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    Leonard Nimoy Lived Long and Prospered
    Feb27

    Leonard Nimoy Lived Long and Prospered

    Fred Prouser/Reuters A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP — Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) February 23, 2015 Leonard Nimoy, who died on Friday at the age of 83, will be remembered best for his star turn as Mr. Spock, the half-Vulcan, half-human officer, on Star Trek. But his exploits as a...

    Russia Complains About Lithuania’s Arms Supplies To Ukraine
    Feb27

    Russia Complains About Lithuania’s Arms Supplies To Ukraine

    The Russian Embassy in Vilnius said on February 27 that the complaint was sent in a letter from the Russian Foreign Ministry to the Lithuanian Embassy in Moscow, accusing Vilnius of “a direct violation of Lithuania’s legal commitments.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Despair in Donetsk over Rising Prices
    Feb27

    Despair in Donetsk over Rising Prices

    Food prices are rising rapidly in war torn Ukraine. For many residents in Donetsk, many food items are fast becoming luxuries. …read more Source: The Boston...

    After year of conflict, Ukrainians believe they’re fighting for survival
    Feb27

    After year of conflict, Ukrainians believe they’re fighting for survival

    Mykola Tokar stood at attention in his camouflaged fatigues at a news conference while a video recorded a year ago played of him standing at a podium that’s marked, then…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    80% of Russians Unaware of Navalny’s Anti-Crisis Protest This Sunday
    Feb27

    80% of Russians Unaware of Navalny’s Anti-Crisis Protest This Sunday

    81.2% of Russians have no idea Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny is planning an anti-crisis protest in Moscow this Sunday, despite his exploits in the last two months which include at least three run-ins with the police and a public endorsement from Kremlin dissident Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Only 18% of Russians are aware of Navalny’s upcoming...

    Ukraine government, rebels withdraw heavy weapons from front line
    Feb27

    Ukraine government, rebels withdraw heavy weapons from front line

    The piecemeal pullback of heavy weapons Friday from the line separating government and rebel forces in Ukraine has boosted the prospects for peace, although both sides are warning of their readiness to resume fighting if necessary. …read more Source: CTV...

    Let Slip the Bureaucrats of War
    Feb27

    Let Slip the Bureaucrats of War

    The people arguably doing the most to clip Russian president Vladimir Putin’s wings and neuter Russia’s ability to effectively wield its energy weapon are a bevy of largely bland and anonymous European bureaucrats. While the European Union has never become a traditional, hard-power geopolitical player, it has deployed what gear it has...

    Why Peace In Ukraine Must Be Seen To Be Believed
    Feb27

    Why Peace In Ukraine Must Be Seen To Be Believed

    Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story’s basic facts? Tweet @TheWorldPost or let us know on our Facebook page. After months of fighting that left more than 5,000 people dead, the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels agreed on...

    Ukraine Hyperinflates
    Feb27

    Ukraine Hyperinflates

    Since the New Year, Ukraine’s currency — the hryvnia — has collapsed, losing 51 percent of its value against the U.S. dollar. To put this rout into perspective, consider that the Russian ruble has only lost 8 percent against the greenback during the same period. Like night follows day, the hryvnia’s meltdown has resulted...

    Russian Diplomat Slams ‘Destructive’ U.S. Stance
    Feb27

    Russian Diplomat Slams ‘Destructive’ U.S. Stance

    A senior Russian Foreign Ministry official has accused the United States of taking a “destructive” stance in bilateral relations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...