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    Former Regional Governor In Ukraine Found Dead
    Mar12

    Former Regional Governor In Ukraine Found Dead

    A former governor of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya region has been found dead with a gunshot wound to his throat, the latest in a string of violent deaths of officials with ties to ousted leader Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Biden: In D.C., ‘Being Middle Class…Means You’re Not Sophisticated’
    Mar12

    Biden: In D.C., ‘Being Middle Class…Means You’re Not Sophisticated’

    By: Ali Meyer Vice President Joe Biden (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) (CNSNews.com) – “In this town, being middle class is not viewed as a compliment — it means you’re not sophisticated,” Vice President Joe Biden told a gathering in Washington on Wednesday.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    How Spy Games Are Sabotaging Ukraine’s Intelligence Agency
    Mar12

    How Spy Games Are Sabotaging Ukraine’s Intelligence Agency

    When Moscow-backed separatists were starting their war in east Ukraine last spring, the country’s main security agency sent a covert team to capture a rebel leader. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    MH17: Did Sukhoi-25 Take Down Passenger Plane? Fighter Jet Designer Says Allegations ‘A Cover-Up’
    Mar12

    MH17: Did Sukhoi-25 Take Down Passenger Plane? Fighter Jet Designer Says Allegations ‘A Cover-Up’

    Ukrainian Sukhoi-25 fighter jet could not have possibly taken down the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, the chief designer of the fighter jet said in an interview to German media. The investigation into the MH17 disaster is ongoing in eastern Ukraine where the aircraft crashed on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 people on board. …read more...

    Poland to Hold Countrywide Defense Drills Says President’s Advisor
    Mar12

    Poland to Hold Countrywide Defense Drills Says President’s Advisor

    Poland will stress-test its defense capabilities with a series of countrywide drills involving the government, local authorities and the military in response to the Ukraine crisis, Polish president’s chief security adviser said. A former eastern bloc country which became a NATO member in 1999, Poland is concerned that Russia’s...

    A Bipartisan Cause In Washington: Arming Ukraine Against Russia
    Mar12

    A Bipartisan Cause In Washington: Arming Ukraine Against Russia

    Democrats and Republicans may agree on little in Washington, but there is an exception: providing arms to Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Conducts Military Drills In Crimea, Ukraine’s Forces Train Near Border Amid Ceasefire Deal
    Mar12

    Russia Conducts Military Drills In Crimea, Ukraine’s Forces Train Near Border Amid Ceasefire Deal

    Members of the Russian army in the Southern Military District, which includes Crimea, South Ossetia, Abkhazia and Armenia, started military exercises in the region while Ukrainian forces also began drills very close to the line of contact with Russia. The move by the two rivals comes even as a fragile ceasefire agreement stands amid frequent...

    Poland Seeks Tomahawk Missiles From US, Others
    Mar12

    Poland Seeks Tomahawk Missiles From US, Others

    WARSAW, Poland— Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak says his government is seeking to obtain Tomahawk cruise missiles from the United States or another country. Poland considers its security challenged by the armed conflict in neighboring Ukraine, which also involves another neighbor, Russia. The Defense Ministry is inviting citizens to go...

    Failed banking stress tests and a bleak spring for Ukraine
    Mar12

    Failed banking stress tests and a bleak spring for Ukraine

    Are there calmer shores ahead? On Tuesday, major currency moves between the dollar the euro – as the ECB’s asset-buying program kicked in and a strong jobs report gave weight to questions about when the Fed will hike interest rates – pushed the euro down and the dollar up, and spurred equity sell-offs around the world. But today, European...

    Ukraine’s Women Warriors
    Mar12

    Ukraine’s Women Warriors

    The conflict in Ukraine has seen fierce battles with thousands of casualties. The overwhelming majority of combatants are men – but not all of them. Shahida Yakub from RFE/RL’s Current Time (www.currenttime.tv) program profiles two women serving in uniform on opposing sides of the frontlines. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe...