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    Kiev Says Rebels Attack Villages in Southeast, Citizens Burn Putin Effigy
    Feb24

    Kiev Says Rebels Attack Villages in Southeast, Citizens Burn Putin Effigy

    In the northern Ukrainian city of Sumy, activists burn an effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin — ‘ to protest his annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea last year. The protest coincides with an Orthodox tradition — just before Lent – that celebrates the passage of winter and the renewal of spring’. …read...

    OSCE says Ukraine cease-fire has lowered military exchanges
    Feb24

    OSCE says Ukraine cease-fire has lowered military exchanges

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says the cease-fire in Ukraine has “very significantly” lowered the level of military exchanges between government and separatist forces, but violations are still taking place.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    OSCE says Ukraine cease-fire has lowered military exchanges
    Feb24

    OSCE says Ukraine cease-fire has lowered military exchanges

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says the cease-fire in Ukraine has “very significantly” lowered the level of military exchanges between government and separatist forces, but violations are still taking place. Lamberto Zannier told a group of reporters Monday that there have been a number...

    OSCE says Ukraine cease-fire has lowered military exchanges
    Feb24

    OSCE says Ukraine cease-fire has lowered military exchanges

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says the cease-fire in Ukraine has “very significantly”… …read more Source:...

    Putin Says War With Ukraine ‘Unlikely’
    Feb24

    Putin Says War With Ukraine ‘Unlikely’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says a war with Ukraine is “unlikely” and he hopes “it will never happen.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    From China, Love and Hate for Common’s Oscar Speech
    Feb24

    From China, Love and Hate for Common’s Oscar Speech

    After ascending the stage to receive the Oscar for Best Original Song along with popular crooner John Legend, the Chicago-born hip-hop artist known as Common sought to link the historic civil rights protests in Selma, Alabama with more recent struggles elsewhere. Common’s winning song, Glory, was dedicated to marches on Selma’s Edmund...

    Russia-Iran Rapprochement: A Convenient Partnership or a Desperate Move?
    Feb24

    Russia-Iran Rapprochement: A Convenient Partnership or a Desperate Move?

    In light of the ongoing turmoil in the Middle East: civil war in Syria, ISIS, the Charlie Hebdo attack, the death of Saudi King Abdullah and the anarchy in Yemen, what is one to make out of the potential agreement in which Russia will provide Iran with S-300 air defense missile system? The answer is one of great concern and alarm. This agreement...

    Europe’s Kids Are Moody and Depressed
    Feb24

    Europe’s Kids Are Moody and Depressed

    The future belongs to the young. So how the next generation feels and thinks matters to people of all ages. As much as baby boomers may lament it, it is millennials — those coming of age in this new century — who will shape the world’s economic and geopolitical destiny for years to come. At a time of renewed economic turmoil in Europe,...

    Day in Photos: A Frozen River in New York and Russia Believers in Ukraine
    Feb24

    Day in Photos: A Frozen River in New York and Russia Believers in Ukraine

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    The 16 greatest books about how to be a man
    Feb24

    The 16 greatest books about how to be a man

    You’re never too old for a great book. We’ve put together a list of our 16 favorite stories on growing up and what it means to be a man. They cover everything from how to live to how to be a leader to how people should handle crises. Check them out. “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” by Robert M. Pirsig, from...