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Ukraine Crisis: BBC Team Attacked in Southern Russia Investigating Servicemen Deaths

A team of BBC journalists has been attacked by unidentified assailants in the southern Russian city of Astrakhan while attempting to investigate reports of Russian servicemen being killed near the border with Ukraine. 247 more words


Starving Junta Soldiers Sell Avtomats to Buy Food


A VSN officer with the codename “Chekist” told an IA Regnum correspondent, “On 17 September, the enemy shelled our positions from their strongpoints at the Donetsk Airport. 226 more words


Sept 19, 2014

President Vladimir Putin says the sanctions against Russia are in violation of World Trade Organisation principles, and that Russia's only retaliation … http://ift.tt/1wuBxSv


Ukraine president secures some U.S. military aid but not weapons -- Poroshenko tells U.S. Congress: "One cannot win the war with blankets.”

Petro Poroshenko meets with Obama and Kerry, pleads with Congress for aid.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko pushed for more U.S. aid to Ukraine in an address before Congress on Thursday. 504 more words

The Arithmetics of Diplomatic Theatre

Original Opinion – written by Gleb Bazov
Caveat: the views expressed herein do not necessarily match those of Slavyangrad.ORG

It is impossible to prove or disprove the existence of the divine plan. 3,453 more words


Poroshenko Urges More US Military Help for Ukraine

In his remarks to Congress, Poroshenko called Russia's annexation of … Still, Russia has deployed about 5,000 soldiers in eastern Ukraine to back … http://ift.tt/1uMh5w7


Wretched Richard's Almanac: They Say Goofy Is a Fellow Traveler

September 19, 1959

The Cold War took a heated turn during a visit to the United States by Nikita Khrushchev. Khrushchev was several days into an extended visit for a summit meeting with President Eisenhower, when at the Soviet leader’s request, a visit to Hollywood was arranged. 259 more words