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    Voices: Ukraine a country aching with anguish
    Mar30

    Voices: Ukraine a country aching with anguish

    Conflict with Russian-backed separatists is tearing the country apart. …read more Source: USA...

    Greek Energy Minister Visits Russia, Spurning ‘Germanised Europe’
    Mar30

    Greek Energy Minister Visits Russia, Spurning ‘Germanised Europe’

    Greece’s energy minister is visiting Russia today after calling for a confrontation with a “Germanised Europe” in the country’s stalling bailout negotiations. Greek energy minister Panagiotis Lafazanis will meet his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak as well as Alexei Miller, the chief executive of Russian energy giant Gazprom. The...

    Russian Tanks and Fighters Enter Eastern Ukraine, Says Kiev
    Mar30

    Russian Tanks and Fighters Enter Eastern Ukraine, Says Kiev

    22 Russian tanks crossed into Ukraine’s separatist-held eastern territories over the weekend, as pro-Moscow forces continue to seep into Ukraine’s war-stricken Donetsk and Luhansk regions, Donetsk’s local pro-government officials reported yesterday. In a statement published on Donetsk’s regional government website, the...

    US Paratroopers To Begin Ukraine Mission In Mid-April
    Mar30

    US Paratroopers To Begin Ukraine Mission In Mid-April

    As many as 900 Ukrainian troops will take part in training exercises with U.S. paratroopers in April, according to Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, who spoke after talks with U.S. vicepresident Joe Biden on Monday. In the joint exercise, volunteer Ukrainian troops will receive basic battlefield training to better help them combat the...

    NATO chief seeks closer cooperation with the European Union
    Mar30

    NATO chief seeks closer cooperation with the European Union

    Jens Stoltenberg told a European Parliament hearing Monday that NATO and the EU should combine efforts to make member countries more “resilient” to the so-called hybrid brand of warfare that Western governments accuse Russia of waging in Ukraine. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Have U.S. Sanctions Against Venezuela Actually Helped Maduro?
    Mar30

    Have U.S. Sanctions Against Venezuela Actually Helped Maduro?

    When President Obama announced human rights sanctions on seven Venezuelan officials on March 9, a number of Latin Americanists and others criticized the measure, arguing that the president just handed beleaguered Venezuelan Nicolas Maduro a huge propaganda victory. The thinking went that Washington’s heavy-handed interference in Venezuela...

    Russia-backed rebel leader says Kyiv blocking ‘Minsk deal’
    Mar30

    Russia-backed rebel leader says Kyiv blocking ‘Minsk deal’

    A rebel leader in eastern Ukraine on Monday accused the Kyiv government of hampering a political solution for the conflict that has claimed more than 6,000 lives. …read more Source: CTV...

    Rebel leader: Kiev blocks solution for eastern Ukraine
    Mar30

    Rebel leader: Kiev blocks solution for eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine — A rebel leader in eastern Ukraine on Monday accused the Kiev government of hampering a political solution for the conflict that has claimed more than 6,000 lives.Andrei Purgin said in an interview with The Associated Press that the Minsk deal, brokered by Western leaders in February, has been “blocked” by...

    Rebel leader: Kiev blocks solution for eastern Ukraine
    Mar30

    Rebel leader: Kiev blocks solution for eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A rebel leader in eastern Ukraine has accused the Kiev government of blocking a political solution for the conflict that has claimed more than 6,000 lives. …read more Source: U.S....

    Rebel leader: Kiev blocks solution for eastern Ukraine
    Mar30

    Rebel leader: Kiev blocks solution for eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A rebel leader in eastern Ukraine has accused the Kiev government of blocking a political solution for the conflict that has claimed more than 6,000 lives.read more …read more Source: CNS...