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    UN criticizes Ukraine fighting tactics; raises toll to 5,358
    Feb03

    UN criticizes Ukraine fighting tactics; raises toll to 5,358

    UN: Escalation in Ukraine fighting kills 224 civilians in a few weeks; death toll hits 5,358 …read more Source:...

    In Crimea, a Park in Search of a Theme
    Feb03

    In Crimea, a Park in Search of a Theme

    As the French operators of a popular historical theme park look to expand into Crimea, one question is, whose version of history will the park depict? …read more Source: The New York...

    Photos Feb 3: Top images from around the world
    Feb03

    Photos Feb 3: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. The Italian Air Force aerobatic unit Frecce Tricolori (Tricolor Arrows) spreads smoke with the colors of the Italian flag over the Piazza Venezia as newly elected President, Sergio Mattarella lays a wreath...

    Russian mother of 7 suspected of treason released
    Feb03

    Russian mother of 7 suspected of treason released

    MOSCOW (AP) — A mother of seven accused of spying for Ukraine was released from custody in Russia on Tuesday following public outrage. Svetlana Davydova, 37, was arrested Jan. 21 at her home in the town of Vyazma, west of Moscow. The Federal Security Service, the main KGB successor, had detained her on charges of treason that carry a prison...

    Russia to Keep Oil Output Near Record Levels in 2015
    Feb03

    Russia to Keep Oil Output Near Record Levels in 2015

    The twin traumas of an economy-crippling oil price collapse and Western sanctions hobbling energy firms will not deflect Russia from keeping oil output near a record high this year, companies, officials and analysts say. Russia will likely continue to fend off Saudi Arabia as the world’s top oil producer until a predicted longer-term output...

    A Rise In The Civilian Death Toll As Ukraine Fighting Increases
    Feb03

    A Rise In The Civilian Death Toll As Ukraine Fighting Increases

    At least eight civilians have been killed in the past 24 hours and 22 wounded in fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian troops in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Is Ukraine Fascist?
    Feb03

    Is Ukraine Fascist?

    So which is it? Is Ukraine a hotbed of fascism, as the Kremlin and its supporters insist? Or is it a tolerant democracy, as Kiev and its supporters insist? The issue is important to sort out since members of the new Greek government, including Prime Minister Tsipsas, have suggested in the recent past that the new government in Kiev has...

    Amb. Marc Ginsberg: Democrats Split With Obama On Putin
    Feb03

    Amb. Marc Ginsberg: Democrats Split With Obama On Putin

    …read more Source: The Washington Free...

    Russian Treason Suspect Released, Ordered Not To Leave City
    Feb03

    Russian Treason Suspect Released, Ordered Not To Leave City

    A lawyer for a Russian woman accused of treason for allegedly reporting to the Ukrainian Embassy about possible troop movements says his client will be released from custody by the end of February 3. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland ready to sell weapons to Ukraine
    Feb03

    Poland ready to sell weapons to Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland says it’s ready to sell weapons to neighboring Ukraine, as the U.S. weighs whether to offer Kiev armaments in support of its struggle against pro-Russia rebels. Foreign Ministry spokesman Marcin Wojciechowski said Tuesday that Poland was ready to sell armaments to Ukraine in a commercial deal. He didn’t...