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    One Dead After Military Helicopter Crashes Near Kyiv
    Mar24

    One Dead After Military Helicopter Crashes Near Kyiv

    One person was reported killed and two others injured when a Ukrainian military helicopter crashed in the Kyiv region on March 24. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    House Passes Resolution Urging Obama to Send Arms to Ukraine
    Mar24

    House Passes Resolution Urging Obama to Send Arms to Ukraine

    The House of Representatives overwhelmingly has approved a resolution urging President Barack Obama to send lethal weapons to Ukraine to protect its sovereignty in its fight against Russian-backed rebels. The resolution was approved Monday by a vote of 348 to 48. There is bipartisan support in Congress to provide the arms to Ukrainian forces...

    Leader Hopes Crimean Tatars Will Stay, Despite Pressure
    Mar24

    Leader Hopes Crimean Tatars Will Stay, Despite Pressure

    A senior leader of the Crimean Tatar community says he is urging members of the Muslim minority to remain on the Black Sea peninsula despite worsening conditions following Russia’s takeover a year ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A billionaire tycoon with his own private army is on a dangerous collision course with the government in Ukraine
    Mar24

    A billionaire tycoon with his own private army is on a dangerous collision course with the government in Ukraine

    Igor Kolomoisky was once called Ukraine’s “secret weapon” as the 52-year old billionaire raised his own private army to fight off separatist forces attempting to capture the country’s third-largest city. Now the government in Kiev faces a dangerous stand-off with one of its most important allies. In March last year...

    Russian Hopes Of Money, Glory Die On Ukraine Battlefields
    Mar24

    Russian Hopes Of Money, Glory Die On Ukraine Battlefields

    When Alexander Zhitinev left in November to fight with the pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine, winter had just begun unleashing its fury on the wind-lashed steppe of this impoverished 18th century frontier town. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine: Divided And Bitter
    Mar24

    Ukraine: Divided And Bitter

    “Are they waiting for us?” asked Olga Ischenko, the mayor of Pervomaysk, a rebel-held town on the frontlines of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Bailey Lecturing in Russia and Ukraine on the Liberation of Medicine
    Mar24

    Bailey Lecturing in Russia and Ukraine on the Liberation of Medicine

    The liberal NGO InLiberty.ru and Esquire Russia magazine have invited me to lecture in a series that looks at alternatives to our social realities. In my case, I will be describing how medicine and physicians gained so much social, political, and economic power of the past century and half. Among other things, I will describe how the American...

    Ukraine Will Mark Day Of Remembrance And Reconciliation On May 8
    Mar24

    Ukraine Will Mark Day Of Remembrance And Reconciliation On May 8

    Ukraine will mark May 8 as a Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation for those who lost their lives during World War II. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Platini warns of new ‘dark days’ of football hooliganism
    Mar24

    Platini warns of new ‘dark days’ of football hooliganism

    Vienna (AFP) – UEFA president Michel Platini on Tuesday warned of a return to the “dark days” of hooliganism in Europe fired by a rise in nationalism and extremism.Platini, who is to be reelected unopposed to a third term leading Europe’s governing body, said governments had to stop a return to the 1980s when...

    A plane carrying 142 passengers has crashed in France; there are likely no survivors
    Mar24

    A plane carrying 142 passengers has crashed in France; there are likely no survivors

    An Airbus 320 flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf has crashed in southern France, Reuters reports. The Germanwings flight was carrying 142 passengers and six crew members, according to AFP. The plane crashed in the southern French alps. The exact number of casualties has not yet been confirmed, but French officials said in statements that there...