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    Russia’s Investigation Of Opposition Murders Does Not Bode Well For Nemtsov Case
    Mar06

    Russia’s Investigation Of Opposition Murders Does Not Bode Well For Nemtsov Case

    Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story’s basic facts? Tweet @TheWorldPost or let us know on our Facebook page. Last Friday, opposition leader and Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov was shot by unknown assailants on a Moscow bridge. Russian...

    Ukraine Gives a Pass to Thugs
    Mar06

    Ukraine Gives a Pass to Thugs

    Four of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych’s close allies have been taken off the European sanctions list because Ukraine has failed to pursue them. …read more Source:...

    Russia Today vs. Ukraine tomorrow
    Mar06

    Russia Today vs. Ukraine tomorrow

    Sharifulin Valery/TASS/CP When an official Ukrainian contingent visited Washington late last year to lobby for American support, it came bearing gifts: photographic proof of Russian troops in Ukraine. The group, including two prominent military commanders-turned-MPs, presented the packet of images to U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, who, in turn, presented...

    Ukraine ceasefire holding, says OSCE head
    Mar06

    Ukraine ceasefire holding, says OSCE head

    By Aija Krutaine RIGA (Reuters) – The ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is holding and overall hostilities have dropped, the head of the… …read more Source:...

    EU chief speaks out against arms supplies for Kiev
    Mar06

    EU chief speaks out against arms supplies for Kiev

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The European Union’s foreign policy chief on Friday came out against a bipartisan call in the United States to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: U.S....

    EU chief speaks out against arms supplies for Kiev
    Mar06

    EU chief speaks out against arms supplies for Kiev

    RIGA, Latvia — The European Union’s foreign policy chief on Friday came out against a bipartisan call in the United States to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists.House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans wrote to President Obama calling for deliveries but...

    EU chief speaks out against arms supplies for Kiev
    Mar06

    EU chief speaks out against arms supplies for Kiev

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The European Union’s foreign policy chief on Friday came out against a bipartisan call in the United States to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans wrote to President Obama calling for...

    EU Drops Sanctions on Yanukovich’s Security Chief
    Mar06

    EU Drops Sanctions on Yanukovich’s Security Chief

    The European Union has dropped sanctions imposed last year on the head of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich’s security service, according to a legal notice published on Friday. Oleksandr Yakimenko, who ran Ukraine’s SBU security service until the bloody street protests that forced Yanukovich from power, was one of four...

    Russian, German Diplomats Call For 1,000 OSCE Observers For Ukraine
    Mar06

    Russian, German Diplomats Call For 1,000 OSCE Observers For Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier have called on the OSCE to double the number of observers it has in Ukraine to 1,000. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lithuania to Vote on Conscription to Combat Russian Threat
    Mar06

    Lithuania to Vote on Conscription to Combat Russian Threat

    The prospect of military conscription in Lithuania will spark a fierce debate in the country’s parliament when it is put to a vote next week, analysts say. Conscription in the Baltic state was technically suspended in 2008, although the law stayed in force and is still valid. However, there has recently been increasing talk of lifting the...