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    Ukraine industry seeks ties with West, but buckles in crisis
    Mar08

    Ukraine industry seeks ties with West, but buckles in crisis

    Despite Ukraine’s desperation to integrate with Europe, a desire so strong it sparked the protests that ousted pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych last year, much of Ukrainian business remains wedded to Soviet-era practices even as it is buffeted by a very modern economic crisis. The machine-building plant called Bolshevik, located in...

    Ukraine industry seeks ties with West, but buckles in crisis
    Mar08

    Ukraine industry seeks ties with West, but buckles in crisis

    By JAMES ELLINGWORTH KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Volodymyr Kuzovkin’s office is less than 50 miles from the European Union, but for him and his factory, the EU is a world away.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukrainian soldiers ill-prepared for psychological toll of war
    Mar08

    Ukrainian soldiers ill-prepared for psychological toll of war

    DESNA, Ukraine — In a military training class north of Kiev late last month, volunteer instructor Viktor Mosgovoi led 30 would-be officers through hours of jumps, breathing exercises and group massages — Ukraine’s first mandatory psychological training for recruits. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine hopes to get its industry connected with global market, but faces isolation and crisis
    Mar08

    Ukraine hopes to get its industry connected with global market, but faces isolation and crisis

    Volodymyr Kuzovkin’s office is less than 50 miles from the European Union, but for him and his factory, the EU is a world away. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine industry seeks ties with West, but buckles in crisis
    Mar08

    Ukraine industry seeks ties with West, but buckles in crisis

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Volodymyr Kuzovkin’s office is less than 50 miles from the European Union, but for him and his factory, the EU is a world away…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Sweetening gloomy Russia, one chocolate bar at a time
    Mar08

    Sweetening gloomy Russia, one chocolate bar at a time

    Moscow (AFP) – When days are dark, friends are few and the state of your bank account makes you want to weep, there is only one thing you can do in bleak, crisis-hit Russia.Keep calm and eat some very expensive chocolate. That was the message from artisanal chocolatiers in Moscow who attended this past week the capital’s first...

    Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine pull back heavy weapons from front line
    Mar08

    Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine pull back heavy weapons from front line

    Fred LambertDONETSK, Ukraine, March 7 (UPI) — The leader of a pro-Russian rebel group in eastern Ukraine says his forces have fully removed heavy weapons from the front in compliance with a ceasefire deal. …read more Source: United Press...

    Syria Sanctions Update: New EU Sanctions Indicate Assad Regime, ISIS Working Together
    Mar08

    Syria Sanctions Update: New EU Sanctions Indicate Assad Regime, ISIS Working Together

    The latest EU sanctions imposed against Syria indicate the regime of President Bashar Assad has been working clandestinely with the Islamic State group, the Financial Times reported. Sanctions, published Saturday, were imposed against Syrian-Greek businessman George Haswani, head of Hesco, one of Syria’s largest engineering firms, for...

    Ukraine brigade worried over rebel movements despite truce
    Mar08

    Ukraine brigade worried over rebel movements despite truce

    Both sides claim to pull back weapons, but new units and troop concentrations continue. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine’s Female Rebel Fighters Swap Uniforms for Evening Gowns
    Mar08

    Ukraine’s Female Rebel Fighters Swap Uniforms for Evening Gowns

    Ukraine’s female rebel fighters — from the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic — swap military clothing for evening gowns… …bringing a splash of color to International Women’s Day. …read more Source: The Boston...