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    Auschwitz Ceremony Lays Bare Russian Tension With Europe
    Jan23

    Auschwitz Ceremony Lays Bare Russian Tension With Europe

    A claim by the Ukrainian president’s administration that it was mostly Ukrainians who liberated Auschwitz and Europe threatens to deepen a rift that reflects current animosity and deep historic tension between Moscow and its Soviet-era subjects. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How much should Russia’s neighbors fear Moscow?
    Jan23

    How much should Russia’s neighbors fear Moscow?

    Russia’s involvement in the crisis in Ukraine have given some of its neighbors cause for concern and was a topic of discussion at the WEF in Davos. …read more Source:...

    Photos of the Week: 1/17-1/23
    Jan23

    Photos of the Week: 1/17-1/23

    This week we have scenes of India’s preparation for Republic Day, a new image of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft, continued unrest in eastern Ukraine, a Chinese home-made mechanical horse, a yarmulke made of hair samples (to disguise it), K-Pop hopefuls in Seoul, a volcano that has been creating a new...

    Rebecca’s War Dog of the Week: Postcard: Ukraine’s Special Forces Dogs
    Jan23

    Rebecca’s War Dog of the Week: Postcard: Ukraine’s Special Forces Dogs

    By Rebecca FrankelBest Defense Chief Canine Correspondent Our eyes may be directed to other parts of the world this week, but fighting in east Ukraine has worsened. In fact, according to the U.N. Human Rights office reportedly said that the fighting had entered “its most deadly period.” In these photos taken in August, armed soldiers of the...

    Rebels in Eastern Ukraine Vow to Drive Army From Donetsk
    Jan23

    Rebels in Eastern Ukraine Vow to Drive Army From Donetsk

    “We will attack,” said Aleksandr Zakharchenko, the leader of a Donetsk rebel group, seeking to build on the success of capturing a long-contested airport. …read more Source: The New York...

    Podcast: The Second Front
    Jan23

    Podcast: The Second Front

    The conflict between Russia and Ukraine isn’t just a military struggle for territory. It’s also a war of governance. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama and India: Love in the Time of Cholera
    Jan23

    Obama and India: Love in the Time of Cholera

    President Obama will be in India for a three-day visit starting Sunday, searching for that elusive foreign policy triumph to consolidate his presidential legacy. This is not the first time that New Delhi has come to the rescue of a president who lost his sheen. In 2000, on the heels of the Monica Lewinsky scandal and impeachment ignominy,...

    Eastern Ukraine rebels ready major offensive
    Jan23

    Eastern Ukraine rebels ready major offensive

    A top NATO official said the Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine have been beefed up and have pushed further west. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Signs emerge of major Ukraine rebel offensive looming
    Jan23

    Signs emerge of major Ukraine rebel offensive looming

    Signs emerge of major Ukraine rebel offensive looming, rebels rule out new cease-fire …read more Source:...

    Rebel leader: No Ukraine truce
    Jan23

    Rebel leader: No Ukraine truce

    A leader of pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region says he is not interested in a truce with the Ukrainian government in Kiev because his troops are on the offensive. …read more Source:...