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    Russian Court Starts Hearings Against Dzhemilev’s Son
    Apr14

    Russian Court Starts Hearings Against Dzhemilev’s Son

    A court in the Russian city of Krasnodar has started hearings into the case against a son of veteran Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Rages on Overnight Despite Talks
    Apr14

    Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Rages on Overnight Despite Talks

    SHYROKYNE, Ukraine—Fighting raged overnight and in the early hours on Tuesday on the outskirts of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine despite an agreement reached by the Ukrainian and Russian foreign ministers a day earlier. The yearlong military conflict between Russian-backed rebels and government forces has claimed more than...

    Highest Death Toll In Eastern Ukraine Since February
    Apr14

    Highest Death Toll In Eastern Ukraine Since February

    SHYROKYNE, Ukraine (AP) — Fighting raged overnight and in the early hours on Tuesday on the outskirts of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine despite an agreement reached by the Ukrainian and Russian foreign ministers a day earlier. The yearlong military conflict between Russian-backed rebels and government forces has claimed more...

    Russian Navy Ships in English Channel On Way to Drills
    Apr14

    Russian Navy Ships in English Channel On Way to Drills

    Russian navy vessels entered the English Channel on Tuesday on their way to the northern Atlantic for anti-aircraft and anti-submarine defense drills, the Northern Fleet said. The squadron, led by the Severomorsk anti-submarine ship, had carried out drills in the Bay of Biscay and will later head for the northeastern Atlantic, a spokesman for the...

    Gazprom Warns Against Proposed European Energy Union
    Apr14

    Gazprom Warns Against Proposed European Energy Union

    As the European Union moves ahead with an anti-trust case against Gazprom, the Russian firm is pushing back by warning that a unified pricing model will mean higher costs for the continent. The FT reports: [Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller] defended the company’s pricing model and explained that prices differed because Europe was a “fragmented...

    Situation Report: Baghdad looking for guns and cash; al Shabab hits Mogadishu; diplomacy saves embarrassment at Americas summit; and more
    Apr14

    Situation Report: Baghdad looking for guns and cash; al Shabab hits Mogadishu; diplomacy saves embarrassment at Americas summit; and more

    By Paul McLeary and Sabine Muscat Wheels down. Iraqi ambassador to the U.S. Lukman Faily tweeted a picture last night of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and his team landing in Washington for three days of intensive meetings with U.S. government officials and international financial leaders. One of the big questions revolves around the coming...

    Six Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Attacks
    Apr14

    Six Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Attacks

    Six soldiers have been killed and 12 injured as fighting has flared in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, despite a cease-fire. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Six Ukrainian Soldiers Killed in Clashes With Rebels
    Apr14

    Six Ukrainian Soldiers Killed in Clashes With Rebels

    Ukraine’s defense minister said six soldiers have been killed in clashes with Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine. Andriy Lysenko told reporters Tuesday six soldiers were killed and 12 wounded during a 24-hour period in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk. The Associated Press reported the rebels said one of their fighters died and five...

    Chernobyl now a tourist zone
    Apr14

    Chernobyl now a tourist zone

    Ukraine’s radioactive disaster scene once sent people fleeing in panic. Then it began pulling in the crowds. …read more Source:...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on despite talks
    Apr14

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on despite talks

    Fighting in the east had largely subsided following a cease-fire deal signed in February but has rekindled in recent days. …read more Source: USA...