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Section: The Christian Science Monitor (USA)

    How a European song contest offers a glimpse of the Russian psyche
    May12

    How a European song contest offers a glimpse of the Russian psyche

    Eurovision 2017 has become yet another stage for the tensions between Russia and Ukraine. But Russia’s abstention from this year’s edition actually highlights how much the competition – and engagement with Western culture – matters to the Russian public. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Why many Ukrainians think it’s time to give up on Russian-occupied region
    May05

    Why many Ukrainians think it’s time to give up on Russian-occupied region

    The region of Donbass is under Russian control, even though Ukrainian politicians are unwilling to legally recognize the region as occupied by Russia. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Former Russian lawmaker and Moscow critic gunned down in Ukraine (+video)
    Mar24

    Former Russian lawmaker and Moscow critic gunned down in Ukraine (+video)

    Denis Voronenkov, a key witness in a Ukrainian treason case against pro-Russia former president Viktor Yanukovich, was shot by an unidentified assailant in central Kiev on Thursday. His death fueled tensions between the two countries. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Former Russian lawmaker and Moscow critic gunned down in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Former Russian lawmaker and Moscow critic gunned down in Ukraine

    Denis Voronenkov, a key witness in a Ukrainian treason case against pro-Russia former president Viktor Yanukovich, was shot by an unidentified assailant in central Kiev on Thursday. His death fueled tensions between the two countries. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Sweden revives military draft, eyeing resurgent Russia
    Mar02

    Sweden revives military draft, eyeing resurgent Russia

    Conscription was gradually watered down after the collapse of the Soviet Union, but a resurgent Russia and tensions over the conflict in Ukraine have left politicians on both sides of the aisle looking to boost military capability. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    In Ukraine, blockade threatens to force issue at heart of civil war
    Feb28

    In Ukraine, blockade threatens to force issue at heart of civil war

    Coal shipments from rebel regions and bound for Ukrainian power stations have been halted for a month by armed men beyond the control of President Poroshenko and Russian-backed rebels. The aim may be to build momentum toward a breakup. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    How uncertainty over Trump is fueling Ukraine’s latest deadly violence
    Feb02

    How uncertainty over Trump is fueling Ukraine’s latest deadly violence

    Though their explanations differ, Kiev, Moscow, and the rebels in the restive Donbass region all point to the new US administration’s ambivalence about Ukraine as cause for the spate of fighting. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Is Putin stepping up the violence in eastern Ukraine? (+video)
    Feb01

    Is Putin stepping up the violence in eastern Ukraine? (+video)

    A surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine over recent days has led to the highest death toll in weeks. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Is Putin stepping up the violence in eastern Ukraine?
    Jan31

    Is Putin stepping up the violence in eastern Ukraine?

    A surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine over recent days has led to the highest death toll in weeks. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    In 2017, Putin faces his toughest challenge: Russian pessimism
    Dec27

    In 2017, Putin faces his toughest challenge: Russian pessimism

    After several years of economic hardship and international pressure over its annexation of Crimea, Russia may see its lot improve next year. But most are skeptical of the possibility of lasting change. …read more Source: Christian Science...

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