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    Europe Throws Ukraine Under The Bus
    Feb25

    Europe Throws Ukraine Under The Bus

    The battle for Debaltseve is over. On February 18, Petro Poroshenko, the Ukrainian president, ordered his troops to withdraw from the city in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Pressure builds in Congress to send weapons to Ukraine
    Feb24

    Pressure builds in Congress to send weapons to Ukraine

    Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia has lied about its involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    David Cameron: U.K. sending troops to train Ukraine army to ‘stand up to Russia’
    Feb24

    David Cameron: U.K. sending troops to train Ukraine army to ‘stand up to Russia’

    The United Kingdom will send military personnel to Ukraine to help train its troops for battle against pro-Russian separatists. Prime Minister David Cameron said Tuesday that the U.K. will send military forces into the country to provide “a range of training” for its Ukrainian ally. “We’ll also be developing an …...

    Kerry Claims Russia Is Lying Over Ukraine Activity
    Feb24

    Kerry Claims Russia Is Lying Over Ukraine Activity

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry claims that Russia is lying when it says there are no Russian troops or equipment in Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting government troops. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Report: Kremlin Was Eying Ukraine Prior to Yanukovych Ouster
    Feb24

    Report: Kremlin Was Eying Ukraine Prior to Yanukovych Ouster

    A Russian newspaper has published what it says is a strategy document calling for Russia to annex Crimea and absorb other parts of Ukraine that was presented to Kremlin leaders in early February 2014, shortly before Ukraine’s pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych was forced from power. The independent weekly Novaya Gazeta posted an...

    Ukraine signs defense deal with United Arab Emirates
    Feb24

    Ukraine signs defense deal with United Arab Emirates

    The deal provides unspecified military and technical cooperation as Ukraine fights Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: USA...

    Paris Meeting on Ukraine Is Inconclusive as Ceasefire Struggles
    Feb24

    Paris Meeting on Ukraine Is Inconclusive as Ceasefire Struggles

    Leaders from France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine discussed the ongoing conflict. …read more Source: U.S....

    In Lithuania, Yiddish teacher becomes unlikely bulwark against far right
    Feb24

    In Lithuania, Yiddish teacher becomes unlikely bulwark against far right

    Dovid Katz has become a target of scorn for speaking out against ultranationalist groups in Lithuania. (Cnaan Liphshiz) KAUNAS, Lithuania (JTA) — Dovid Katz isn’t typically a hard man to miss. With his bushy charcoal beard, heavy physique and trademark all-black outfits, Katz, a New York-born scholar of Yiddish, resembles a character from a...

    European diplomacy to rescue Ukraine peace plan ends in discord
    Feb24

    European diplomacy to rescue Ukraine peace plan ends in discord

    European diplomats gathered in Paris on Tuesday in an attempt to rescue the battered peace plan for Ukraine but failed to agree on any censure of the warring factions that have continued to fight in spite of the truce proclaimed nearly two weeks ago. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine’s Tarnished Poster Child for Reform
    Feb24

    Ukraine’s Tarnished Poster Child for Reform

    One of Ukraine’s most prominent young reformers has been suspected pending a corruption probe. …read more Source:...