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    Dispute Between Poroshenko and Billionaire Governor Threaten Ukraine Alliance
    Mar24

    Dispute Between Poroshenko and Billionaire Governor Threaten Ukraine Alliance

    A dispute over control of two state-owned energy companies widened Monday, confronting the new Ukrainian government with its most serious internal crisis since coming to power last year. …read more Source: The New York...

    Yanukovych’s Son Reportedly Buried In Crimea
    Mar24

    Yanukovych’s Son Reportedly Buried In Crimea

    The youngest son of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was reportedly buried in Crimea on March 23, just days after he allegedly drowned in Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Is a Soviet Leader for the 21st Century
    Mar24

    Putin Is a Soviet Leader for the 21st Century

    MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin is known for his love of Russian history. Like many in this country, he knows it is full of errors and crimes — especially during the last 100 years. However, he is interested in viewing those crimes not from the perspective of society, but from the vantage point of the Kremlin. “The greatest...

    House passes resolution urging Obama to send arms to Ukraine
    Mar24

    House passes resolution urging Obama to send arms to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has overwhelmingly approved a resolution urging President Barack Obama to send lethal weapons to Ukraine to protect its sovereignty in its fight against Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: U.S....

    House passes resolution urging Obama to send arms to Ukraine
    Mar24

    House passes resolution urging Obama to send arms to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has overwhelmingly approved a resolution urging President Barack Obama to send lethal weapons to Ukraine to protect its sovereignty in its fight against Russian-backed rebels. The resolution was approved Monday 348 to 48.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine Accuses Separatists of Violating Cease-fire
    Mar24

    Ukraine Accuses Separatists of Violating Cease-fire

    Ukraine again accused pro-Russian separatists Monday of violating the cease-fire agreement the two sides signed in Minsk, Belarus last month, saying the rebels had fired rockets and artillery at Ukrainian military positions in eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said six soldiers were wounded in fighting over the previous...

    House passes resolution urging military support for Ukraine
    Mar24

    House passes resolution urging military support for Ukraine

    The House on Monday passed a resolution urging the president to provide Ukraine with military assistance amid its conflict with Russia.Passed 348-48, the measure calls on President Obama to give Ukraine lethal weapons, instead of only humanitarian… …read more Source: The...

    House passes resolution urging Obama to send arms to Ukraine
    Mar24

    House passes resolution urging Obama to send arms to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has overwhelmingly approved a resolution urging President Barack Obama to send lethal weapons to Ukraine to protect… …read more Source:...

    Fighting Near Ukraine Port Show Truce is Not Effective
    Mar24

    Fighting Near Ukraine Port Show Truce is Not Effective

    SHYROKYNE, Ukraine—To reach rear-guard government positions in the seaside town of Shyrokyne, Ukrainian soldiers gingerly wind their off-roaders through private gardens hugging a precipice along the Azov Sea. The truce announced in mid-February has never taken here, so traveling by the main roads is too dangerous. Government and Russian-backed...

    Second Mistral-class ship completes first sea trial but no delivery to Russia
    Mar23

    Second Mistral-class ship completes first sea trial but no delivery to Russia

    The Sevastopol, the second of two Mistral-class helicopter carriers built for Russia, returned to harbor Friday after a first sea trial, writes my Defense News colleague Pierre Tran. Here is more of what Pierre Tran writes: The next sea trial is due in a few weeks and will last a week, the spokesman said. Meanwhile, on the first ship, the...