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    Pro-Russia separatists firing rockets again in violation of ceasefire deal, Ukraine says
    Apr28

    Pro-Russia separatists firing rockets again in violation of ceasefire deal, Ukraine says

    KYIV, Ukraine — Separatist rebels in the east of Ukraine have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal, Ukrainian military officials said Tuesday. The army said in a statement that Pro-Russia rebels fired Grad rockets Monday evening at the government-held town of Avdiivka, which lies on the...

    Letters From Donbas, Part 5: ‘Students Want Guarantees They’ll Get Russian Diplomas’
    Apr28

    Letters From Donbas, Part 5: ‘Students Want Guarantees They’ll Get Russian Diplomas’

    Thousands of people have fled eastern Ukraine since the conflict erupted in April 2014. Some have since returned. Others never left. From teachers to pensioners to families with children, residents of rebel-held towns are struggling to get on with their lives amid the chaos and uncertainty. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rediscovering A Grand Foreign Policy Strategy
    Apr28

    Rediscovering A Grand Foreign Policy Strategy

    I was saddened when Dr. William Martel died earlier this year. He was taken from us at too young an age. He was a professor at Tufts with a strong interest in public service. Bill and I both served on Gov. Mitt Romney’s foreign policy team in 2012. He was an upbeat person, an action-oriented intellectual, and a patriot. Bill was one of...

    Ukraine: Rebels Firing From Rocket Launchers Again
    Apr28

    Ukraine: Rebels Firing From Rocket Launchers Again

    Separatist rebels in the east of Ukraine have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal, Ukrainian military officials said Tuesday. The army said in a statement that rebels fired Grad rockets Monday evening at the government-held town of Avdiyivka, which lies on the fringes of the main rebel...

    Savchenko Transferred To Civilian Hospital
    Apr28

    Savchenko Transferred To Civilian Hospital

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko has been transferred from a jail hospital to a civilian clinic in Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    7 Netflix Documentaries Worth Streaming
    Apr28

    7 Netflix Documentaries Worth Streaming

    Here is set of documentaries to stream on Netflix for some educational programming in between your “Gilmore Girls” and “Friends” marathons. Please binge-watch accordingly.”Fed Up” “Fed Up” is as infuriating as it is eye-opening. Advocacy documentaries tend to be a bit short-sighted, reveling in...

    Ukraine: Rebels using rockets banned by peace deal
    Apr28

    Ukraine: Rebels using rockets banned by peace deal

    Army says rebels firing Grad rockets at government held town as president warns “war could start at any moment” …read more Source:...

    Harper’s hockey bet among most popular world leader tweets in 2014: study
    Apr28

    Harper’s hockey bet among most popular world leader tweets in 2014: study

    OTTAWA – Plenty of diplomatic deals get done on the margins of global get-togethers, but one conducted on Twitter in 2014 made Prime Minister Stephen Harper a digital star among his fellow world leaders.Harper’s trash-talking tweet to U.S. President Barack Obama about the men’s and women’s hockey finals at the Sochi...

    New rockets around Donetsk puts new pressure on Ukraine cease-fire
    Apr28

    New rockets around Donetsk puts new pressure on Ukraine cease-fire

    Kiev says that rebels fired rockets last night at government forces on the outskirts of the rebel-held city of Donetsk. President Poroshenko warned that the threat of full-scale war still looms. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukraine says separatist rebels have resumed firing rocket launchers
    Apr28

    Ukraine says separatist rebels have resumed firing rocket launchers

    Separatist rebels in the east of Ukraine have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal, Ukrainian military officials said Tuesday. …read more Source: CTV...