Ukraine

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Clearing Russia from presumed involvement in the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, German intelligence officials say they have "unambiguous" evidence that the crash was caused by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine, Der Spiegel reported Sunday. The information was presented earlier this month to members of a parliamentary control committee...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
New NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg, pictured when he was Prime Minister of Norway, February 23, 2010. (Photo: Policy Network/flickr/cc)
In a challenge to post-Cold War de-escalation agreements, the new secretary-...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Ukrainian legislators on Tuesday passed a law granting broader autonomy to the...

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Crowdfunding has reached new, weird, possibly inevitable levels with Ukraine nationalists now raising money from online supporters to fund the country's "first people's infantry battalion," starting with a "People's Drone" to patrol the Russian border and moving on to include bulletproof vests, painkillers, a sniper unit and anything else "the boys needed." The site has raised 71% of its goal to arm the sniper unit and over its goal for the drone, which could be good or bad news, depending on...