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    Ukraine’s neighbor Romania to host Portuguese troops for NATO policing mission in May
    Mar03

    Ukraine’s neighbor Romania to host Portuguese troops for NATO policing mission in May

    Four Portuguese F-16 fighter jets and 150 Portuguese troops and civilians will be sent to Ukraine neighbor Romania in May and June to participate in NATO aerial policing missions, Romania’s top defense body said Tuesday. …read more Source: FOX...

    US commander: Arming Ukraine increases pressure on Putin
    Mar03

    US commander: Arming Ukraine increases pressure on Putin

    BERLIN (AP) — There’s no expectation Ukraine could defeat Russia militarily if given American weapons, but they could add “muscle” to diplomatic efforts, the commander of U.S. Army Europe said Tuesday. …read more Source: U.S....

    In Lviv, one thing unites the Muslim Crimean Tatars and the Orthodox Christian Ukrainians
    Mar03

    In Lviv, one thing unites the Muslim Crimean Tatars and the Orthodox Christian Ukrainians

    Among the million-plus Ukrainians displaced by the fighting in the east are thousands of Jews and Muslims. Life is complicated for both groups. In a previous photo-essay, Misha Friedman documented the Jews of Dnipropetrovsk; in this one, he highlights the Crimean Tatars, a… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Portuguese jets will head to Romania for NATO mission in May
    Mar03

    Portuguese jets will head to Romania for NATO mission in May

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Four Portuguese F-16 fighter jets and 150 Portuguese troops and civilians will be sent to Ukraine neighbor Romania in May and June to participate in NATO aerial policing missions, Romania’s top defense body said Tuesday. …read more Source: U.S....

    Portuguese Jets Will Head to Romania for NATO Mission in May
    Mar03

    Portuguese Jets Will Head to Romania for NATO Mission in May

    Ukraine’s neighbor Romania to host Portuguese troops for NATO policing mission in May …read more Source: ABC...

    Estonia Did Its Post-Soviet Homework
    Mar03

    Estonia Did Its Post-Soviet Homework

    Estonia’s president says his country has been more responsible than Ukraine since the fall of the Soviet Union, which is why it’s now more secure. …read more Source:...

    Laser Bears and Occupants: These Are the Masterpieces of Delusional Russian Propaganda
    Mar03

    Laser Bears and Occupants: These Are the Masterpieces of Delusional Russian Propaganda

    Really good propaganda is like a fever dream: delirious, paranoid, and marked by leaps of logic that at first blush might withstand scrutiny. With Moscow and the West engaged in a fierce stand-off over the future geopolitical alignment of Ukraine, one Russian propaganda outfit has in recent months distinguished itself as a master of this artform,...

    More Than 6,000 Dead in Ukraine
    Mar03

    More Than 6,000 Dead in Ukraine

    The United Nations said on Monday that more than 6,000 people have now been killed in eastern Ukraine after almost a year of fighting between government forces and Russian-backed separatists. The report from the U.N. Human Rights Office recorded 5,665 deaths from mid-April 2014 to mid-February of this year, as well as 13,961 wounded individuals....

    Portuguese jets will head to Romania for NATO mission in May
    Mar03

    Portuguese jets will head to Romania for NATO mission in May

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Four Portuguese F-16 fighter jets and 150 Portuguese troops and civilians will be sent to Ukraine neighbor Romania in… …read more Source:...

    Like ‘Just Say No,’ But With More Kalashnikovs
    Mar03

    Like ‘Just Say No,’ But With More Kalashnikovs

    LUHANSK, Ukraine — Miles of recently dug trenches mar the frozen landscape of the Donbass region in eastern Ukraine, signs of the ongoing war here between separatists and Ukrainian government forces. Farm fields are torn up; on some strategic highways, bunkers surrounded by tank tracks and mortar holes stand as high as houses. Travelers passing...