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    Ukraine To Temporarily Stop Buying Natural Gas From Russia
    Mar23

    Ukraine To Temporarily Stop Buying Natural Gas From Russia

    Ukraine will temporarily stop buying natural gas from Russia on April 1 as the current interim deal expires, the country’s energy minister said, citing high prices. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, March 23, 2015
    Mar23

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, March 23, 2015

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Brian Klaas looks at the impact of last week’s terrorist attack on Tunisia’s democratic transition. Christine Petré explores the reasons why Tunisia has become a prolific source of Syria-bound jihadists. Nicholas Linn and Emily Crane profile a grassroots...

    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce
    Mar23

    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce

    SHYROKYNE, Ukraine (AP) — 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. Residents and government troops alike believe the separatists’ ultimate aim is to take Mariupol — and eventually create a land...

    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce
    Mar23

    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce

    SHYROKYNE, Ukraine (AP) — 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: U.S....

    50 Shades of War: Canadians Dive Into Conflicts’ Grey Zones
    Mar23

    50 Shades of War: Canadians Dive Into Conflicts’ Grey Zones

    Canadians are joining a murky spectrum of armed groups, from Ukraine to the Middle East. Should we cheer them or punish them? …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Yanukovych’s younger son reported dead in Russia
    Mar23

    Yanukovych’s younger son reported dead in Russia

    An associate of Ukraine’s deposed president says the former leader’s son has died in an accident in which a vehicle plunged through the ice on Lake Baikal in Russia. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russia continues to pour arms into Ukraine showing Putin has no intention of abiding ceasefire: NATO
    Mar23

    Russia continues to pour arms into Ukraine showing Putin has no intention of abiding ceasefire: NATO

    Russia is still pouring heavy weapons into Ukraine, signalling that President Vladimir Putin has no intention of abiding by last month’s ceasefire agreement, NATO’s top military commander warned on Sunday. U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove told an audience at the German Marshall Fund Brussels Forum that Moscow continues to ramp up...

    Clashes Rage in Ukrainian Town, Making Mockery of Truce
    Mar23

    Clashes Rage in Ukrainian Town, Making Mockery of Truce

    Heavy clashes rage in Ukraine coastal town, threatening prospects for long-lasting cease-fire …read more Source: ABC...

    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce
    Mar23

    Clashes rage in Ukrainian town, making mockery of truce

    SHYROKYNE, Ukraine (AP) — 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: Associated...

    The Russian auto industry is a catastrophe
    Mar23

    The Russian auto industry is a catastrophe

    Volkswagen is one of the world’s largest car makers. A like the globe’s other big players, it once looked longingly toward Russia when the auto industry began a robust recovery about five years ago. But VW has gotten burned. The company will reduce shifts and lay off at least 150 workers at its Russian car plant to try to cut costs in...