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    Russian Parliamentarians Warns U.S. Not To Arm Ukraine
    Mar24

    Russian Parliamentarians Warns U.S. Not To Arm Ukraine

    Pro-Kremlin lawmakers say the Russian parliament should reinstate President Vladimir Putin’s formal authority to send troops into Ukraine if the United States provides Kyiv with lethal weapons. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    FP’s Situation Report: Yemen’s collapse is a huge hit to U.S. counterterror strategy; White House dismisses Bibi’s apology tour; Israel reportedly spied on Iran talks; Ghani makes a promise to America; and much more from around the world.
    Mar24

    FP’s Situation Report: Yemen’s collapse is a huge hit to U.S. counterterror strategy; White House dismisses Bibi’s apology tour; Israel reportedly spied on Iran talks; Ghani makes a promise to America; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The fall of the Yemeni government is a massive blow to U.S. counterterrorism strategy. Violence has forced U.S. special operators out of the country, severely hampering the fight against al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. FP’s Seán D. Naylor: “Officials familiar with the special operations mission said...

    A detailed look at how Russia annexed Crimea
    Mar24

    A detailed look at how Russia annexed Crimea

    A year ago, the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea was “reunified” with Russia by way of well equipped, organized, and trained “self defense units” who were actually Russian special forces. The operation to seize Crimea began on February 27, 2014 when an unidentified task force captured several government buildings including...

    Poroshenko Orders Arrest Of Kolomoisky-Linked Militia Troops For Seizing State-Owned Oil Firm
    Mar24

    Poroshenko Orders Arrest Of Kolomoisky-Linked Militia Troops For Seizing State-Owned Oil Firm

    A provincial leader in Ukraine has reportedly taken control of a major energy firm and barricaded himself inside along with an armed militia, prompting President Petro Poroshenko to warn that no officials would be allowed to keep a “pocket army” and order their arrest, local media reported. Ukrainian security forces have issued a one-day...

    Russian hopes of money, glory die on Ukraine battlefields
    Mar24

    Russian hopes of money, glory die on Ukraine battlefields

    When Alexander Zhitinev left in November to fight with the pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine, winter had just begun unleashing its fury on the wind-lashed steppe of this impoverished 18th century frontier town. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Yanukovych Son Reportedly Buried In Crimea
    Mar24

    Yanukovych Son Reportedly Buried In Crimea

    The son of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was reportedly buried in Sevastopol in Crimea on March 23. Viktor Yanukovych junior reportedly died in an accident on Lake Baikal, in Russia, on March 20. A Reuters cameraman reported witnessing a lavish funeral at a Sevastopol military ceremony on March 23. The cemetery was sealed off by...

    Ukraine Says It Will Stop Buying Russian Gas In April
    Mar24

    Ukraine Says It Will Stop Buying Russian Gas In April

    Ukraine’s energy minister has said the country plans to stop buying Russian gas as of April 1. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dispute with billionaire threatens Ukraine alliance
    Mar24

    Dispute with billionaire threatens Ukraine alliance

    A dispute between Ukraine’s President and a billionaire governor has widened, confronting the government with a serious internal crisis. …read more Source:...

    Nearly 60% Ukrainians Unhappy With Petro Poroshenko: Poll
    Mar24

    Nearly 60% Ukrainians Unhappy With Petro Poroshenko: Poll

    Almost two-thirds of Ukrainians were unhappy with the performance of President Petro Poroshenko, who came to power last June, after the ouster of former President Viktor Yanukovych, according to a recent survey conducted by Kiev-based Research and Branding Group. The survey, which was carried out in early March, showed that 58 percent of those...

    House passes resolution urging Obama to send arms to Ukraine
    Mar24

    House passes resolution urging Obama to send arms to Ukraine

    The House on Monday overwhelmingly approved a resolution urging President Barack Obama to send lethal weapons to Ukraine to protect its sovereignty in its fight against Russian-backed rebels.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...