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    Russia could not ‘abandon’ Crimea: Putin
    Mar10

    Russia could not ‘abandon’ Crimea: Putin

    Moscow (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin said Monday that Russia took over Crimea because it had to protect Crimea’s mostly ethnic-Russian population after pro-Western Ukrainian nationalists came to power in Ukraine.In the latest preview of an upcoming documentary called “Homeward bound” on state-run Rossiya-1 television,...

    Boris Nemtsov — Another Russian Is Dead
    Mar10

    Boris Nemtsov — Another Russian Is Dead

    Another Russian is dead: Boris Nemtsov, an opposition leader and harsh critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, is murdered in Moscow on Friday, February 27, 2015, one day before he is to lead a protest against the policies of Putin. “Life has no meaning in Russia,” said Natasha Fissiak, director of a new film Pussy Riot –...

    Nemtsov Is Dead and I Blame You
    Mar10

    Nemtsov Is Dead and I Blame You

    Dear Family and Friends, This past weekend I received many messages from you expressing your genuine surprise at the brutal slaying of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. The sentiment expressed in these messages was mostly shock and disbelief. While I wanted to celebrate you finally agreeing with me, all I felt was anger. Anger that only...

    Murphy, McCain speak to Hartford’s Ukrainian community
    Mar10

    Murphy, McCain speak to Hartford’s Ukrainian community

    HARTFORD – Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy and Arizona Sen. John McCain spoke to a packed house at the Ukrainian National Home in support of giving U.S. weapons to Ukraine. “There’s no doubt that they’re being outgunned by Vladimir Putin and we’ve already had legislation authorizing it thanks to Senator Murphy’s leadership,”...

    German ambassador: Obama agreed not to send arms to Ukraine
    Mar10

    German ambassador: Obama agreed not to send arms to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A top German diplomat says the United States has agreed not to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive aide for the time being. …read more Source: U.S....

    German ambassador says Obama agreed not to send lethal aid to Ukraine
    Mar09

    German ambassador says Obama agreed not to send lethal aid to Ukraine

    President Barack Obama agreed last month not to send lethal defensive aid to Ukraine, a top German diplomat said Monday, as lawmakers from both parties continued to press the president to shore up Ukraine’s beleaguered military in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia’s Anti-American Fervor at Fever Pitch
    Mar09

    Russia’s Anti-American Fervor at Fever Pitch

    Remember the jingoistic, post-9/11 days of “freedom fries” and “freedom toast,” after France declined to join the U.S.-led coalition? Well, in the wake of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and the global backlash it has prompted, Russia is experiencing something similar, only intensified by total state control of the media. The Washington Post...

    Ukraine: The Clash of Manichean Narratives and a Way Out
    Mar09

    Ukraine: The Clash of Manichean Narratives and a Way Out

    I recently took part in a very stimulating event entitled Saint-Petersburg Conference on World Affairs which took place in Florida on the campus of South Florida University. I had the pleasure of listening to Wole Soyinka, the Nigerian winner of the Nobel Prize for literature and Joshua Landis an expert on Syria. This conference was organized by...

    Want to Understand President Obama’s Foreign Policy?
    Mar09

    Want to Understand President Obama’s Foreign Policy?

    President Obama’s workload is certainly compacted by the looming shadow of World War III. But in an age of the rule of law vs. dystopia, the Free World requires a strong leader. Do you want to live in a society that beheads journalists and throws gay men from buildings? Do you want to live in a society where democratic activists are shot...

    Ukraine’s Ragtag Army Digs In For A Frozen Conflict
    Mar09

    Ukraine’s Ragtag Army Digs In For A Frozen Conflict

    Underfunded and underequipped, the Ukrainian army that photojournalist Christopher Bobyn documented on the frontline near Donetsk is a crew of professional soldiers making do with limited resources. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...