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    #Expendables  for Ukraine – everything will be ok! (Photo)
    Jan29

    #Expendables for Ukraine – everything will be ok! (Photo)

    Expendables for Ukraine – everything will be ok! …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    EU Policy Up in Air as Greece Seeks Relief
    Jan28

    EU Policy Up in Air as Greece Seeks Relief

    A new Greek government led by the left-wing Syriza party is creating an overlap between the two biggest crises Europe has faced in recent years: the deep economic malaise in the eurozone and the war in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Maidan One Year Later: What Happened to the Social Component?
    Jan28

    Maidan One Year Later: What Happened to the Social Component?

    Amidst increasing hostilities in Ukraine, many of the social aims of the Maidan revolution could be lost or simply forgotten. That, at least, is the impression I got from speaking to activists on the independent left circuit, not to be confused with the old Soviet and authoritarian left. During a recent research trip to Kiev, organizers expressed...

    Ukraine rebels claim new key victory is within grasp
    Jan28

    Ukraine rebels claim new key victory is within grasp

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Separatist forces in eastern Ukraine said Wednesday they have almost fully encircled government forces in a town that hosts a strategic railway hub, putting them within grasp of a decisive new victory. Debaltseve is one of multiple flashpoints that have flared up across eastern Ukraine since the start of the month, when...

    Ukraine rebels claim new key victory is within grasp
    Jan28

    Ukraine rebels claim new key victory is within grasp

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Separatist forces in eastern Ukraine said Wednesday they have almost fully encircled government forces in a town that hosts a strategic railway hub, putting them within grasp of a decisive new victory. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia urged to free Ukrainian officer on hunger strike
    Jan28

    Russia urged to free Ukrainian officer on hunger strike

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has come under pressure from Europe’s human rights watchdog and the United States to free Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian air force officer who is on hunger strike in a Russian prison. …read more Source: U.S....

    European watchdog and the US call on Russia to free jailed Ukrainian officer on hunger strike
    Jan28

    European watchdog and the US call on Russia to free jailed Ukrainian officer on hunger strike

    Russia has come under pressure from Europe’s human rights watchdog and the United States to free Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian air force officer who is on hunger strike in a Russian prison. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia urged to free Ukrainian officer on hunger strike
    Jan28

    Russia urged to free Ukrainian officer on hunger strike

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has come under pressure from Europe’s human rights watchdog and the United States to free Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian air force officer who is on hunger strike in a Russian prison. Savchenko is awaiting trial on charges of involvement in the killing of two Russian journalists during the conflict in eastern Ukraine....

    EU set to add to sanctions blacklist over Ukraine
    Jan28

    EU set to add to sanctions blacklist over Ukraine

    EU foreign ministers will add names to a blacklist of individuals sanctioned over the Ukraine crisis when they meet Thursday but stop short of new measures targeting Russia’s economy, sources said. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Obama Won’t Arm Ukrainian Military as Putin Seizes Ground
    Jan28

    Obama Won’t Arm Ukrainian Military as Putin Seizes Ground

    The Obama administration continues to resist appeals by U.S. lawmakers to provide lethal aid to Ukraine’s beleaguered military, even as deaths mount in the government’s conflict with pro-Russian separatists. The separatists, who Obama and other U.S. officials say are backed by Russian financing, weapons, and troops, forced Ukrainian...