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    Boeher, Congressional Leaders Call On Obama To Provide ‘Lethal Defensive Weapons’ To Ukraine
    Mar06

    Boeher, Congressional Leaders Call On Obama To Provide ‘Lethal Defensive Weapons’ To Ukraine

    House Speaker John Boehner and a bipartisan group of senior Congressional figures have written to President Obama, urging him to provide “lethal defensive weapons” to Ukraine in order to help the country defend itself from pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: International Business...

    A good man in bad times: Remembering Boris Nemtsov
    Mar06

    A good man in bad times: Remembering Boris Nemtsov

    For those who knew him, the photo of Boris Nemtsov dead on the Moscow Bridge, just yards from the Kremlin walls, is heartbreaking. For Russians who remember the heady days of the early 1990s when anything seemed possible — days which Nemtsov once symbolized as much as any single public figure could — it would be a harsh reminder of how dark and...

    Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution
    Mar06

    Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution

    Photo by Rafael Tovar PRINCETON, N.J.—Tariq Ali is part of the royalty of the left. His more than 20 books on politics and history, his seven novels, his screenplays and plays and his journalism in the Black Dwarf newspaper, the New Left Review and other publications have made him one of the most trenchant critics of corporate capitalism. He...

    Death toll from Ukraine mine accident rises to 33
    Mar06

    Death toll from Ukraine mine accident rises to 33

    Officials in a separatist rebel-held city in east Ukraine say the death toll from an accidental explosion at a coal mine has risen to 32. …read more Source:...

    U.S. Sanctions Hit Two Russian Banks Hardest
    Mar06

    U.S. Sanctions Hit Two Russian Banks Hardest

    Banks controlled by three billionaire friends of President Vladimir Putin have seen about $640 million of assets frozen in the U.S. as retaliation for the Kremlin’s actions in Ukraine, according to Treasury documents. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Leading House Lawmakers Urge Obama to Arm Ukraine
    Mar06

    Leading House Lawmakers Urge Obama to Arm Ukraine

    A bipartisan group of leading House lawmakers led by Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to send lethal aid to Ukraine’s beleaguered military. In a letter to Obama, the lawmakers called the Russian invasion of Ukraine “a grotesque violation of international law, a challenge to the West, and an assault on...

    Russia calls U.S. military trainers in Ukraine a ‘provocation’
    Mar06

    Russia calls U.S. military trainers in Ukraine a ‘provocation’

    MOSCOW — Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday called the arrival of U.S. military trainers in western Ukraine a “provocation” and warned Ukrainians and their leaders that they should rethink the consequences of hosting the Western forces. The Pentagon had previously announced that as many as 300 soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 173rd...

    Washington’s Mixed Messaging on Arming Ukraine Continues
    Mar06

    Washington’s Mixed Messaging on Arming Ukraine Continues

    An array of powerful House Democrats and Republicans sent a new letter to President Barack Obama calling for arming Ukraine, the latest example of the months of mixed messages coming out of Washington as Ukraine’s fragile pro-Western government tries to gauge its level of American support in the fight against Russian-backed separatists in...

    Republicans and Democrats push Obama to provide lethal aid to Ukraine
    Mar06

    Republicans and Democrats push Obama to provide lethal aid to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans stepped up the pressure on President Barack Obama to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. In a letter to the president on Thursday, the 11 lawmakers wrote that Russia’s actions are more than an attack...

    Boehner, bipartisan group pressure Obama on Ukraine
    Mar06

    Boehner, bipartisan group pressure Obama on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans stepped up the pressure on President Barack Obama to… …read more Source:...