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    In rebel-held Ukraine, hotline calls soar as new government flails
    Mar11

    In rebel-held Ukraine, hotline calls soar as new government flails

    With cash and food resources dwindling, local administrators in the eastern ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’ are struggling with day-to-day issues of survival – and bitter residents. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Merkel declines Putin’s invite to WWII victory parade
    Mar11

    Merkel declines Putin’s invite to WWII victory parade

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has declined an invitation from Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend a military parade in Moscow marking the 70th anniversary of the defeat of the Nazis. Merkel’s spokesman says the German leader instead proposed taking part in a memorial and wreath-laying ceremony in Moscow on May 10,...

    Pressure Mounts on Obama to Arm Ukraine
    Mar11

    Pressure Mounts on Obama to Arm Ukraine

    Resisting the pleas of bipartisan lawmakers and numerous defense officials, President Barack Obama has so far refused to send arms to Ukraine to help the nation defend itself from Russian-backed separatists, according to The New York Times. …read more Source:...

    How Many Russians Are Fighting In Ukraine?
    Mar11

    How Many Russians Are Fighting In Ukraine?

    Western arguments about how to counter President Vladimir Putin’s support for east Ukraine separatists are leading to clashes over the question of how deeply involved Russia’s military is in the conflict. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Official: Russia has right to deploy nuclear weapons in Crimea
    Mar11

    Official: Russia has right to deploy nuclear weapons in Crimea

    Andrew V. PestanoMOSCOW, March 11 (UPI) — Russia has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in Crimea, according to a Russian non-proliferation official. …read more Source: United Press...

    The Huffington Post Is Hiring A World Editor
    Mar11

    The Huffington Post Is Hiring A World Editor

    Location: EuropePosition Type: Full TimeAbout the Role: The Huffington Post is looking for an editor based in Europe to help spearhead our international news coverage. This position works alongside our Senior World Editor based in San Francisco.Responsibilities: * Closely monitor major developments around the world and have a deep understanding...

    Russia has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in Crimea, says Foreign Ministry official
    Mar11

    Russia has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in Crimea, says Foreign Ministry official

    Andrew V. PestanoMOSCOW, March 11 (UPI) — Russia has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in Crimea, according to a Russian non-proliferation official. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russian Official Reportedly Says Nation Has The Right To Nuclear Weapons In Crimea
    Mar11

    Russian Official Reportedly Says Nation Has The Right To Nuclear Weapons In Crimea

    MOSCOW, March 11 (Reuters) – Russia has the right to deploy nuclear arms in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine last year, a Foreign Ministry official said on Wednesday, adding he knew of no plans to do so. “I don’t know if there are nuclear weapons there now. I don’t know about any plans,...

    Russia May Ease Ukraine’s Gas Terms, But Kiev Must Settle its Bills
    Mar11

    Russia May Ease Ukraine’s Gas Terms, But Kiev Must Settle its Bills

    Russia may ease the terms of its gas supplies to Ukraine but Kiev will have to pay for the gas Moscow is supplying to rebel-held areas of east Ukraine, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said. A supply deal for the winter expires on March 31, along with a discount of $100 per 1,000 cubic meters of gas and a suspension of a take-or-pay...

    Nemstov’s Friends Fear Kremlin’s Brutal Crackdown
    Mar11

    Nemstov’s Friends Fear Kremlin’s Brutal Crackdown

    Ilya Yashin, a long-time Russian political activist, always knew there would be a price to pay for the 2011–12 mass protests against “national leader” Vladimir Putin’s long rule. But what he hadn’t counted on was the ferocity of the Kremlin’s payback for those memorable afternoons, when the squares and boulevards of central...