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    Son of Ukraine’s ousted leader Yanukovych drowns in Siberia, official says
    Mar23

    Son of Ukraine’s ousted leader Yanukovych drowns in Siberia, official says

    Minivan he was driving plunged through ice on a Siberian lake, an aide to Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Rebels in Ukraine ‘Not Russia’s Puppets’, Says Putin Aide
    Mar23

    Rebels in Ukraine ‘Not Russia’s Puppets’, Says Putin Aide

    The Kremlin has limited control over pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region, according to Russian president Vladimir Putin’s aide Dmitry Peskov. Anti-Kiev armed groups, the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic and Luhansk People’s Republic, currently control large swathes of land in the area. Speaking...

    Ukrainian Military Officer Imprisoned For Spying For Russia
    Mar23

    Ukrainian Military Officer Imprisoned For Spying For Russia

    A Ukrainian Air Force officer has been sentenced to 12 years in jail for spying for Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. ‘Dragoon Ride’ convoy through eastern Europe seeks to reassure members that NATO is still a thing
    Mar23

    U.S. ‘Dragoon Ride’ convoy through eastern Europe seeks to reassure members that NATO is still a thing

    WARSAW, Poland — A U.S. army infantry convoy is driving through eastern Europe seeking to provide reassurance to a region concerned that the conflict between Russian-backed rebels and government forces in Ukraine threatens its security. The U.S. “Dragoon Ride” convoy is attracting interest and greetings from people along its route. It started...

    Latvia Plans Military Exercises for University Students
    Mar23

    Latvia Plans Military Exercises for University Students

    University students in Latvia could be given rudimentary military training, according to the country’s minister of defence Raimonds Vējonis, who spoke to Latvian TV channel LNT. Vējonis said he had instructed the command of the national armed forces to begin planning the system that would need to be put in place for the eventual inclusion...

    Clashes Rage in Ukrainian Town, Making Mockery of Truce
    Mar23

    Clashes Rage in Ukrainian Town, Making Mockery of Truce

    SHYROKYNE, Ukraine —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. The truce announced in mid-February has never taken here, so traveling by the main roads is too dangerous. Government and Russian-backed...

    Russia is holding a $3 billion sword over Ukraine’s neck
    Mar23

    Russia is holding a $3 billion sword over Ukraine’s neck

    Ukraine could be set for yet another showdown with Russia over a $3 billion debt bill. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is assuming that $3 billion of debt owed by Ukraine to Russia this year will have to be restructured as part of the country’s bailout package. There’s only one problem — Russia doesn’t want to play ball....

    U.S. armoured troops drive through eastern Europe to reassure allies
    Mar23

    U.S. armoured troops drive through eastern Europe to reassure allies

    A U.S. army infantry convoy is driving through eastern Europe seeking to provide reassurance to a region concerned that the Ukraine conflict threatens its security. …read more Source: Global...

    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...

    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...