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    President Trump denounces ‘Russian connection non-sense’
    Feb16

    President Trump denounces ‘Russian connection non-sense’

    President Donald Trump appears to be faulting the Obama administration for being ‘‘too soft” on Russia, pointing to Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine on President Barack Obama’s watch. He tweeted, ‘‘Crimea was TAKEN by Russia during the Obama Administration. Was Obama too soft on Russia?” In that and a series of...

    Divided by the Frontline in Ukraine
    Mar19

    Divided by the Frontline in Ukraine

    Tom Burridge reports from one of Ukraine’s divided regions, Donetsk, from both sides of the frontline. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Crimea: Putin’s ‘Mission Accomplished’
    Mar17

    Crimea: Putin’s ‘Mission Accomplished’

    As Crimea marks the anniversary of its annexation from Ukraine, supporters of the ‘Russian Spring’ on the peninsula appear to outnumber its opponents. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Putin’s “Tombstone” Unveiled in Kiev
    Mar16

    Putin’s “Tombstone” Unveiled in Kiev

    It’s the unveiling of a new tombstone near the Russian embassy in Kiev… of President Vladimir Putin. Ukrainian activists have made his image look like Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. The event was marked with champagne… and sparklers. This man says he wants the international community to help Ukraine, and that he hopes Putin dies....

    ‘Crimea Has Returned to Its Homeland’
    Mar15

    ‘Crimea Has Returned to Its Homeland’

    Crimea’s Prime Minister Sergey Aksyonov has said the region will never again be part of Ukraine as it had “returned to its historical homeland”. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Polish youth prepare for battle, fearing Russia will march on them next
    Mar15

    Polish youth prepare for battle, fearing Russia will march on them next

    KALISZ, Poland — For evidence of how much President Vladimir Putin of Russia has jangled nerves and provoked anxiety across Eastern Europe, look no farther than the drill held the other day by the Shooters Association. The paramilitary group, like more than 100 others in Poland, has experienced a sharp spike in membership since Putin’s...

    Hundreds Link Arms in Ukraine, Unite for Peace
    Mar15

    Hundreds Link Arms in Ukraine, Unite for Peace

    Residents of Mariupol are linking arms and showing their solidarity with Kiev against fighting between pro-Russian separatists and government forces in the country’s east. Painted with the colors of the Ukrainian flag, they’re forming a human chain around the town center, and say they want the fighting to come to an end. …read...

    Ukrainians in Eastern Village Endure Harsh Conditions as Truce Holds
    Mar13

    Ukrainians in Eastern Village Endure Harsh Conditions as Truce Holds

    The fighting in Ukraine nearly razed the town of Debaltseve… but a fragile ceasefire has brought an uneasy calm to these rebel positions in the east. Each side — pro-Russian rebels and the government forces they fought for ten months — expect the other to break the truce with fresh fighting. So fresh rebel fighters do military...

    Is Prosperity Ukraine’s Best Defence?
    Mar13

    Is Prosperity Ukraine’s Best Defence?

    A shaky ceasefire in Donetsk allows residents to queue for humanitarian aid. It’s much needed. So too is a new loan to Ukraine from the International Monetary Fund. Christine Lagarde is its Managing Director. …read more Source: The Boston...

    ‘Rifles and Grenades Still Echo’
    Mar11

    ‘Rifles and Grenades Still Echo’

    Fergal Keane travels between the Ukrainian and rebel frontlines near Donetsk to meet the men and women fighting on each side. …read more Source: The Boston...

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