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    Ukraine authorities scramble to avoid unrest flashpoint
    Mar17

    Ukraine authorities scramble to avoid unrest flashpoint

    KOSTYANTYNIVKA , Ukraine (AP) — Residents in the eastern Ukrainian town of Kostyantynivka have angrily confronted regional officials over an… …read more Source:...

    Kremlin: Crimea Will Not Return to Ukraine
    Mar17

    Kremlin: Crimea Will Not Return to Ukraine

    Russia said on Tuesday it would not hand back Crimea to Ukraine, despite warnings by the United States and European Union that they will not drop sanctions over the Black Sea peninsula’s annexation a year ago. “There is no occupation of Crimea. Crimea is a region of the Russian Federation and of course the subject of our regions is not up...

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Resumes Hunger Strike In Russian Jail
    Mar17

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Resumes Hunger Strike In Russian Jail

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko says she has resumed her hunger strike in a Russian jail and is prepared to die if she is not released. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘There is no occupation of Crimea,’ Kremlin says, ruling out return to Ukraine
    Mar17

    ‘There is no occupation of Crimea,’ Kremlin says, ruling out return to Ukraine

    United States and European Union have warned that they will not drop sanctions over the Black Sea peninsula’s annexation a year ago …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Crimea Leader Says It Will Never Again Be Part Of Ukraine
    Mar17

    Crimea Leader Says It Will Never Again Be Part Of Ukraine

    PM Aksyonov insists the annexation of Crimea was democratic and “not an act of aggression” …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Putin Puts Russia’s Northern Fleet on ‘Full Alert’ in Response to NATO Drills
    Mar17

    Putin Puts Russia’s Northern Fleet on ‘Full Alert’ in Response to NATO Drills

    Russian President Vladimir Putin put the nation’s northern fleet on full alert in the Arctic Ocean this week, as animosity between the Kremlin and NATO continues to simmer. The order, which was handed down early Monday, allows for the mobilization of 38,000 military personnel, 3,360 pieces of equipment, 41 ships, 15 submarines and 110...

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin waves the nuclear option
    Mar17

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin waves the nuclear option

    To visit Nikishino is to see the effects of almost total war. This could be the road to Berlin in 1945. It is, in fact, the road to Debaltseve, in eastern Ukraine, in 2015. Debaltseve is a small city and a railway hub, and was the prize in bitter fighting, which ended with Russian-backed separatists seizing it from Ukrainian forces five days...

    Unrest In Ukrainian Town After Girl Killed By Armored Vehicle
    Mar17

    Unrest In Ukrainian Town After Girl Killed By Armored Vehicle

    Authorities in a government-held town in eastern Ukraine have made arrests after violence that followed a road accident in which an armored vehicle struck and killed a young girl. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How market forces are winning the climate change battle
    Mar17

    How market forces are winning the climate change battle

    A new report shows greenhouse gas production has stalled while economic growth continues. Despite the stereotype of climate change instransigence by business, it is the power of capitalism that’s coming to the rescue, Don Pittis writes. …read more Source:...

    Retired U.S. General: U.S. should “start killing Russians” in Ukraine
    Mar17

    Retired U.S. General: U.S. should “start killing Russians” in Ukraine

    The views of retired U.S. Army Maj.-Gen. Robert Scales, former commandant of the U.S. Army War College, seem to be getting a lot of play in Russia (not so much from what I can see in western media outlets but that might be because Scales was commenting on Fox News) Scales told Fox News March 10 about what he thinks the U.S. should do in response...