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    Boehner, bipartisan group pressure Obama on Ukraine
    Mar06

    Boehner, bipartisan group pressure Obama on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans stepped up the pressure on President Barack Obama to… …read more Source:...

    NATO, Russia Exchange Barbs Reminiscent of Cold War Days
    Mar05

    NATO, Russia Exchange Barbs Reminiscent of Cold War Days

    RIGA, Latvia—NATO and Russia exchanged heated language reminiscent of Cold War days on Thursday with accusations of sinister geopolitical plotting and human rights abuses flying across an increasingly deep divide. NATO’s top U.S. civilian official, Alexander Vershbow, said Thursday that “an angry, revisionist Russia” was stopping at little...

    Death Toll in East Ukraine Mine Blast Reaches 33
    Mar05

    Death Toll in East Ukraine Mine Blast Reaches 33

    DONETSK, Ukraine—Officials in a separatist rebel-held city in east Ukraine say the death toll from an accidental explosion at a coal mine has risen to 33. Alexei Kostrubitsky, head of the emergencies ministry for the rebel government, said late Thursday the last missing miner had been found dead. The blast occurred before dawn Wednesday more than...

    Death toll in east Ukraine mine blast reaches 33
    Mar05

    Death toll in east Ukraine mine blast reaches 33

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Officials in a separatist rebel-held city in east Ukraine say the death toll from an accidental explosion at a coal mine has risen to 33. Alexei Kostrubitsky, head of the emergencies ministry for the rebel government, said late Thursday the last missing miner had been found dead. The blast occurred before dawn Wednesday more...

    In Odessa, anxiety over Russia’s next move
    Mar05

    In Odessa, anxiety over Russia’s next move

    Ukrainians fear more trouble. …read more Source: USA...

    At key Ukraine flashpoint, both rebels and loyalists wait and worry
    Mar05

    At key Ukraine flashpoint, both rebels and loyalists wait and worry

    Government forces in the key port of Mariupol and rebels just a few miles away each fear attack. But similarities abound between the two sides. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Scribbled note shows Nemtsov on trail of Russian deaths in Ukraine
    Mar05

    Scribbled note shows Nemtsov on trail of Russian deaths in Ukraine

    It may have been the last note Boris Nemtsov ever wrote, a hurried scrawl in blue pen on a plain white sheet of A4 paper. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Celebrity Politicians Offer Development Aid for the Ukraine
    Mar05

    Celebrity Politicians Offer Development Aid for the Ukraine

    When the Iron Curtain fell, Poland and the Ukraine were in the same boat. The Polish set to work, adopted reforms and became the poster child for success in the former Eastern bloc. The Ukraine continued to stumble. The powerful became rich and quarreled heavily amongst each other. The situation was and remained hazy. Most people were only even...

    Ukraine-Russia Border Traffic: Ceasefire Causing More Ukrainians To Return Than Flee, OSCE Says
    Mar05

    Ukraine-Russia Border Traffic: Ceasefire Causing More Ukrainians To Return Than Flee, OSCE Says

    The trend of border traffic flowing from Ukraine and into Russia has reversed, with more people flowing into Russia from Ukraine over the past two weeks, according to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, which monitors border traffic there. The reversal may be attributed to the ceasefire between the Ukrainian government and...

    Ukraine’s Economy Likely To ‘Plunge’ In 2015
    Mar05

    Ukraine’s Economy Likely To ‘Plunge’ In 2015

    The Ukrainian government said on March 5 the country’s economy “will shrink this year and consumer prices will jump” due to the effects of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...