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Breaking ice with Russian rebels

BEING held by the Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine was harrowing, writes Paul Toohey, but some unexpected common ground was found.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Preview: Band takes a world of music, and turns it on its head

Tamar Ilana will tell you that her global ensemble Ventanas came together three years ago, but the sounds they make really began to take root when she was born, as the child of a globe-trotting ethnomusicologist mom.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Instrumental, Greek

Thu Jul 24, 2014

US News & World Report

Ukraine, Russia, the Middle East and the Return of World War I

Today's global tensions echo the lead-up to World War I. Could this be the end for our world order? It was a century ago this summer - on June 28, 1914 - that Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip fired the "shot heard round the world," assassinating Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian empire, in Sarajevo.

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Related Topix: History in the News, World News, Ukraine, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Lemon Bucket Orkestra reconsiders revolution

"I was part of the protests in February that ended up with about 150 people in body bags and the whole city burning," the Lemon Bucket Orkestra's singer, fiddler, and founder explains, interviewed on the beach during a break from Vancouver Folk Music Festival workshops.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine

Transitions Online

NATO Members Call for Bastion in the East as Putin Plans Serbia Visit

Plus, Ukraine may prosecute Russian officials and oligarchs for aiding rebels, and international donors pledge billions in Balkan flood relief.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Ukraine, Natural Disasters, Flood, Traian Basescu, Europe, Romania,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Groong

Ukraine risks repeating Afghanistan scenario: Kazakh analyst

Tengri News, Kazakhstan July 21 2014 Ukraine risks repeating Afghanistan scenario: Kazakh analyst by By Dinara Urazova The protracted conflict in Ukraine may lead to the country repeating the scenario of Balkan military confrontation in the 1990s with a possible evolution into another Afghanistan, Tengrinews cites Kazakh political analyst Dosym ... (more)

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Related Topix: Azerbaijan, World News, Ukraine

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Charter97

Dzmitry Bandarenka: Russia has entered half-disintegration phase

This comes from charter97.org web-site chief editor Natalia Radzina's interview with a coordinator of the European Belarus civic campaign Dzmitry Bandarenka .

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Transitions Online

Ukraine's President Vows to Sign EU Deal, Few Vote in Kosovo Election

Plus, Bulgaria stops work on South Stream but says it will ultimately press on, and long sentences are handed out in a Russian journalist's killing.

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Related Topix: Europe, Bulgaria, Kosovo, World News, Vladimir Putin, Ukraine

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Age

Fractured Ukraine shows neither Barack Obama nor Vladimir Putin are in control

Ukraine's contested region resembles the Balkans in the 1990s, where events could be driven by trigger-happy gunmen rather than considered strategy, says Paul McGeough.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, World News, Ukraine, US Military, US Air Force,

ITV

Merkel calls news of downed plane 'disturbing'

Angela Merkel said that she never thought "she would see something like this again", after comparing it to conflicts in the 1990s.

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Related Topix: Angela Merkel, World News, Ukraine

SETimes news

Germany takes leading role in promoting EU integration for Balkans

Leaders of western Balkan countries are invited to a high-profile conference next month in Germany to support their integration prospects into the European Union.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Ukraine, Angela Merkel

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Transitions Online

Russian Energy Titans Battle, Ukrainian Asylum Seekers on the Rise

Plus, Tajikistan rounds up hundreds of sex workers and Armenia drives a hard bargain in Eurasian Economic Union entry talks.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Ukraine

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Transitions Online

Russia Declares Ukrainian Refugee Emergency, Serbia's Thwarted Finance Minister Quits

The number of refugees fleeing fighting in Ukraine and living in temporary shelters is approaching 24,000 people, ITAR-TASS reports .

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Ukraine

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Transitions Online

Russian Energy Titans Battle, Ukrainian Asylum Seekers on the Rise

Plus, Tajikistan rounds up hundreds of sex workers and Armenia drives a hard bargain in Eurasian Economic Union entry talks.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Ukraine

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Transitions Online

Ukraine's President Vows to Sign EU Deal, Few Vote in Kosovo Election

Plus, Bulgaria stops work on South Stream but says it will ultimately press on, and long sentences are handed out in a Russian journalist's killing.

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Related Topix: Europe, Bulgaria, Kosovo, World News, Vladimir Putin, Ukraine

Fri Jul 11, 2014

State Department

Speeches: Keynote Address at the Croatia Forum

Thank you for that, Jacques. Hello, dobar dan, everyone. It is so wonderful to be here in Dubrovnik again to talk about the Western Balkans and the transatlantic relationship.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Croatia, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Transitions Online

Russian Energy Titans Battle, Ukrainian Asylum Seekers on the Rise

Plus, Tajikistan rounds up hundreds of sex workers and Armenia drives a hard bargain in Eurasian Economic Union entry talks.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Ukraine

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Weekday Magazine

Russia Follows 'Different Strategy' As Serbia Courts EU

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev shake hands at a press conference in Moscow on July 7. Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine have had to battle relentless opposition from Moscow every step of their path toward closer ties with Europe.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Serbia,

Thu Jul 03, 2014

B92

'EU strategic objective, Russia advantage'

The EU is "a strategic objective for Serbia - but that does not rule out cooperation with Russia - an advantage that Serbia intends to use."

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Related Topix: Serbia, World News, Ukraine,

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Bloomberg

Putin's Economic Push Revives Former Soviet Ties in East Europe

A quarter of a century ago, when the communist regimes in central and eastern Europe tumbled one after another, the economically devastated Soviet Union could do nothing but watch.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Slovakia, Ukraine

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