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Scotland: In the wake of referendum "No" result

Scots voted No to independence by 55 per cent to 45 per cent, but the referendum debate energised a people determined to strike a blow against a pampered Westminster elite.

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Ukraine crisis the focus of NATO summit this week

A combination of regular Ukrainian military supplemented by private militias organized by right wing political groups had been bombarding the cities of Luhansk and Donetsk.

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Germany: sanctions and weapons deals, follow the money

In Germany today, references to Putin evoke all too sharply recollections of German language used against every Russian leader since the start of World War I.

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Fighting intensifies in Eastern Ukraine as Kiev acts against Communist Party

The crisis in Eastern Ukraine is coming to a head, with intensified fighting and mounting casualties, including many civilians.

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Education counter-revolution in England sounds awfully familiar

The Conservative-led coalition government in the UK has embarked on a "shock therapy" deregulatory binge across the English education sector.

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UE condemns U.S. role in Ukraine crisis

"On February 22, the elected president of Ukraine was overthrown in a coup which was supported by the Obama administration."

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Germany’s Ukraine policy aims for the impossible

Germany is having difficulty with its Ukraine policy.

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As crisis builds, Ukrainians face May 25 election

This election is largely a contest of powerful business tycoons who made their fortunes out of the breakup of the old Soviet Union and the privatization of state enterprises that followed.

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Why the U.S. does what it does in Ukraine

If you want to understand why our government is so worked up about Ukraine, a good place to start is with U.S. actions in Yugoslavia some 25 years ago.

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Many in Germany see through NATO designs on Ukraine

The crisis in the Ukraine continues to be big news here in Germany, on front pages and screens.

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