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    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko Says Truce Not Working, Urges More Russia Sanctions: Report
    Mar15

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko Says Truce Not Working, Urges More Russia Sanctions: Report

    Ukraine’s president accused Russian-backed separatists in the east of failing to respect a ceasefire with Ukrainian troops and called for further sanctions on Russia in comments to a German newspaper … …read more Source:...

    Russian President Vladimir Putin mulled putting nuclear forces ‘on alert’ over Crimea
    Mar15

    Russian President Vladimir Putin mulled putting nuclear forces ‘on alert’ over Crimea

    March 16, 2015 3:56 AMMOSCOW (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was ready to put the country’s nuclear forces on alert as he sought to annex Crimea last year after the fall of a Moscow-backed government in Kiev. …read more Source: The Straits...

    China hopes for dialogue on Ukraine: Li
    Mar15

    China hopes for dialogue on Ukraine: Li

    China hopes the Ukraine issue to be settled through dialogue, Premier Li Keqiang said Sunday. …read more Source: Global...

    Biden calls for Ukraine cease-fire
    Mar15

    Biden calls for Ukraine cease-fire

    US Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke by phone on Saturday and both called on Russia and pro-Russian separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine to implement the Minsk cease-fire agreements, the White House said. …read more Source: Global...

    Putin, speaking in film, says Russia saved life of Ukraine ex-leader: Interfax
    Mar15

    Putin, speaking in film, says Russia saved life of Ukraine ex-leader: Interfax

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking in a pre-recorded film about Russia’s seizure of Crimea, said the life of Ukrainian former president Viktor Yanukovich was in danger as a result of the “revolution” that set out to seize power in Kiev. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine begs for further Russian sanctions
    Mar15

    Ukraine begs for further Russian sanctions

    Ukraine’s president accused Russian-backed separatists in the east of failing to respect a ceasefire and called for further sanctions on Russia in comments to a German newspaper to be published on Monday. Attacks have become less frequent since the latest ceasefire came into force in mid-February, but both sides accuse each other of…...

    Ukraine's president says truce not working, urges more Russia sanctions – newspaper
    Mar15

    Ukraine's president says truce not working, urges more Russia sanctions – newspaper

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Ukraine’s president accused Russian-backed separatists in the east of failing to respect a ceasefire with Ukrainian troops and called for further sanctions on Russia in comments to a German newspaper to be published on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Satirists run riot online in the absence of Putin
    Mar15

    Satirists run riot online in the absence of Putin

    MOSCOW: A wave of savage mockery broke over Russian President Vladimir Putin across the Internet on Friday, sparked by days of absence from public view, despite official insistence it was business as usual in the Kremlin. State television footage of Putin working at his residence failed to quell the tide of fantastical theories circulating online...

    Putin: Russia prepared raising nuclear readiness over Crimea
    Mar15

    Putin: Russia prepared raising nuclear readiness over Crimea

    Russia was ready to bring its nuclear weapons into a state of alert during last year’s tensions over the Crimean Peninsula and the overthrow of Ukraine’s president, President Vladimir Putin said in remarks aired on Sunday.Putin’s comments, in a documentary being shown on state TV, highlight the extent to which alarm spread in...

    Ukraine protestors erect mock Putin tombstone
    Mar15

    Ukraine protestors erect mock Putin tombstone

    Ukrainian activists, playing on speculation about President Vladimir Putin’s health, erected a mock tombstone to the Russian leader depicting him as the Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler outside the Russian embassy in Kiev on Sunday. The protest was carried out by the Automaidan group, which organised anti-government car processions on...

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