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    Thousands gather in Moscow to protest ‘fascist coup’ in Kiev
    Feb21

    Thousands gather in Moscow to protest ‘fascist coup’ in Kiev

    MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of protesters have gathered in downtown Moscow to demonstrate against what they describe as a “fascist coup” one year ago… …read more Source:...

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine
    Feb21

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine

    When Alexander was due to finish his year of mandatory military service in October, his commander told him he had no choice: He had to sign a contract to extend…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    US, Britain discussing new Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Feb21

    US, Britain discussing new Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    LONDON (AP) — The United States and Britain are discussing new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s week-old cease-fire proves ineffective. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Moscow is being “extraordinarily craven” for supporting Ukrainian separatists in fighting that has raged on in recent days. Kerry said before a Saturday meeting...

    Russian conscripts share fears of being sent into Ukraine fight
    Feb21

    Russian conscripts share fears of being sent into Ukraine fight

    Human rights groups have received dozens of complaints in the past month alone from Russian conscripts who say they have been strong-armed or duped into signing contracts with the military to become professional soldiers, after which they were sent to participate in drills in the southern Rostov region. …read more Source: CTV...

    ‘Anti-Maidan’ Rally In Moscow Expected To Draw Thousands
    Feb21

    ‘Anti-Maidan’ Rally In Moscow Expected To Draw Thousands

    Groups of demonstrators have gathered in Moscow on Saturday to protest the 2014 overthrow of Viktor Yanukovych in Ukraine, on the first anniversary of the “Euromaidan” movement. The so-called “anti-Maidan,” march, which is a reference to Ukraine’s pro-European Union protests that started on Kiev’s central Independence...

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine
    Feb21

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — When Alexander was due to finish his year of mandatory military service in October, his commander told him he had no choice: He had to sign a contract to extend his stay in the army and head to southern Russia for troop exercises. …read more Source: U.S....

    US, Britain discussing new Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Feb21

    US, Britain discussing new Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    LONDON (AP) — The United States and Britain are discussing new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s week-old cease-fire proves ineffective.U.S…. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other as shelling continues despite ceasefire
    Feb21

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other as shelling continues despite ceasefire

    Ukraine’s military and Russia-backed separatist rebels are accusing each other of continuing to mount attacks a week after a ceasefire was called. …read more Source: Global...

    US, Britain discussing new Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Feb21

    US, Britain discussing new Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    LONDON — The United States and Britain are discussing new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s week-old cease-fire proves ineffective.U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Moscow is being “extraordinarily craven” for supporting Ukrainian separatists in fighting that has raged on in recent days.Kerry said before a Saturday...

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine
    Feb21

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine

    By LAURA MILLS read more …read more Source: CNS...