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    U.N.: 6,000 killed thus far in Ukraine conflict
    Mar02

    U.N.: 6,000 killed thus far in Ukraine conflict

    Ed AdamczykUNITED NATIONS, March 2 (UPI) — Over 6,000 people have been killed since April 2014 in the Ukraine conflict, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights reported Monday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Arming Ukraine: Where the 2016 Hopefuls Stand
    Mar02

    Arming Ukraine: Where the 2016 Hopefuls Stand

    Fighting continues in eastern Ukraine despite a ceasefire agreement reached earlier this month by European negotiators. While Russian-backed… …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russian rebels train for more fighting despite Ukraine truce
    Mar02

    Pro-Russian rebels train for more fighting despite Ukraine truce

    By Maria Tsvetkova DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – A ceasefire is broadly holding at last on the front line in eastern Ukraine, but fighters… …read more Source:...

    Nemtsov’s murder reveals the rotten core of Putin’s propaganda war
    Mar02

    Nemtsov’s murder reveals the rotten core of Putin’s propaganda war

    Six years ago I wrote an article for Prospect Magazine in which I argued that Vladimir Putin was highly unlikely to seek a return to the Russian presidency in 2012. It was an article that expressed my hope at the time that the incremental changes the country was seeing under then-president Dmitry Medvedev and the “reset” policy being...

    Kerry decries ‘unbalanced focus’ on Israel in UNHCR
    Mar02

    Kerry decries ‘unbalanced focus’ on Israel in UNHCR

    (JTA) — There is an “unbalanced focus” on Israel by the United Nations Human Rights Council, John Kerry told its members “No one in this room can deny that there is an unbalanced focus on one democratic country,” Kerry said in an address to the council on Monday in Geneva. “It must be said the HRC’s obsession with Israel actually risks...

    Estonian PM aims for coalition talks to create new govt
    Mar02

    Estonian PM aims for coalition talks to create new govt

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    Ukraine Natural Gas Deal: Russia Violates Agreement, Says Ukraine’s Naftogaz
    Mar02

    Ukraine Natural Gas Deal: Russia Violates Agreement, Says Ukraine’s Naftogaz

    Ukraine’s natural gas and oil firm Naftogaz accused Russia’s Gazprom Monday of failing to uphold an agreement signed last year to supply Ukraine with gas over the winter months ahead of a planned meeting between the countries’ energy ministers in Brussels to work out a compromise over deliveries. Last week, Gazprom threatened to...

    JXK returns to shale work in Ukraine
    Mar02

    JXK returns to shale work in Ukraine

    Daniel J. GraeberLONDON, March 2 (UPI) — Ukrainian shale pioneer JXK Oil & Gas said Monday it returned to full-scale operations in the country after receiving approval from the state gas distributor. …read more Source: United Press...

    China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric
    Mar02

    China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric

    BEIJING (AP) — Western values are a “ticket to hell,” a newspaper published by China’s Communist Party said in a recent editorial that held up Ukraine and some Arab countries as examples of outside ideas causing turmoil. Last week, the party tabloid Global Times laid into well-known blogger Ren Zhiqiang for questioning official...

    China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric
    Mar02

    China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric

    BEIJING (AP) — Western values are a “ticket to hell,” a newspaper published by China’s Communist Party said in a recent editorial that held up Ukraine and some Arab countries as examples of outside ideas causing turmoil. …read more Source: U.S....