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Crimea sides with Russia: Obama calls for sanctions, Putin not on list, US officials says

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Crimea’s parliament voted to join Russia on Thursday and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum in 10 days’ time in a dramatic escalation of the crisis over the Ukrainian region that drew a sharp riposte from U.S. P…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Crimea sides with Russia: Obama calls for sanctions, Putin not on list, US officials says

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Crimea’s parliament voted to join Russia on Thursday and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum in 10 days’ time in a dramatic escalation of the crisis over the Ukrainian region that drew a sharp riposte from U.S. P…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Putin says military force in Ukraine would be a ‘last resort’

March 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin delivered a robust defense of Russia’s actions in Crimea and said on Tuesday that he would use force in Ukraine only as a last resort, easing market fears that East-West tension over the former Soviet republic co…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Putin says military force in Ukraine would be a ‘last resort’

March 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin delivered a robust defense of Russia’s actions in Crimea and said on Tuesday that he would use force in Ukraine only as a last resort, easing market fears that East-West tension over the former Soviet republic co…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Police charge protesters in Ukraine’s bloodiest day: At least 21 people dead, many by gunshot

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian riot police charged protesters occupying a central Kiev square early on Wednesday after the bloodiest day since the former Soviet republic, caught in a geopolitical struggle between Russia and the West, won its independenc…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

LA Sheriff: Feds interview Calififornia filmmaker

September 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East was interviewed by federal probation officers at a Los Angeles sheriff’s station but was not arrested or detained, authorities said early Saturday. Continue Reading

Fargo elementary students disturbed by abortion protest

May 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Some Fargo elementary school children were reportedly traumatized Wednesday by seeing graphic posters displayed by anti-abortion protesters at the corner of 25th Street South and 13th Avenue in Fargo. About 50 fourth- and fifth-graders from Clara Barton Hawthorne Elementary were on a bus about 12:30 p.m. coming back from a choir tour, school district Superintendent Rick Buresh said. Continue Reading

New Town residents protest mobile home park eviction

April 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

About 50 people paraded through this northwestern city of 2,000 people Saturday chanting “People over profits” and carrying signs such as “Relocation ended in the ’70s” to protest the eviction of mobile home court residents. Residents of 45 trailers many of them the poorest members of the Three Affiliated Tribes have until Aug. 31 to move after the mobile home park was sold with plans to develop it to house oil workers. Continue Reading

Occupy protest in Minneapolis leads to 12 arrests

April 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Twelve people were arrested during an Occupy Minnesota protest in downtown Minneapolis. Sgt. Stephen McCarty tells KARE-TV the demonstrators were traveling between Peavey Plaza and Loring Park on Saturday night. He says the 12 were arrested about 11 p.m. at 9th Street and Nicollet Avenue for blocking traffic and being a public nuisance. Continue Reading

Tibetan exile lights self on fire at anti-China protest

March 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Tibetan exile lit himself on fire and ran shouting through a demonstration in the Indian capital today, just before a visit by China’s president and following dozens of self-immolations done in China in protest of its rule over Tibet. He was burned on 98 percent of his body and his condition is critical, according to the Association of Tibetan Journalists.
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