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The regime’s brutal response to opposition protests fuels greater radicalism
THE sound of banging pots began well before dawn. Out on the streets on February 24th the barricades were going up across the south and east of Caracas, the capital city. 262 more words
China’s state media called Saturday night’s knifing attack at a train station in Kunming “China’s 9-11” and called for a crackdown on terrorism.
The death toll from the attack rose to 33 with four of the perpetrators among the dead. 150 more words
Over the past few days, I’ve done a number of posts following the ongoing, fast-moving situation in Ukraine. For readers just tuning in to the story now, I’ve collected these in an FAQ-style post that I will continue to update as the situation progresses. 478 more words
President Obama blunt in warning Russia not to intervene in Ukraine - By Paul Richter, Sergei L. Loiko and Carol J. Williams February 28, 2014, 6:29 p.m.
Keeping Ukraine in one piece is a win-win - By Carol J. Williams and Sergei L. Loiko February 26, 2014, 6:10 p.m.
MOSCOW — Russia mobilizes 150,000 troops to test their battle readiness. Opposing groups clash over whether Ukraine will look to Moscow or Brussels. Triumphant demonstrators in Kiev celebrate the nomination of an interim government likely to turn westward. 511 more words