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Lincoln Daily News
Ukraine's Leaders Say Have U.S. Backing To Take On 'Aggressors'
Ukraine's government relaunched a security operation to crack down on pro-Russian armed groups after an Easter pause on Wednesday and said it had the backing of the United States.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
International Business Times
Ukraine President Calls for New Anti-rebel Offensive as Crisis Deal Falters
In an appeal that may complicate European efforts to mediate the crisis, Turchinov said two "brutally tortured" bodies had been found near Slaviansk, the objective of the failed Ukrainian army offensive.
US sends 600 troops to Eastern Europe, warship USS Taylor enters Black Sea
U.S. Navy frigate USS Taylor sets sail in the Bosphorus, on its way to the Black Sea in Istanbul April 22, 2014 US frigate USS Taylor has entered the Black Sea, according to the US Navy, as the Pentagon announces plans to dispatch some 600 troops to Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia for military exercises.
If Putin really wants to help Jews and Russia...
The Kremlin's questionable claim of widespread anti-Semitism as partial justification for threatening and even occupying parts of Ukraine should not obscure the fact that Russian President Vladimir Putin has genuinely championed the cause of Russian Jewry.
U.S. conducts spy flight over Russia
After a tit-for-tat series of delays, the United States conducted an Open Skies Treaty intelligence flight over Russian territory on Monday, a State Department official said.
KOCO-TV Oklahoma City
Biden to Ukraine: We'll support you
As the crisis in Ukraine shows no signs of easing, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden promised support for Ukraine and stressed that the United States won't recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea.
The Wichita Eagle
Russia's Navalny found guilty in libel case
Russian opposition activist and anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny, right, is escorted to a court by a policeman, left, from his home, where he is currently staying under house arrest in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV
Biden promises more U.S. support for Ukraine
As the crisis in Ukraine shows no signs of easing, Vice President Joe Biden promised support for Ukraine and stressed that the United States won't recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea.
The Daily Beast
Germany Helped Prep Russia for WarBy Josh Rogin
Over the past few years, NATO countries have helped Russia revolutionize its armed forces.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
Finance News Update, what you need to know
At 0630 AEST on Tuesday, the local unit was trading at 93.27 US cents, down from 93.57 cents on Thursday before the four-day Easter long weekend.
Zarif in Moscow to attend Caspian Sea Conference
Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif arrived here in Russian capital city Monday night at the top of a delegation to attend the Moscow Caspian Sea Littoral States Foreign Ministers Conference, IRNA reported.
Russian Navy Take Over Crimea Combat Dolphins
The combat dolphin program in the Crimean city of Sevastopol will be preserved and redirected towards the interests of the Russian Navy, according to a report by official news agency RIA Novosti.
Azerbaijani Muganbank starts selling shares
The placement of emission of JSC Muganbank's ordinary nominal undocumented shares worth five million manats will start at the Baku Stock Exchange on April 23. "The bank asked for the inclusion of its shares into the unquoted BSE list," according to a message from the stock exchange.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Ukraine's post-revolutionary leaders must go
A ppearing on NBC's "Meet the Press" with David Gregory, 39-year-old interim Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk appealed to what's left to the old McCarthy crowd [communist paranoics], asking the U.S. government to rebuild the Ukrainian military.
The Heard Citizen
Pastoral Nuggets: Drifting
Andy Stanley said, "In life everybody winds up somewhere - a few people wind-up somewhere on purpose!" As Christians, we need to get our heads and hearts wrapped around this.
Shootout in east Ukraine shatters truce
Four people were reported killed Sunday in a gun battle in restive eastern Ukraine, shattering a fragile Easter truce in the crisis-hit former Soviet republic.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Anton Evstifeev Experiences Bali
My dude Anton Evstifeev made the trek from Moscow, Russia, to Bali, Indonesia, to experience the land, the people, and ride some BMX, too.