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    As Kiev pulls back in east, Ukraine struggles with what went wrong
    Feb27

    As Kiev pulls back in east, Ukraine struggles with what went wrong

    Today’s withdrawal of heavy weapons in accordance with the Minsk cease-fire marks a major reversal for Kiev. For many soldiers, cynicism about their leadership is weighing heavily. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Meet America’s New Public Enemy No. 1
    Feb27

    Meet America’s New Public Enemy No. 1

    Move over China. Americans have a new public enemy number one. According to a new Gallup poll, 18 percent of the American public now view Russia as the top threat to the nation. Some 15 percent viewed North Korea as the America’s top rival, while just 12 percent viewed China as the biggest threat. Last year, 20 percent of Americans believed...

    Crimea ‘Nationalizes’ Yalta Film Studios
    Feb27

    Crimea ‘Nationalizes’ Yalta Film Studios

    The authorities in Russian-annexed Crimea said Friday they have nationalized film studios in the Black Sea resort of Yalta, famous for Soviet productions including Andrei Tarkovsky’s classic Solaris. …read more Source:...

    Cash-Strapped Ukraine Struggles to Keep Russia Gas Supplies
    Feb27

    Cash-Strapped Ukraine Struggles to Keep Russia Gas Supplies

    Cash-strapped Ukraine sought to buy time in its effort to ensure continued gas supplies from Russia, making a $15 million payment to Moscow on Friday as it waits for international rescue loans to arrive. …read more Source:...

    Leonard Nimoy Lived Long and Prospered
    Feb27

    Leonard Nimoy Lived Long and Prospered

    Fred Prouser/Reuters A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP — Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) February 23, 2015 Leonard Nimoy, who died on Friday at the age of 83, will be remembered best for his star turn as Mr. Spock, the half-Vulcan, half-human officer, on Star Trek. But his exploits as a...

    Russia Complains About Lithuania’s Arms Supplies To Ukraine
    Feb27

    Russia Complains About Lithuania’s Arms Supplies To Ukraine

    The Russian Embassy in Vilnius said on February 27 that the complaint was sent in a letter from the Russian Foreign Ministry to the Lithuanian Embassy in Moscow, accusing Vilnius of “a direct violation of Lithuania’s legal commitments.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    After year of conflict, Ukrainians believe they’re fighting for survival
    Feb27

    After year of conflict, Ukrainians believe they’re fighting for survival

    Mykola Tokar stood at attention in his camouflaged fatigues at a news conference while a video recorded a year ago played of him standing at a podium that’s marked, then…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Despair in Donetsk over Rising Prices
    Feb27

    Despair in Donetsk over Rising Prices

    Food prices are rising rapidly in war torn Ukraine. For many residents in Donetsk, many food items are fast becoming luxuries. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine government, rebels withdraw heavy weapons from front line
    Feb27

    Ukraine government, rebels withdraw heavy weapons from front line

    The piecemeal pullback of heavy weapons Friday from the line separating government and rebel forces in Ukraine has boosted the prospects for peace, although both sides are warning of their readiness to resume fighting if necessary. …read more Source: CTV...

    80% of Russians Unaware of Navalny’s Anti-Crisis Protest This Sunday
    Feb27

    80% of Russians Unaware of Navalny’s Anti-Crisis Protest This Sunday

    81.2% of Russians have no idea Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny is planning an anti-crisis protest in Moscow this Sunday, despite his exploits in the last two months which include at least three run-ins with the police and a public endorsement from Kremlin dissident Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Only 18% of Russians are aware of Navalny’s upcoming...