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    A billionaire tycoon with his own private army is on a dangerous collision course with the government in Ukraine
    Mar24

    A billionaire tycoon with his own private army is on a dangerous collision course with the government in Ukraine

    Igor Kolomoisky was once called Ukraine’s “secret weapon” as the 52-year old billionaire raised his own private army to fight off separatist forces attempting to capture the country’s third-largest city. Now the government in Kiev faces a dangerous stand-off with one of its most important allies. In March last year...

    Bailey Lecturing in Russia and Ukraine on the Liberation of Medicine
    Mar24

    Bailey Lecturing in Russia and Ukraine on the Liberation of Medicine

    The liberal NGO InLiberty.ru and Esquire Russia magazine have invited me to lecture in a series that looks at alternatives to our social realities. In my case, I will be describing how medicine and physicians gained so much social, political, and economic power of the past century and half. Among other things, I will describe how the American...

    Ukraine Will Mark Day Of Remembrance And Reconciliation On May 8
    Mar24

    Ukraine Will Mark Day Of Remembrance And Reconciliation On May 8

    Ukraine will mark May 8 as a Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation for those who lost their lives during World War II. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Platini warns of new ‘dark days’ of football hooliganism
    Mar24

    Platini warns of new ‘dark days’ of football hooliganism

    Vienna (AFP) – UEFA president Michel Platini on Tuesday warned of a return to the “dark days” of hooliganism in Europe fired by a rise in nationalism and extremism.Platini, who is to be reelected unopposed to a third term leading Europe’s governing body, said governments had to stop a return to the 1980s when...

    A plane carrying 142 passengers has crashed in France; there are likely no survivors
    Mar24

    A plane carrying 142 passengers has crashed in France; there are likely no survivors

    An Airbus 320 flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf has crashed in southern France, Reuters reports. The Germanwings flight was carrying 142 passengers and six crew members, according to AFP. The plane crashed in the southern French alps. The exact number of casualties has not yet been confirmed, but French officials said in statements that there...

    FP’s Situation Report: Yemen’s collapse is a huge hit to U.S. counterterror strategy; White House dismisses Bibi’s apology tour; Israel reportedly spied on Iran talks; Ghani makes a promise to America; and much more from around the world.
    Mar24

    FP’s Situation Report: Yemen’s collapse is a huge hit to U.S. counterterror strategy; White House dismisses Bibi’s apology tour; Israel reportedly spied on Iran talks; Ghani makes a promise to America; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The fall of the Yemeni government is a massive blow to U.S. counterterrorism strategy. Violence has forced U.S. special operators out of the country, severely hampering the fight against al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. FP’s Seán D. Naylor: “Officials familiar with the special operations mission said...

    Russian Parliamentarians Warns U.S. Not To Arm Ukraine
    Mar24

    Russian Parliamentarians Warns U.S. Not To Arm Ukraine

    Pro-Kremlin lawmakers say the Russian parliament should reinstate President Vladimir Putin’s formal authority to send troops into Ukraine if the United States provides Kyiv with lethal weapons. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A detailed look at how Russia annexed Crimea
    Mar24

    A detailed look at how Russia annexed Crimea

    A year ago, the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea was “reunified” with Russia by way of well equipped, organized, and trained “self defense units” who were actually Russian special forces. The operation to seize Crimea began on February 27, 2014 when an unidentified task force captured several government buildings including...

    Poroshenko Orders Arrest Of Kolomoisky-Linked Militia Troops For Seizing State-Owned Oil Firm
    Mar24

    Poroshenko Orders Arrest Of Kolomoisky-Linked Militia Troops For Seizing State-Owned Oil Firm

    A provincial leader in Ukraine has reportedly taken control of a major energy firm and barricaded himself inside along with an armed militia, prompting President Petro Poroshenko to warn that no officials would be allowed to keep a “pocket army” and order their arrest, local media reported. Ukrainian security forces have issued a one-day...

    Russian hopes of money, glory die on Ukraine battlefields
    Mar24

    Russian hopes of money, glory die on Ukraine battlefields

    When Alexander Zhitinev left in November to fight with the pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine, winter had just begun unleashing its fury on the wind-lashed steppe of this impoverished 18th century frontier town. …read more Source: Los Angeles...