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1 hr ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Ukraine: 3 killed after Black Sea base attack

A Ukrainian soldier is seen in a tank of the Ukrainian Army, as they are blocked by people on their way to the town of Kramatorsk on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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1 hr ago | Albany Times Union

Ukraine: 3 killed after Black Sea base attack

A Ukrainian soldier is seen in a tank of the Ukrainian Army, as they are blocked by people on their way to the town of Kramatorsk on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Art Voice

A Nation of Spectators

Twice this spring, Bernard-Henri Levy was invited to address the democracy activists massed in the streets of the capitol of Ukraine, a city that Americans know by its Russian name, Kiev.

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OpEdNews

Ukraine Troops Switch Sides During Attack - Report

Ukrainian paratroopers stopped their attack on demonstrators in the Eastern Ukraine cities of Slavyansk and Kramatorsk.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Expert: Russia Orchestrating Ukrainian Conflict

Tzvi Magen, the former Israeli ambassador to Russia, gave a special interview to Arutz Sheva Wednesday night analyzing the region's slow descent into chaos.

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Pravda

Ukrainians in south-east ready to stand up as human shield to stop military men

Residents of the Luhansk region are ready to stand up as a human shield on the way of military columns.

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Free Republic

UKRAINE: Counterintelligence- Russia is going to kill 100-200 people and put troops in Ukraine

Counterintelligence: Russia is going to kill 100-200 people and enter into Ukraine of Russian military troops have the task to kill several hundred people, and after that to enter the army on the territory of Ukraine.

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Business Journal

Russia-Ukraine conflict could affect Georgia companies

A group of masked anti-government protesters carrying home-made riot shields walk towards the Ukrainian parliament building in Kiev, Ukraine, earlier this year.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising

Pro-Russian activists make barricades in front of the gate of an airport in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Scotsman.com

Gunbattles erupt as Ukraine 'repels attack'

IN THE first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces yesterday said they clashed with about 30 armed gunmen at a small airport.

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The Daily Star

A Russian attack on Ukraine may threaten its nuclear reactors

Twenty-eight years after its Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded, Ukraine confronts a nuclear specter of a different kind: the possibility that the country's reactors could become military targets in the event of a Russian invasion.

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Truthdig

Next Step in Ukraine Crisis Is Unknown

As I write, the next step in the Ukraine crisis is unknown. The new authorities in Kiev have sent forces to try to recover the official buildings taken over by pro-Russian forces in the East of Ukraine.

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Russia Taday

Kiev military take positions in eastern Ukraine as operation starts

Members of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry walk past a MI-8 military helicopter and armored personnel carriers at a checkpoint near the town of Izium, eastern Ukraine, April 15, 2014.

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Pravda

Ukraine: Time for reflection in a new reality

As South-Eastern Ukraine spins out of control, as the Fascist Junta in Kiev loses popular support and looks on impotently, as suspicions appear that the ones who fired on the Maidan protesters were mercenaries from "activist" positions in Hotel Ukraina, now is not the time for sabre-rattling, it is time for intelligence.

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OpEdNews

Kiev's War Against the Peace-Loving People of South-East Ukraine

On the night of April 12, the city of Odessa in Ukraine celebrated the 70th anniversary of its liberation from Nazi Germany.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Free Republic

Ukraine Asks U.N. to Help Control Insurgent East

Ukraine's failure to enforce its own ultimatums and its appeal on Monday to the United Nations to send peacekeepers laid bare a grim reality for the shaky government in Kiev, where political leaders and security forces have few reliable ways to confront Russian-backed separatists in the restive east.

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Wall Street Journal

Obama, Putin Talk as Unrest Roils Eastern Ukraine

Ukraine's acting president said he wasn't opposed to a countrywide referendum on possibly granting regions greater autonomy after a deadline for pro-Russian protesters to leave buildings they have seized in eastern Ukraine passed on Monday.

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WGBH

Ukrainian Jews Celebrate Passover In Uncertain Times

At Passover celebrations around the world tonight, the youngest child will sing a song in Hebrew.

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Scotsman.com

Leaders: Ukraine crisis | Nigel Farage

Takeovers of Ukrainian government buildings by gunmen in the eastern part of the country are deeply alarming, threatening a spiral into anarchic chaos.

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Russia Taday

'Rights of believers are violated': Orthodox priest flees Ukraine in fear

The rights of believers are violated in Ukraine as the coup-imposed authorities don't want the Russian Orthodox Church in the country, archpriest Andrey Nikonov, who left Ukraine to escape persecution by Kiev, told RT.

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