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    Pressure Mounts on Obama to Arm Ukraine
    Mar11

    Pressure Mounts on Obama to Arm Ukraine

    Resisting the pleas of bipartisan lawmakers and numerous defense officials, President Barack Obama has so far refused to send arms to Ukraine to help the nation defend itself from Russian-backed separatists, according to The New York Times. …read more Source:...

    The Huffington Post Is Hiring A World Editor
    Mar11

    The Huffington Post Is Hiring A World Editor

    Location: EuropePosition Type: Full TimeAbout the Role: The Huffington Post is looking for an editor based in Europe to help spearhead our international news coverage. This position works alongside our Senior World Editor based in San Francisco.Responsibilities: * Closely monitor major developments around the world and have a deep understanding...

    Russia has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in Crimea, says Foreign Ministry official
    Mar11

    Russia has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in Crimea, says Foreign Ministry official

    Andrew V. PestanoMOSCOW, March 11 (UPI) — Russia has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in Crimea, according to a Russian non-proliferation official. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia May Ease Ukraine’s Gas Terms, But Kiev Must Settle its Bills
    Mar11

    Russia May Ease Ukraine’s Gas Terms, But Kiev Must Settle its Bills

    Russia may ease the terms of its gas supplies to Ukraine but Kiev will have to pay for the gas Moscow is supplying to rebel-held areas of east Ukraine, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said. A supply deal for the winter expires on March 31, along with a discount of $100 per 1,000 cubic meters of gas and a suspension of a take-or-pay...

    Nemstov’s Friends Fear Kremlin’s Brutal Crackdown
    Mar11

    Nemstov’s Friends Fear Kremlin’s Brutal Crackdown

    Ilya Yashin, a long-time Russian political activist, always knew there would be a price to pay for the 2011–12 mass protests against “national leader” Vladimir Putin’s long rule. But what he hadn’t counted on was the ferocity of the Kremlin’s payback for those memorable afternoons, when the squares and boulevards of central...

    Russian Official Reportedly Says Nation Has The Right To Nuclear Weapons In Crimea
    Mar11

    Russian Official Reportedly Says Nation Has The Right To Nuclear Weapons In Crimea

    MOSCOW, March 11 (Reuters) – Russia has the right to deploy nuclear arms in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine last year, a Foreign Ministry official said on Wednesday, adding he knew of no plans to do so. “I don’t know if there are nuclear weapons there now. I don’t know about any plans,...

    Ukraine port city could be Putin’s next target, experts say
    Mar11

    Ukraine port city could be Putin’s next target, experts say

    The Ukrainian port city of Mariupol could be the next target of pro-Russian separatists, said two experts on Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    ‘Rifles and Grenades Still Echo’
    Mar11

    ‘Rifles and Grenades Still Echo’

    Fergal Keane travels between the Ukrainian and rebel frontlines near Donetsk to meet the men and women fighting on each side. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Russia Says Has Right to Deploy Nuclear Weapons in Crimea
    Mar11

    Russia Says Has Right to Deploy Nuclear Weapons in Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has the right to deploy nuclear arms in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine last year, a Foreign Ministry official said on Wednesday, adding he knew of no plans to do so. “I don’t know if there are nuclear weapons there now. I don’t know about any plans, but in principle...

    Russia and Ukraine: Pressure points loom
    Mar11

    Russia and Ukraine: Pressure points loom

    The battle to shape Ukraine and Russia’s future is far from over, with further key events expected later this week. …read more Source:...