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    Kremlin Says Ukraine Moving Too Slowly to Fulfill Peace Deal
    Mar12

    Kremlin Says Ukraine Moving Too Slowly to Fulfill Peace Deal

    Kremlin accuses Ukraine of dragging its feet on implementing peace agreement …read more Source: ABC...

    The US Navy’s combat dolphins are serious military assets
    Mar12

    The US Navy’s combat dolphins are serious military assets

    Canines aren’t the only animals who can land jobs in the military. The US has trained bottlenose dolphins to carry out a range of military tasks, from locating underwater mines to flagging the presence of enemy swimmers for harbor defense. The Navy Marine Mammal Program at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (or SPAWAR) in San...

    Kremlin accuses Ukraine of dragging its feet on implementing peace agreement
    Mar12

    Kremlin accuses Ukraine of dragging its feet on implementing peace agreement

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman is accusing Ukraine of dragging its feet on implementing last month’s peace deal. …read more Source: FOX...

    Kremlin says Ukraine moving too slowly to fulfill peace deal
    Mar12

    Kremlin says Ukraine moving too slowly to fulfill peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman is accusing Ukraine of dragging its feet on implementing last month’s peace deal.Dmitry… …read more Source:...

    Boris Nemtsov and the Convenient Chechen Connection
    Mar12

    Boris Nemtsov and the Convenient Chechen Connection

    MOSCOW — A little more than a week after opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down in central Moscow just feet away from the Kremlin, Russian state investigators claim to have found the culprit, and it’s not who anyone expected: lone-wolf Islamist radicals. Nemtsov’s acquaintances, independent experts, and even one of...

    Cash-strapped Ukraine launches crucial debt talks
    Mar12

    Cash-strapped Ukraine launches crucial debt talks

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Thursday said it would begin negotiations with creditors on restructuring the conflict-torn country’s debt, a move called for in its high-stakes multibillion-dollar bailout from the International Monetary Fund.Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko said she expected the first $5 billion tranche of the new $17.5...

    1,400 Strong Taskforce to Hunt Down Draft Dodgers In Moscow
    Mar12

    1,400 Strong Taskforce to Hunt Down Draft Dodgers In Moscow

    A 1,400-strong taskforce, made up of a quasi-militant group of Cossacks with strong ties to the establishment, has been implemented to crack down on draft dodgers in Moscow, according to Russian media. According to the Russian news website Moscow24, the head of the Southeast District Cossack Organisation, Sergey Shishkin, has announced that...

    Russia setting ‘dangerous’ precedent over Ukraine conflict, experts say
    Mar12

    Russia setting ‘dangerous’ precedent over Ukraine conflict, experts say

    As Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels try to hold together a shaky cease-fire, there are growing concerns Moscow is looking to further test Kiev’s capabilities. …read more Source: FOX...

    OSCE Agrees To Extend Ukraine Mission, Expand Size
    Mar12

    OSCE Agrees To Extend Ukraine Mission, Expand Size

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has agreed to extend the mandate of its monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine for another year and increase the number of monitors. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pope finds popularity and dissent at 2-year mark
    Mar12

    Pope finds popularity and dissent at 2-year mark

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis marks his second anniversary Friday riding a wave of popularity that has reinvigorated the Catholic Church in ways not seen since the days of St. John Paul II. He’s also entering a challenging third year, facing dissent from within on everything from financial reform to family issues. Is the honeymoon over?...