Ukraine

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Pro-Russian fighters in Ukraine on Friday announced that they will reject further peace talks, signaling further instability at the end of deadliest week of the conflict. "Attempts to talk about a cease-fire will no longer be undertaken by our side," the Associated Press reports the main separatist leader, Alexander Zakharchenko, as saying. The...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed a new military doctrine that...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
New peace talks aimed at ending the months-long conflict in Ukraine began on...

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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...