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    Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine pull back heavy weapons from front line
    Mar08

    Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine pull back heavy weapons from front line

    Fred LambertDONETSK, Ukraine, March 7 (UPI) — The leader of a pro-Russian rebel group in eastern Ukraine says his forces have fully removed heavy weapons from the front in compliance with a ceasefire deal. …read more Source: United Press...

    Syria Sanctions Update: New EU Sanctions Indicate Assad Regime, ISIS Working Together
    Mar08

    Syria Sanctions Update: New EU Sanctions Indicate Assad Regime, ISIS Working Together

    The latest EU sanctions imposed against Syria indicate the regime of President Bashar Assad has been working clandestinely with the Islamic State group, the Financial Times reported. Sanctions, published Saturday, were imposed against Syrian-Greek businessman George Haswani, head of Hesco, one of Syria’s largest engineering firms, for...

    Ukraine brigade worried over rebel movements despite truce
    Mar08

    Ukraine brigade worried over rebel movements despite truce

    Both sides claim to pull back weapons, but new units and troop concentrations continue. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine’s Female Rebel Fighters Swap Uniforms for Evening Gowns
    Mar08

    Ukraine’s Female Rebel Fighters Swap Uniforms for Evening Gowns

    Ukraine’s female rebel fighters — from the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic — swap military clothing for evening gowns… …bringing a splash of color to International Women’s Day. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine Suffering The World Doesn’t See
    Mar08

    Ukraine Suffering The World Doesn’t See

    One-year-old Viktoria lives almost entirely in the dark. She was born in Donetsk, as the crisis in eastern Ukraine was taking hold last year. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russia detains two in Boris Nemtsov killing investigation
    Mar07

    Russia detains two in Boris Nemtsov killing investigation

    MOSCOW – Russia’s security service head said Saturday that two suspects in the killing of leading opposition figure Boris Nemtsov have been detained. Russian news reports later cited an official as saying one of them had served with police troops in Chechnya. The short and vague announcement of the detentions by Federal Security Service...

    2 Nemtsov Suspects Detained in Russia, Prompting Skepticism
    Mar07

    2 Nemtsov Suspects Detained in Russia, Prompting Skepticism

    MOSCOW—Russia’s security service head said Saturday that two suspects in the killing of leading opposition figure Boris Nemtsov have been detained. Russian news reports later cited an official as saying one of them had served with police troops in Chechnya. The short and vague announcement of the detentions by Federal Security Service...

    Much Western Thinking About the Causes of the Russo-Ukrainian War is Rooted in a Myth
    Mar07

    Much Western Thinking About the Causes of the Russo-Ukrainian War is Rooted in a Myth

    It posits that the West—or, more specifically, NATO—attempted to wrest Ukraine from Russia’s sphere of influence, thereby forcing Vladimir Putin to defend Russia’s legitimate strategic interests by going to war with Ukraine. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Rebel pageant: Ukrainian fighters trade in boots for heels
    Mar07

    Rebel pageant: Ukrainian fighters trade in boots for heels

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Trading in their combat boots and fatigues for high heels and ball gowns, female rebel fighters who normally fight Ukrainian soldiers took Saturday off to take part in a beauty pageant. The event was organized by self-proclaimed authorities in the rebel-held city of Donetsk on the eve of International Women’s Day, which...

    Rebel pageant: Ukrainian fighters trade in boots for heels
    Mar07

    Rebel pageant: Ukrainian fighters trade in boots for heels

    Rebel beauty pageant: Female Ukrainian rebels trade in combat boots for high heels …read more Source:...