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Putin Critic Assassinated in Ukraine was ‘Act of Terrorism’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 3:30pm 3/23/2017 at 3:30pm
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A shooter assassinated former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov, who was also a critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, outside of a hotel in Kiev, Ukraine.

Voronenkov, former member of the Communist Party, fled to Ukraine last fall with his wife when he found out he would face fraud charges “over the alleged...

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Pence Backs NATO, Shows Total Support for Ukraine

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 6:00pm 2/18/2017 at 6:00pm

Vice President Mike Pence attended the Munich Security Conference in Germany where he told Europe that America will stand behind its NATO allies. Pence also met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to assure him that America remains committed to Ukraine and that Russia upholds the Minsk Agreement.

President Donald Trump rattled some...

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Report: Missile From Russia Shot Down MH17 in Ukraine

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 2:30pm 9/28/2016 at 2:30pm

International prosecutors have concluded that a Buk missile from Russia shot down Malaysia Airlines MH17 over east Ukraine in July 2014, killing all 298 people on board.

Russia has constantly denied any involvement in the incident, which came months after Ukraine spiraled into a civil war after parliament ousted Russian-backed President Viktor...

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Journalist Pavel Sheremet Assassinated in Ukraine

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 5:30pm 7/20/2016 at 5:30pm

Prominent journalist Pavel Sheremet died in a car bombing in Kiev, Ukraine, today. The Belarusian journalist went to Ukraine from Russia after the Kremlin clamped down on the media and his cameraman was murdered.

The authorities do not have any suspects. However, the car belonged to Sheremet’s partner Olena Prytula, the founding...

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Russia Pardons Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 4:30pm 5/25/2016 at 4:30pm

The Kremlin has officially pardoned Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko after two years of imprisonment and a farce trial in exchange for two Russia Special Forces servicemen.

The Ukrainian and Russian governments did not offer any details about...

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Russia Angry Over Ukraine’s Eurovision Win

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 2:30pm 5/15/2016 at 2:30pm

A few Russian officials have demanded a Ukraine boycott after singer Jamala won Eurovision with her song “1944,” which is about the USSR deportation of the Crimean Tatars.

Well, maybe if Russia did not invade east Ukraine or annex Crimea, people would not hate them so much.

Jamala, a Crimean Tatar, drew inspiration ...

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General Breedlove: NATO Needs To Focus On Russia

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 2, 2016 at 12:00pm 5/2/2016 at 12:00pm

Gen. Philip Breedlove, the top military commander of NATO, has warned the organization they need to focus on Russia before he leaves his position at the end of May.

“We see that Russia has not accepted the hand of partnership but has chosen a path of belligerence,” he stated. “We need to...

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Ukraine Kicks Lenin to the Curb

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 18, 2016 at 7:30am 3/18/2016 at 7:30am

In a move symbolic of the nation’s rejection of Communism and the Soviet era, Ukraine has removed one of the last large statues of Vladimir Lenin from public view.

The Guardian reported:

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World leaders seek end to Russian aggression, violence in Ukraine

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 9, 2015 at 8:30am 2/9/2015 at 8:30am

Since February 2014, the Russian military has been taking steps to secure portions of eastern Ukraine; forces successfully annexed the Crimea, and Russian separatists in Ukraine have continued their attacks. Nations including the United States have advocated for providing Ukrainians with the means to defend themselves—that means tanks, weapons, and training—but...

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U.S. helping build border fence … in Ukraine

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 1:58pm 8/16/2014 at 1:58pm
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The recent flood of illegal immigrants across the southern border has caused many Americans to wonder why our country is seemingly incapable of border security.

A fence is in place in some areas while others are completely open. With that in mind, many Americans will be surprised to learn that the State...

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More sanctions dropped on Russia over Ukraine

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 12:00pm 7/30/2014 at 12:00pm

In another of his frequent ‘announcement drops’ before entering Marine One, President Obama yesterday declared that the United States and the European Union had agreed to a new round of sanctions against Russia. These new sanctions come within two weeks of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 being shot from the sky...

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Report: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Black Boxes Show Missile Strike

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 7:00am 7/29/2014 at 7:00am

British and American media are reporting that Ukrainian government officials have seen data from the say the downed Malaysia Airlines’ black box recorders. According to these officials, the airliner suffered an explosive loss of pressure after it was punctured by multiple pieces of shrapnel from a missile.

From the BBC:

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Ukraine President Pleads For Help from U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 2:45pm 7/27/2014 at 2:45pm

Ten days after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot from the skies over Ukraine, the situation on the ground in Ukraine has gotten worse.

U.S. officials released satellite images today showing proof that Russian forces have been shelling eastern Ukraine from the Russian side of the border.

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Ukraine: Bodies moved from MH17 crash site to rail cars

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 21, 2014 at 7:00am 7/21/2014 at 7:00am

The remains of nearly 200 passengers from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH 17 have been removed from the wreckage and placed in refrigerated rail cars in a rebel-controlled area of eastern Ukraine.

From ABC News:

It may be some time before the bodies of the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH 17 are...

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FOX News Buries Competition In Coverage of Ukraine

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 12:00pm 7/20/2014 at 12:00pm

John Nolte of Breitbart is reporting that as major news events unfolded at the end of the last week, FOX News outperformed CNN and MSNBC by a significant margin:

Ratings: Fox News Crushes CNN, MSNBC During Ukraine Crisis

By nearly 3-to-1 margins, Fox News crushed CNN on Thursday, one of the biggest breaking...

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Did surface-to-air missile bring down Malaysian passenger Jet in Ukraine?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 12:41pm 7/17/2014 at 12:41pm

A flurry of media reports are reporting that a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet has been shot down over Ukrainian airspace. The Boeing 777 carried 295 people and was “at altitude” (30,000 feet) according to the Interfax agency. All on board are said to have perished, according to Ukrainian sources.

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While you were focused elsewhere, Ukraine-Russia confrontation just heated up

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 12:10pm 7/1/2014 at 12:10pm

This seems like a broken record, but the last 24 hours have turned the standoff in Eastern Ukraine from a “ceasefire” to a hot war that doesn’t appear to be cooling down soon.

On Friday, June 20, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko announced a unilateral one-week cease-fire by his government as a way...

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