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    News Analysis: Ukraine Risks ‘Feudalization’ As Conflict With Oligarchs Boils Over
    Mar25

    News Analysis: Ukraine Risks ‘Feudalization’ As Conflict With Oligarchs Boils Over

    A devastating economic crisis, an open conflict with Russia, and now a war between Kyiv and one of Ukraine’s leading oligarchs. Is Kyiv making a serious effort at breaking the oligarchs’ grip over Ukraine or is the country in for another round of self-destructive infighting that could produce political and economic disaster?...

    Letters: Dear motorists: Please heed cyclists; and other topics
    Mar25

    Letters: Dear motorists: Please heed cyclists; and other topics

    Dear motorists: Please heed cyclists It is that time of year when we cyclists start popping up on a street near you, possibly the one you are driving on. Please be careful. We are people too. We are productive members of society. We may even be someone you know. We are doctors, lawyers, programmers, salespeople, labourers, grandmothers and...

    Polish general: Russia is trying to wage hybrid warfare in our country
    Mar25

    Polish general: Russia is trying to wage hybrid warfare in our country

    Poland is increasingly anxious that Russia may employ the same type of hybrid warfare against it that Moscow utilized in eastern Ukraine. Polish general Stanisław Koziej, the head of the president’s National Security Bureau, has told Newsweek how he is concerned Russia could reproduce the tactics that have led to months of deadly conflict...

    100 New Bomber Jets for Russian Airforce
    Mar25

    100 New Bomber Jets for Russian Airforce

    Russia is making strides forward with its modernisation programme, which aims to drastically update the technological ability of its armed forces by 2020, as its military aircraft contractor announced it will be able to deliver the next generation update to Russia’s bomber jets before the end of this year. 16 new Su-34 bomber jets will be...

    The Story Of A Russian Soldier Sent To Fight In Ukraine
    Mar25

    The Story Of A Russian Soldier Sent To Fight In Ukraine

    Moscow denies its soldiers are crossing the border but 20-year-old conscript Dorji Batomunkuev, who was seriously injured near Donetsk, tells a different story. He talks to Elena Kostyuchenko of Novaya Gazeta. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine (Photo)
    Mar25

    Ukraine (Photo)

    Ukraine / Україна (Photo) …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and USA

    Ukraine officials arrested, dismissed; stage set for possible political unrest
    Mar25

    Ukraine officials arrested, dismissed; stage set for possible political unrest

    Ukraine’s president acted to quell a potential source of fresh political unrest Wednesday by dismissing the truculent billionaire governor of a region neighbouring areas where fighting is still taking place between government and separatist forces. …read more Source: CTV...

    The Return of the Mercenary
    Mar25

    The Return of the Mercenary

    Rande Archer/Flickr The use of mercenaries in warfare has a very long history—much longer, in fact, than the almost-exclusive deployment of national militaries to wage wars. Before the Peace of Westphalia in 1648 ended Europe’s Thirty Years’ War and marked the rise of the modern state system, medieval powers from kings to popes...

    Drama as Ukraine arrests officials suspected of corruption on live TV
    Mar25

    Drama as Ukraine arrests officials suspected of corruption on live TV

    DONETSK, Ukraine — They were arrested on live television. Ukrainian police walked into a nationally televised meeting of the country’s cabinet of ministers in Kiev on Wednesday, and with cameras rolling, slapped cuffs on the chief and deputy chief of the emergencies services ministry The charges: corruption. See also: Gaming out...

    In ‘war of the oligarchs,’ Ukrainians will be the losers
    Mar25

    In ‘war of the oligarchs,’ Ukrainians will be the losers

    President fires billionaire governor of the eastern region of Dnipropetrovsk as new fault lines emerge in Kiev …read more Source: The Globe and...