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    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive
    Mar27

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister has told The Associated Press that Russia plans to eliminate his country as an independent state and could spark a new offensive in the east to achieve that aim…. …read more Source: Associated...

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive
    Mar27

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister has told The Associated Press that Russia plans to eliminate his country as an independent state and… …read more Source:...

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia Could Spark New Offensive
    Mar27

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia Could Spark New Offensive

    AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could start new offensive, aims to erase Kiev’s independence …read more Source: ABC...

    Stories From Inside the Putin Propaganda Machine
    Mar27

    Stories From Inside the Putin Propaganda Machine

    Recalling the mentality inside Russia’s government-sanctioned Internet propaganda system, Marat Burkhard told Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty (RFERL): “Whatever we’re told, that’s what we’ll write about, no questions asked, and we don’t want to know.” The so-called Internet Research center’s various...

    Russian Orthodox Priest Suspended After Blessing Ukraine-Bound Fighters
    Mar27

    Russian Orthodox Priest Suspended After Blessing Ukraine-Bound Fighters

    The Russian Orthodox Church has suspended a priest for incendiary comments he made during a send-off for dozens of fighters preparing to join pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘Great Wall Of Ukraine’ Is ‘A Priority,’ Petro Poroshenko Says: Donbas Defense Construction Set For April
    Mar27

    ‘Great Wall Of Ukraine’ Is ‘A Priority,’ Petro Poroshenko Says: Donbas Defense Construction Set For April

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko confirmed Thursday that the nation’s government still plans to build its so-called Great Wall of Ukraine across a 1,250-mile stretch of its border with Russia, according to a report. Ukraine will reportedly set aside 300 million hryvni (US$12.8 million) to begin engineering work on border defenses this...

    Lies and Deceptions on the Left: The Politics of Self-Destruction
    Mar27

    Lies and Deceptions on the Left: The Politics of Self-Destruction

    Buzludzha • Photo by Stanislav Traykov Introduction Over the past year, what appeared as hopeful signs, that Left governments were emerging as powerful alternatives to right-wing pro-US regimes, is turning into a historic rout, which will relegate them to the dustbin of history for many years to come. The rise and rapid decay of left-wing...

    Reid’s Likely Successors Are Big Players on Foreign Policy
    Mar27

    Reid’s Likely Successors Are Big Players on Foreign Policy

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has publicly backed Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to succeed him as Senate minority leader when he retires at the end of 2016, possibly giving the main pro-Israel lobby a powerful new ally in the upper chamber. In an interview with the Washington Post, Reid predicted that Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin...

    Russia and Ukraine’s Shared Fate
    Mar27

    Russia and Ukraine’s Shared Fate

    Moody’s has downgraded Ukraine’s sovereign to Caa3, its third from lowest rating, indicating that the odds are on for a default. That doesn’t bode well for Kyiv as it tries to win a fight for its life on economic, military, and political fronts. But looking over to the so-called “winner” of the Ukraine crisis, Russia isn’t...

    Chechnya Threatens U.S. with Mexican Invasion
    Mar27

    Chechnya Threatens U.S. with Mexican Invasion

    If the United States arms Ukraine, Chechnya will send arms to Mexico, the speaker of Chechnya’s parliament announced earlier this week. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty has the details: Chechen Parliament Speaker Dukvakha Abdurakhmanov said the arms would be aimed at reigniting U.S.-Mexican disputes over “territories annexed by the United...