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    EBRD Sees Sharper Economic Contractions in Russia, Ukraine
    Sep18

    EBRD Sees Sharper Economic Contractions in Russia, Ukraine

    The development bank downgraded its outlook for Russia and Ukraine, saying both countries’ economic performance would be scarred by the war, while reconstruction in eastern Ukraine could take many years. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukrainian MP tossed into dumpster by angry mob
    Sep18

    Ukrainian MP tossed into dumpster by angry mob

    Ukrainian MP Vitaly Zhuravsky was hurled into a dumpster and pelted with garbage when he was targeted by an angry mob in Kiev Tuesday morning. Video showed Mr. Zhuravsky, once a member of former President Viktor Yanukovich’s ruling party, outside of the parliament building being yelled at by … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east
    Sep18

    Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia hailed Wednesday Ukraine’s offer of self-rule for separatist rebels in the east under a peace plan seen as the best chance yet of halting five months of bloody warfare.Insurgent leaders had initially given a mixed response to the legislation adopted by Ukrainian MPs on Tuesday, describing it as a positive move...

    Ukraine’s president addresses Canadian Parliament
    Sep17

    Ukraine’s president addresses Canadian Parliament

    Ukraine’s President says his country has “crossed the Rubicon” to a new westward-looking future that leaves behind the darkness of its Russian past. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine’s president says country moving past Russian past in address to Canadian Parliament
    Sep17

    Ukraine’s president says country moving past Russian past in address to Canadian Parliament

    Ukraine’s President says his country has “crossed the Rubicon” to a new westward-looking future that leaves behind the darkness of its Russian past. …read more Source: FOX...

    World War III / 3: Poland Fears of Russia Increase on Anniversary of Soviet Invasion
    Sep17

    World War III / 3: Poland Fears of Russia Increase on Anniversary of Soviet Invasion

    WARSAW, Poland—It was an unexpected question from a woman hoping to sell me her Warsaw apartment: “Are you sure you want to buy now, when war could be coming?” Though she was half joking, her comment revealed an anxiety Poles express frequently these days — that Russian aggression in Ukraine could spread, upending this NATO and European Union...

    Ukraine: Strategic considerations
    Sep17

    Ukraine: Strategic considerations

    In this essay I outline a strategic vision for the state of Ukraine. I begin with the main principles of the role of the state. I then argue that the Ukrainian state has largely failed to fulfill its role. I rejoice in seeing spontaneous volunteer efforts outside the failed state structures and suggest that instead of trying to administer a...

    Ukrainian president Poroshenko addresses Parliament
    Sep17

    Ukrainian president Poroshenko addresses Parliament

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was expected to appeal for more economic and military assistance from Canada Wednesday. …read more Source: Calgary...

    Ukrainian Activist in Despair About Future of Her Country
    Sep17

    Ukrainian Activist in Despair About Future of Her Country

    Ukrainian activist IrIna Dovgan said she is not optimistic about the future of her country. The activist, who was accused of being a spy and tortured by pro-Russian separatists, has appealed to the U.N. Human Rights Council to support her country in its time of need. Dovgan said she still has nightmares about the torture and public humiliation to...

    Rebels reject Ukraine’s offer of self-rule
    Sep17

    Rebels reject Ukraine’s offer of self-rule

    Leader of pro-Russian rebels rejects legislation meant to end unrest by granting self-rule to swaths of east, as shelling kills 12 civilians. …read more Source: Toronto...