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    US, Russian war games rekindle Cold War tensions
    Apr09

    US, Russian war games rekindle Cold War tensions

    A show of U.S. military power in the Baltic countries in response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine raises the specter that either side could misinterpret a move by the other.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    German, Russian, Ukrainian, French foreign ministers set for Monday meeting in Berlin
    Apr09

    German, Russian, Ukrainian, French foreign ministers set for Monday meeting in Berlin

    Germany’s foreign minister has invited his counterparts from Russia, Ukraine and France to Berlin Monday to discuss implementation of the peace agreement brokered in Minsk, Belarus in February. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian Parliament Bans Communist, Nazi Propaganda
    Apr09

    Ukrainian Parliament Bans Communist, Nazi Propaganda

    Ukraine’s parliament has voted to ban “propaganda of the totalitarian communist and Nazi regimes,” a major rebuke to the country’s Soviet-era masters in Moscow and to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Eurozone Sets Greece Reform Deadline Ahead of IMF Repayment
    Apr09

    Eurozone Sets Greece Reform Deadline Ahead of IMF Repayment

    Eurozone partners set Greece a deadline of six working days to improve proposed economic reforms in time for finance ministers to consider some emergency funding to keep the country afloat after it makes a repayment to the IMF on Thursday. EU officials said Athens made an urgent plea for cash at a meeting of deputy finance ministers in Brussels...

    4 foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine in Berlin Monday
    Apr09

    4 foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine in Berlin Monday

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister has invited his counterparts from Russia, Ukraine and France to Berlin Monday to discuss implementation… …read more Source:...

    4 Foreign Ministers to Discuss Ukraine in Berlin Monday
    Apr09

    4 Foreign Ministers to Discuss Ukraine in Berlin Monday

    German, Russian, Ukrainian, French foreign ministers set for Monday meeting in Berlin …read more Source: ABC...

    Weary of Britain’s Anti-EU Posturing, Merkel Turns to Miliband
    Apr09

    Weary of Britain’s Anti-EU Posturing, Merkel Turns to Miliband

    Britain’s Labour Party leader, Ed Miliband, the only real contender to replace David Cameron as UK prime minister after the election on 7 May, is picking up unlikely allies. Though Germany’s Christian Democrats, led by German chancellor Angela Merkel, officially support the Conservatives, leading party members with knowledge of...

    Ukraine Bondholders Unite for Restructuring Plan
    Apr09

    Ukraine Bondholders Unite for Restructuring Plan

    Investors holding $10 billion of Ukrainian debt have joined forces to develop a restructuring plan which won’t involve a reduction in the value of the bonds. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Captured Ukraine soldiers killed by Russian-backed separatists, Amnesty says
    Apr09

    Captured Ukraine soldiers killed by Russian-backed separatists, Amnesty says

    Amnesty International said Thursday that it has evidence that Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine have killed several captured government soldiers in violation of international humanitarian law. …read more Source:...

    Amnesty Says Ukraine Rebels Killed Captive Soldiers
    Apr09

    Amnesty Says Ukraine Rebels Killed Captive Soldiers

    KIEV, Ukraine— Amnesty International said Thursday that it has evidence that Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine have killed several captured government soldiers in gross violation of international humanitarian law. The human rights group said in a statement that footage it has seen shows at least four Ukrainian soldiers — now confirmed...