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    Spain says suffering ‘big losses’ from Russian sanctions
    Mar10

    Spain says suffering ‘big losses’ from Russian sanctions

    MOSCOW, March 10, 2015 (AFP) – Spain said Tuesday its economy had taken a significant hit as a result of tit-for-tat EU and Russian sanctions over Moscows backing of separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine.Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said his country had racked up big losses from the sanctions, after a meeting with his Russian...

    Russia’s Lavrov says EU’s Tusk stoking tension over Ukraine
    Mar10

    Russia’s Lavrov says EU’s Tusk stoking tension over Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused European Council President Donald Tusk and Brussels bureaucrats on Tuesday of stirring up tensions between Moscow and the bloc over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine, rebels withdraw ‘lion’s share’ of weapons: Poroshenko
    Mar10

    Ukraine, rebels withdraw ‘lion’s share’ of weapons: Poroshenko

    KIEV (AFP) – Both sides in the conflict in eastern Ukraine have withdrawn most of their heavy weapons from the frontline, bolstering a month-old truce, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said.In an interview with state television Monday evening Poroshenko said government forces had withdrawn the lions share of multiple launch rocket...

    Ukraine, rebels withdraw ‘lion’s share’ of weapons: Poroshenko
    Mar10

    Ukraine, rebels withdraw ‘lion’s share’ of weapons: Poroshenko

    KIEV – Both sides in the conflict in eastern Ukraine have withdrawn most of their heavy weapons from the frontline, bolstering a month-old truce, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia's Lavrov says EU's Tusk upping tension over Ukraine
    Mar10

    Russia's Lavrov says EU's Tusk upping tension over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused European Council President Donald Tusk and Brussels bureaucrats on Tuesday of stirring up tensions between Moscow and the bloc over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Russia could be ‘single greatest threat’ to Britain: Minister
    Mar10

    Russia could be ‘single greatest threat’ to Britain: Minister

    Russia could pose the “single greatest threat” to Britain, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond warned in a speech Tuesday, while criticising “apologists” for Islamic State (IS) group militant “Jihadi John”.Hammond accused Russian President Vladmir Putin of “subverting” international rules which keep...

    Ukraine's military says eastern rebels using truce to amass arms
    Mar10

    Ukraine's military says eastern rebels using truce to amass arms

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Tuesday pro-Russian rebels were amassing heavy weapons in depots around separatist-held Donetsk city despite a ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s military says eastern rebels using truce to amass arms
    Mar10

    Ukraine’s military says eastern rebels using truce to amass arms

    Ukraine’s military said on Tuesday pro-Russian rebels were amassing heavy weapons in depots around separatist-held Donetsk city despite a ceasefire deal.Attacks have fallen in the past week, but accusations from both sides of violations show the fragility of the peace deal agreed in Minsk last month, which calls for the withdrawal of heavy...

    NATO naval drills start in Black Sea after one-day delay
    Mar10

    NATO naval drills start in Black Sea after one-day delay

    NATO’s Black Sea members Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey joined four other alliance states in a multinational naval exercise on Tuesday just across the water from the Crimean Peninsula annexed by Russia last year. …read more Source: Channel...

    UPDATE2: Ex-Japan PM Hatoyama visits Crimea, met by pro-Russian gov’t exec
    Mar10

    UPDATE2: Ex-Japan PM Hatoyama visits Crimea, met by pro-Russian gov’t exec

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

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