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    Obama, EU’s Tusk stress unity in imposing sanctions on Russia over Ukraine crisis
    Mar10

    Obama, EU’s Tusk stress unity in imposing sanctions on Russia over Ukraine crisis

    U.S. President Barack Obama and European Council President Donald Tusk on Monday underlined the importance of maintaining trans-Atlantic unity to impose costs on Russia over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Carnegie Hall debut canceled over Nazi anthem
    Mar10

    Carnegie Hall debut canceled over Nazi anthem

    NEW YORK: A debut at Carnegie Hall meant to showcase a young composer was abruptly canceled after management realized it featured a snippet of a Nazi German anthem. The New York Youth Symphony was set to premiere the orchestral work on Sunday at the prestigious concert hall but the orchestra’s management removed it, saying that such an...

    UPDATE1: Ex-Japan PM Hatoyama to visit Crimea to see what residents think
    Mar10

    UPDATE1: Ex-Japan PM Hatoyama to visit Crimea to see what residents think

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Ukraine says rebels attack near Mariupol, Nato deploys Baltics troops
    Mar10

    Ukraine says rebels attack near Mariupol, Nato deploys Baltics troops

    Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists Monday of using mortars and a tank to fire on government positions near the eastern port of Mariupol in clashes that lasted several hours, violating a nearly month-old ceasefire. The militants fired on Ukraine’s positions and were attempting to “force our contingents from Shyrokyne,” a...

    Ukraine says rebels attack near Mariupol, NATO deploys Baltics troops
    Mar10

    Ukraine says rebels attack near Mariupol, NATO deploys Baltics troops

    Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists on Monday of using mortars and a tank to fire on government positions near the eastern port of Mariupol in clashes that lasted several hours, violating a nearly month-old ceasefire. …read more Source: Channel...

    Obama agreed not to send arms to Ukraine –German envoy
    Mar10

    Obama agreed not to send arms to Ukraine –German envoy

    WASHINGTON, United States — President Barack Obama agreed last month not to send lethal defensive aid to Ukraine, a top German diplomat said Monday, as lawmakers from both parties continued to press the president to shore up Ukraine’s beleaguered military in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. The German ambassador to the...

    Ukraine says rebels attack near Mariupol, NATO deploys Baltic troops
    Mar10

    Ukraine says rebels attack near Mariupol, NATO deploys Baltic troops

    KIEV – Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists Monday of using mortars and a tank to fire on government positions near the eastern port of Mariupol in clashes that lasted several hours, violating a nearly month-old ceasefire. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ex-Japan PM Hatoyama to visit Crimea to see what residents think
    Mar10

    Ex-Japan PM Hatoyama to visit Crimea to see what residents think

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Russia could not ‘abandon’ Crimea: Putin
    Mar10

    Russia could not ‘abandon’ Crimea: Putin

    MOSCOW (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin said Monday that Russia took over Crimea because it had to protect Crimeas mostly ethnic-Russian population after pro-Western Ukrainian nationalists came to power in Ukraine.In the latest preview of an upcoming documentary called Homeward bound on state-run Rossiya-1 television, Putin portrayed...

    Putin describes secret meeting to take Crimea before referendum, extract president
    Mar09

    Putin describes secret meeting to take Crimea before referendum, extract president

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has described a secret meeting with officials last year when Russia decided it would take Crimea, the Black Sea region that Moscow annexed from Ukraine last March. In a trailer for an upcoming documentary, shown on state-owned television late Sunday, Putin said that he met with security officials in February to...

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