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    War Talk: Ukraine
    Feb24

    War Talk: Ukraine

    The CBC reports that: …read more Source: The Weekly...

    Alex Len’s Grandparents Can Hear the Gunfire from their Home in Eastern Ukraine, Where Russian-Backed Separatists
    Feb24

    Alex Len’s Grandparents Can Hear the Gunfire from their Home in Eastern Ukraine, Where Russian-Backed Separatists

    Local police have abandoned his hometown, leaving gangs to roam the streets and terrorize residents. A half-world away, the 21-year-old center is showing he belongs in the NBA, displaying the skills that led the Phoenix Suns chose him fifth overall… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    In Battered Ukraine, Spirit Of Defiance Lives On In Maidan Square
    Feb24

    In Battered Ukraine, Spirit Of Defiance Lives On In Maidan Square

    A year ago, Kiev’s central square was the center of the protest movement that ousted Ukraine’s president. The square remains a home for free speech, including criticism of the current government.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Russian Gas Flows to Eastern Ukraine in ‘Humanitarian’ Gesture
    Feb24

    Russian Gas Flows to Eastern Ukraine in ‘Humanitarian’ Gesture

    Russia says it has begun supplying gas to the war-ravaged area of eastern Ukraine, now that the government in Kiev says it can no longer deliver fuel there because of heavy fighting and damage to fuel-supply networks. Ukraine’s state gas company, Naftogaz, said Feb. 19 that it cut off gas to the rebel-held region the day before “[d]ue to...

    Report To Allege Direct Kremlin Link To Ukraine Invasion
    Feb24

    Report To Allege Direct Kremlin Link To Ukraine Invasion

    The editor of a leading independent Russian newspaper says he plans this week to publish what purports to be an official Kremlin strategy document outlining Russia’s 2014 invasion of Ukraine. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    John McCain said that the U.S. and Its Allies Haven’t Done Enough to Stop the Bloodshed in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb24

    John McCain said that the U.S. and Its Allies Haven’t Done Enough to Stop the Bloodshed in Eastern Ukraine

    “I’m ashamed of my country, I’m ashamed of my President and I’m ashamed of myself that I haven’t done more to help these people,” he told CBS’ Face the Nation. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    State Dept. Says ‘Land Grab’ in Debaltseve Must Be Accounted For
    Feb24

    State Dept. Says ‘Land Grab’ in Debaltseve Must Be Accounted For

    A top U.S. diplomat accused pro-Russian rebels of committing a “land grab” in eastern Ukraine and vowed to impose additional sanctions against Moscow if violations of last week’s ceasefire agreement continue. The remarks from Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken follow the rebel capture of the strategic town of Debaltseve last week after...

    Ukraine delays heavy weapons withdrawal, blames rebel attacks
    Feb24

    Ukraine delays heavy weapons withdrawal, blames rebel attacks

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine. Under a peace agreement reached Feb. 12, both sides are to withdraw their heavy weapons 16 to 44 miles back to create a buffer zone. […] military spokesman Lt. Col. Anatoliy...

    State Dept. Says ‘Land Grab’ in Debalsteve Must Be Accounted For
    Feb23

    State Dept. Says ‘Land Grab’ in Debalsteve Must Be Accounted For

    A top U.S. diplomat accused pro-Russian rebels of committing a “land grab” in eastern Ukraine and vowed to impose additional sanctions against Moscow if violations of last week’s ceasefire agreement continue. The remarks from Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken follow the rebel capture of the strategic town of Debaltseve last week after...

    Russia Pushes Patriotic Ringtones for Putin
    Feb23

    Russia Pushes Patriotic Ringtones for Putin

    Russia is kicking off a national campaign to ramp up morale ahead of Victory Day, that allows citizens to download patriotic war songs for free ringtones and express their national pride with their mobile devices. The drive comes as Russia suffers a recession spurred by low oil prices and sanctions imposed by the West for the conflict in Ukraine,...