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    U.S. military trainers in Ukraine may destabilize situation: Kremlin
    Apr17

    U.S. military trainers in Ukraine may destabilize situation: Kremlin

    MOSCOW/KIEV – The Kremlin said on Friday the arrival of about 300 U.S. paratroopers in Ukraine to train Kiev’s National Guard could destabilize the situation in the east of the country, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting Ukrainian government forces. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    UN Concern Rises as Fighting Intensifies in Eastern Ukraine
    Apr17

    UN Concern Rises as Fighting Intensifies in Eastern Ukraine

    Alarmed at the prospect of the second cease-fire agreement between the government of Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels falling apart, the UN Human Rights Office urged both parties to pull back their troops and abide by the terms of the so-called Minsk cease-fire accord that came into force in February. The UN Human Rights Office said it is...

    Peevish or loaded for bear _ Obama getting tough on critics
    Apr17

    Peevish or loaded for bear _ Obama getting tough on critics

    By JIM KUHNHENN read more …read more Source: CNS...

    SEE IT: Drunk teens hurt after sliding down Ukraine roof
    Apr17

    SEE IT: Drunk teens hurt after sliding down Ukraine roof

    A drunken daredevil who slid down a glass roof of a Ukraine building was seriously injured after the stunt went horribly wrong. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Hollande To Discuss Ukraine With Putin During Visit To Armenia
    Apr17

    Hollande To Discuss Ukraine With Putin During Visit To Armenia

    French President Francois Hollande will discuss the Ukraine crisis with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during a visit to Armenia on April 24. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    European Union Condemns Murders Of Pro-Russian Journalists, Politician In Ukraine
    Apr17

    European Union Condemns Murders Of Pro-Russian Journalists, Politician In Ukraine

    The European Union denounced Friday the murders of three public figures in Ukraine within the last week. Outspoken former politician Oleh Kalashnikov and journalists Oles Buzina and Serhiy Sukhobok, all of whom were known for their pro-Russian views, were each killed by unknown assailants. …read more Source: International Business...

    Kharkiv Partisans: Pro-Russia Terror Group Threatening To Kill Ukrainians If Soviet Monuments Are Toppled
    Apr17

    Kharkiv Partisans: Pro-Russia Terror Group Threatening To Kill Ukrainians If Soviet Monuments Are Toppled

    A pro-Russian group in Ukraine calling themselves the “Kharkiv Partisans” issued a threat this week to execute five Ukrainian citizens for every Soviet monument torn down as part of a recent law passed by the Ukrainian parliament that banned Soviet and Nazi imagery and ordered all related monuments to be liquidated, Newsweek reported Thursday....

    U.S. Army Trainers Arrive in Ukraine
    Apr17

    U.S. Army Trainers Arrive in Ukraine

    The Kremlin warned on Friday that the appearance of about 300 American troops could threaten the tenuous cease-fire in the country’s southeast. …read more Source: The New York...

    Obama, Renzi pledge to focus on threats from Libya
    Apr17

    Obama, Renzi pledge to focus on threats from Libya

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama pledged Friday to work more intensely with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on threats coming from instability in Libya that have led to an influx of migrants across the Mediterranean. Obama and Renzi told reporters after an Oval Office meeting that they discussed economic and security concerns,...

    US Paratroopers Arrive In Ukraine, Train National Guard Soldiers To Fight Pro-Russian Rebels
    Apr17

    US Paratroopers Arrive In Ukraine, Train National Guard Soldiers To Fight Pro-Russian Rebels

    Around 290 U.S. paratroopers have arrived in Ukraine Friday ahead of exercises designed to train nearly 1,000 Ukrainian National guard soldiers to fight against pro-Russian rebels in the East Ukraine war. The soldiers from 173rd Airborne Brigade, who flew into Lviv airport in the west of Ukraine, will now spend the next eight weeks training three...