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US House of Representatives approves supply of lethal weapons to Ukraine

KYIV: The lower chamber of the US Congress has passed a bill that approves defense budget in the amount of $612 billion in the new fiscal year.     89 MORE WORDS

Vladimir Putin calls Ukraine fascist and country’s new law helps make his case

A member of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) waits to depart to the frontline in eastern Ukraine, in central Kiev

By Josh Cohen  Reuters  May 14, 2015

A member of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) waits to depart to the frontline in eastern Ukraine, in central Kiev, March 17, 2015. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

As Ukraine continues its battle against separatists, corruption and a collapsing economy, it has taken a dangerous step that could further tear the country apart: Ukraine’s parliament, the Supreme Rada, passed a draft law last month honoring organizations involved in mass ethnic cleansing during World War Two