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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Pro-Russian militants killed in clash at Ukraine port city

Ukrainian forces engaged pro-Russian separatists Thursday in what appeared to be the most intense battle yet in the restive east, killing three militants and wounding 13 after what the Interior Ministry described as a siege on a military base in the southeastern city of Mariupol on the Sea of Azov.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Reuters

Calm in Slaviansk after some Ukrainian troops side with separatists

A sense of calm in the rebel-held town of Slaviansk as some residents express faith in the pro-Russian forces currently controlling the Ukrainian town.

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Ynetnews

Donetsk leaflet: Jews must register or face deportation

A leaflet distributed in Donetsk, Ukraine calling for all Jews over 16 years old to register as Jews marred the Jewish community's Passover festivities Monday , replacing them with feelings of concern.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Pravda

Russia should not sell gas to Ukraine, because Ukraine does not pay

Kiev authorities remain adamant in their wish to buy Russian gas against the backdrop of past discounts, including the one that was provided to Viktor Yanukovych in late 2013, the head of the National Bank of Ukraine, Stepan Kubiv, stated in Washington.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

International Monetary Fund

Statement on Ukraine

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund , made the following statement today in Washington, D.C., following a meeting with the Ukrainian delegation on April 13: "I met with Governor Stepan Kubiv and Ministers Oleksandr Shlapak and Pavlo Sheremeta, and their colleagues.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Free Republic

Ukraine says it can prove that Russia coordinated weekend attacks

Ukrainian officials say that Russia coordinated the takeovers of several Donetsk Oblast government buildings seized over the weaken by heavily armed and masked men in military uniforms.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

State Department

Economic, Energy, Agricultural and Trade Issues: U.S.-Ukraine Economic and Finance Working Group

Yesterday, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment Catherine Novelli met with Ukrainian Central Bank Governor Stepan Kubiv, Minister of Finance Oleksandr Shlapak, and Minister of Economic Development and Trade Pavlo Sheremeta to discuss a range of strategic and economic issues.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Groong

RFE/RL Armenia Report - 04/09/2014

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Ter-Petrosian Warns Opposition Allies Against Joining New Government Armenia - Opposition leader Levon Ter-Petrosian greets supporters at a rally in Yerevan, 1Mar2014.

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BBC News

'Kiev Hitler poster' tweeted in Russia

A doctored photo of an Adolf Hitler poster hanging from Kiev's city council building has been circulated by the head of a Russian TV station, apparently to suggest the prevalence of neo-Nazism in Ukraine.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

OpEdNews

When Is a Putsch a Putsch?

Secretary of State John Kerry testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on April 8, 2014.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Reuters

Pro-Russian protests show no sign of stopping in Ukraine

With tensions boiling throughout Ukraine, pro-Russian protests show no sign of backing down.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Weekday Magazine

Pro-Russia Protesters Storm Government Buildings In Eastern Cities

Pro-Russian protesters hold Russian national flags during a rally in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on April 6. During the rally in Donetsk, a pro-Russia supporter burns an effigy of Stepan Bandera , one of the leaders of the national movement which fought for Ukrainian independence in the mid-20th century.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

TwinCities

Hero or villain? WWII partisan Bandera still animates Ukraine-Russia fight

The rhetoric out of Moscow is consistent, bombastic and, to the Western ear, perhaps a bit puzzling: Ukraine today is run by thugs, fascists and Banderists.

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New Vision

The Ukrainian Revolution's Jewish question

By Konstanty Gebert "And from a Jewish perspective?" I asked Josef Zissels. The veteran Ukrainian dissident, Jewish activist, and passionate advocate of Ukraine's "Maidan" movement, had just finished briefing a Warsaw audience about the movement's spectacular victory and President Viktor Yanukovych's fall from power.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

OpEdNews

On Ultra Nationalists: When You Slow-Dance with the Devil, You Can't See His Face

At the end of WW2 the Nazi political ideologist Carl Schmidt was asked how such a brilliant man could justify the atrocities of Hitler's Third Reich.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Indybay.org

The Struggle for Ukraine's Soul Continues

The Struggle for Ukraine's Soul Continues by Stephen Lendman Ukraine remains a global flashpoint.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Suria

History becomes political weapon in...

Russia and Ukraine are ruthlessly using history as a weapon in the battle to paint their opponents as dangerous aggressors, ripping open old wounds from World War II that may not easily heal.

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OpEdNews

Ukrainian Lessons

The first lesson, and it's a very old one, is that violent protest does work, and also sinister tricks such as having your own snipers shoot at police and fellow protesters.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Russia Taday

Muzychko killing: Ultra-nationalist mastermind demands cops'...

Dmitry Yarosh, leader of Ukraine's Right Sector nationalist party, is demanding the resignation of acting Interior Minister Arsen Avakov and the arrest of police officers involved in the killing of notorious radical militant Aleksandr Muzychko.

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The Washington Post

A ghost of history haunts Ukrainea s crisis

People walk by an oversized likeness of Stepan Bandera, a Ukrainian politician, in Independence Square in Kiev.

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