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3 hrs ago | Transitions Online

Ukraine Slides Back Into Violence, Six Convicted in Skopje Mass Murder

Plus, Croatia and Macedonia take opposite tacks on same-sex marriage and a controversial art show opens in St. Petersburg to mixed reviews.

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7 hrs ago | Canada.com

Deep rifts emerge in ranks of Ukraine's pro-Russia insurgents as support from Moscow evaporates

This Saturday the legendary '60s band of Susan Jacks, Craig McCaw and Satwant Singh meet up with musicians from the New Pornographers, Destroyer and Black Mountain at the Khatsahlano Block Party.

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11 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

Another Ukranian woman dreams of being Barbie

Back in March we told you about Valeria Lukyanova , the Breatharianist 'Human Barbie' who said she will live without food or water.

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15 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Divisions appear among Ukraine's eastern rebels

The head of one influential rebel battalion in eastern Ukraine says he will not submit to the command of the military leader of the separatist insurgency.

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19 hrs ago | St.Petersburg Times

A Just Russia's Mironov Warns Party Against Contact With U.S. Officials

Apparently striving to outdo the Kremlin in its anti-American stance, a left-of-center party leader has sent a memo to lawmakers from his State Duma faction to "urgently recommend" that they avoid any contact with U.S. officials, a news report said.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Mail

Russia 'abducts and charges glamorous Ukraine pilot with...

No wonder they are smiling - just look at the parking lot! Titans of the tech, media and finance worlds are flown to the annual Sun Valley 'billionaire's summer camp' by a fleet of private jets Caught on camera: Shocking moment man sucker-punched a stranger leaving him clinging to life in attack sparked by row over a dog Visitor gets trapped in ... (more)

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OpEdNews

IMF pushes Ukraine to "voluntarily commit suicide"

Western support will allow more IMF and European lending to prop the Ukrainian currency so the Ukrainian oligarchs can move their money safely to British and US banks, economist and author Michael Hudson told RT's Truthseeker.

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Advocate

Neo-Nazis Attack Gay Club in Ukraine

A group of roughly 20 neo-Nazis tried to force their way into a gay club in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, according to security camera footage obtained by U.K. LGBT site Pink News .

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Fox News

Pro-government Ukrainians accuse rebels in the east of terror, abductions; rebels say it's war

Since April, when pro-Russia rebels took over her city, Maria Oleinik hasn't slept in the same house for more than one night running.

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Reuters

Russia gives green light for next U.S. ambassador

Russia has given the green light for career diplomat John Tefft to be appointed U.S. ambassador to Moscow, an aide to President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday.

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Korea Herald

Ukraine rejects truce talks with rebels

Ukraine on Tuesday brushed off strong European pressure and rejected talks with pro-Russian rebels on a truce to halt a bloody insurgency shaking the ex-Soviet nation until they lay down their arms.

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News24

.com | Ukraine tightens grip on rebels amid truce pressure

Japan's government has approved a reinterpretation of the war-renouncing constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries.

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Bloomberg

Lavrov Says Pro-Russian Militants Ready for Talks in Ukraine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said "ultimatums and pre-conditions" must not stand in the way of peace efforts in Ukraine as rebel fighters in the east are prepared for dialogue with the government in Kiev.

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Free Republic

Ukraine Donetsk: Urgent Prayer Request within an hour promise to release father Tikhon

TRANSLATION 126 day prayer Marathon. Now I'm waiting for your call, and within an hour had promised to release father Tikhon, do not cease to pray that this time it really was releasing, and this is not dragged on for days.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Mail

Ukraine ignores pressure to call a truce with pro-Russian rebels...

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Transitions Online

Ukrainian Cities Face Government Siege, Tourists Shun Crimean Beaches

Ukrainian officials are vowing to blockade two large eastern cities as separatist fighters fall back after losing control of the city of Slovyansk.

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KSWO

Ukraine takes aggressive stance toward separatists

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WAND-TV Decatur

Ukraine says rebels must disarm before talks

Police have arrested two people for operating a drone over the George Washington Bridge that came within 800 feet of a police helicopter.

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The Baltimore Sun

IMF package for Ukraine 'not enough', minister says

Ukraine's deputy prime minister told international donors on Tuesday that a $17 billion International Monetary Fund bailout was "not enough" because of "unprecedented Russian-inspired aggression".

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ThinkProgress

Inside The Quiet Struggle For LGBT Rights In Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine - When the pro-Russian separatists arrived at the homes of Oleg Yashtulov's activist friends looking for evidence of any connection to him, he refused to leave the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk.

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