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    US, Britain discussing new Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Feb21

    US, Britain discussing new Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    LONDON — The United States and Britain are discussing new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s week-old cease-fire proves ineffective.U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Moscow is being “extraordinarily craven” for supporting Ukrainian separatists in fighting that has raged on in recent days.Kerry said before a Saturday...

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine
    Feb21

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — 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. …read more Source: U.S....

    ‘Anti-Maidan’ Rally In Moscow Expected To Draw Thousands
    Feb21

    ‘Anti-Maidan’ Rally In Moscow Expected To Draw Thousands

    Groups of demonstrators have gathered in Moscow on Saturday to protest the 2014 overthrow of Viktor Yanukovych in Ukraine, on the first anniversary of the “Euromaidan” movement. The so-called “anti-Maidan,” march, which is a reference to Ukraine’s pro-European Union protests that started on Kiev’s central Independence...

    US, Britain discussing new Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Feb21

    US, Britain discussing new Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    LONDON (AP) — The United States and Britain are discussing new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s week-old cease-fire proves ineffective. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Moscow is being “extraordinarily craven” for supporting Ukrainian separatists in fighting that has raged on in recent days. Kerry said before a Saturday meeting...

    Russian conscripts share fears of being sent into Ukraine fight
    Feb21

    Russian conscripts share fears of being sent into Ukraine fight

    Human rights groups have received dozens of complaints in the past month alone from Russian conscripts who say they have been strong-armed or duped into signing contracts with the military to become professional soldiers, after which they were sent to participate in drills in the southern Rostov region. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine
    Feb21

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — When Alexander was due to finish his year of mandatory military service in October, his commander told him he had no choice: He had… …read more Source:...

    Russian Conscripts Tell of Fears of Being Sent to Ukraine
    Feb21

    Russian Conscripts Tell of Fears of Being Sent to Ukraine

    Fears arise among Russian conscripts over being sent to fight across the border in Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine, rebels say cease-fire violations persist
    Feb21

    Ukraine, rebels say cease-fire violations persist

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s military and Russia-backed separatist rebels are accusing each other of continuing to mount attacks a week after a cease-fire was called. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine
    Feb21

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — 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...

    Fears arise among Russian conscripts over being sent to fight across the border in Ukraine
    Feb21

    Fears arise among Russian conscripts over being sent to fight across the border in Ukraine

    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. …read more Source: FOX...