Europe

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Putin shrugs off sanctions threat as Crimean referendum nears

By Andrew Branch
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Ukraine | As Crimea prepares to vote Sunday on whether or not to secede from Ukraine and join Russia, Western diplomats are ramping up the rhetoric in an attempt to…

Illusion and reality in Ukraine

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Ukraine | While we were all minding our business, the “most serious foreign policy crisis in Europe of the 21st century” crashed upon us. It’s hard to disagree…

Crimean Christians pray for unity ahead of Russian referendum

By Jill Nelson
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Ukraine | The Crimean front in the Ukrainian-Russian crisis has been somewhat quiet the past few days—eerily so for Ukrainians watching Russian troops patrol their…

Vital Signs: Poisoned pancakes and legislative prescriptions

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Pro-life progress and problems. Pro-life legislation surfaced in three state legislatures in the last two weeks of February.  In Oklahoma, the House…

Signs and Wonders: Churches welcome Son of God to theaters nationwide

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Churches to pack theaters. T0night, publicists in some cities are giving churchgoers free admission to theaters showing the new  Son of God

Globe Trot: Is Venezuela the next Ukraine?

By Mindy Belz
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International | VENEZUELA: Readers rightly have chided WORLD for ignoring the crisis in Venezuela that’s been unfolding for two weeks. The scenario is an admittedly…

Dollars and Sense: China’s yanking the stock market’s chain

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | I think I can. The stock market seemed poised for a rebound, but never quite bounced this week. I kept thinking about the children’s book, The Little Steam

Ukrainian president, opposition sign agreement

By Jill Nelson
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Ukraine | Opposition leaders agree to Yanukovych’s call for early elections and a coalition government

No more truce in Kiev

By Jill Nelson
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Ukraine | Violence erupts again in Independence Square, with more protesters killed

Obama draws red line for Ukraine

By Leigh Jones
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Ukraine | President Barack Obama issued a stern warning to the Ukrainian government today, urging officials not to use violence against the peaceful protestors who have…

The revolution is on television: Ukraine

By Marvin Olasky
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Ukraine | Jill Nelson is doing well with her reports on the Ukraine. You can watch a live feed of what’s happening in downtown Kiev on Espreso TV, a privately owned…

Kiev in flames

By Jill Nelson
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Ukraine | Protesters square off against riot police in a night of escalating violence in the city center

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