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    Eastern Ukraine’s escalating human toll
    Mar09

    Eastern Ukraine’s escalating human toll

    Displaced families, scarred children, devastated infrastructure: While soldiers fight, civilians bear the brunt of the suffering …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Obama, Tusk To Discuss Ukraine
    Mar09

    Obama, Tusk To Discuss Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to sit down for talks with European Union President Donald Tusk in Washington on March 9. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Beslan Shavanov, Man Wanted In Connection With Boris Nemtsov Killing, Reportedly Takes His Own Life
    Mar09

    Beslan Shavanov, Man Wanted In Connection With Boris Nemtsov Killing, Reportedly Takes His Own Life

    A man wanted in connection with the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov took his own life on Saturday. According to Russia’s Interfax news agency, Beslan Shavanov, 30, was holed up in an apartment building in Grozny. When police arrived on the scene, he threw a grenade at officers and then blew himself up with a second one, Reuters...

    Airline group: More deaths in 2014 from fewer accidents
    Mar09

    Airline group: More deaths in 2014 from fewer accidents

    HONG KONG (AP) — An airline industry group says the number of deaths in jetliner disasters spiked last year despite there being fewer accidents in total. The International Air Transport Association said in its annual safety report that 641 people died in airline crashes in 2014. That’s up from 210 deaths in 2013 and higher than the...

    Collateral Damage
    Mar09

    Collateral Damage

    The war in Ukraine seems fated to be a drawn-out, lose-lose proposition. Paradoxically, notwithstanding the recent triumph of Russian arms in the Donbass—in fact, partly because of it—the Russians are shaping up to be the biggest losers of all. Recall that the original justification for Russia’s intervention was to save ethnic Russians and...

    Russia-backed rebels don high heels in beauty pageant
    Mar09

    Russia-backed rebels don high heels in beauty pageant

    Female rebel fighters who normally fight Ukrainian soldiers took Saturday off to take part in a beauty pageant. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Poll: Ukrainians support neutrality, disagree on war
    Mar09

    Poll: Ukrainians support neutrality, disagree on war

    Residents in Mariupol in eastern Ukraine are split on on the use of force to end the war. …read more Source: USA...

    IN PHOTOS: Ukrainian rebels trade in combat boots for high heels at beauty pageant
    Mar09

    IN PHOTOS: Ukrainian rebels trade in combat boots for high heels at beauty pageant

    Trading in their combat boots and fatigues for high heels and ball gowns, female rebel fighters who normally fight Ukrainian soldiers took Saturday off to take part in a beauty pageant. …read more Source: Global...

    European Official Not Ready to Stiffen Russia Sanctions
    Mar09

    European Official Not Ready to Stiffen Russia Sanctions

    Donald Tusk, head of the European Council, said he was eager for the bloc to take a more robust stance against Russian efforts to redraw Ukraine’s borders. …read more Source: The New York...

    2 charged, 3 held in killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov
    Mar09

    2 charged, 3 held in killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov

    MOSCOW — Five men were behind bars Sunday either charged or suspected in the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, but details remained unclear in the case that has shaken Russia’s marginalized and struggling opposition movement. Russian news reports meanwhile cited unnamed sources as saying another suspect had killed himself with a...