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    Ukraine Minister Says East Ukraine Fighting Could Resume Soon
    May28

    Ukraine Minister Says East Ukraine Fighting Could Resume Soon

    PANEVEZYS, Lithuania (Reuters) – Ukraine’s defense minister said on Thursday Russia had moved forces into eastern Ukraine and there was a risk of fighting resuming between the army and pro-Russian separatists in coming months. Violence has been less intense in Ukraine’s east since a ceasefire was brokered in Minsk in February, but the...

    What Putin Got Wrong
    May28

    What Putin Got Wrong

    Putin has managed to baffle, bewilder, and distract everybody with his hybrid war in Ukraine. But the consequences of his failures and mistakes will likely be much more enduring than his shock-and-awe tactics. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Massing on Ukraine Border, Denying Everything
    May28

    Russia Massing on Ukraine Border, Denying Everything

    Reuters journalists have witnessed a massing of Russian military materiel 50 kilometers from the border of Ukraine. Several shipments of Uragan multiple-rocket launchers, tanks, and self-propelled howitzers were seen arriving at the Kuzminsky firing range, just outside Luhansk province in Ukraine, with reporters estimating that the stock of...

    License decision on Ukraine TV station under fire for perceived Russia sympathies is postponed
    May28

    License decision on Ukraine TV station under fire for perceived Russia sympathies is postponed

    Ukraine’s government broadcasting licensing authority has postponed a hearing on whether to rescind the license of one of the country’s most popular TV channels. …read more Source: FOX...

    License Decision on Ukraine TV Station Postponed
    May28

    License Decision on Ukraine TV Station Postponed

    License decision on Ukraine TV station under fire for perceived Russia sympathies is postponed …read more Source: ABC...

    Scathing Report Says Russia At War With Ukraine, Putin Lying
    May28

    Scathing Report Says Russia At War With Ukraine, Putin Lying

    A Washington-based think tank on international affairs has released a scathing report on Russia’s “direct military intervention” in eastern Ukraine, concluding that President Vladimir Putin has led his country into war and has lied about it. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Classifies Information on Deaths of Russian Troops on ‘Special Missions’
    May28

    Putin Classifies Information on Deaths of Russian Troops on ‘Special Missions’

    President Vladimir Putin on Thursday declared all deaths of Russian soldiers during special operations to be classified as a state secret, a move that comes as Moscow stands accused of sending soldiers to fight in eastern Ukraine. Putin, who has repeatedly denied any involvement of Russian troops in a pro-Russian rebellion there, amended a decree...

    Russia sends tanks, troops without insignia to Ukraine border: report
    May28

    Russia sends tanks, troops without insignia to Ukraine border: report

    Large numbers of unmarked Russian troops, tanks and heavy weaponry without insignia are reportedly amassing roughly 30 miles from the Ukraine border. A reporter for Reuters said Wednesday that the buildup of weaponry was taking place at the Kuzminsky firing range. Soldiers said they were sent for military … …read more Source: The...

    VP Biden suggests sending weapons to Ukraine
    May28

    VP Biden suggests sending weapons to Ukraine

    Ed AdamczykWASHINGTON, May 28 (UPI) — Vice President Joe Biden said the White House is still considering sending lethal aid to Ukraine in a speech that condemned the actions of Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: United Press...

    Authoritarian Symps
    May28

    Authoritarian Symps

    In the bad old days of the Cold War, the left and the right used to play a nasty game called “Who’s Your Favorite Dictator?” Right-wing ideologues supported authoritarian leaders like Augusto Pinochet of Chile while left-wing ideologues rhapsodized over Communist leaders like Fidel Castro of Cuba. One side embraced the shah of...