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    US condemns ‘reign of terror’ in Crimea, east Ukraine
    Mar11

    US condemns ‘reign of terror’ in Crimea, east Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – The top US diplomat for Europe declared Tuesday that Crimea and parts of eastern Ukraine were subject to a “reign of terror”, blaming Russia for a conflict that has claimed thousands of lives.”Even as Ukraine is building a peaceful, democratic, independent nation across 93 per cent of its territory, Crimea and...

    Tokyo condemns visit to Crimea by ex-Japan prime minister
    Mar11

    Tokyo condemns visit to Crimea by ex-Japan prime minister

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Ukraine, land of plenty running on empty
    Mar11

    Ukraine, land of plenty running on empty

    KAGARLYK, Ukraine – A Soviet tank mounted on a plinth outside a primary school attests to the last time the central Ukrainian town of Kagarlyk saw war up close.The tank is a leftover from the Soviet force that routed Nazi troops from Ukraine during World War II.More than 70 years later, tanks have again been churning up the rich black soil...

    NATO naval drills start in Black Sea
    Mar11

    NATO naval drills start in Black Sea

    Putin says plan to take Crimea hatched before referendumPutin tells Kiev to let troops surrender as Ukraine ceasefire unravelsRussia unveils controversial ‘Big Three’ monument in CrimeaRussian army stages air show in Crimea to promote conscriptionUS, EU set sanctions as Putin recognizes Crimea sovereigntyWest warns Russia not to annex...

    Six-gun Lukaku spearheads Everton’s Europa dream
    Mar11

    Six-gun Lukaku spearheads Everton’s Europa dream

    PARIS – Prolific Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku will lead Everton’s assault on Dynamo Kiev in the Europa League last-16 first leg on Thursday after scoring five times in the last round. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine, rebels withdraw lions share of weapons
    Mar11

    Ukraine, rebels withdraw lions share of weapons

    KIEV: Both sides in the conflict in eastern Ukraine have withdrawn most of their heavy weapons from the frontline, bolstering a month-old truce, Ukrai …read more Source: The News...

    Ex-Russian premier rejects idea Nemtsov was anti-Muslim
    Mar11

    Ex-Russian premier rejects idea Nemtsov was anti-Muslim

    Russia’s opposition supporters carry portraits of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov during a march in central Moscow on March 1, 2015, © AFP/File STRASBOURG: A prominent ally of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov on Tuesday dismissed suggestions by Russian investigators that he was murdered because he was anti-Muslim. Mikhail...

    Japan vows to stop gaffe-prone ex-PM visiting Crimea
    Mar11

    Japan vows to stop gaffe-prone ex-PM visiting Crimea

    TOKYO: Japan vowed today to try to stop a gaffe-prone former prime minister from visiting Crimea to ask its citizens how they feel about being annexed by Russia. A clearly exasperated Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said the government was trying to prevent Yukio Hatoyama from making the trip, amid fears he might muddy the diplomatic waters and...

    Russia quits arms treaty consulting group amid tensions with West
    Mar11

    Russia quits arms treaty consulting group amid tensions with West

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia said Tuesday it was suspending its participation in a consulting group on a conventional arms treaty for Europe, the latest sign of deep tensions with the West.Russia had already suspended its participation in the Treaty on Conventional Forces in Europe (CFE) in 2007. It had however continued to take part in the...

    Japanese ex-PM defies Tokyo to visit Crimea
    Mar10

    Japanese ex-PM defies Tokyo to visit Crimea

    SIMFEROPOL – A gaffe-prone former Japanese prime minister arrived in Crimea Tuesday despite stiff opposition from Tokyo to a trip that could be seen to legitimise Moscow’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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