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    Russia Celebrates Crimea Takeover As Criticism Mounts
    Mar18

    Russia Celebrates Crimea Takeover As Criticism Mounts

    Russia is defying Ukraine and the West with a week of ceremonies marking the anniversary of its annexation of Crimea, a move that ran counter the international law, drew widespread criticism abroad, and reignited tension between Moscow and its former Cold War foes. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine rebels warn they could abandon cease-fire amid anger over changes to self-rule law
    Mar18

    Ukraine rebels warn they could abandon cease-fire amid anger over changes to self-rule law

    Separatist leaders in eastern Ukraine are threatening to abandon a cease-fire following changes to a law granting their regions self-rule. …read more Source: FOX...

    A rare interview with Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny
    Mar18

    A rare interview with Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny recently spent about a year under house arrest, barred from most contact with journalists. He spoke to The Washington Post about his aspirations for Russia, about his fears after the killing of ally Boris Nemtsov and about how Ukraine’s allies can persuade the Kremlin to end the conflict in eastern...

    Ukraine rebels warn they could abandon cease-fire
    Mar18

    Ukraine rebels warn they could abandon cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Separatist leaders in eastern Ukraine are threatening to abandon a cease-fire following changes to a law granting their… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Rebels Warn They Could Abandon Cease-Fire
    Mar18

    Ukraine Rebels Warn They Could Abandon Cease-Fire

    Ukraine rebels warn they could abandon cease-fire amid anger over changes to self-rule law …read more Source: ABC...

    Tensions Escalate Between Kiev and Moscow Over ‘Special Status’ Bill
    Mar18

    Tensions Escalate Between Kiev and Moscow Over ‘Special Status’ Bill

    Ukrainian legislators approved revisions to a law offering limited self-rule to pro-Russian insurgents in the country’s southeast on Tuesday, angering both rebels and the Kremlin alike who say the move undermines a fragile cease-fire agreement inked last month. The legislation, which was first passed last September, grants “special status”...

    Crimea exiles fight to keep Ukraine unity message alive
    Mar18

    Crimea exiles fight to keep Ukraine unity message alive

    By PETER LEONARD read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Crimea exiles fight to keep Ukraine unity message alive
    Mar18

    Crimea exiles fight to keep Ukraine unity message alive

    Schekun’s crusade for Ukrainian unity, which he continues today in exile, began as pro-Moscow sentiment among the majority ethnic Russian population reached fever pitch on the peninsula. Russian state television stations already fed them a steady diet of stories about unrest being led by rabid Ukrainian nationalists bent on oppression of...

    Crimea exiles fight to keep their Ukraine unity message alive, bemoan lack of government help
    Mar18

    Crimea exiles fight to keep their Ukraine unity message alive, bemoan lack of government help

    The tormentors stuck scotch tape to his eyes and locked him in a dank room. …read more Source: FOX...

    Crimea exiles fight to keep Ukraine unity message alive
    Mar18

    Crimea exiles fight to keep Ukraine unity message alive

    SHCHASLYVE, Ukraine (AP) — The tormentors stuck scotch tape to his eyes and locked him in a dank room. For 11 days, Andrei Schekun said, they beat him, shocked him with electrodes and scalded him with burning metallic plates. …read more Source: U.S....