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    Ukrainian military: attacks down, but not yet a cease-fire
    Feb25

    Ukrainian military: attacks down, but not yet a cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s military says rebel violations of a cease-fire in the country’s east are persisting, but have fallen off in recent… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine PM to Russia: ‘Get out of our land’
    Feb25

    Ukraine PM to Russia: ‘Get out of our land’

    As the cease-fire between Ukraine and Russia looks shaky at best, Ukraine’s prime minister told CNBC that Russia needed to end its “illegal invasion.” …read more Source:...

    Kerry Accuses Moscow of Lying ‘To My Face’
    Feb25

    Kerry Accuses Moscow of Lying ‘To My Face’

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday accused Russian authorities of lying about Russia’s role in the Ukraine conflict. He criticized Russia’s alleged support of Ukrainian rebels after a ceasefire agreed upon by both sides appeared to fall apart. “Russia has engaged in a rather remarkable period of the most overt and...

    US, British Lawmakers Discuss Response to Russia’s Aggression
    Feb25

    US, British Lawmakers Discuss Response to Russia’s Aggression

    French and German leaders still hope to salvage the shaky truce between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists in the east. But officials in the United States and Britain are accusing Russia of working to further destabilize the region. Zlatica Hoke reports that lawmakers in both countries are discussing how to respond to what they...

    Should the United States Arm Ukraine?
    Feb25

    Should the United States Arm Ukraine?

    Foreign Affairs’ Brain Trust Weighs In February 24, 2015 …read more Source: Foreign...

    The SYRIZA Moment: A Skeptical Argument
    Feb25

    The SYRIZA Moment: A Skeptical Argument

    Photo by Thierry Ehrmann The victory of Syriza in Greece is an important moment. Indeed, I think it is going to be a historic turning point for Europe and the world, for better or for worse. Syriza defines itself explicitly as “as a party of the democratic and radical Left,” and radical it is. It’s comprised of “many different ideological...

    Amnesty International Report Chronicles ‘Catastrophic’ Year
    Feb25

    Amnesty International Report Chronicles ‘Catastrophic’ Year

    The year 2014 was a “catastrophic” one for millions of people around the world, a human rights watchdog group said Wednesday. Amnesty International released its annual report accusing world governments of failing to protect civilians from violence by states and armed groups, and calling the global response “shameful and...

    Monitors of Ukraine Conflict Seek Help
    Feb25

    Monitors of Ukraine Conflict Seek Help

    Those in charge of the United Nations-mandated monitoring say more drones, radar systems and access to key areas are needed. …read more Source: The New York...

    Now is Not the Time to Give Up on Russia
    Feb25

    Now is Not the Time to Give Up on Russia

    LONDON–For a self-professed Christian who has long used the dangling cross he wears around his neck as a tool to define his public persona, it comes as little surprise that Russian President Vladimir Putin would make such a public showing out of his belief in original sin. But, it turns out that the version of original sin that Putin likes...

    John Pilger: Venezuela’s Struggle Against “a Common Enemy”
    Feb25

    John Pilger: Venezuela’s Struggle Against “a Common Enemy”

    Photo by Jorge Paparoni With a “slow-motion coup” underway in Venezuela, John Pilger is interviewed for Telesur, the Latin American TV network, by Mike Albert. Mike Albert: Why would the US want Venezuela’s government overthrown? John Pilger: There are straightforward principles and dynamics at work here. Washington wants to get rid of the...