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    Preparing For Trench Warfare In Ukraine
    Apr05

    Preparing For Trench Warfare In Ukraine

    On the edge of the city here, members of the 37th Mechanized Infantry Battalion are living in cramped bunkers sunk about 8 feet into the black earth of farm fields. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Nine government soldiers killed in three incidents in east Ukraine
    Apr05

    Nine government soldiers killed in three incidents in east Ukraine

    Fred LambertMARIUPOL, Ukraine, April 5 (UPI) — Despite a ceasefire, at least nine Ukrainian soldiers were killed over the weekend in three separate incidents near rebel strongholds in the country’s east. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine truce threatened as car blasts kill soldiers
    Apr05

    Ukraine truce threatened as car blasts kill soldiers

    The explosions come after Ukraine’s president pushes for international peacekeepers to help secure a truce. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Crimean Rights Commissioner Says Situation Worse Than In Russian Regions
    Apr05

    Crimean Rights Commissioner Says Situation Worse Than In Russian Regions

    The Russian-appointed human rights commissioner in Crimea has stated the situation with rights there is worse than in Russian regions. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Propaganda In Ukraine
    Apr05

    Russian Propaganda In Ukraine

    Tucked away behind the Carpathian mountains, Ukraine’s Transcarpathian region has its share of problems. Ethnic separatism is not among the major ones. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Words Of War, From Ukraine To New York
    Apr05

    Words Of War, From Ukraine To New York

    On a windy evening in March, a slender man with slightly spiky hair stood in front of about two hundred people gathered at the Ukrainian Museum in Manhattan’s East Village. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russia Rattles Nuclear Saber Amid Tension
    Apr05

    Russia Rattles Nuclear Saber Amid Tension

    Bellicose rhetoric, including open nuclear threats, from Vladimir Putin on down has swelled in Moscow since the start of the conflict in Ukraine, to a level largely unseen even in the days of the Cold War. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter’s Square
    Apr05

    Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter’s Square

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa. Cautious hope ran through Francis’ “Urbi et Orbi” Easter message, a kind...

    Six Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Artillery And Land Mine Blasts Sunday
    Apr05

    Six Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Artillery And Land Mine Blasts Sunday

    Four Ukrainian soldiers were killed in a government-controlled town in the Donbass region of the country Sunday when their vehicle was hit by what police said was an artillery shell fired from territory held by pro-Russian rebels, Reuters reported. At the time of the blast, they were crossing a bridge outside the town of Schastye, about 105 miles...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Kill 6 Troops in East Ukraine
    Apr05

    Pro-Russian Rebels Kill 6 Troops in East Ukraine

    At least six Ukrainian servicemen were killed in separatist attacks on Sunday in Ukraine’s troubled eastern regions in a grim weekend marking the first anniversary of a rebellion against Kyiv’s pro-Western rulers. Four Ukrainian soldiers died when their vehicle was hit by a shell fired by the Russian-backed rebels as it drove across a...