Ukraine Rebels Win Fight for Key City, But Will Cease-Fire Find Root in Battle’s Wake?

By: Wednesday February 18, 2015 7:00 pm

After weeks of intense fighting, including the last several days under a cease-fire plan that appeared to have no bearing in the eastern Ukrainian city of Debaltseve, the Ukraine Army on Wednesday ordered a full retreat of its forces as rebels opposed to the Kiev government sounded victory and raised a flag over the strategically important town.

 

State Threats to International Election Observers Symptom of American Exceptionalism

By: Tuesday November 6, 2012 8:15 am

The OSCE is a body, which the United States is a founding member. Observers have been sent to the United States to observe US elections since 2002. But, now, Republicans in states where voter suppression could potentially occur are suggesting to Americans these people are here to violate American sovereignty as part of some left-wing ACORN conspiracy.

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