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    Israel Eyes European Jewish Immigration After Denmark Attack
    Feb16

    Israel Eyes European Jewish Immigration After Denmark Attack

    JERUSALEM, Feb 15 (Reuters) – After a deadly shooting at a Denmark synagogue, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday such attacks will likely continue and Israel would welcome European Jews who choose to move there. The attacks resembled the deadly shootings in Paris in January at the office of weekly newspaper Charlie...

    Marc Bennetts: How Putin is priming Russia for nuclear stand-off with the West
    Feb16

    Marc Bennetts: How Putin is priming Russia for nuclear stand-off with the West

    Earlier this month, as fighting raged in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and forces loyal to the Western-backed government in Kyiv, Dmitry Kiselyov, the pugnacious, middle-aged journalist who heads Russia’s main state news agency, gazed defiantly into a TV studio camera. “What is Russia preparing for?” he asked. As if in reply,...

    Welcome to Ukraine: One of the “Biggest Kleptocracies in the World”
    Feb16

    Welcome to Ukraine: One of the “Biggest Kleptocracies in the World”

    With all the media frenzy centering upon hostilities in Ukraine, it’s easy to lose track of the original goals of the Maidan revolution which occurred one year ago. Just what was the revolt all about in the first place? It’s a somewhat tricky question to ask since rebellion against the unpopular government of Viktor Yanukovych...

    Ukrainian City Honors Rocket Attack Victims as Shaky Cease-Fire Comes Into Effect
    Feb16

    Ukrainian City Honors Rocket Attack Victims as Shaky Cease-Fire Comes Into Effect

    In Kramatorsk, Ukraine’s regional military headquarters for battling Russia-backed rebels in the east, officials held a memorial Saturday for those killed in a Tuesday rocket attack. A midnight cease-fire has stopped most fighting between Ukrainian forces and the rebels, though some sporadic clashes continue. Concerns remain focused on the...

    Ukraine-Russia cease-fire jeopardized by continued fighting around Debaltseve
    Feb16

    Ukraine-Russia cease-fire jeopardized by continued fighting around Debaltseve

    Continued fighting Sunday around a key transport hub in eastern Ukraine threatened to derail the delicate cease-fire that went into effect over the weekend between Ukraine’s military and Russian-backed separatists. However, European leaders noted that the guns had gone silent in most other areas of the nation and expressed hope …...

    Shelling breaks Ukraine ceasefire silence
    Feb16

    Shelling breaks Ukraine ceasefire silence

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    Ukraine cease-fire holding in most places
    Feb16

    Ukraine cease-fire holding in most places

    Although Ukrainian troops and separatist rebels have largely stopped fighting, in one key spot it has continued …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Leaders Lay Flowers at Memorial to Afghanistan Veterans
    Feb16

    Ukrainian Leaders Lay Flowers at Memorial to Afghanistan Veterans

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Ukrainian leaders laid flowers on Sunday (February 15) at a monument in Kiev honoring soldiers who served in the Soviet war with Afghanistan. Poroshenko, who along with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk and Kiev Mayor Vitaly Klitschko attended the memorial, made no comments about the ceasefire that...

    Cease-fire in Ukraine shaky, with sporadic shooting
    Feb16

    Cease-fire in Ukraine shaky, with sporadic shooting

    KIEV, Ukraine — The battlefields of eastern Ukraine fell mostly silent Sunday as a shaky cease-fire went into effect, but both sides in the fight between Russia-backed separatists and the Ukrainian government accused the other of sporadic small-arms and mortar fire. A conflict-monitoring mission run by the Organization for Security and...

    The Toll of War on Ukraine’s Children
    Feb16

    The Toll of War on Ukraine’s Children

    Ten months of conflict claimed thousands of lives, shattered countless others. …read more Source: ABC...