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    Ukraine, the Theater, and Their Echoes
    Feb24

    Ukraine, the Theater, and Their Echoes

    It has already been a year. It has been a year, almost to the day, since the revolution in Ukraine overthrew the corrupt, tyrannical, and, in its last days, murderous regime of Viktor Yanukovych. To mark the anniversary of that event, which I followed closely from its beginning, one to which I endeavored to contribute by coming twice to speak in...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb24

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    FILE – In this Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, people shout slogans as they march in Kiev. Thousands participated in a march on Sunday commemorating the events of a year ago and honoring the… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukrainian Separatists Take Two Towns in Push on Mariupol
    Feb24

    Ukrainian Separatists Take Two Towns in Push on Mariupol

    The pro-Russian separatist group calling itself the Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) announced fresh gains towards the key Ukrainian port city of Mariupol today, as government forces reported the rebels were indeed preparing to move in on the city. A spokesman for DNR told Russian news agency RIA Novosti that the separatists had today taken...

    Gazprom Threatens To Cut Supplies To Ukraine
    Feb24

    Gazprom Threatens To Cut Supplies To Ukraine

    Russian natural-gas giant Gazprom is threatening to cut off supplies to Ukraine entirely as early as February 26, a move the Russian company says could result in a suspension of supplies to Europe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine disputes rebel claim that heavy weapons pullback has begun
    Feb24

    Ukraine disputes rebel claim that heavy weapons pullback has begun

    Russian-backed separatists moved some heavy weapons well back from the front line Tuesday in eastern Ukraine, but the Ukrainian government disputed the rebels’ claim that a real pullback had begun. …read more Source: CTV...

    EU’s Dombrovskis Warns Of Further Russia Sanctions
    Feb24

    EU’s Dombrovskis Warns Of Further Russia Sanctions

    The European Commissioner for the Euro and Social Dialogue, former Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis, has said the EU is ready to respond with further sanctions if Russia supports further escalation in Ukraine. Speaking to RFE/RL in Brussels, he said the Commission was evaluating its response and would be ready to react to any situation....

    Separated At Birth
    Feb24

    Separated At Birth

    Two fateful days more than two decades ago set Russia and Ukraine on different trajectories that culminated in the conflict we are witnessing today. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb24

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — Scattered attacks in eastern Ukraine threatened a peace deal brokered by France and Germany that called on government forces and pro-Russia rebels to pull back heavy weapons. In Rome, hundreds of marauding Dutch soccer fans rampaged through the city’s historic center and damaged a just-renovated 400-year-old Bernini...

    Lithuania to reinstate compulsory military service as Ukraine crisis provokes concern
    Feb24

    Lithuania to reinstate compulsory military service as Ukraine crisis provokes concern

    Lithuania has decided to restore compulsory military service for young men as tensions in Ukraine continue to worry the small Baltic nation. …read more Source: FOX...

    Lithuania Restores Compulsory Military Service
    Feb24

    Lithuania Restores Compulsory Military Service

    Lithuania to reinstate compulsory military service as Ukraine crisis provokes concern …read more Source: ABC...