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    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...

    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...

    Kharkiv Bomb Blast Claims Another Victim As UN Reports Nearly 6,000 Dead In East Ukraine Conflict
    Feb24

    Kharkiv Bomb Blast Claims Another Victim As UN Reports Nearly 6,000 Dead In East Ukraine Conflict

    An 18 year-old student has become the most recent victim of the bomb blast that rocked Ukraine’s second-largest city of Kharkiv on Sunday. The student died on Tuesday morning from head injuries sustained from the bomb attack that Ukrainian officials say pro-Russian rebels are responsible for. …read more Source: International Business...

    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...

    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 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...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb24

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    FILE – In this Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, people shout slogans as they march in Kiev. Thousands participated in a march on Sunday commemorating the events of a year ago and honoring theā€¦ …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukrainian Separatists Take Two Towns in Push on Mariupol
    Feb24

    Ukrainian Separatists Take Two Towns in Push on Mariupol

    The pro-Russian separatist group calling itself the Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) announced fresh gains towards the key Ukrainian port city of Mariupol today, as government forces reported the rebels were indeed preparing to move in on the city. A spokesman for DNR told Russian news agency RIA Novosti that the separatists had today taken...

    Ukraine disputes rebel claim that heavy weapons pullback has begun
    Feb24

    Ukraine disputes rebel claim that heavy weapons pullback has begun

    Russian-backed separatists moved some heavy weapons well back from the front line Tuesday in eastern Ukraine, but the Ukrainian government disputed the rebels’ claim that a real pullback had begun. …read more Source: CTV...