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    Putin Just Got Exactly What He Wanted in Eastern Ukraine
    Sep16

    Putin Just Got Exactly What He Wanted in Eastern Ukraine

    The “frozen conflict” that Russia has been angling for in Eastern Ukraine effectively begins today. The Ukrainian parliament approved two bills put forward by President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday morning, offering amnesty to rebels …read more Source: The New...

    Ukraine Parliament Grants Self-rule to Eastern Regions
    Sep16

    Ukraine Parliament Grants Self-rule to Eastern Regions

    …read more Source: Voice of...

    Angry Mob Tosses Ukrainian Politician Into Trash
    Sep16

    Angry Mob Tosses Ukrainian Politician Into Trash

    Protesters, shouting profanities, threw out a neatly dressed statesman into a trash can on the streets of Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Watch: Ukrainian politician gets dumped in the trash
    Sep16

    Watch: Ukrainian politician gets dumped in the trash

    Video emerged Tuesday from Kiev of an angry mob frog-marching a member of parliament and literally dumping him in the trash. Vitaly Zhuravsky is held down by his assailants, splashed with water and buffeted by a loose tire before getting wheeled away in the dumpster and retrieved by some conspicuously disinterested security personnel. Zhuravsky...

    Ukraine Moves to Strengthen Ties With Europe, and Bolster Truce
    Sep16

    Ukraine Moves to Strengthen Ties With Europe, and Bolster Truce

    Lawmakers ratified the agreement that was rejected by Ukraine’s former leader, which led to his overthrow in February. They also passed laws meant to strengthen the truce with rebels. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine legislators ratify landmark EU deal
    Sep16

    Ukraine legislators ratify landmark EU deal

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s parliament ratified a landmark association agreement with the European Union on Tuesday, firmly pivoting the country toward the West and drawing a line under the issue that last year sparked massive protests and led to the ex-president’s ouster.In stark contrast to the patriotic fanfare of that vote,...

    Russian ruble drops to historic low amid sanctions over Ukraine
    Sep16

    Russian ruble drops to historic low amid sanctions over Ukraine

    Russia’s currency dropped to an all-time low against the dollar on Tuesday as investors fret about long-term economic damage from Western sanctions. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine: Don’t Rush to Judgment
    Sep16

    Ukraine: Don’t Rush to Judgment

    It is not unusual for people to believe the propaganda that their side spews out non-stop with swaggering bravado. That’s why propaganda exists. It works time after time, in every part of the world. In viewing the crisis in Ukraine, it is important to first examine our own propaganda. Do our news sources mention the U.S. role in Ukraine? Do...

    Crimean Tatar Lawmaker Tells Of Raid On Home
    Sep16

    Crimean Tatar Lawmaker Tells Of Raid On Home

    Russian security forces have raided the offices of the Crimean Tatar Parliament, the Mejlis, and the home of Mejlis member Eskender Bariyev. The officers told him they were searching for weapons and “illegal literature,” he said. They confiscated his computer and materials relating to a planned conference on security in the Black Sea....

    Poroshenko’s visit has Ukrainian-Canadians pressing Harper to help Kiev
    Sep16

    Poroshenko’s visit has Ukrainian-Canadians pressing Harper to help Kiev

    Petro Poroshenko is scheduled to address Parliament Wednesday …read more Source: The Globe and...