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    In Ukraine, some Russians take up arms against Putin
    Mar22

    In Ukraine, some Russians take up arms against Putin

    When Andrei Krasilnikov hugged his wife good-bye last week and climbed onto a bus to take him back to the frontline in eastern Ukraine, his motive was typical of those fighting for Kiev – to defend his family and future from what he perceives as Russian aggression.What sets him apart from his brothers-in-arms is his Russian citizenship....

    Putin’s massive military drills intended to send message to West on Ukraine
    Mar22

    Putin’s massive military drills intended to send message to West on Ukraine

    Mammoth Russian military drills ordered by President Vladimir Putin from the Pacific to the Black Sea are designed to send a message to the West: keep your distance and don’t overplay your hand on Ukraine, observers say. Since the start of the Ukraine crisis more than a year ago, Russia has flexed its muscles with […] The post Putin’s...

    Weary of Russian invasion, nervous Poles join volunteer militias
    Mar22

    Weary of Russian invasion, nervous Poles join volunteer militias

    Spurred by the war in Ukraine, growing numbers of Poles are joining volunteer paramilitary groups to get basic military training and prepare to defend their homeland from what some see as a looming Russian invasion. The Polish government has kept its distance from the unofficial civilian militias but, with anxieties about Moscow’s...

    US deploys missiles in Poland amid Russian ‘threat’
    Mar22

    US deploys missiles in Poland amid Russian ‘threat’

    SOCHACZEW, Poland — U.S. air defense troops are training rapid deployment of Patriot missile launchers in Poland amid concerns that the conflict between Russia-backed rebels and government forces in Ukraine is threatening the security in the region. On Saturday, at a test range in Sochaczew near Warsaw, two U.S. soldiers demonstrated for...

    Crimea plans to launch own airline
    Mar22

    Crimea plans to launch own airline

    MOSCOW – Authorities in Crimea said they plan to set up an airline to facilitate connections with Russia and encourage tourism in the picturesque Black Sea peninsula, a year after the Ukrainian territory was annexed by Moscow. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia urges France, Germany to work on Kiev for observing truce deal
    Mar22

    Russia urges France, Germany to work on Kiev for observing truce deal

    Russia on Saturday urged France and Germany to persuade the Ukrainian authorities to observe the Minsk agreements. …read more Source: Global...

    Moscow slams Kiev for reported weapon deployment in E. Ukraine
    Mar22

    Moscow slams Kiev for reported weapon deployment in E. Ukraine

    Russia on Saturday slammed the Ukrainian government for reported deployment of heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Crimea plans to launch own airline
    Mar22

    Crimea plans to launch own airline

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Authorities in Crimea said Saturday they plan to set up an airline to facilitate connections with Russia and encourage tourism in the picturesque Black Sea peninsula, a year after the Ukrainian territory was annexed by Moscow.It requires a fleet of six aircraft and 40 pilots to serve 14 destinations initially, later rising to...

    Three killed as clashes rumble on in east Ukraine
    Mar22

    Three killed as clashes rumble on in east Ukraine

    Two Ukrainian soldiers and one civilian were killed in the country’s rebel-held east as clashes rattled an official truce aimed at ending nearly a year of fighting, Kiev and separatists have said. …read more Source: The Times of...

    3 Killed as Clashes Rumble On in East Ukraine
    Mar21

    3 Killed as Clashes Rumble On in East Ukraine

    Two Ukrainian soldiers and one civilian were killed in the country’s rebel-held east as clashes rattled an official truce aimed at ending nearly a year of fighting, Kiev and separatists said today. …read more Source:...

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