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    Lavrov Stresses Ukraine Cease-Fire’s Importance
    Apr04

    Lavrov Stresses Ukraine Cease-Fire’s Importance

    Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said a peaceful solution to the Ukraine crisis is centered on following through with the Minsk cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine War Forces A Nation To Talk About A Taboo: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
    Apr04

    Ukraine War Forces A Nation To Talk About A Taboo: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    KIEV, Ukraine — In mid-February, Fedir Kalenychenko, a Ukrainian army soldier, was retreating with his unit from the town of Debaltseve amid heavy fighting punctuated with shelling by pro-Russian rebels. He suffered a concussion, and now that the 24-year-old is back here in the capital, he has begun seeing psychologists to talk about his...

    A New Ukraine, Struggling to Be Born
    Apr04

    A New Ukraine, Struggling to Be Born

    Ukraine has a base of educated and committed citizens who dearly want the country to be more like Poland and less like Georgia—and who just might be able to build the political and economic strength a successful Ukraine would need. A pair of recent articles by Leonid Bershidsky over at Bloomberg introduces us to these hopefuls, and the immense...

    Russia’s Lavrov Calls For Pullback Of More Weapons In Ukraine
    Apr04

    Russia’s Lavrov Calls For Pullback Of More Weapons In Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has proposed that both sides in the conflict in Ukraine withdraw weapons of under 100 mm caliber from the line of contact as a way of boosting confidence in a February cease-fire. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian government approves framework for $15 billion debt-swap: Finance Ministry
    Apr04

    Ukrainian government approves framework for $15 billion debt-swap: Finance Ministry

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian government approved on Saturday the framework for Ukraine’s debt restructuring operation through which it aims… …read more Source:...

    Lavrov Calls for Pull-back of More Weapons in Ukraine
    Apr04

    Lavrov Calls for Pull-back of More Weapons in Ukraine

    Both sides in the conflict in Ukraine could pull back weapons under 100mm caliber from the front line in a bid to boost confidence in a cease-fire, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday. Lavrov said there was a common aim for a cease-fire in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions agreed in Minsk in February to hold indefinitely,...

    Russian Trolls’ Vast Library Of Insulting Images
    Apr04

    Russian Trolls’ Vast Library Of Insulting Images

    When the army of pro-Kremlin Internet trolls needs a crude photograph to smear Western and Ukrainian officials, they can turn to a website hosting an enormous library of such inflammatory images that was allegedly set up just for this purpose. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Lavrov calls for pull-back of weapons in Ukraine
    Apr04

    Russia’s Lavrov calls for pull-back of weapons in Ukraine

    BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – Both sides in the conflict in Ukraine could pull back weapons under 100 millimeters caliber from the front line in a… …read more Source:...

    Three Ukrainian Servicemen Killed By Land Mine
    Apr04

    Three Ukrainian Servicemen Killed By Land Mine

    Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and two wounded in a land-mine explosion in separatist eastern territories. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crash piles pressure on Lufthansa’s CEO Spohr
    Apr04

    Crash piles pressure on Lufthansa’s CEO Spohr

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 in France has heaped intense pressure on Lufthansa’s CEO Carsten Spohr, who in less than a year at the helm has had to grapple with big financial losses, labor unrest and tough competition from lower-cost carriers. The crash has stained Lufthansa’s strong safety reputation...