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    Putin reportedly reappears!
    Mar13

    Putin reportedly reappears!

    Amid rumors that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s health has deteriorated, Russian state television released footage of the 62-year-old leader meeting with Supreme Court chairman Vyacheslav Lebedev on Friday. The latest Kremlin statement and footage comes after Putin’s rare absence from the public eye for more than a week....

    Ukraine’s grinding war stains innocence of childhood
    Mar13

    Ukraine’s grinding war stains innocence of childhood

    Seryozha colors in his drawing of a tank, lost in thought. Like many 7-year-olds in eastern Ukraine, he has trouble recalling a time before the war. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    FP’s Situation Report: Christians under siege in Iraq; Nigeria calls in outside help to fight Boko Haram; Germany: no weapons for Ukraine; and much more from around the world.
    Mar13

    FP’s Situation Report: Christians under siege in Iraq; Nigeria calls in outside help to fight Boko Haram; Germany: no weapons for Ukraine; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Congress sits by as Christians are besieged by the Islamic State. Last August, President Barack Obama signed a bill creating a special envoy charged with helping Iraq’s Christian communities and other minority religious groups targeted by the Islamic State. Seven months later, the post is still vacant,...

    No EU unanimity on renewing Russia economic sanctions: official
    Mar13

    No EU unanimity on renewing Russia economic sanctions: official

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s 28 governments have not reached an agreement on renewing economic sanctions on Russia that expire in… …read more Source:...

    Putting Putin’s army to the test
    Mar13

    Putting Putin’s army to the test

    Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters Ukrainians suffering as a result of Russia’s ongoing invasion of their country might want to blame Georgia. The small, former Soviet nation in the Caucasus bears no direct responsibility for Russia’s attack on Ukraine, but in many ways Georgia’s own war with Russia in 2008 helped make it possible. In less...

    Ukraine’s grinding war stains innocence of childhood
    Mar13

    Ukraine’s grinding war stains innocence of childhood

    By NATALIYA VASILYEVA read more …read more Source: CNS...

    10 Things to Know for Today
    Mar13

    10 Things to Know for Today

    By The Associated Press read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Rights Group Warns Ukraine Travel Restrictions Impede Health Care
    Mar13

    Rights Group Warns Ukraine Travel Restrictions Impede Health Care

    The U.S.-based group Human Rights Watch says travel restrictions imposed by the government of Ukraine have contributed to serious delays in delivery of medical care in rebel-controlled areas of the east. The group released a statement Friday saying it bases its assertion on 10 days of phone and in-person interviews with medical personnel and...

    For Ukrainian children, war-games invade playtime
    Mar13

    For Ukrainian children, war-games invade playtime

    KHARTSYZK, Ukraine – Seryozha colours in his drawing of a tank, lost in thought. Like many 7-year-olds in eastern Ukraine, he has trouble recalling a time before the war. “They’ve always been shooting,” he says, vigorously scratching with the brightest of pencils. Yelena Nikulenko, the director of the children’s home in the rebel-held...

    UN peacekeepers requested to help preserve ceasefire in eastern Ukraine
    Mar13

    UN peacekeepers requested to help preserve ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine says it has placed a formal request with the United Nations for a peacekeeping mission to be deployed in its eastern regions, where a cease-fire between government and Russian-backed separatist forces is in place. …read more Source: Global...