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    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce
    Mar23

    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce

    By MSTYSLAV CHERNOV read more …read more Source: CNS...

    European Far-Right Parties Call for End to ‘Cold War’ Against Russia
    Mar23

    European Far-Right Parties Call for End to ‘Cold War’ Against Russia

    Far-right and nationalist parties from across Europe convened in St Petersburg on Sunday, condemning the pro-Ukrainian government in Kiev and calling for an end to the sanctions imposed on Russia by the west. The event, called the International Russian Conservative Forum, was organised by pro-Kremlin party Rodina and involved 400 participants...

    Heavy clashes rage in Ukraine coastal town, threatening prospects for long-lasting cease-fire
    Mar23

    Heavy clashes rage in Ukraine coastal town, threatening prospects for long-lasting cease-fire

    To reach rear-guard government positions in the seaside town of Shyrokyne, Ukrainian soldiers gingerly wind their off-roaders through private gardens hugging a precipice along the Azov Sea. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia continues to pour arms into Ukraine showing Putin has no intention of abiding ceasefire: NATO
    Mar23

    Russia continues to pour arms into Ukraine showing Putin has no intention of abiding ceasefire: NATO

    ‘We continue to see disturbing elements of air defense, command and control, resupply and equipment coming across a completely porous border’ …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Russia continues to pour arms into Ukraine showing Putin has no intention of abiding ceasefire: NATO
    Mar23

    Russia continues to pour arms into Ukraine showing Putin has no intention of abiding ceasefire: NATO

    Russia is still pouring heavy weapons into Ukraine, signalling that President Vladimir Putin has no intention of abiding by last month’s ceasefire agreement, NATO’s top military commander warned on Sunday. U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove told an audience at the German Marshall Fund Brussels Forum that Moscow continues to ramp up...

    50 Shades of War: Canadians Dive Into Conflicts’ Grey Zones
    Mar23

    50 Shades of War: Canadians Dive Into Conflicts’ Grey Zones

    Canadians are joining a murky spectrum of armed groups, from Ukraine to the Middle East. Should we cheer them or punish them? …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Yanukovych’s younger son reported dead in Russia
    Mar23

    Yanukovych’s younger son reported dead in Russia

    An associate of Ukraine’s deposed president says the former leader’s son has died in an accident in which a vehicle plunged through the ice on Lake Baikal in Russia. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce
    Mar23

    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce

    SHYROKYNE, Ukraine (AP) — To reach rear-guard government positions in the seaside town of Shyrokyne, Ukrainian soldiers gingerly wind their off-roaders through private gardens hugging a precipice along the Azov Sea. Residents and government troops alike believe the separatists’ ultimate aim is to take Mariupol — and eventually create a land...

    Ukraine To Temporarily Stop Buying Natural Gas From Russia
    Mar23

    Ukraine To Temporarily Stop Buying Natural Gas From Russia

    Ukraine will temporarily stop buying natural gas from Russia on April 1 as the current interim deal expires, the country’s energy minister said, citing high prices. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, March 23, 2015
    Mar23

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, March 23, 2015

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Brian Klaas looks at the impact of last week’s terrorist attack on Tunisia’s democratic transition. Christine Petré explores the reasons why Tunisia has become a prolific source of Syria-bound jihadists. Nicholas Linn and Emily Crane profile a grassroots...