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  1. Ukraine Jews Present Challenge to Jewish AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... are more tenuous. For the most part, familiarity with Israel is rather different." The number of Jews coming from Ukraine to Israel is growing in the same way the numbers are growing out of France. 5,840 Jews made aliyah last year, more than ...

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  2. MH17 investigators say Buk rocket strike is primary theory in downingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mashable

    Nine months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, an international team investigating the incident says its primary theory is that the passenger jet was downed by a sophisticated surface-to-air Buk missile fired from Russia-backed separatist territory. All 298 people aboard the Boeing 777 flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur were killed after the airliner was struck and crashed on July 17, 2014.

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  3. 'Color Revolutions' Funded by Drug Profits, Says Russian Anti-Drugs OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The St. Petersburg Times

    "Color revolutions" of the kind that toppled Ukraine's previous pro-Russian president last year are financed by the proceeds of selling drugs, a Russian anti-drug official was cited as saying Tuesday by Interfax. Vladimir Kalanda, deputy head of the Federal Drug Control Service , also accused "sectarian" nongovernmental organizations ostensibly involved in drug rehabilitation efforts of being among the most active participants of the Maidan movement that spearheaded Ukraine's revolution, adding that they now make up the "shock troops" of the Ukrainian army, the news agency reported.

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  4. Ukraine's war-torn east home to third of country's GDP - ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    Trains are loaded with sea salt at a salt production facility at the Sasyk-Sivash lake, Ukraine A third of Ukraine's gross domestic product lies in the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics, Ukrainian Interior Ministry Arsen Avakov said. "It is difficult to speak about reforms when 30 percent of GDP has been left in the territories [of the self-proclaimed republics - Ed.]. 7 comments

  5. Crimean Tatar TV Channel Faces ClosureRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine -- The only television channel broadcasting in the Crimean Tatar language on the annexed Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea may be shut down. Lenur Islyamov, the owner of the ATR channel, told reporters in Simferopol on March 31 that Russian media regulator Roskomnadzor has rejected several attempts by ATR to register under Russian law, citing various technicalities.

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  6. Ukraine Interior Ministry was 'uncooperative and obstructive' in...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    ARCHIVE PHOTO: Burning car tires set on fire on Independence Square in Kiev by Maidan activists protesting the removal of barricades and a tent camp from the square The investigation into Maidan violence during Ukraine's coup didn't satisfy the requirements of the European Convention on Human Rights, says a report from the European Council, adding that Ukraine's Interior Ministry was "uncooperative and obstructive."

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  7. The Ukraine crisis is not what it seemsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Le Monde diplomatique

    In the West, the prevailing interpretation of the Ukraine crisis is that Russia - specifically President Putin - started it and controls most of the military forces fighting the Ukrainian army, often described in the media as "Russian separatists". Martin Wolf of The Financial Times claims Russia started it because its leaders fear having a stable, prosperous and West-leaning democracy on their doorstep; they saw this as a distinct possibility after their ally, President Yanukovich, was ousted in a coup in February 2014.

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  8. 31-03-2015 15:15Trilateral contact group to hold video conference with "DPR/LPR" representativesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | National radio of Ukraine

    The First Channel includes information and news narrating events in Ukraine and abroad; cycle programmes on political and social-economic subjects; literary and musical programmes, programmes for children and youth Information-musical youth channel deals with the most urgent problems of young people in Ukraine, in particular it helps to get oriented towards choosing one's trade, informs of the most important events in the life of youth, acquaints with modern Ukrainian music. UR Third Programme - "Channel of spiritual rebirth Radio "Kultura" which is basically aimed at creating in domestic radio space a special environment of high spiritual culture involving mass listeners' audience.

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  9. Former General Staff Chief of Ukraine: Putin can attack Kyiv from BelarusRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Charter97

    ... According to the expert, any military operation has a certain goal, but Russia is not ready yet to "grab entire Ukraine" without the use of nuclear weapons. "The main aim is to form the land corridor to Crimea. Perhaps, Ukraine will be offered to do ...

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  10. Former NATO Chief Clark Predicts New Offensive in UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | U.S. Naval Institute

    The Russians and Russian-backed forces in Ukraine are poised to launch a new offensive, probably between Orthodox Easter and before V-E Day in early May the former supreme commander of NATO Forces said in a presentation at The Atlantic Council. Speaking Monday in Washington, D.C., retired Gen. 4 comments

  11. 'PRESS logo makes you target': Killing journalists should be war crime, AP chief saysRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    The Associated Press boss has joined the outcry over the killing and kidnapping of journalists, proposing to make it a war crime. His words come shortly after Ukraine made the list of top 5 deadliest destinations for reporters in 2014.

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  12. "You should be respected by compatriots and feared by enemies"Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Day

    ... of our country, I firmly believe in your patriotism and high professionalism and see each of you as a loyal son of Ukraine. Let the law-abiding compatriots respect you, and enemies fear you," the president stressed. "We work to bring calm to Ukraine ...

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  13. "You just have to set a goal and fight for it every day"Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Day

    The Day talked to soldiers who have or need prostheses and learned what domestic and foreign prosthetic industry can offer them SERHII ILNYTSKY, 19, FROM THE 79th AIRMOBILE BRIGADE IN JULY 2014 SUSTAINED AN INJURY THAT LED TO THE AMPUTATION OF A LEG. NOW THE BOY CAN MOVE AND EVEN DRIVE A CAR THANKS TO AN ARTIFICIAL LIMB MADE IN UKRAINE AT A STATE EXPENSE Yaroslav Myronov served in the 30th Novohrad-Volynsky Mechanized Brigade.

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  14. MH17 probe looking for witnesses to back 'Buk missile' scenarioRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    Local workers transport a piece of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 wreckage at the site of the plane crash near the village of Hrabove in Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine November 20, 2014. The international team of experts investigating the MH17 tragedy in eastern Ukraine have called for possible witnesses to turn in any evidence that might back a scenario that the airliner was shot down by a Buk missile system.

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  15. Keeping warmRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    A pipe valve on the main gas pipeline from Russia, operated by Naftogaz in the village of Boyarka near Kiev, Ukraine. With the two countries locked in a price dispute, Ukraine will have to rely on storage tanks that are only a quarter full, as well as supplies from Hungary and Slovakia.

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  16. More war in store for Ukraine as Russian tanks pour over the borderRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Hot Air

    The war between Russia and Ukraine for control of the eastern portion of that nation never stopped, but a brief lull in the fighting prompted by the onset of winter and coinciding with a ceasefire arrangement signed by all combatants in Minsk gave the illusion that the conflict had largely been settled. Maybe that pause in the intensity of that war led Barack Obama to conclude that it was acceptable to conspicuously blow off NATO officials even while Moscow again prepared to press its interests in Ukraine.

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  17. Music Box Roving Village in City ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Best of New Orleans

    ... one thing. This allowed for more movement." The U.S. Embassy had selected New Orleans Airlift to travel to Kiev, Ukraine in 2012 to build a Music Box-inspired project there, which then sparked the idea for Music Box Outposts around the world and ...

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  18. Voices: Ukraine a country aching with anguishRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    KYIV, Ukraine -- Everywhere I went during my visit this month to Ukraine I ran into people heartbroken about what war with Russian-backed separatists has done to their country. Emotions were so raw that I Voices: Ukraine a country aching with anguish KYIV, Ukraine -- Everywhere I went during my visit this month to Ukraine I ran into people heartbroken about what war with Russian-backed separatists has done to their country.

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  19. Dodging bombs, Ukrainian Jewish war refugee flees hometownRead the original story

    Yesterday | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    ... on top of your head. It was really scary." Shumatskaya is one of thousands of Jews who have fled rebel-held areas of Ukraine since the outbreak of war there following the Maidan Square demonstrations of 2013 and Russia's annexation of Crimea last ...

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  20. Kiev's new plan to avoid collapse? Ban Russian cartoonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Russia Taday

    Bryan MacDonald is an Irish writer and commentator focusing on Russia and its hinterlands and international geo-politics. Follow him on Facebook Ukraine's economy is close to collapse as its banking system falls apart. 3 comments