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    UK Says Photos Show Russian Missiles in Ukraine
    Feb18

    UK Says Photos Show Russian Missiles in Ukraine

    Britain released photographs on Wednesday of what it described as Russia’s most advanced anti-aircraft artillery system, being operated in eastern Ukraine, saying it was further proof of Russia’s military involvement in the conflict. …read more Source:...

    Why Peace in Ukraine Depends on America
    Feb18

    Why Peace in Ukraine Depends on America

    MOSCOW — When pragmatic negotiators in Minsk left two days free before the start of the cease-fire in Ukraine, both sides exploited that opportunity to continue the fighting. Pro-Russian separatists launched an all-out attack on Debaltseve in an attempt to force the Ukrainian army troops encircled there to lay down their arms. And as if in...

    An American Filmmaker in Moscow
    Feb18

    An American Filmmaker in Moscow

    Russia is spooky. With Vladimir Putin at the helm, his annexation of Crimea, support for separatist in the Ukraine, it gets spookier every day. But to a 9-year-old girl years ago, Russia was a romantic and artistic country, despite the fact that we were then in the midst of the Cold War.I was that young girl who saw a movie called Never Let Me...

    Ukrainian rail hub falls to rebels
    Feb18

    Ukrainian rail hub falls to rebels

    A strategic rail hub in eastern Ukraine has fallen to rebel forces after weeks of relentless fighting. Ukrainian forces have been seen retreating and Ukraine’s president confirms that he has ordered troops to withdraw. (Feb. 18) …read more Source: USA...

    Cameron: sanctions against Russia could last years
    Feb18

    Cameron: sanctions against Russia could last years

    Ed AdamczykBRUSSELS, Feb. 18 (UPI) — British Prime Minister David Cameron warned economic sanctions against Russia could last years, but will not be eased until Russia changes its Ukraine policy. …read more Source: United Press...

    Donetsk Rebel Leader Wounded on Ukraine Frontline
    Feb18

    Donetsk Rebel Leader Wounded on Ukraine Frontline

    Initial reports suggest Alexander Zaharchenko was shot in the foot in the town of Debaltseve. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Begins to Withdraw from Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukraine Begins to Withdraw from Debaltseve

    Ukrainian troops are moving out of Debaltseve. Tanks and armored personnel carriers, many carrying troops weary from fighting, are leaving behind an ongoing conflict that threatens an international ceasefire deal struck last week. President Petro Poroshenko blames pro-Russian rebels for threatening the peace. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukrainian Forces Quit Besieged Town After Rebel Assault
    Feb18

    Ukrainian Forces Quit Besieged Town After Rebel Assault

    By Gleb Garanich and Anton Zverev ARTEMIVSK/BULAVYNE, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine pulled thousands of troops out of an encircled town on Wednesday after a massive assault by pro-Russian rebels, who ignored a new ceasefire to seize the strategic railway junction. The fall of the besieged town of Debaltseve was one of the worst defeats of the war...

    Putin, Al-Sisi, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Holocaust Remembrance
    Feb18

    Putin, Al-Sisi, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Holocaust Remembrance

    In another of his pleasant encounters with world leaders, Russian president Vladimir Putin went to Egypt on February 8, staying until February 10. Meeting with Cairo’s military strongman Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, Putin bestowed on his host a macabre but perhaps characteristic gift: a Kalashnikov AK-47 assault rifle. According to media, the...

    This Anti-Bank Activist Could Be the Next European Leader to Stand Up to the Banks
    Feb18

    This Anti-Bank Activist Could Be the Next European Leader to Stand Up to the Banks

    If the Podemos party wins Spain’s national elections, Pablo Iglesias could become the next prime minister. While the anti-austerity Syriza coalition has taken power in Greece, the grassroots party Podemos is also quickly gaining popularity in Spain, Europe’s fifth largest economy. Last May, Podemos surprised many when it received 1.2...