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A Civil War Looms in Ukraine
World  (tags: violence, world, politics, society, news, Ukraine, russia, government )

Cal
- 226 days ago - macleans.ca
As Kyiv fights back against pro-Russian separatists, a civil war now looms--just as Putin had planned
UKRAINE SENDS ELITE FORCE TO ODESSA DUE TO UNREST
World  (tags: Ukraine Crisis, Odessa, Russia, violence, conflict, government, death, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 230 days ago - bigstory.ap.org
Ukraine sent an elite national guard unit to its southern port of Odessa, desperate to halt a spread of the fighting between government troops and a pro-Russia militia in the east that killed combatants on both sides Monday.
Simon Ostrovsky Has Been Released
World  (tags: Vice journalist, Simon Ostrovsky, Ukraine, Russia, release, good news, world, government, ethics, conflict )

Carrie
- 241 days ago - news.vice.com
VICE News is delighted to confirm that our colleague and friend Simon Ostrovsky has been safely released and is in good health.
American Journalist With Vice News Captured in Eastern Ukraine (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: violence, Ukraine, Russia, Simon Ostrovsky, journalists, safety, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 243 days ago - mashable.com
Simon Ostrovsky, a reporter for Vice News, who has been filing a series of compelling video dispatches from Ukraine since early March, was "taken" in Sloviansk, Russian media outlet gazeta.ru reports.
Israel and Russia Are Getting Along. Have the Neocons Noticed?
World  (tags: israel, politics, usa, Russia, us politics, neocons, interesting )

Cal
- 247 days ago - theweek.com
On friendship and double standards
With International Law in the News, Could We Make the US Comply?
World  (tags: International Law, Russia, Crimea Crisis, Ukraine, EU, Sanctions, US, Israel, violations )

Brian
- 271 days ago - truth-out.org
"We want to live in the world in which the U.S. and Israel are held to the same standards of compliance with international law to which the U.S. and Europe are now ostensibly trying to hold Russia."
OSCE: Russia Agrees to Monitoring Mission in Ukraine
World  (tags: OSCE, observers, Ukraine, Russia, EU, Putin, US, conflict, de-escalation )

Angelika
- 274 days ago - swissinfo.ch
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe has been given the go-ahead to send a six-month monitoring mission to Ukraine after Russia joined the 56 other members of the OSCE on Friday in a consensus decision.
Putin Signs Decree Recognizing Crimea as Sovereign State By Aleksandar Vasovic and Adrian Croft of Reuters
World  (tags: Crimean vote, Putin, Russia, Ukraine, annexation )

Nancy
- 278 days ago - news.msn.com
Amid fears that Russia may move into eastern Ukraine where there is a significant Russian-speaking community, Obama warned that "further provocations" would only increase Moscow's isolation and exact a greater toll on its economy.
Tense Crimea Chooses Whether to Leave Ukraine for Russia
World  (tags: Crimea, Russia, vote, 1992 constitution, journalists, soldiers )

Nancy
- 280 days ago - news.msn.com
Ethnic Tatars, Sunni Muslims of Turkic origin who make up 12 percent of Crimea's population, said they would boycott the referendum, despite promises by the authorities to give them financial aid and proper land rights.
Ukraine Cobbles Together An Army as Fears of a Russian Invasion Grow
World  (tags: world, politics, Ukraine, military, Russia, government, news, society, conflict )

Cal
- 280 days ago - globalpost.com
Ukraine really needs an answer to the Russian military amassing just over its border.
Beyond Ukraine: Russia's Imperial Mess
World  (tags: world, politics, usa, Russia, Ukraine, Crimea, news, government, conflict )

Cal
- 281 days ago - spiegel.de
Russia's occupation of Crimea has violated international law and created a new crisis among world leaders. Now the EU and the US are fighting over the best means to address Russia's reawakened expansionary ambitions.
Crimean Tatars Fear a Future Under Russia
World  (tags: Crimea, Russia, Tatars, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, government, violence, society, politics, humanrights, interesting, world )

Cal
- 283 days ago - globalpost.com
Marginalized during centuries of Russian rule, Crimea's indigenous ethnic group is sounding alarm bells about Moscow's intentions.
G7 Urges Russia to Back Away From Crimea
World  (tags: world, EU, Russia, Crimea, Ukraine, G7, politics, violence, society, europe, conflict, government )

Cal
- 283 days ago - macleans.ca
The group of countries released a statement saying Russia should open talks with Ukraine
Ukraine Leaders Vow Not to Cede Land; Russia Tightens Grip on Crimea
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, Uktaine, Russia, Crimea )

Cal
- 286 days ago - latimes.com
Leaders of Ukraine vowed Sunday not to cede any part of their nation's territory, even as Russia defended its virtual takeover of the disputed Crimean peninsula and signaled its willingness to act on the result of an upcoming secession vote there.
The Jews Who Fought for Hitler: 'We Did Not Help the Germans. We Had a Common Enemy'
World  (tags: violence, war, WWII, loyalty, unusual, Jews, Finland, Russia, Germany, Nazis, humans, interesting, society, world, freedoms, government, ethics, europe, politics )

Carrie
- 287 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
They fought alongside them, healed them, and often befriended them. But how do Finland's Jews feel today about their uneasy - and little mentioned - alliance with the Nazis?

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