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    Residents Take Cover as Ukraine Border Battles Reignite Conflict
    Feb04

    Residents Take Cover as Ukraine Border Battles Reignite Conflict

    Humanitarian conditions deteriorated in eastern Ukraine as fighting flared between the military and Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: The New York...

    Weekend Roundup: When Leaders Disinhibit Acting Out Hate
    Feb03

    Weekend Roundup: When Leaders Disinhibit Acting Out Hate

    Is an executive order in a secular state like a fatwa in an Islamic theocracy? Of course it is not in the sense that a fatwa, or clerical decree on a given subject, is the last word while a directive from the top in a secular democracy is only the first word. It must stand up to the laws and the Constitution, not to speak of citizen protests. But...

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine

    At least four Ukrainian soldiers and one civilian have been killed in the last 24 hours, a military spokesman said Friday, as shelling intensified along the front line in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Monitors urge calm as Ukraine sees worst fighting since 2015
    Feb03

    Monitors urge calm as Ukraine sees worst fighting since 2015

    At least 33 people including civilians have been killed …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Rockets, artillery hit eastern Ukraine as fighting escalates; 33 dead this week
    Feb03

    Rockets, artillery hit eastern Ukraine as fighting escalates; 33 dead this week

    International monitors are urging the fighting to stop as government forces and Russia-backed separatists continue to clash. …read more Source: Toronto...

    An on-the-ground look at the deadly surge of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    An on-the-ground look at the deadly surge of violence in eastern Ukraine

    By Christian Borys, Special To The Washington Post AVDIIVKA, Ukraine – From the center of this beleaguered eastern Ukrainian town, air bursts from exploding shells could be seen just a few hundred yards away Friday, and the sound of intense outgoing and incoming rounds echoed from several directions. “This is the worst fighting we’ve seen...

    Krugman: What Trump’s Unhinged Phone Calls With Foreign Leaders Really Mean
    Feb03

    Krugman: What Trump’s Unhinged Phone Calls With Foreign Leaders Really Mean

    Click here for reuse options! How would you handle it if you had an employee behaving this erratically? Two weeks into the Trump presidency and Paul Krugman is already at wit’s end. “America and the world can’t take much more of this,” Krugman writes in Friday’s column.While thoughtful people have been worried about...

    Worst Fighting In East Ukraine Since 2015, 33 Dead This Week
    Feb03

    Worst Fighting In East Ukraine Since 2015, 33 Dead This Week

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — International monitors on Friday strongly urged the warring sides in eastern Ukraine to silence their guns as heavy artillery and rocket barrages continued to pummel residential areas. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Krugman: What Trump’s Unhinged Phone Calls With Foreign Leaders Really Mean
    Feb03

    Krugman: What Trump’s Unhinged Phone Calls With Foreign Leaders Really Mean

    Click here for reuse options! How would you handle it if you had an employee behaving this erratically? Two weeks into the Trump presidency and Paul Krugman is already at wit’s end. “America and the world can’t take much more of this,” Krugman writes in Friday’s column.While thoughtful people have been worried about...

    Belarusian leader lashes out at Russia
    Feb03

    Belarusian leader lashes out at Russia

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — In a sign of growing friction between the two ex-Soviet neighbors, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko criticized Russia Friday for cutting oil supplies, ordered his interior minister to press charges against Russia’s top food safety official and firmly refused to host a Russian air base. The EU and the U.S....