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    Russia accuses Poland of ‘mockery of history’ for crediting Ukrainians in Auschwitz liberation
    Jan22

    Russia accuses Poland of ‘mockery of history’ for crediting Ukrainians in Auschwitz liberation

    Russia has accused Poland of engaging in a “mockery of history” after the Polish foreign minister credited Ukrainian soldiers, rather than the Soviet Red Army, with liberating Auschwitz 70 years ago. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia accuses Poles of ‘mockery of history’ over Auschwitz
    Jan22

    Russia accuses Poles of ‘mockery of history’ over Auschwitz

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Russia has accused Poland of engaging in a “mockery of history” after the Polish foreign minister credited Ukrainian soldiers, rather than the Soviet Red Army, with liberating Auschwitz 70 years ago…. …read more Source: Associated...

    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...

    Ukrainian Jewish businessman found shot dead
    Jan22

    Ukrainian Jewish businessman found shot dead

    (JTA) — A Ukrainian Jewish businessman was shot dead in Lviv. The body of Felix Vrotslavsky, 56, was found Tuesday on Zelenoy Street, on the city’s southeastern edge. The murder was first reported by the news site zik.ua, citing an unnamed police source. A witness told police that Vrotslavsky’s body was thrown out of a car at around 8...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...