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    Ukrainians Want To Stay Together
    Mar11

    Ukrainians Want To Stay Together

    A new poll done by the University of Maryland and the U.S. Institute of Peace has found that after a year of grinding conflict and a cratering economy, Ukrainians strongly oppose their country being divided. The USIP website has a write-up of the event where the findings were presented: Even in the country’s East, two-thirds favor a united...

    Merkel Declines Putin’s Invite to WWII Victory Parade
    Mar11

    Merkel Declines Putin’s Invite to WWII Victory Parade

    BERLIN—German Chancellor Angela Merkel has declined an invitation from Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend a military parade in Moscow marking the 70th anniversary of the defeat of the Nazis, officials said Wednesday, citing tensions over Russia’s actions in Ukraine. Merkel’s spokesman said the German leader instead proposed...

    U.S. to Send More Non-Lethal Aid to Ukraine
    Mar11

    U.S. to Send More Non-Lethal Aid to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is preparing to send additional non-lethal aid to Ukraine, including unarmed drones and Humvee vehicles, a U.S. defense official said on Wednesday. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said parts of the U.S. package, including 30 Humvees fortified with additional armor, could come within...

    W.H.: New sanctions on Russian separatists, non-lethal aid to Ukraine
    Mar11

    W.H.: New sanctions on Russian separatists, non-lethal aid to Ukraine

    Vice President Biden speaks with Ukraine leader. …read more Source: USA...

    US to ship Humvees, drones to Ukraine: US official
    Mar11

    US to ship Humvees, drones to Ukraine: US official

    Washington (AFP) – The United States will send unarmed drones and more than 200 Humvees to Ukraine, a US official said Thursday.The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the Raven unmanned aircraft being sent will be equipped for surveillance missions. Among the 230 Humvees are 30 armored models that will be shipped “in...

    U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Pro-Russian Separatists in Ukraine
    Mar11

    U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Pro-Russian Separatists in Ukraine

    The Obama administration announced the modest penalties as it watched to see if a fragile cease-fire would take hold in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    U.S. Sanctions Aleksandr Dugin, Pro-Russian Separatists
    Mar11

    U.S. Sanctions Aleksandr Dugin, Pro-Russian Separatists

    The United States has issued a new list of individuals and entities to be sanctioned over Russia’s interference in Ukraine, including Kremlin-connected nationalist ideologue Aleksandr Dugin and former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US to send more aid, small drones to Ukraine
    Mar11

    US to send more aid, small drones to Ukraine

    By LOLITA C. BALDOR WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Vice President Joe Biden is telling the Ukraine president that the U.S. will send more aid to the country. That will include small drones and armored Humvees.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Idleness, the enemy of progress
    Mar11

    Idleness, the enemy of progress

    Fighting Against Western Imperialism Andre Vltchek Badak Merah, 2014 For the better part of three decades, Andre Vltchek has dedicated his career to exposing injustice. As a filmmaker, journalist, documentarian and poet, the 52 year-old has covered dozens of war zones, lived on nearly every continent and steeped himself in the various regions,...

    US to send more aid, small drones to Ukraine
    Mar11

    US to send more aid, small drones to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Vice President Joe Biden is telling the Ukraine president that the U.S. will send more aid to the country. That will include small drones and armored Humvees. …read more Source: U.S....