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Ukraine: The Sovereignty Argument, and the Real Problem of Fascism
Inside the dynamite new issue of CounterPunch magazine: John LaForge takes an unflinching survey of the state of the nuclear power industry in the wake of Fukushima: its ailing plants, leaking pipes, security threats, accumulating radioactive waste and escalating costs.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Thunder Bay Ukrainian churches hold memorial mass
A Panakhyda memorial service was held Sunday at Thunder Bay's Holy Cross Ukrainian Catholic Church for the victims of protests in Ukraine.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Stuff: Someone has always been fighting over Crimea
I can't seem to get past that Vladimir Putin guy. First he dominated the winter Olympics, and now he's putting the arm on the Ukraine by kidnapping the Crimea.
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Neocon Things That Make You Go Hmmm
As a Southern paleocon who has often argued with Unionist neocons over the virtue of the Union invasion of the South and the merits of Lincoln, the current events taking place in Ukraine and the neocons' reaction to it has me scratching my head.
Understanding the Implications of the Ukraine Crisis
I'm disturbed by the short-sightedness of media analysis of the events in Ukraine, even as they begin to explore deeper - they are trapped by their own previous reporting and I hope they feel guilty enough about it to start getting it righta not likely.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Sanctions against Russia could backfire
The Soviet, er ... I mean Russian, invasion of Ukraine offers a nice reminder of JFK's old dictum that domestic policy can defeat us, but foreign policy can get us killed.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Oligarchs recruited to tame eastern Ukraine
After losing control of Crimea, Ukraine's embattled new government is turning to the nation's oligarchs to stamp out the flames of separatism in the mainly Russian-speaking east.
Where's The Civilizational Divide In Ukraine?
We've all heard lately that the western and eastern halves of Ukraine have different cultures, with western Ukrainians, from Kiev west voting one way and eastern Ukrainians the other, but I'm wondering if that's not oversimplifying things As the ideological division of Europe has disappeared, the cultural division of Europe between Western ... (more)
New York Daily News
March 6: Russia, potholes and park curfews
Bloomfield, N.J.: I don't totally blame the uninformed people who voted for Barack Obama in 2008.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Russia's Actions In Crimea Stir Bad Memories In Former East Bloc
Kazakhs protest outside the Consulate-General of Russia in Almaty on March 3, supporting Ukraine "for your and our freedom."
A Chronology of the Ukrainian Coup
A handout picture released by Ukrainian Union Opposition press services shows US Assistant secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland distributing cakes to riot policemen on the Independence Square in Kiev on December 10, 2013.
Can Russia Play Its Trump Card Gas To Beat EU Sanctions?
Vladimir Putin's aggressive moves in Ukraine raise concerns about whether he will use natural gas as a weapon against the European Union should it decide to intervene.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Sofia News Agency
Wealthiest Russians, Ukrainians Losing Billions in Crimea Conflict
Russia and Ukraine 's richest citizens have lost billions of dollars just in a day due to tensions in the Crimea region.
Crimea like Czechoslovakia in 1938 - Czech Senate chairman
The current developments in Crimea and the effort of its Russian inhabitants at joining Russia are reminiscent of the situation in the Czechoslovak borderland in 1938, Czech Senate chairman Milan Stech said after a meeting with Montenegrin parliament head Ranko Krivokapic today.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Weekly Standard
Ukraine Fever Sweeps the Balkans
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Sun Mar 02, 2014
Fisking "Stop the War"
"STOP the War" is a coalition of British left-wing groups established in 2001 to campaign against the Iraq War.
Ukraine on ''brink of disaster'' as Russian invasion risks sparking new Cold War
"One foolish act could tip us over the edge - a trigger-happy Russian soldier, a Ukrainian guard who acts aggressively," said Balkan expert Paddy Ashdown Russia faces the threat of a new Cold War as Britain and the US demanded an end to the "incredible act of aggression" against Ukraine tonight.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Partition Ukraine Now Before It Is Too Late
Superpowers love their geographic boundaries despite the fact that most have no basis in history.