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    13 killed in shelling of city bus in east Ukraine
    Jan22

    13 killed in shelling of city bus in east Ukraine

    13 killed in shelling of city bus in east Ukraine …read more Source:...

    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...

    Ukraine Just Lost A Crucial Airport To Russia-Backed Rebels, And The Photos Are Staggering
    Jan22

    Ukraine Just Lost A Crucial Airport To Russia-Backed Rebels, And The Photos Are Staggering

    After almost eight months of constant fighting between Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists, the Ukrainian military lost control of the Donetsk Airport, according to the Los Angeles Times. “Taking into account the danger and in order to save lives, … it was decided yesterday to move out of the terminal’s territory and to...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...