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    Putin’s Ukrainian Power Play
    Feb24

    Putin’s Ukrainian Power Play

    Russia is unsheathing its energy weapon once again, threatening to cut off its natural gas shipments to Ukraine and warning of potentially dire impacts on Europeans reliant on energy deliveries that come through the war-torn state. The move marks the second time Russian strongman Vladimir Putin has thumbed his nose at the West in recent days. On...

    Ukraine Rebels Say Weapons Pullback Under Way
    Feb24

    Ukraine Rebels Say Weapons Pullback Under Way

    Rebels in war-torn eastern Ukraine said they have begun pulling back heavy weapons from the frontlines, as required by an internationally brokered cease-fire. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Britain will deploy a small number of military personnel to Ukraine
    Feb24

    Britain will deploy a small number of military personnel to Ukraine

    Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday Britain would deploy military personnel to Ukraine in the next month to help train the Ukrainian army, warning that Moscow would move to destabilize other countries if left unchallenged, according to Reuters. “Over the course of the next month we’re going to be deploying British service...

    Four Russian Drones Violate Ukrainian Airspace in One Day
    Feb24

    Four Russian Drones Violate Ukrainian Airspace in One Day

    Four Russian drones have crossed into Ukraine’s airspace over the last day, while a total of 13 were detected near Ukrainian territory by the country’s defense forces, according to a military spokesperson. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s armed forces currently stationed in separatist-occupied areas in eastern Donetsk...

    Kerry: Russia Has Lied About Its Activities In Ukraine
    Feb24

    Kerry: Russia Has Lied About Its Activities In Ukraine

    Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that Russia has repeatedly lied to him about its activities in Ukraine where pro-Russian rebels are… …read more Source:...

    Voices: Russia has radically transformed in one year
    Feb24

    Voices: Russia has radically transformed in one year

    Ukraine’s political revolution one year ago has triggered massive changes in Russia. …read more Source: USA...

    Lithuania to bring back conscription over fears of Russian aggression
    Feb24

    Lithuania to bring back conscription over fears of Russian aggression

    Baltic states are concerned that Russian annexation of Crimea and support for rebels in east Ukraine may be a foretaste of it reasserting itself in other former Soviet territories …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russia has lied, misrepresented its activities in Ukraine, Kerry says
    Feb24

    Russia has lied, misrepresented its activities in Ukraine, Kerry says

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that Russia has repeatedly lied to him about its activities in Ukraine where pro-Russian rebels are fighting national forces. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine, the Theater, and Their Echoes
    Feb24

    Ukraine, the Theater, and Their Echoes

    It has already been a year. It has been a year, almost to the day, since the revolution in Ukraine overthrew the corrupt, tyrannical, and, in its last days, murderous regime of Viktor Yanukovych. To mark the anniversary of that event, which I followed closely from its beginning, one to which I endeavored to contribute by coming twice to speak in...

    Lithuania to Reinstate Limited Conscription
    Feb24

    Lithuania to Reinstate Limited Conscription

    Lithuania said Tuesday it would reinstate limited conscription later this year as a precautionary measure, given a new geopolitical situation. “The current geopolitical environment requires us to enhance and accelerate army recruitment,” said a statement by President Dalia Grybauskaite’s office issued after an emergency meeting...