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    Finland’s Navy Fires Warning Charges Near Suspected Submarine
    Apr28

    Finland’s Navy Fires Warning Charges Near Suspected Submarine

    Finland says its navy fired small underwater depth charges on April 28 as a warning against a suspected submarine in waters near Helsinki. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Says Rebels Firing Rocket Launchers Again
    Apr28

    Ukraine Says Rebels Firing Rocket Launchers Again

    KIEV, Ukraine—Separatist rebels in the east of Ukraine have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal, Ukrainian military officials said Tuesday.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

    Poroshenko Warns Of War Threat As Truce Violations Continue
    Apr28

    Poroshenko Warns Of War Threat As Truce Violations Continue

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the threat of war is “hanging over” the country as cease-fire violations continue in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Situation Report: Baltimore is burning, IEDs and drones in Ukraine, the F-35 gets dinged again, and lots more
    Apr28

    Situation Report: Baltimore is burning, IEDs and drones in Ukraine, the F-35 gets dinged again, and lots more

    By Paul McLeary and Ariel Robinson RED SIREN Up to 5,000 armed Maryland National Guard troops are currently on their way to patrol the streets of Baltimore after a series of rolling street fights between rioters and a disorganized and mostly ineffective Baltimore Police Department. The rioting comes in response to the funeral of Freddie Gray, the...

    Ukraine Detains Former Crimean Lawmaker Suspected Of Treason
    Apr28

    Ukraine Detains Former Crimean Lawmaker Suspected Of Treason

    Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) has detained a former member of the Crimean parliament wanted by Kyiv on suspicion of treason. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Facebook bans pejorative for anti-Russia Ukrainian Jews
    Apr28

    Facebook bans pejorative for anti-Russia Ukrainian Jews

    MOSCOW (JTA) – Facebook has taken down dozens of pages containing a Russian-language phrase that combines a Ukrainian pejorative for “Jew” with the name of a nationalist whose troops murdered Jews. The removal of pages containing the phrase “Zhidbanderovets” occurred on April 22 after it was deemed by Facebook to violate the social...

    Ukraine says rebels firing rocket launchers again
    Apr28

    Ukraine says rebels firing rocket launchers again

    The army said that rebels fired Grad rockets at the government-held town of Avdiivka. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine says rebels firing rocket launchers again
    Apr28

    Ukraine says rebels firing rocket launchers again

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian military officials said Tuesday that separatist rebels in the east have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine says rebels firing rocket launchers again
    Apr28

    Ukraine says rebels firing rocket launchers again

    By PETER LEONARD KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian military officials said Tuesday that separatist rebels in the east have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    The Daily Vertical: Bikers Of Mass Distraction
    Apr28

    The Daily Vertical: Bikers Of Mass Distraction

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...