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If the West Doesn't Act on Ukraine Reform, the Country Could Break Down

Maria Snegovaya | Posted 04.01.2016 | World
Maria Snegovaya

KIEV, Ukraine -- A collapsing 40 million plus people located in the geographic center of Europe might create an immigration crisis the West has not witnessed before. The apocalyptic prospects of such a scenario should make the Western elites realize the urgency of forcing reforms in Ukraine.

Russian Refugees in Ukraine: The Broken Hopes

Grigory Frolov | Posted 02.17.2016 | World
Grigory Frolov

Right after Putin's third term, and especially after the Maidan revolution in Ukraine followed by the Russian annexation of Crimea and the subsequent military conflict in Eastern Ukraine, the Russian authorities dramatically increased the anti-opposition campaign.

November 17th - Romanians and Czechs Choose Democracy

Olena Kagui | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics
Olena Kagui

"A minor miracle occurred yesterday," wrote Frank Fischer in an email on November 17th, "(it) marked a significant victory for democracy and justice in Romania's long march from the end of the Communist regime."

See What Ukrainians Have Done To Their Ousted President's Opulent Palace

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 11.22.2014 | World

As crowds of Ukrainian protesters seized control of the public spaces and government buildings in Kiev this past February, embattled former President ...

A Year After Ukraine's Revolution Began, Slain Protesters' Families Demand Justice

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2015 | World

By Alessandra Prentice KIEV, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was shouted down by angry relatives of 100 pro...

Friday Talking Points -- Past, Present and Future

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Forty years ago today, President Nixon addressed the nation to announce he would be resigning the next day -- the only time in US history this has happened. Today, President Obama announced the US will be dropping bombs on Iraq once again. That's a pretty heavy-duty amount of the past to contemplate, in one week.

Wait, What's Your Country's Legal Drinking Age?

Posted 03.10.2014 | Comedy

In case you were wondering what the legal drinking age is in other countries, there's a whole Wikipedia page for that. But if you were specifically w...

WATCH: Ukrainian Leader's Cronies Also Had Ridiculous Luxury Mansions

Posted 02.27.2014 | World

Days after discovering luxurious saunas and an exotic zoo at the presidential palace, Ukrainians found another startling display of the former regime'...

Good Bye, Lenin! Protesters Topple Soviet Statues Across Ukraine

Charlotte Alfred | Posted 02.24.2014 | World

Last week, as Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych tried to hang on to power, opposition protesters tore down statues of Bolshevik leader Vladimir Le...

Protesters Blockade Ukraine's Main Government Building

Reuters | Posted 02.01.2014 | World

By Pavel Polityuk and Natalia Zinets KIEV, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Ukrainian protesters blockaded the main government building on Monday, tr...