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    U.N.: 6,000 killed thus far in Ukraine conflict
    Mar02

    U.N.: 6,000 killed thus far in Ukraine conflict

    Ed AdamczykUNITED NATIONS, March 2 (UPI) — Over 6,000 people have been killed since April 2014 in the Ukraine conflict, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights reported Monday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine Natural Gas Deal: Russia Violates Agreement, Says Ukraine’s Naftogaz
    Mar02

    Ukraine Natural Gas Deal: Russia Violates Agreement, Says Ukraine’s Naftogaz

    Ukraine’s natural gas and oil firm Naftogaz accused Russia’s Gazprom Monday of failing to uphold an agreement signed last year to supply Ukraine with gas over the winter months ahead of a planned meeting between the countries’ energy ministers in Brussels to work out a compromise over deliveries. Last week, Gazprom threatened to...

    Estonian PM aims for coalition talks to create new govt
    Mar02

    Estonian PM aims for coalition talks to create new govt

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    Kerry decries ‘unbalanced focus’ on Israel in UNHCR
    Mar02

    Kerry decries ‘unbalanced focus’ on Israel in UNHCR

    (JTA) — There is an “unbalanced focus” on Israel by the United Nations Human Rights Council, John Kerry told its members “No one in this room can deny that there is an unbalanced focus on one democratic country,” Kerry said in an address to the council on Monday in Geneva. “It must be said the HRC’s obsession with Israel actually risks...

    JXK returns to shale work in Ukraine
    Mar02

    JXK returns to shale work in Ukraine

    Daniel J. GraeberLONDON, March 2 (UPI) — Ukrainian shale pioneer JXK Oil & Gas said Monday it returned to full-scale operations in the country after receiving approval from the state gas distributor. …read more Source: United Press...

    China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric
    Mar02

    China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric

    BEIJING (AP) — Western values are a “ticket to hell,” a newspaper published by China’s Communist Party said in a recent editorial that held up Ukraine and some Arab countries as examples of outside ideas causing turmoil. Last week, the party tabloid Global Times laid into well-known blogger Ren Zhiqiang for questioning official...

    Tens of Thousands March to Protest Killing of Putin Critic
    Mar02

    Tens of Thousands March to Protest Killing of Putin Critic

    Tens of thousands of Russians took to the streets of Moscow and St. Petersburg on Sunday carrying pictures of the murdered politician Boris Nemtsov and placards reading “I am not afraid.” In Moscow, as the crowd approached the Kremlin, it chanted “Russia without Putin,” and “Putin, leave!” according to the BBC. Boris Nemtsov, a former deputy...

    Kelly McParland: Nemtsov’s murder is the logical result of Putin’s disregard for life or laws
    Mar02

    Kelly McParland: Nemtsov’s murder is the logical result of Putin’s disregard for life or laws

    It’s possible that Vladimir Putin didn’t order the murder of Boris Nemtsov, a political opponent and one of his most prominent critics. Even for a leader as proudly thuggish as Mr. Putin, it would be quite a step to have an opponent gunned down Mafia style while walking on a bridge near the Kremlin. Still, no one’s going to...

    China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric
    Mar02

    China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric

    BEIJING (AP) — Western values are a “ticket to hell,” a newspaper published by China’s Communist Party said in a recent editorial that held up Ukraine and some Arab countries as examples of outside ideas causing turmoil. It was the latest colorful example of a rising level of invective targeting critics of the authoritarian government. In...

    Ukraine Gas Deal: Russia Violates Agreement, Says Naftogaz
    Mar02

    Ukraine Gas Deal: Russia Violates Agreement, Says Naftogaz

    Ukraine’s gas and oil firm Naftogaz accused Russia’s Gazprom Monday of failing to uphold an agreement signed last year to supply Ukraine with gas over the winter months ahead of a planned meeting between the countries’ energy ministers in Brussels to work out a compromise over deliveries. Last week, Gazprom threatened to cut off...