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    Ukraine, Russia Trade Blame in Donetsk Shelling; 13 Dead
    Jan22

    Ukraine, Russia Trade Blame in Donetsk Shelling; 13 Dead

    Ukrainian authorities said an artillery shell has hit a trolley bus in the eastern city of Donetsk, killing at least 13 people and sparking accusations of blame from both Ukraine and Russia. …read more Source: Voice of...

    US Military To Conduct Exercises With Ukrainian Troops In Spring, Says Top US General
    Jan22

    US Military To Conduct Exercises With Ukrainian Troops In Spring, Says Top US General

    The United States military will conduct joint exercises with Ukrainian forces in the spring, said Lt. General Frederick Hodges, commander of U.S. Army Europe, who was part of a U.S. military delegation visiting Kiev this week. Ukrainian servicemen will be trained among other things in how to set up communications posts and defend against Russian...

    At The Ends Of The Earth… And In The Middle Of The Energy Wars
    Jan22

    At The Ends Of The Earth… And In The Middle Of The Energy Wars

    By EMILY CADEI — OZY There aren’t many places Ed Chow could fly to that would be farther from his Washington D.C. base than that nearly impossible-to-spell, ex-Soviet Union satellite Azerbaijan. Indeed, its ancient walled-city capital of Baku, with flat expanses far from most commercial hubs or route to an ocean, can really feel like...

    More and War: The Tao of Washington
    Jan22

    More and War: The Tao of Washington

    Cross-posted with TomDispatch.comWhen it comes to the national security state, our capital has become a thought-free zone. The airlessness of the place, the unwillingness of leading players in the corridors of power to explore new ways of approaching crucial problems is right there in plain sight, yet remarkably unnoticed. Consider this the Tao...

    Ukraine Cedes Donetsk Airport to Rebels as Fighting Continues
    Jan22

    Ukraine Cedes Donetsk Airport to Rebels as Fighting Continues

    The airport has not been usable for months, but its loss carried powerful symbolic value for the government in Kiev. …read more Source: The New York...

    13 killed in shelling of bus in east Ukraine
    Jan22

    13 killed in shelling of bus in east Ukraine

    The civilian death toll has been mounting in the conflict between Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Donetsk Separatists Parade Captive Ukrainian Troops At Blast Site
    Jan22

    Donetsk Separatists Parade Captive Ukrainian Troops At Blast Site

    Pro-Russian rebels on January 22 paraded captured Ukrainian soldiers at a bus stop in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk where an explosion killed at least seven civilians earlier in the day. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    At least 6 killed in shelling attack in east Ukraine
    Jan22

    At least 6 killed in shelling attack in east Ukraine

    At least six civilians were killed on Thursday when a shell or a mortar hit a trolleybus stop in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, a Reuters witness said. …read more Source:...

    Dutch PM: Sanctions against Russia must stay
    Jan22

    Dutch PM: Sanctions against Russia must stay

    Sanctions against Russia should remain in place, and Russia must “stop interfering in Eastern Ukraine,” says Dutch PM Rutte. …read more Source:...

    Russia, Ukraine exchange blame for fresh civilian casualties
    Jan22

    Russia, Ukraine exchange blame for fresh civilian casualties

    At least eight civilians were killed on Thursday when a shell or mortar hit a public transport stop in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, regional officials and eyewitnesses say. …read more Source:...