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    Arms spending up globally, except in US, Western Europe
    Apr13

    Arms spending up globally, except in US, Western Europe

    American spending was reduced by 6.5 percent as part of measures to cut the U.S. budget deficit, while the three biggest arms spenders after the U.S. — China, Russia and Saudi Arabia — greatly increased their purchases. SIPRI program director Sam Perlo-Freeman said the conflict in Ukraine has prompted many European countries near Russia to...

    History Now Made, The U.S. And Cuba Face A Bumpy Road Ahead
    Apr13

    History Now Made, The U.S. And Cuba Face A Bumpy Road Ahead

    By Daniel Trotta and Matt Spetalnick PANAMA CITY, April 12 (Reuters) – Cuba and the United States just made history. Now comes the hard part. In the first meeting of its kind in nearly 60 years, U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro sat down together for over an hour on Saturday at a regional summit in Panama, moving a...

    Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter
    Apr12

    Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter

    Orthodox Christians around the world are celebrating Easter Sunday. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his family observed Orthodox Easter services at Volodymyrsky Cathedral in the capital, Kyiv. Ukrainian Patriarch Filaret prayed for peace and said “we are strongly sure that God will send us a win over the aggressor,” in a...

    Dispute Rages Over Soviet General’s Grave In Ukraine
    Apr12

    Dispute Rages Over Soviet General’s Grave In Ukraine

    A political scandal is mounting over the grave of a Soviet military commander in central Kyiv, amid claims Ukraine plans to demolish the monument and cremate his body. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue
    Apr12

    Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue

    LYSYCHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — From a dimly lit room at his base in eastern Ukraine, the commander of a battalion of Chechens fighting Russia-backed rebels looked shaken as TV broadcast news of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov’s slaying. Adam Osmayev hailed Nemtsov as a “true hero” both for condemning Russia’s war...

    Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue over Nemtsov murder investigation
    Apr12

    Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue over Nemtsov murder investigation

    From a dimly lit room at his base in eastern Ukraine, the commander of a battalion of Chechens fighting Russia-backed rebels looked shaken as TV broadcast news of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov’s slaying. …read more Source: FOX...

    Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue
    Apr12

    Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue

    By NICHOLAS WALLER LYSYCHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — From a dimly lit room at his base in eastern Ukraine, the commander of a battalion of Chechens fighting Russia-backed rebels looked shaken as TV broadcast news of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov’s slaying.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue
    Apr12

    Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue

    LYSYCHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — From a dimly lit room at his base in eastern Ukraine, the commander of a battalion of Chechens fighting Russia-backed rebels looked shaken as TV broadcast news of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov’s slaying. Adam Osmayev hailed Nemtsov as a “true hero” both for condemning Russia’s war...

    Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue
    Apr12

    Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue

    LYSYCHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — From a dimly lit room at his base in eastern Ukraine, the commander of a battalion of Chechens fighting Russia-backed rebels looked shaken as TV broadcast news of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov’s slaying. […] two weeks later, Kremlin-friendly Russian newspapers published reports based on...

    Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue
    Apr12

    Chechen commander in Ukraine drawn into Russian intrigue

    LYSYCHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — From a dimly lit room at his base in eastern Ukraine, the commander of a battalion of Chechens fighting Russia-backed… …read more Source:...