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    The Daily Vertical: The Wrong Wars?
    Apr16

    The Daily Vertical: The Wrong Wars?

    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...

    The Latest: Putin Says Ukraine Is Cutting off East
    Apr16

    The Latest: Putin Says Ukraine Is Cutting off East

    The Latest: Putin urges Ukraine to end economic blockade of east of country …read more Source: ABC...

    Putin Urges Ukraine to Respect Peace Agreements, End Economic Blockade of the East
    Apr16

    Putin Urges Ukraine to Respect Peace Agreements, End Economic Blockade of the East

    Putin urges Ukraine to respect peace agreements, end economic blockade of the east …read more Source: ABC...

    The Latest: Putin says Ukraine is cutting off east
    Apr16

    The Latest: Putin says Ukraine is cutting off east

    MOSCOW (AP) — 1:50 p.m. (1050 GMT; 6:50 a.m. EDT)… …read more Source: Associated...

    The Latest: Putin says Ukraine is cutting off east
    Apr16

    The Latest: Putin says Ukraine is cutting off east

    MOSCOW (AP) — 1:50 p.m. (1050 GMT; 6:50 a.m. EDT)Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused Ukraine of violating its obligations under a peace… …read more Source:...

    Putin urges Ukraine to respect peace agreements, end economic blockade of the east
    Apr16

    Putin urges Ukraine to respect peace agreements, end economic blockade of the east

    MOSCOW (AP) — Putin urges Ukraine to respect peace agreements, end economic blockade of the east. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s disabled condemned to life in institutions
    Apr16

    Ukraine’s disabled condemned to life in institutions

    Disability Rights International said its three-year investigation found that Ukraine is expanding its pool of orphanages and children’s homes, going against a global trend toward aiding the disabled to integrate into society. Children in institutions in Ukraine are exposed to physical and sexual violence and live in danger of being...

    Czech couple posthumously honored as Righteous Among the Nations
    Apr16

    Czech couple posthumously honored as Righteous Among the Nations

    PRAGUE (JTA) — A Czech couple has been posthumously awarded the title Righteous Among the Nations for saving a Jewish girl in Ukraine during the Holocaust. Anna Bohatá and her husband, who were ethnic Czechs born in Ukraine, hid a Jewish girl, Mindla Švarc, from Nazi troops and Ukrainian nationalists during World War II. After the war, they moved...

    Putin: Russia’s Economy Strong Despite Western Sanctions, Oil Prices
    Apr16

    Putin: Russia’s Economy Strong Despite Western Sanctions, Oil Prices

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia’s economic performance has remained strong despite a slump in oil prices and Western sanctions over Moscow’s involvement with Ukraine. He said despite last year’s devaluation of the ruble, he expects the economy to fully rebound within two years. Putin spoke Thursday in an annual live...

    Putin says Russian economy has passed ‘peak’ of problems
    Apr16

    Putin says Russian economy has passed ‘peak’ of problems

    Moscow (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said the worst was over for Russia’s crisis-hit economy, pointing to the recent rebound of the ruble despite Western sanctions over Ukraine.”The ruble has stabilised and strengthened,” Putin said during his annual phone-in with Russians. “Experts believe that we...