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    In Ukraine Conflict, Rivals Play Game of Drones
    Apr13

    In Ukraine Conflict, Rivals Play Game of Drones

    In the Ukrainian conflict, both government forces and pro-Russian rebels have relied heavily on drones as a means of enemy surveillance. Adam Bailes reports on a volunteer Ukrainian drone team using a homemade spy plane on a mission into rebel-held Donetsk. …read more Source: Voice of...

    U.S. Double Standards in Ukraine and Yemen
    Apr13

    U.S. Double Standards in Ukraine and Yemen

    We read in the news that a revolution in a foreign country has gained control of its capital and most of its territory. The country’s president is forced to flee, while his supporters fight on from their regional base, insisting that the new rulers have no legitimacy. How should the U.S. respond? The U.S. government frames its recognition...

    Russian Designer Debuts Collection That Alludes To Annexation Of Crimea
    Apr13

    Russian Designer Debuts Collection That Alludes To Annexation Of Crimea

    A Russian fashion designer, in collaboration with the country’s defense ministry, presented a collection at Moscow Fashion Week last month that winked at Russia’s annexation of Crimea. “I do not sew army uniforms, but I can help make the army attractive to people,” designer Leonid Alexeev, now art director for the Russian...

    Do Ukraine’s new nationalist laws justify Kremlin’s criticism?
    Apr13

    Do Ukraine’s new nationalist laws justify Kremlin’s criticism?

    Kiev has passed new laws that outlaw communist symbols and honor Ukrainian nationalists connected to Nazis and ethnic cleansing during World War II. Experts say the timing could not be worse. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Will Ukraine’s New Anti-Communist Law Usher in a Free Speech Dark Age?
    Apr13

    Will Ukraine’s New Anti-Communist Law Usher in a Free Speech Dark Age?

    Alec LuhnThe law, still to be signed by the President, is more about silencing the left than anything else. …read more Source: The...

    Violence Escalates in East Ukraine Ahead of Talks
    Apr13

    Violence Escalates in East Ukraine Ahead of Talks

    Ukraine’s military accused pro-Russian rebels on Monday of using heavy weapons that were meant to have been withdrawn under a ceasefire deal, after one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and six wounded in rebel-held territories. With fighting intensifying once more, the foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany were due to meet...

    Outrage Over Russian Bikers’ Victory Ride to Berlin
    Apr13

    Outrage Over Russian Bikers’ Victory Ride to Berlin

    Polish activists have announced their plan to stop a Russian biker club from entering Poland, after the group announced its plans to cross through several European countries this month on their way to Berlin in homage to the Red Army’s conquest of the city 70 years ago. Russia’s Federation of Motorcycle Tourism has organised for...

    Russia lifts ban on supplying S-300 missiles to Iran
    Apr13

    Russia lifts ban on supplying S-300 missiles to Iran

    Moscow (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Monday lifted a ban on supplying Iran with sophisticated S-300 air defence missile systems after Tehran’s landmark framework deal with the West over its nuclear programme.A decree signed by Putin removed a ban on “the shipment from Russia to Iran” of the S-300 missiles and sparked...

    A Photo Essay: Far From Home, the War in Eastern Ukraine
    Apr13

    A Photo Essay: Far From Home, the War in Eastern Ukraine

    Despite the Minsk ceasefire agreement in February of 2015, heavy fighting continues between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, leaving so many people feeling abandoned. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Tending to the War Wounded in Mariupol
    Apr13

    Tending to the War Wounded in Mariupol

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine—In All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque wrote: “A hospital alone shows what war is.” The hospital here is no exception. The faces of soldiers, both young and old, recovering from wounds and sickness incurred on the front lines—located only eight miles away from here—speak to the innumerable contradictions of war....