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    Ukraine Says 2 Russian Officers Captured Near Rebel Area
    May17

    Ukraine Says 2 Russian Officers Captured Near Rebel Area

    Ukraine says 2 Russian officers captured near rebel area are being questioned …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine says 2 Russian officers captured near rebel area
    May17

    Ukraine says 2 Russian officers captured near rebel area

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military spokesman says government forces have captured two Russian officers who were operating in the rebel-controlled area. Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Sunday that two Russians were taken prisoner in the town of Shchastia, not far from the rebel-controlled area. He would not provide...

    Donetsk has become eastern Ukraine’s lawless city
    May17

    Donetsk has become eastern Ukraine’s lawless city

    Marauding militias are spreading terror throughout this once-thriving metropolis. …read more Source: USA...

    Why Venezuela’s Economy Is Such A Disaster
    May17

    Why Venezuela’s Economy Is Such A Disaster

    Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Chris Sabatini about the politics behind Venezuela’s unusual economic policies and why the Obama administration is facing a backlash for sanctioning Venezuelan officials accused of abusing human rights....

    Ukraine: Three More Soldiers Killed in Fighting with Pro-Russian Separatists
    May17

    Ukraine: Three More Soldiers Killed in Fighting with Pro-Russian Separatists

    Ukraine says three of its soldiers were killed and 17 wounded in new fighting with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine as a cease-fire in the region continues to unravel. Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said two of the deaths occurred from a mortar attack near the town of Svitlodarsk, northeast of the rebel stronghold of...

    Thousands Protest Against Macedonia Government
    May17

    Thousands Protest Against Macedonia Government

    SKOPJE (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Macedonia’s capital on Sunday, waving Macedonian and Albanian flags in a dramatic display of ethnic unity against a government on the ropes after months of damaging wire-tap revelations. Crowds packed the central avenue in front of Prime Minister Nikola...

    West clings to fraying Ukraine deal despite doubts
    May17

    West clings to fraying Ukraine deal despite doubts

    Western powers are clinging to a fraying peace deal in Ukraine, even though NATO is warning that Moscow may be preparing for a new offensive. …read more Source:...

    Russian Team Heads To Brussels For Talks On Ukraine’s EU Accord
    May17

    Russian Team Heads To Brussels For Talks On Ukraine’s EU Accord

    A Russian delegation is traveling to Brussels to participate in negotiations on Ukraine’s association agreement with the European Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Says 3 More Soldiers Killed By Rebel Attacks In East
    May17

    Ukraine Says 3 More Soldiers Killed By Rebel Attacks In East

    Ukraine’s military said on May 17 that three of its soldiers were killed and 17 wounded during the previous 24 hours in eastern Ukraine by separatist attacks that violate the Minsk ceasefire agreement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Three Ukrainian servicemen killed, 17 wounded in past 24 hours in east: Ukrainian military
    May17

    Three Ukrainian servicemen killed, 17 wounded in past 24 hours in east: Ukrainian military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian serviceman have been killed and 17 wounded in fresh separatist attacks in eastern Ukraine in violation of a… …read more Source:...