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Ukraine Crisis (2013-2014)

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  • Volunteer in the community and use your skills

    CASA/Prince George's County — Volunteer information session, Thu., March 20, 6-7:30 p.m., Hyattsville Administration Building, 4310 Gallatin St., Hyattsville. Volunteers learn what it means to be Court Appointed Special Advocate. Volunteer spends...
  • Sharp drop in federal employment expected

    Sharp drop in federal employment expected
    Federal employment is expected to drop sharply in the span of a decade, government projections show, as budget cuts and retirements begin to reshape the workforce. While U.S. employment will likely grow nearly 11 percent from 2012 through 2022,...
  • The U.S. should stay out of the crisis in Crimea [Letter]

    The U.S. should stay out of the crisis in Crimea [Letter]
    The Crimea is in crisis and here we go again, off to police the world ("Russia brings trucks, armor into Ukraine's Crimea by ship," March 14). Europe should be leading the charge, not us. One figure being tossed about is around $1 billion in U.S. aid....
  • Putin's land grab [Editorial]

    Putin's land grab  [Editorial]
    Russia's annexation of Crimea today came despite U.S. and European threats to impose economic sanctions if President Vladimir Putin moved to take back the former Russian province that was ceded to Ukraine decades ago. Mr. Putin evidently calculated he...
  • Ukraine crisis worries Clarksville Peace Corps veteran

    Ukraine crisis worries Clarksville Peace Corps veteran
    When Peggy Walton returned to Ukraine six months ago, 20 years after a two-year stint as a Peace Corps volunteer, she only wanted to quell her own restlessness and satisfy her curiosity about how the country had changed.  Little did the retired Howard...
  • Obama must take stronger measures to confront Putin [Commentary]

    Obama must take stronger measures to confront Putin [Commentary]
    President Barack Obama came into office promising to limit United States commitments abroad in order to focus on the economy and health care at home. Such an approach may have been prudent immediately after the excesses of the Bush administration, but...
  • The need for a new diplomacy [Letter]

    The need for a new diplomacy [Letter]
    In the 21st century there is no need for geographic borders to separate nations. According to United Nations resolutions, people have a human right to nationality, and in Crimea the majority want to be Russian. The world needs to accept that reality....
  • U.S. underestimates Putin [Letter]

    U.S. underestimates Putin [Letter]
    Western governments and specifically the Obama administration have been laughably naive about Russian President Vladimir Putin's reactions and intentions in Crimea and the Ukraine ("Obama must take stronger measures to confront Putin," March 20). Mr....
  • Kremlin Internet plans could endanger free speech: watchdog

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Russian proposals on protecting Internet users against threats from the West could be a Kremlin ploy to crack down on critical voices inside Russia, a representative of Europe's main rights and democracy watchdog said. Russian...
  • Putin warns Ukraine against implementing EU deal -letter

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Moscow will curtail Ukraine's access to vital Russian markets if Kiev implements any part of a trade agreement with the European Union, President Vladimir Putin warned in a letter, toughening his stance on a deal at the center of...
  • Ukraine Eurobonds plunge as markets sense restructuring pain

    LONDON (Reuters) - Ukraine's dollar bonds suffered a sharp selloff on Tuesday, plunging to multi-month lows as investors priced in the growing probability of debt restructuring and lower recovery rates for bondholders. While Kiev's ceasefire with pro-...
  • Exclsuive: Kazakhstan balanced between Ukraine and post-NATO Afghanistan

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Looking at the neighborhood around Kazakhstan on a spinning globe, the Central Asian nation's foreign minister sees both partnerships and peril in the form of the Russian-Ukraine crisis and the coming NATO pullout from Afghanistan...