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    Britain urges EU to keep sanctions on Russia until Minsk deal done
    Mar16

    Britain urges EU to keep sanctions on Russia until Minsk deal done

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain’s foreign minister called on EU leaders to maintain economic sanctions on Russia until the Minsk peace deal to stop fighting in Ukraine has been fully implemented. …read more Source: The...

    Pakistan largest importer of Chinese arms: study
    Mar16

    Pakistan largest importer of Chinese arms: study

    STOCKHOLM: China has eased ahead of Germany and France to become the world’s number three arms exporter after the United States and Russia, a Stockholm-based think-tank said Monday. The volume of the multi-billion dollar world arms trade rose 16 per cent during the period 2010 to 2014 over the previous five years, the Stockholm...

    Putin says Russia was ready for nuclear confrontation over Crimea
    Mar16

    Putin says Russia was ready for nuclear confrontation over Crimea

    MOSCOW – Moscow was ready to put its nuclear forces on alert to ensure Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine last year, President Vladimir Putin said in a pre-recorded documentary aired on Sunday.Putin also said that Russia had saved the life of Ukraine’s former pro-Moscow president, Viktor Yanukovich, who he said had been...

    Ukraine urges allies to consider boycotting Russia’s 2018 World Cup
    Mar16

    Ukraine urges allies to consider boycotting Russia’s 2018 World Cup

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko urged his country’s allies to consider boycotting the 2018 football World Cup in Russia if Moscow does not pull all its troops out of his territory, in a German newspaper interview published on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine urges allies to consider boycotting Russia's 2018 World Cup
    Mar16

    Ukraine urges allies to consider boycotting Russia's 2018 World Cup

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko urged his country’s allies to consider boycotting the 2018 football World Cup in Russia if Moscow does not pull all its troops out of his territory, in a German newspaper interview published on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin set to reappear after 10-day absence
    Mar16

    Putin set to reappear after 10-day absence

    SAINT PETERSBURG – President Vladimir Putin was due to reappear in public on Monday after an unusually long 10-day absence that unleashed frenzied speculation about the whereabouts and health of the Russian strongman.Putin is scheduled to meet with Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev in Saint Petersburg later Monday, and a Kremlin official...

    Putin set to reappear after 10-day absence
    Mar16

    Putin set to reappear after 10-day absence

    SAINT PETERSBURG: President Vladimir Putin was due to reappear in public on Monday after an unusually long 10-day absence that unleashed frenzied speculation about the whereabouts and health of the Russian strongman. Putin is scheduled to meet with Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev in Saint Petersburg later Monday, and a Kremlin official...

    Institute: China now world’s third-biggest arms exporter: study
    Mar16

    Institute: China now world’s third-biggest arms exporter: study

    BEIJING: China has overtaken Germany to become the world’s third-biggest arms exporter, although its 5 percent of the market remains small compared to the combined 58 percent of exports from the U.S. and Russia, a new study says. China’s share of the global arms market rose 143 percent during the years from 2010-2014, a period during...

    One year under Russia rule: What happened in Crimea then and what’s happening now
    Mar16

    One year under Russia rule: What happened in Crimea then and what’s happening now

    March 16, 2015 3:19 PMRussia marks the first anniversary on Monday (March 16, 2015) of Crimea voting to leave Ukraine and join the Russian state in a referendum blasted as illegal in the West but seen in Moscow as a triumph for President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Putin says Russia was ready for nuclear confrontation over Crimea
    Mar16

    Putin says Russia was ready for nuclear confrontation over Crimea

    Moscow was ready to put its nuclear forces on alert to ensure Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine last year, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a pre-recorded documentary. …read more Source: The Times of...

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