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    Yanukovych’s younger son reported dead in accident in Russia
    Mar22

    Yanukovych’s younger son reported dead in accident in Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — An associate of Ukraine’s deposed president says the former leader’s son has died in an accident in which a vehicle plunged… …read more Source:...

    NATO General: West Should Consider Arming Ukraine
    Mar22

    NATO General: West Should Consider Arming Ukraine

    NATO’s military commander says the West needs to consider sending defensive weapons to Ukraine to help it counter Russia’s continued involvement supporting pro-Moscow separatists fighting Kyiv’s forces. U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove told a Brussels conference that he does not think “any tool of (the) United...

    NATO Commander Calls For Using ‘All Tools’ To Help Ukraine
    Mar22

    NATO Commander Calls For Using ‘All Tools’ To Help Ukraine

    NATO’s top military commander says the West should consider using all its tools to help Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists, including sending defensive weapons. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘Brussels Was … Asleep’: Bildt Assesses EU’s Mistakes Regarding Russia
    Mar22

    ‘Brussels Was … Asleep’: Bildt Assesses EU’s Mistakes Regarding Russia

    In an interview with RFE/RL in Brussels, former Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt talks frankly about the mistakes made by the European Union with regard to Russia, what he thinks the Russian president’s next moves are likely to be, and why the bloc needs to engage more deeply with Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia. Bildt spoke on March 22...

    European far-right politicians join Russian nationalists to back Putin, slam West on Ukraine
    Mar22

    European far-right politicians join Russian nationalists to back Putin, slam West on Ukraine

    Nationalist supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin have brought together controversial far-right politicians from across Europe in an effort to demonstrate international support for Russia and weaken European Union commitment to sanctions imposed on Russia over its role in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    European Far-Right Politicians in Russia to Support Putin
    Mar22

    European Far-Right Politicians in Russia to Support Putin

    European far-right politicians join Russian nationalists to back Putin, slam West on Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    NATO Military Chief Flags Ukraine Risks
    Mar22

    NATO Military Chief Flags Ukraine Risks

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s top military commander said that not delivering weapons to Ukraine carries risks, and registered continued concerns about the implementation of the war-torn country’s cease-fire agreeme|nt signed in February. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    How A Soviet Emigre Family Took Kefir Mainstream In America
    Mar22

    How A Soviet Emigre Family Took Kefir Mainstream In America

    The Smolyansky family, which emigrated to Chicago from Soviet Ukraine in 1976, has built a growing empire based on kefir, a tangy cultured-milk product popular across Eastern Europe but, until recently, largely unknown to American consumers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainians May Get Visa-Free Travel To EU, But War Refugee Crisis Makes Them Less Welcome
    Mar22

    Ukrainians May Get Visa-Free Travel To EU, But War Refugee Crisis Makes Them Less Welcome

    European Union governments will meet next week to discuss new rules that could open the EU’s 28 countries to more than 1 million refugees of the Ukrainian war. But, with a conceivably large number of people who may be looking to resettle permanently and a growing backlash against immigrants in many member states, the possible arrangement is...

    UN sanctions emerge as possible Iran talks ‘deal breaker’
    Mar22

    UN sanctions emerge as possible Iran talks ‘deal breaker’

    Lausanne (AFP) – On US Secretary of State John Kerry’s Swiss bike rides last week to unwind from intense Iran nuclear talks, one emerging tricky issue may well have been going round his head: UN sanctions.According to negotiators involved and experts, this has become a major snag as Iran and six major powers push for the outlines of a...