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    Ukrainian Volunteers Prepare to Defend Mariupol
    Mar02

    Ukrainian Volunteers Prepare to Defend Mariupol

    Despite the ongoing ceasefire in Ukraine, soldiers in the city of Mariupol fear that pro-Russian separatists may be getting ready to attack. The separatists must take or encircle the city if they wish to gain land access to Crimea, which was annexed by Russia early last year. But Ukrainian forces, many of them volunteers, say they are determined...

    Time For Some Straight-Talk on NATO
    Mar02

    Time For Some Straight-Talk on NATO

    The fall of Debaltseve to pro-Russian rebels backed by regular Russian forces marks the conclusion of Moscow’s second Donbass campaign, with the next military target likely to be Mariupol or Kharkiv, or both. As intermittent firing on the ceasefire line continues, Western diplomats continue to delude themselves that all is not lost and that...

    Estonians Vote in Parliamentary Election Amid Security Fears
    Mar02

    Estonians Vote in Parliamentary Election Amid Security Fears

    TALLINN, Estonia—Early results showed Estonia’s center-right ruling coalition leading Sunday in the country’s parliamentary election, which has been dominated by economic issues and security concerns due to Russia’s actions in Ukraine. Polls had indicated a close race between Prime Minister Taavi Roivas’ Reform Party-led...

    Thousands March in Moscow to Mourn Slain Putin Foe
    Mar01

    Thousands March in Moscow to Mourn Slain Putin Foe

    Tens of thousands of people marched Sunday under a grey Moscow sky in honor of Boris Nemtsov, the opposition figure who was gunned down Friday night mere steps from the Kremlin. Clutching flowers, Russian flags and signs reading “Propaganda kills,” and “I am not afraid,” throngs of demonstrators walked together over the bridge where the liberal...

    Ukrainian Lawmaker Detained Before Moscow March
    Mar01

    Ukrainian Lawmaker Detained Before Moscow March

    A Ukrainian lawmaker was detained by Russian police ahead of a march in Moscow in memory of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    War-torn Ukraine is a Long Way from Wood Dale, Illinois
    Mar01

    War-torn Ukraine is a Long Way from Wood Dale, Illinois

    But Natalie Jaresko, the country’s new finance minister who was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, says she feels just as much at home here as she takes on a daunting task: overhauling a Soviet-era economy at a time… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Canada supports Nemtsov marchers in Russia, says Nicholson, bound for France
    Mar01

    Canada supports Nemtsov marchers in Russia, says Nicholson, bound for France

    OTTAWA – Canada’s new foreign affairs minister says he stands with the tens of thousands of Russians marching in Moscow streets to protest the killing of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson tells The Canadian Press he doesn’t know who is to blame for Friday’s shooting of Nemtsov, one...

    Nicholson supports Nemtsov marchers, goes to France to talk Ukraine
    Mar01

    Nicholson supports Nemtsov marchers, goes to France to talk Ukraine

    (Dmitry Lovetsky/AP Photo) OTTAWA – Canada’s new foreign affairs minister says he stands with the tens of thousands of Russians marching in Moscow streets to protest the killing of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson tells The Canadian Press he doesn’t know who is to blame for Friday’s...

    Estonians vote in parliamentary election amid security fears
    Mar01

    Estonians vote in parliamentary election amid security fears

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Early results showed Estonia’s center-right ruling coalition leading Sunday in the country’s parliamentary election, which has been dominated by economic issues and security concerns due to Russia’s actions in Ukraine. Polls had indicated a close race between Prime Minister Taavi Roivas’ Reform...

    Canada’s Ukrainian diaspora raises $52,000 for troops at fundraiser
    Mar01

    Canada’s Ukrainian diaspora raises $52,000 for troops at fundraiser

    Army SOS has spent more than $1-million on supplies to the Ukrainian army since it was founded last summer …read more Source: The Globe and...