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    Inside Village Shattered by Shelling
    Feb27

    Inside Village Shattered by Shelling

    The Ukrainian army is using the current truce to “rearm and re-group”, says the BBC’s Paul Wood from the village of Peski, near Donetsk airport. …read more Source: The Boston...

    8 Spaniards arrested for fighting with pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine
    Feb27

    8 Spaniards arrested for fighting with pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — Let this be a lesson to anyone looking to join an insurgency abroad: Don’t post photos of yourselves posing with military equipment on social media when you return home. That’s how police identified eight suspects who they say fought alongside Russia-backed separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine. See also:...

    OSCE Says Ukraine At ‘Crossroads’ Of War And Peace
    Feb27

    OSCE Says Ukraine At ‘Crossroads’ Of War And Peace

    An OSCE official has warned against “further escalation of the conflict” in eastern Ukraine despite encouraging signs of a cease-fire taking hold between government troops and pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Volunteer Fighters Defending Mariupol
    Feb27

    The Volunteer Fighters Defending Mariupol

    The strategically important city of Mariupol is being defended not only by regular Ukrainian army troops but also by fighters who swear allegiance to the Azov Battalion. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Leonard Nimoy dies at 83
    Feb27

    Leonard Nimoy dies at 83

    Leonard Nimoy, the man who made Spock famous, passed away at age 83 on Friday Nimoy, an actor, singer, photographer, poet and voice artist who was so much more than just Mr. Spock from Star Trek, was hospitalized in mid-February for severe chest pains He had been suffering for years from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, frequently blaming a...

    U.S. Grad Students Find ‘Suspicious’ Russian Stock Trading Before Crimea Takeover
    Feb27

    U.S. Grad Students Find ‘Suspicious’ Russian Stock Trading Before Crimea Takeover

    A pair of U.S.-based doctoral students have uncovered “suspicious” trading on Russian stock markets ahead of the Kremlin’s push to annex Crimea, suggesting some insiders knew something was afoot. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Spain Arrests Eight Accused of Joining Pro-Russian Rebels in Ukraine
    Feb27

    Spain Arrests Eight Accused of Joining Pro-Russian Rebels in Ukraine

    Spain on Friday arrested eight citizens who recently returned from fighting alongside pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine, the first such arrest in the European Union of foreign citizens involved in the conflict, the Interior Ministry said. The eight suspects, identified only by initials, were arrested in a nationwide operation on suspicion of crimes...

    OSCE officials say Ukraine is at crossroads or war and peace with major reduction in combat
    Feb27

    OSCE officials say Ukraine is at crossroads or war and peace with major reduction in combat

    Top officials of the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Ukraine say the country is at a crossroads with a significant reduction in combat operations and the withdrawal of some heavy weapons. …read more Source: FOX...

    35,000 Volunteers Sign Up for Ukraine’s ‘Information Army’ on the First Day
    Feb27

    35,000 Volunteers Sign Up for Ukraine’s ‘Information Army’ on the First Day

    35,000 individuals have reportedly signed up to join Ukraine’s ‘information army’ – the new project drafted by the country’s Ministry of Information Policy which seeks to combat the “Russian occupation on the information front”. The new initiative, which seeks to mobilise Ukrainian bloggers to post their accounts of the...

    Anti-Maidan Activists Picket RFE/RL Offices In Moscow
    Feb27

    Anti-Maidan Activists Picket RFE/RL Offices In Moscow

    Dozens of young activist belonging to an anti-Maidan movement in Russia have protested in front of RFE/RL’s offices in Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...