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    Misery, tuberculosis in prisons of war-torn east Ukraine
    Apr08

    Misery, tuberculosis in prisons of war-torn east Ukraine

    ZHDANIVKA, Ukraine — The colony of cats living on the grounds of the Zhdanivka penitentiary disappeared when battles in east Ukraine peaked. Talk in the prison is that inmates ate them when food deliveries stopped.Medical supplies have also been in short supply, threatening the lives of nearly 400 prisoners who need treatment. The principal...

    Ukraine Turns To Poppies In Rebuke Of Russian WWII ‘Myth’
    Apr08

    Ukraine Turns To Poppies In Rebuke Of Russian WWII ‘Myth’

    Ukraine is making the crimson poppy flower a symbol of the victory over Nazi Germany, part of a shift away from Soviet imagery Kyiv says the Kremlin is using to influence neighbors and promote self-serving myths about World War II amid a conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Misery, tuberculosis in prisons of war-torn east Ukraine
    Apr08

    Misery, tuberculosis in prisons of war-torn east Ukraine

    ZHDANIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — The colony of cats living on the grounds of the Zhdanivka penitentiary disappeared when battles in east Ukraine peaked. Talk in the prison is that inmates ate them when food deliveries stopped…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Misery, tuberculosis in prisons of war-torn east Ukraine
    Apr08

    Misery, tuberculosis in prisons of war-torn east Ukraine

    ZHDANIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — The colony of cats living on the grounds of the Zhdanivka penitentiary disappeared when battles in east Ukraine peaked…. …read more Source:...

    Ron Paul, Bill Clinton, and Dynastic Dilemmas
    Apr08

    Ron Paul, Bill Clinton, and Dynastic Dilemmas

    Gary Cameron/Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Rand Paul and Hillary Clinton don’t have a lot in common, and what they do have, both sides might like to downplay. But the wrangling ahead of Paul’s formal declaration that he’s running for president shows one interesting parallel between the two—the way they’re handling their...

    Situation Report: North Korean nukes?; India and Pakistan to the rescue in Yemen; the mountain comes to Northcom
    Apr08

    Situation Report: North Korean nukes?; India and Pakistan to the rescue in Yemen; the mountain comes to Northcom

    By Paul McLeary and Sabine Muscat Seeing is believing! The Department of Defense insists that a North Korean missile that has never been tested is nevertheless capable of being outfitted with a nuclear warhead and hitting the United States. Ever since the KN-08 intercontinental ballistic missile was dragged around a Pyongyang parade ground in...

    The Daily Vertical: Putin’s Partition Fixation
    Apr08

    The Daily Vertical: Putin’s Partition Fixation

    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...

    No, Russia is not about to bail out Greece
    Apr08

    No, Russia is not about to bail out Greece

    A spectre is haunting Europe — the spectre of Putinism. It seems wherever one looks these days, whether it is Europe’s far-right parties or its struggling governments in the periphery, people can see signs of Muscovite influence over the proceedings. So Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s trip to the Kremlin this week was bound to crank...

    Russian Paper Removes Article About Soldier Wounded In Ukraine
    Apr08

    Russian Paper Removes Article About Soldier Wounded In Ukraine

    Journalists at a Siberian newspaper say they spent three days using scissors to cut an article about a Russian soldier who was wounded fighting alongside pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine out of 50,000 copies of the publication. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Five stories in the news today, April 8
    Apr08

    Five stories in the news today, April 8

    Five stories in the news today, April 8, from The Canadian Press:MIKE DUFFY TRIAL SET TO ENTER SECOND DAYSenate officials are expected to appear in an Ottawa courtroom today to explain some of the chamber’s rules on the second day of one of the most heavily covered Canadian court cases in years. Suspended senator Mike Duffy stands accused...