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    After year of conflict, Ukrainians believe they’re fighting for survival
    Feb27

    After year of conflict, Ukrainians believe they’re fighting for survival

    Mykola Tokar stood at attention in his camouflaged fatigues at a news conference while a video recorded a year ago played of him standing at a podium that’s marked, then…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Despair in Donetsk over Rising Prices
    Feb27

    Despair in Donetsk over Rising Prices

    Food prices are rising rapidly in war torn Ukraine. For many residents in Donetsk, many food items are fast becoming luxuries. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine government, rebels withdraw heavy weapons from front line
    Feb27

    Ukraine government, rebels withdraw heavy weapons from front line

    The piecemeal pullback of heavy weapons Friday from the line separating government and rebel forces in Ukraine has boosted the prospects for peace, although both sides are warning of their readiness to resume fighting if necessary. …read more Source: CTV...

    80% of Russians Unaware of Navalny’s Anti-Crisis Protest This Sunday
    Feb27

    80% of Russians Unaware of Navalny’s Anti-Crisis Protest This Sunday

    81.2% of Russians have no idea Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny is planning an anti-crisis protest in Moscow this Sunday, despite his exploits in the last two months which include at least three run-ins with the police and a public endorsement from Kremlin dissident Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Only 18% of Russians are aware of Navalny’s upcoming...

    Let Slip the Bureaucrats of War
    Feb27

    Let Slip the Bureaucrats of War

    The people arguably doing the most to clip Russian president Vladimir Putin’s wings and neuter Russia’s ability to effectively wield its energy weapon are a bevy of largely bland and anonymous European bureaucrats. While the European Union has never become a traditional, hard-power geopolitical player, it has deployed what gear it has...

    Russian Diplomat Slams ‘Destructive’ U.S. Stance
    Feb27

    Russian Diplomat Slams ‘Destructive’ U.S. Stance

    A senior Russian Foreign Ministry official has accused the United States of taking a “destructive” stance in bilateral relations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Peace In Ukraine Must Be Seen To Be Believed
    Feb27

    Why Peace In Ukraine Must Be Seen To Be Believed

    Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story’s basic facts? Tweet @TheWorldPost or let us know on our Facebook page. After months of fighting that left more than 5,000 people dead, the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels agreed on...

    Ukraine Hyperinflates
    Feb27

    Ukraine Hyperinflates

    Since the New Year, Ukraine’s currency — the hryvnia — has collapsed, losing 51 percent of its value against the U.S. dollar. To put this rout into perspective, consider that the Russian ruble has only lost 8 percent against the greenback during the same period. Like night follows day, the hryvnia’s meltdown has resulted...

    Russian diplomat slams “destructive” US stance
    Feb27

    Russian diplomat slams “destructive” US stance

    MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian diplomat on Friday accused the U.S. administration of taking a “destructive” stance in bilateral relations and warned that Moscow could deal “painful” counterblows. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that Secretary of State John Kerry breached “diplomatic ethics” when he told U.S. lawmakers earlier this...

    Russian diplomat slams “destructive” US stance
    Feb27

    Russian diplomat slams “destructive” US stance

    MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian diplomat on Friday accused the U.S. administration of taking a “destructive” stance in bilateral relations and warned that Moscow could deal “painful” counterblows. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that Secretary of State John Kerry breached “diplomatic ethics” when he...