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    Psychiatric hospital in rebel-held Ukraine faces desperate situation
    Jun16

    Psychiatric hospital in rebel-held Ukraine faces desperate situation

    Patients at a psychiatric hospital in the rebel-controlled Ukrainian city of Horlivka are not receiving the treatment they need due to a lack of doctors and medication. …read more Source: Global...

    NATO-Russia Pact Mired In Mistrust Amid Ukraine Fallout
    Jun16

    NATO-Russia Pact Mired In Mistrust Amid Ukraine Fallout

    Russia’s continued bullying of Ukraine and a possible U.S. intention to put tanks and heavy weapons back in Eastern Europe appear to signal the demise of the historic NATO-Russia Founding Act that “definitively” ended the Cold War. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Klitschko: Kiev May Name Street After Boris Nemtsov
    Jun16

    Klitschko: Kiev May Name Street After Boris Nemtsov

    The city of Kiev is considering naming a street after Boris Nemstov, the Russian opposition leader who was killed in Moscow near the Kremlin earlier this year, Vitaly Klitschko, the mayor of the Ukrainian capital, said at a press conference on Tuesday. When asked about the matter, Klitschko said he had already discussed it with the principal...

    Correction: Ukraine-Artillery Duels story
    Jun16

    Correction: Ukraine-Artillery Duels story

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — In a story June 15 about artillery duels in eastern Ukraine, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a rebel salvo hit a checkpoint, killing a rebel fighter. The shelling was apparent Ukrainian government fire. …read more Source: CNS...

    A Look Behind Separatist Lines In Eastern Ukraine
    Jun16

    A Look Behind Separatist Lines In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian forces repelled an attack by Russia-backed separatists on the town of Maryinka, west of Donetsk, on June 14. One separatist unit on the front lines is known as “The Fifteen,” because its fighters come from across the 15 post-Soviet states. After the latest clashes, RFE/RL’s Current Time TV followed the militants as...

    Fighting The Long War
    Jun16

    Fighting The Long War

    Welcome to the new normal. After more than a year of conflict in Ukraine, the standoff between Russia and the West has become routine — and it is becoming institutionalized. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Freedom of speech under fire in Ukraine
    Jun16

    Freedom of speech under fire in Ukraine

    Following the visit of Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) to Ukraine last month, the Democrat has joined the ranks of a growing number of U.S. officials calling for military aid to the country in order to counter Russia’s aggression. However, while Kiev… …read more Source: The...

    Putin: Russia adding 40 new ICBMs to nuclear arsenal this year
    Jun16

    Putin: Russia adding 40 new ICBMs to nuclear arsenal this year

    Amid Ukraine tensions, Moscow accuses U.S. of “inciting tensions and carefully nurturing … anti-Russian phobias” …read more Source:...

    Putin says Russia to receive 40 new ICBMs this year
    Jun16

    Putin says Russia to receive 40 new ICBMs this year

    Russia’s military this year alone will receive over 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of piercing any missile defences, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia to get 40 new intercontinental missiles this year
    Jun16

    Russia to get 40 new intercontinental missiles this year

    MOSCOW — Russia’s military this year alone will receive over 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of piercing any missile defenses, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine.Putin made the statement at the opening of an arms show at a...