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    Poland: Stronger Ukraine army can decrease conflict
    Mar05

    Poland: Stronger Ukraine army can decrease conflict

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Strengthening Ukraine’s army and supplying it with weapons could prevent an escalation of the conflict and would serve Europe’s interests, a top Polish security official said Thursday. Stanislaw Koziej, the head of Poland’s National Security Office, met with Oleksandr Turchynov, the chairman of the...

    Poland: Stronger Ukraine Army Can Decrease Conflict
    Mar05

    Poland: Stronger Ukraine Army Can Decrease Conflict

    Poland: Stronger Ukraine army can decrease conflict, serve Europe’s interests …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine blockade of rebel territory fosters resentment
    Mar05

    Ukraine blockade of rebel territory fosters resentment

    […] an effective government blockade on separatist-held areas is only getting worse. The goal is ostensibly to choke the rebel economy and force the separatist front to yield, but for now Kiev’s actions are fostering only resentment. The interruption of banking services forces hundreds of thousands in rebel territories to embark on...

    EU Urges Russia to Forget Old Gas Contract With Ukraine
    Mar05

    EU Urges Russia to Forget Old Gas Contract With Ukraine

    EU urges Russia not to enforce old natural gas contract with Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine Blockade of Rebel Territory Fosters Resentment
    Mar05

    Ukraine Blockade of Rebel Territory Fosters Resentment

    Ukraine government blockade of rebel territory threatens to backfire as resentments fester …read more Source: ABC...

    EU urges Russia not to enforce old natural gas contract with Ukraine
    Mar05

    EU urges Russia not to enforce old natural gas contract with Ukraine

    The European Union is concerned that Russia might want to enforce its old gas contract with Ukraine once their current arrangement runs out, saying it could contravene Moscow’s peace obligations. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia calls U.S. military trainers in Ukraine a ‘provocation’
    Mar05

    Russia calls U.S. military trainers in Ukraine a ‘provocation’

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday called the arrival of U.S. military trainers in western Ukraine a “provocation” and warned Ukrainians and their leaders that they should rethink the consequences of hosting the Western forces. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine government blockade of rebel territory threatens to backfire as resentments fester
    Mar05

    Ukraine government blockade of rebel territory threatens to backfire as resentments fester

    Tears welled up Vera Pavliy’s eyes as she stood outside the bank, looking as if she had just gotten lost. …read more Source: FOX...

    Report: Human Rights in Annexed Crimea Deteriorating
    Mar05

    Report: Human Rights in Annexed Crimea Deteriorating

    A new report by Freedom House and the Atlantic Council of the United States says the human rights situation in Crimea has deteriorated since the peninsula was annexed by Russia in March of last year. The report says the new authorities in Crimea are discriminating against minorities, suppressing freedom of expression, and forcing residents to...

    Boehner, bipartisan group pressure Obama on Ukraine
    Mar05

    Boehner, bipartisan group pressure Obama on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans are stepping up the pressure on the president to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: U.S....