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    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine
    Feb21

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine

    MOSCOW – When Alexander was due to finish his year of mandatory military service in October, his commander told him he had no choice: He had to sign a contract to extend his stay in the army and head to southern Russia for troop exercises. The 20-year-old knew that meant he might end up fighting alongside pro-Russian separatists in eastern...

    U.S., Allies Weigh New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine
    Feb21

    U.S., Allies Weigh New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine

    Secretary of State John Kerry was in London on Saturday to meet with allies over possible new sanction on Russia. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, rebels say shelling continues despite ceasefire
    Feb21

    Ukraine, rebels say shelling continues despite ceasefire

    The warring sides were to begin drawing back heavy weapons from the front lines Tuesday, but international monitors say they’ve seen no sign yet. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Kerry on Ukraine: ‘We’re not going to play this game’
    Feb21

    Kerry on Ukraine: ‘We’re not going to play this game’

    Secretary of State accuses Moscow of “craven behavior” in violations of week-old cease-fire. …read more Source: USA...

    Thousands rally in Moscow against Ukraine and the West
    Feb21

    Thousands rally in Moscow against Ukraine and the West

    Thousands of Russians gathered near Red Square in Moscow, Saturday, to lash out at Ukraine and the West. The rally marked the one-year anniversary of Ukraine’s pro-European protests. …read more Source: Global...

    A Year After Fleeing Ukraine, Yanukovich Speaks of Return
    Feb21

    A Year After Fleeing Ukraine, Yanukovich Speaks of Return

    Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, who fled to Russia a year ago after being toppled by months of street protests, said he was ready to return to Ukraine if the opportunity arose. The pro-Russian leader was overthrown by the “Maidan” uprising in Kyiv against his decision to back away from a deal that would have taken the...

    Kerry considers sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Feb21

    Kerry considers sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Secretary of State accuses Moscow of “craven behavior” in attacks that ended week-old truce. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine Conflict to Dominate Talks as Kerry Lands in London
    Feb21

    Ukraine Conflict to Dominate Talks as Kerry Lands in London

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in London on Saturday (February 21) for meetings with his U.K. counterpart, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond. A senior U.S. official said the Ukrainian conflict was expected to dominate the talks between Kerry and Hammond and that the two would discuss possible penalties that could be imposed...

    Thousands Attend ‘Anti-Maidan’ Protest In Moscow
    Feb21

    Thousands Attend ‘Anti-Maidan’ Protest In Moscow

    Thousands of Russians marched in Moscow on February 21 to mark the first anniversary of what they view as a “coup” in neighboring Ukraine. Participants in the march carried flags with the face of Vladimir Putin and Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, and posters with anti-U.S. and pro-Kremlin slogans. (Mumin Shakirov, RFE/RL’s...

    One year later, Kiev and Moscow remember Ukraine uprising in very different ways
    Feb21

    One year later, Kiev and Moscow remember Ukraine uprising in very different ways

    KIEV, Ukraine — Tens of thousands of Ukrainians flooded central Kiev late Saturday to mark one year since the bloodiest day of last year’s Euromaidan revolution that ousted the country’s pro-Russian president, Viktor Yanukovych, and installed a pro-Western government, setting in motion the events that have led to a deadly and ongoing...