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    Ukraine law on autonomy violates peace deal: Russia
    Mar18

    Ukraine law on autonomy violates peace deal: Russia

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia on Wednesday condemned Ukraine for ratifying two bills on greater autonomy for the rebel-held east, saying they grossly violated a fragile peace deal.Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the adoption of the legislation by Ukraines parliament in essence rewrites the agreements or, more simply put, grossly violates them...

    Moscow slams Kiev for diversion of Minsk peace agreements
    Mar18

    Moscow slams Kiev for diversion of Minsk peace agreements

    Moscow: Russia has slammed the Ukrainian leadership for diverting the Minsk peace agreements reached in February between Kiev and Donbass insurgents.The bill on the “special status” of Donbass territories under the control of insurgents, which was submitted to the par.. …read more Source: India...

    US, Irish leaders urge “full” implementation of Minsk deals
    Mar18

    US, Irish leaders urge “full” implementation of Minsk deals

    US President Barack Obama and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Tuesday called for a “full” implementation of the Minsk peace deals seeking to end fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    NATO allies come to grips with Russia’s deceptive ‘hybrid warfare’
    Mar18

    NATO allies come to grips with Russia’s deceptive ‘hybrid warfare’

    RIGA, Latvia — NATO allies are scrambling to protect vulnerable Baltic partners from the threat of hybrid warfare, a Russian tactic that officials and experts say is based on deception rather than formal declaration of war. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s use of anonymous “little green men” to slice Crimea away from...

    One year on, Russians celebrate Crimea’s annexation
    Mar18

    One year on, Russians celebrate Crimea’s annexation

    Russians are marking the first anniversary of the annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Death toll climbed sharply in major 2014 conflicts – study
    Mar18

    Death toll climbed sharply in major 2014 conflicts – study

    LONDON – The death toll in the world’s most brutal conflicts climbed by more than 28 per cent last year from 2013 with bloodshed in Syria worse than all others for the second year running, according to a study released on Wednesday.The Project for the Study of the 21st Century think tank analysed data from sources including the United...

    Everton’s Lukaku has business to finish in Kiev
    Mar18

    Everton’s Lukaku has business to finish in Kiev

    PARIS – The Premier League’s sole Europa League survivors Everton are in Ukraine on Thursday aiming to seal qualification for the quarter-finals against Dynamo Kiev. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Moscow for Victory Day
    Mar18

    Russia: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Moscow for Victory Day

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Pic: AP MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister says the leader of North Korea is among 26 world leaders who have accepted invitations to Moscow to take part in celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany. A highlight of the May 9 celebrations will be the...

    Ukraine amends law on granting ‘special status’ to eastern regions
    Mar18

    Ukraine amends law on granting ‘special status’ to eastern regions

    The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday voted to pass a bill, which amends the law on granting a “special status” and limited self-rule to some areas in eastern Ukraine, the parliament’s press service said. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Tennis: Serena battles through after Stephens scare
    Mar18

    Tennis: Serena battles through after Stephens scare

    INDIAN WELLS (AFP) – World number one Serena Williams woke up after a slow start to battle past American compatriot Sloane Stephens in three sets to reach the quarter-finals in Indian Wells on Tuesday.The 19-time Grand Slam winner defeated a dogged Stephens 6-7 (3/7), 6-2, 6-2 on center court as her emotional return from a 14-year Indian...

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