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    Ukraine’s Grassroots Drone Program Takes Flight
    Mar12

    Ukraine’s Grassroots Drone Program Takes Flight

    KYIV, Ukraine—In the infield of a practice track outside this city’s Olympic Sports Complex, a motley group of college students and engineers from… …read more Source:...

    EU lawmakers demand probe into ‘political murder’ of Nemstov
    Mar12

    EU lawmakers demand probe into ‘political murder’ of Nemstov

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers are demanding an international investigation into the killing of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemstov, calling it the “most significant political murder in recent Russian history.” The resolution adopted Thursday also expressed concern that parliamentarians and diplomats were refused entry into...

    Ukrainian Security Services Riddled With Russian Spies
    Mar12

    Ukrainian Security Services Riddled With Russian Spies

    Another data point for how deep a hole Ukraine finds itself in: it does not have a spy agency it—or its allies—can trust. The Wall Street Journal has a solid write-up detailing the recent history of the country’s security service: The agency, roughly equivalent to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and known by its Ukrainian acronym...

    US Concerned About Russian Use of Vietnam Base
    Mar12

    US Concerned About Russian Use of Vietnam Base

    The U.S. Embassy in Hanoi said it is unaware of any response from the Vietnamese government to its request that it stop allowing Russia to use a base to refuel bombers that have conducted provocative flights around U.S. territory in the Pacific. The State Department late last week communicated its concerns privately to the Vietnamese government,...

    Minister Says Ukraine To Begin Talks On Debt Restructuring
    Mar12

    Minister Says Ukraine To Begin Talks On Debt Restructuring

    Ukraine’s finance minister says Kyiv on March 13 will begin talks with its creditors on restructuring its debt. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...