Archive for February, 2014

Battle lines drawn in DC over Iran sanctions push


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Days before AIPAC goes lobbying, major Democrat donors urge Congress to back the administration; Reid decries amendment

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Yanukovych blames fascists, West for Ukraine chaos


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Fugitive president refuses to relinquish power, but says he hasn’t met Putin and will not seek military assistance

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Jewish Democratic donors urge Congress: Back off Iran sanctions


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Fragile negotiations must be allowed to continue without threats that could derail them, says letter sent to top Democrats.

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Ukraine: Russian forces invade Crimea


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Ukrainian forces foil attempt to seize two airports, security chief says. Ousted Ukraine president: I was forced to flee due to threats on my life.

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Ukrainian nationalists strive to shake off allegations of anti-Semitism


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Anti-government protesters say Nazi name-calling is propaganda designed to undermine their movement.

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AIPAC seeks to regain political footing ahead of Netanyahu visit


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After failing to secure new Iran sanctions, pro-Israel lobby faces US political fallout. ‘We have an open line of communication with the administration,’ source claims

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‘Shut the f**k up, b*tch!’ Notorious far-right Ukraine leader attacks prosecutor


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