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    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...

    Ukraine: Will Maidan Spark a Revolution in Gender Equality?
    Mar17

    Ukraine: Will Maidan Spark a Revolution in Gender Equality?

    Just what were last year’s protests in Kiev square all about? By now we have all heard the official version of events. Concerned lest the government of Viktor Yanukovych tilt Ukraine toward the Kremlin, demonstrators occupied Maidan square and pushed for a so-called association agreement with the European Union. Once security forces...

    Air Force suspected of intentionally delaying rocket to thwart lawmakers
    Mar17

    Air Force suspected of intentionally delaying rocket to thwart lawmakers

    Top lawmakers are angrily accusing the Air Force of slow-walking a congressional mandate to stop using Russian rocket engines for spy satellite launches up through 2019, a move driven by Capitol Hill outrage over the Kremlin’s actions in Ukraine. Sens. James M. Inhofe, Oklahoma Republican, and Bill Nelson, Florida Democrat, …...

    Searching for Crimea’s Disappeared
    Mar17

    Searching for Crimea’s Disappeared

    Putin said he’d protect the annexed peninsula with nukes if need be, but the biggest threat to Crimea comes from within. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Crimea: Putin’s ‘Mission Accomplished’
    Mar17

    Crimea: Putin’s ‘Mission Accomplished’

    As Crimea marks the anniversary of its annexation from Ukraine, supporters of the ‘Russian Spring’ on the peninsula appear to outnumber its opponents. …read more Source: The Boston...