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    Ukraines President Presses Germany Ahead of Key EU Summit
    Mar16

    Ukraines President Presses Germany Ahead of Key EU Summit

    – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, seeking Western military aid to end a pro-Russian rebellion in his homeland, has arrived in Germany for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel and key German … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    It’s not easy to achieve 7% economic growth, says Chinese premier
    Mar16

    It’s not easy to achieve 7% economic growth, says Chinese premier

    Achieving its 7 per cent economic growth target is no easy feat, Premier Li Keqiang said, noting that the government recognised the presence of “considerable downward pressure” on China’s growth.Li, during a press conference at the Great Hall of the People here yesterday, told reporters that China’s 2015 target was equivalent to a...

    Vladimir Putin says Russia was ready for nuclear war to annex Crimea
    Mar16

    Vladimir Putin says Russia was ready for nuclear war to annex Crimea

    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 in danger...

    Putin Says He Weighed Nuclear Alert Over Crimea
    Mar16

    Putin Says He Weighed Nuclear Alert Over Crimea

    After the revolution in Ukraine last year, President Putin sent military forces to secure Crimea and even weighed putting Russia’s nuclear arsenal on alert because of his concerns about both anarchy a… …read more Source:...

    Russia Was Ready for Nuclear Confrontation Over Crimea, Says Vladimir Putin
    Mar16

    Russia Was Ready for Nuclear Confrontation Over Crimea, Says Vladimir Putin

    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. …read more Source:...

    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, President Vladimir Putin said in a pre-recorded documentary aired on Sunday.Tourists return to CrimeaPutin says plan to take Crimea hatched before referendumRussia unveils controversial ‘Big Three’ monument in...

    Putin says he almost put nuclear forces on alert during annexation of Crimea
    Mar16

    Putin says he almost put nuclear forces on alert during annexation of Crimea

    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: South China Morning...

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

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

    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 which the...

    Vladimir Putin, Speaking in Film, Says Russia Saved Life of Ukraine Ex-Leader
    Mar16

    Vladimir Putin, Speaking in Film, Says Russia Saved Life of Ukraine Ex-Leader

    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 “revo… …read more Source:...

    Russian film on Crimea sparks off quarrels
    Mar16

    Russian film on Crimea sparks off quarrels

    Russia, Ukraine and the United States have been quarreling over a Russian documentary film named “Crimea: The Way Home,” which was first broadcast on Sunday through Russian TV channels. …read more Source: Global...

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