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    Russian general ID’d ordering actions before shootdown of Malaysian passenger jet
    Dec08

    Russian general ID’d ordering actions before shootdown of Malaysian passenger jet

    A semi-retired Russian three-star general oversaw the cross-border movements of a rocket launcher used to bring down a passenger jet in 2014 over eastern Ukraine, killing all aboard, an investigation … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    The Loose Canon the Neocons Wanted in NATO
    Dec08

    The Loose Canon the Neocons Wanted in NATO

    Even interventionists are regretting some of the wars into which they helped plunge the United States in this century. Among those wars are Afghanistan and Iraq, the longest in our history; Libya, which was left without a stable government; Syria’s civil war, a six-year human rights disaster we helped kick off by arming rebels to overthrow...

    Ukraine’s President, Parliament Speaker, Interior Minister To Testify At Yanukovych Trial
    Dec08

    Ukraine’s President, Parliament Speaker, Interior Minister To Testify At Yanukovych Trial

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, parliament speaker Andriy Parubiy, and Interior Minister Arsen Avakov will testify as witnesses for prosecution at the treason trial in absentia of former President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s President, Parliament Speaker, Interior Minister To Testify At Yanukovych Trial
    Dec08

    Ukraine’s President, Parliament Speaker, Interior Minister To Testify At Yanukovych Trial

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, parliament speaker Andriy Parubiy, and Interior Minister Arsen Avakov will testify as witnesses for prosecution at the treason trial in absentia of former President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Aggression In Ukraine Is Main Obstacle To Warmer U.S. Ties, Tillerson Says
    Dec08

    Russian Aggression In Ukraine Is Main Obstacle To Warmer U.S. Ties, Tillerson Says

    Face-to-face talks in Vienna between the top U.S. and Russian diplomats appear to have produced no breakthrough on the Ukraine crisis and other issues that have been heightening tensions between the two countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How a Democracy Dies
    Dec08

    How a Democracy Dies

    We tend to think of democracies dying at the hands of men with guns. During the Cold War, coups d’etat accounted for nearly three out of every four democratic breakdowns. Military coups toppled Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi in 2013 and Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in 2014. In cases like these, democracy dissolves in...

    Worsening Ukrainian Crisis Suffers from Severe Lack of Funding
    Dec08

    Worsening Ukrainian Crisis Suffers from Severe Lack of Funding

    The United Nations is appealing for $187 million to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to 2.3 million of the most vulnerable Ukrainians who, it says, have reached the limits of their endurance after four years of conflict. Most people view the ongoing fighting between the Ukrainian government and Russian-backed rebels in Eastern Ukraine...

    Art Of War: Ukraine Explores Donbas Conflict On Screen, In Books
    Dec08

    Art Of War: Ukraine Explores Donbas Conflict On Screen, In Books

    A new film about Ukrainian “cyborg” soldiers who bravely fought for, but ultimately lost, Donetsk airport is the latest in Ukraine’s push to document the ongoing war in art form. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How Saakashvili And Poroshenko Got Themselves Into This Mess
    Dec08

    How Saakashvili And Poroshenko Got Themselves Into This Mess

    Being hauled off a rooftop by police may be the most normal thing that’s happened in Ukraine to Mikheil Saakashvili, the combative former Georgian president and Odesa governor. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson: Sanctions Will Stay Until Russia Withdraws From Ukraine
    Dec08

    Tillerson: Sanctions Will Stay Until Russia Withdraws From Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said sanctions against Moscow will remain in place until Russia withdraws from Ukraine. Tillerson made the comment in front of his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, at a December 7 meeting in Vienna of foreign ministers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). (Reuters)...