Russia

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Staving off extinction in Russia

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Russia | Russia’s salivating for the savory morsel of southeastern Ukraine known as the Crimea has been likened to Hitler’s annexing of the so-called Sudetenland…

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…

Midday Roundup: Is it possible to support Hobby Lobby and Obamacare?

By Leigh Jones & Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Conscientious objector. One of Obamacare’s biggest backers has come out in support of two businesses fighting the healthcare law’s contraceptive mandate.

The Putin enigma

By D.C. Innes
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Russia | Even though Russian President Vladimir Putin has controlled his country for 15 years, we are still unclear on what sort of man he is. A newly inaugurated…

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…

Not far from Crimea, Paralympics go on

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has done little to dampen the spirit in Sochi as the Winter Paralympics held the Opening Ceremony on Friday. Athletic events…

Globe Trot: Iraq’s Anbar Province continues to unravel

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: A string of bombings across central Iraq continues the unraveling situation in Anbar Province. A February bombing at Fallujah’s hospital forced…

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…

Crimean war

By Jill Nelson
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Ukraine | As Russia invades Crimea, Ukrainians strive to preserve their hard-won independence

Pressuring the wrong country

By Cal Thomas
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Israel | The Obama administration is showing it can be tough on foreign policy. Unfortunately, that toughness is not directed at Russia and its incursion into Crimea,

Putin meets the press

By Jill Nelson
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Ukraine | The Russian president talks to reporters about invading Ukraine, while John Kerry meets government leaders in Kiev

The Russian bear is loose again

By D.C. Innes
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Ukraine | There are rumors of war in Crimea. Russia has 150,000 troops massed on Ukraine’s border, has forces controlling the strategic Black Sea port of Sevastopol…

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