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    Latvia Cracks Down on Russian-Speaking Teachers
    Nov19

    Latvia Cracks Down on Russian-Speaking Teachers

    As part of its push to encourage citizens to speak the country’s native tongue rather than Russian, Latvia is cracking down on teachers who are not proficient in Latvian. So far, 55 teachers have been fined in amounts ranging from $44 to $350 and 24 assistants were also fined. The Latvian State Language Center has been conducting the tests...

    Russia’s Publishing Industry is Churning Out Revisionist Histories
    Nov19

    Russia’s Publishing Industry is Churning Out Revisionist Histories

    Russia’s economy may be feeling the strain of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, but one sector at least appears to be doing OK. In bookshops across the country, a host of new titles has appeared in recent months, slamming American imperialism, debunking anti-Russian historical myths allegedly peddled b …read more Source: The New...

    Yatsenyuk Says Kyiv Won’t Talk To Moscow’s ‘Mercenaries’
    Nov19

    Yatsenyuk Says Kyiv Won’t Talk To Moscow’s ‘Mercenaries’

    Ukraine’s prime minister has rejected a Russian call for direct talks between Kyiv and pro-Russian separatists, saying his government would not to talk to Moscow’s “mercenaries.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    These Mesmerizing GIFS Show Russian Artillery Being Fired In Slow Motion
    Nov19

    These Mesmerizing GIFS Show Russian Artillery Being Fired In Slow Motion

    A recent LiveLeak video shows a variety of Russian artillery weapons firing in ultimate slow motion. Many of these weapons have been used during the current war in Ukraine between Russian-back separatists and loyalists to the Ukrainian national government. We’ve highlighted some of the most astonishing segments of the video through GIFs,...

    Rebel Leader Challenges Ukrainian President to ‘End War’ in One-on-One Duel
    Nov19

    Rebel Leader Challenges Ukrainian President to ‘End War’ in One-on-One Duel

    The head of east Ukraine’s separatist People’s Republic of Luhansk (LNR) has challenged Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to a duel to bring a decisive end to the conflict between government loyal forces and pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine’s east. “Let’s follow the example of the ancient Slav and Cossack chieftains and...

    The British Embassy In Kiev Is Trolling The Kremlin …
    Nov19

    The British Embassy In Kiev Is Trolling The Kremlin …

    The British embassy in the Ukrainian capital has tweeted out a snarky guide on how to recognize a Russian tank. The guide was created to help Russia identify its own T-72BM tanks within Ukrainian territory. #Putin still denying #Russia’s troops & hardware are in #Ukraine. Here’s a guide to help the #Kremlin spot its tanks:...

    Ukraine appeals to Israel, U.S. for assistance on unconventional warfare
    Nov19

    Ukraine appeals to Israel, U.S. for assistance on unconventional warfare

    Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — Ukraine has reached out to Israel military for discussions on military training as it faces an unremitting challenge from Moscow-backed rebels. Officials said Kiev has invited Israel to provide training for Ukraine’s military and security […] The post Ukraine appeals to Israel, U.S. for assistance on...

    Biden to hold ‘extensive’ discussions with Ukraine leaders in Kiev
    Nov19

    Biden to hold ‘extensive’ discussions with Ukraine leaders in Kiev

    JC FinleyWASHINGTON, Nov. 19 (UPI) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to travel to Ukraine later this week as part of a multi-leg trip. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia blasts Ukraine for payment freeze
    Nov19

    Russia blasts Ukraine for payment freeze

    Dozens of armored trucks, artillery and other heavy weaponry were seen moving around rebel-held areas in the past weeks, fueling fears of the resumption of the hostilities there. Fearing an imminent escalation in hostilities, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko earlier this month announced a deployment of additional troops to the east to defend...

    Russia blasts Ukraine for payment freeze
    Nov19

    Russia blasts Ukraine for payment freeze

    Russia’s foreign policy chief on Wednesday claimed that Ukraine’s decision to freeze budget payments to the eastern rebel-held territories could be a precursor to a military onslaught. …read more Source: WAVE 3...