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    With Broken Economy And Scarce Jobs, Ukraine’s Displaced People Depend On Volunteers
    Mar29

    With Broken Economy And Scarce Jobs, Ukraine’s Displaced People Depend On Volunteers

    KIEV, Ukraine — A year ago Larissa Bilotserkovets, 61, stood in Donetsk with a Ukrainian flag wrapped around her shoulders. As people around her waved Russian flags and shouted “Russia!” she, standing alone, argued Ukraine should turn westward and enter the European Union. …read more Source: International Business...

    Crimean Tatar TV Counts Minutes To Impending Shutdown
    Mar29

    Crimean Tatar TV Counts Minutes To Impending Shutdown

    The only Crimean Tatar television channel in Crimea could be closed down on April 1 if it’s not able to register with the Russian government. Locals see the pressure against ATR television as part of a broader campaign of intimidation against Crimean Tatars since Russia occupied Crimea last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Ukraine Front Calms as Explosion Hits Odessa With No Casualties
    Mar29

    Ukraine Front Calms as Explosion Hits Odessa With No Casualties

    Ukraine’s military recorded no major attacks by pro-Russian insurgents on Sunday and a bombing in the port city of Odessa caused no casualties, though frontline troops still didn’t escape without any injuries.Two government soldiers were wounded in 24 hours, with “armed… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Protestants Say Religious Intolerance Rising In Donetsk
    Mar29

    Ukrainian Protestants Say Religious Intolerance Rising In Donetsk

    Protestants from the separatist regions of eastern Ukraine say they are being persecuted by the Russian Orthodox Church. Many evangelicals have left because of a crackdown on religious freedom.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Ruble bounce rare ray of sunshine for crisis-hit Russian economy
    Mar29

    Ruble bounce rare ray of sunshine for crisis-hit Russian economy

    Moscow (AFP) – It’s been a torrid time of late for the Russian economy as the fallout from Ukraine and tumbling oil prices have plunged the country into financial crisis.But an unexpected recent rebound by the ruble has partially reversed months of pain for the nosediving national currency and fired hope among harried officials in...

    New streaming apps could boost citizen journalism
    Mar29

    New streaming apps could boost citizen journalism

    Washington (AFP) – When three buildings collapsed and ignited a blaze in New York, a smartphone app brought the live video feed to anyone online wanting to watch.The disaster took place, coincidentally, the same day as the launch of Twitter’s new livestream app Periscope, which became a window for the breaking news event.The event...

    ‘Unity Rally’ In Dnipropetrovsk Aims To Mend Ex-Governor’s Rift With Kyiv
    Mar29

    ‘Unity Rally’ In Dnipropetrovsk Aims To Mend Ex-Governor’s Rift With Kyiv

    Residents of the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk have held what they called a “unity rally” meant to help mend a rift between President Petro Poroshenko and the regional governor he recently fired. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Residents in Eastern Ukraine City Rally Against Separatism
    Mar29

    Residents in Eastern Ukraine City Rally Against Separatism

    The participants from Dnepropetrovsk had hoped to help mend a rift between President Petro O. Poroshenko and the regional governor he fired and to ease worries that Ukraine is also now at risk of unraveling into privately ruled fiefs. …read more Source: The New York...

    News Analysis: Fragile Cease-Fire in Ukraine Inspires Little Confidence in West
    Mar29

    News Analysis: Fragile Cease-Fire in Ukraine Inspires Little Confidence in West

    Western diplomats and analysts are predicting a further escalation of tensions, possibly including the placement of Russian nuclear weapons in the annexed Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: The New York...

    Greek PM Tsipras Says Europe Union Is Desired
    Mar29

    Greek PM Tsipras Says Europe Union Is Desired

    (Adds progress of talks in paragraph 8) By Costas Pitas ATHENS, March 28 (Reuters) – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday that he sought no rift with Europe after his cash-strapped country submitted a list of reforms to its lenders in a bid to secure much-needed funds. Tsipras’s leftist government …read more...