obama’s policy languishes amid […] …read more...

    Russia Achieves Tactical Success in the Middle East, but No Strategic Victory
    Mar01

    Russia Achieves Tactical Success in the Middle East, but No Strategic Victory

    NEW HAVEN—Russia is on the march in Syria and Ukraine, defying predictions that it is walking into a quagmire in Syria while economic turmoil at home—exacerbated by Western sanctions—threatens President Putin’s rule. Meanwhile, a divided West objects, but has yet to come up with a coherent response. Perhaps Russian literary classic author...

    In face of labeling push, Dutch Christians hawking Israeli settlement goods
    Mar01

    In face of labeling push, Dutch Christians hawking Israeli settlement goods

    Pieter van Oordt, right, with his brother, Roger, at the Israel Products Center in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, Feb. 19, 2016. (Cnaan Liphshiz) NIJKERK, Netherlands (JTA) — As a boy, Pieter van Oordt would often accompany his father, Karel, on the elder van Oordt’s weekly shopping excursions specifically seeking out products made in Israel. A...

    NATO Commander: Russia Threat to US, Its Allies and Partners
    Mar01

    NATO Commander: Russia Threat to US, Its Allies and Partners

    NATO’s military commander has told the U.S. lawmakers that Russia poses a long-term threat to the United States and to its European allies and partners. In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove said that Russia is eager to exert unquestioned influence over neighboring countries....

    Ukraine Says Three Soldiers Killed, Five Wounded In East
    Mar01

    Ukraine Says Three Soldiers Killed, Five Wounded In East

    Ukraine says three of its servicemen have been killed and five wounded in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Government’s New Ethics Code Bans Officials From Criticizing State Authorities
    Mar01

    Ukrainian Government’s New Ethics Code Bans Officials From Criticizing State Authorities

    Ukraine has banned government officials from publicly criticizing the work of state institutions and their colleagues. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ousted Yanukovych Plans to Return as Ukraine’s President
    Mar01

    Ousted Yanukovych Plans to Return as Ukraine’s President

    Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych plans to return to Ukraine and assume his old post, the politician’s legal representative told Ukrainian news agency Glavkom on Tuesday. Yanukovych was toppled in early 2014 after months of protests against his pro-Russian government in Kiev’s Maidan Nezalezhnosti square. He fled to Russia...

    Ukrainian Pilot on Trial in Russia Threatens Hunger Strike
    Mar01

    Ukrainian Pilot on Trial in Russia Threatens Hunger Strike

    An imprisoned Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia has threatened to go on hunger strike unless she is extradited back home after the verdict, her sister says. Closing arguments in the trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko begin on Wednesday, and the verdict is due shortly. Russian authorities have indicated that they expect Savchenko, who is...