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Debaltseve Diary. Part 12. The Night of Withdrawal

After our group’s midnight arrival at 128 Brigade, I accompanied a young officer, Maxim Tymochko, to the staff office. We expected to see more of our 40 Battalion troops, who had allegedly been hiding in nearby trenches, hopefully awaiting our imminent withdrawal. 392 more words


Part 2: Gender and the crisis in Ukraine

In the first article of my series about the crisis in Ukraine, since 2013, I wrote a criticism of what I called the “pro-Russia” Left. No surprisingly I faced some criticism including that my article didn’t address capitalism or unfairly equated Russian and American power, all of which… 3,910 more words


One Worker Killed In Shelling At Ukraine Coke Plant

Shelling has killed at least one person at one of the largest coke plants, which is under the control of government troops, in restive eastern Ukraine. 242 more words


Local governance, energy efficiency, turf wars and "stuff"

Prior to the presidential elections in May 2014, as is always the case with any Ukrainian election, numerous approaches are made to this blog by election monitors, diplomats, journalists and NGOs, to meet and “have a chat” about what’s happening, who’s doing what, why and how, predictions, ramifications, and “stuff”. 1,012 more words


LifeNets Latest Report on Help to Ukraine Donetsk Area

LifeNets latest report: http://lifenets.org/ukraine1/yuri051515.html We continue to help war-torn Ukraine Donetsk area through our LifeNets and UCG contact Yuri Andreev who has valiantly provided needed food, medicine and more for refugees, particularly children and elderly. 22 more words