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    Yanukovych’s younger son reportedly killed in accident on Russia’s Lake Baikal
    Mar23

    Yanukovych’s younger son reportedly killed in accident on Russia’s Lake Baikal

    An associate of Ukraine’s deposed president says the former leader’s son has died in an accident in which a vehicle plunged through the ice on Lake Baikal in Russia. Nestor Shufrych, a deputy in Ukraine’s parliament, said Sunday in a statement on Facebook that 33-year-old Viktor Yanukovych, who had the same name as his father,...

    Russia has ‘more right’ to Crimea than UK to Falklands, says Moscow
    Mar23

    Russia has ‘more right’ to Crimea than UK to Falklands, says Moscow

    Russia has more claim to Crimea than Britain has to the Falkland Islands, a senior Russian lawmaker insisted Sunday as London again denounced Moscow’s “illegal annexation” of the peninsula.Russians celebrate first anniversary of Crimea annexationRussia starts nationwide show of forcePutin says Russia was ready for nuclear...

    Far-right politicians from Europe gather in Russia to support Putin
    Mar23

    Far-right politicians from Europe gather in Russia to support Putin

    Nationalist supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin brought together controversial far-right politicians from across Europe on Sunday in an effort to demonstrate international support for Russia and weaken European Union commitment to sanctions imposed on Russia over its role in Ukraine. Putin’s critics pointed to the irony of St....

    Russia threatens to aim nuclear missiles at Denmark ships if it joins NATO shield
    Mar23

    Russia threatens to aim nuclear missiles at Denmark ships if it joins NATO shield

    COPENHAGEN – Russia threatened to aim nuclear missiles at Danish warships if Denmark joins NATO’s missile defence system, in comments Copenhagen called unacceptable and NATO said would not contribute to peace.Denmark said in August it would contribute radar capacity on some of its warships to the missile shield, which the Western...

    Artillery rocks Ukraines rebel bastion
    Mar23

    Artillery rocks Ukraines rebel bastion

    DONETSK, Ukraine: Artillery fire rocked the outskirts of the rebel-held east Ukraine city of Donetsk on Sunday in the latest clashes to rattle an inte …read more Source: The News...

    UEFA: Block on Russia-Ukraine draw could be lifted for Euros
    Mar23

    UEFA: Block on Russia-Ukraine draw could be lifted for Euros

    UEFA’s block on teams from Russia and Ukraine being drawn to play each other could yet be lifted for the 2016 European Championship, according to its top official overseeing football in Crimea.UEFA executive committee member Frantisek Laurinec of Slovakia told The Associated Press on Sunday he believes the two countries could play “in...

    Russia Has ‘More Right’ to Crimea Than UK to Falklands, Says Moscow
    Mar23

    Russia Has ‘More Right’ to Crimea Than UK to Falklands, Says Moscow

    Russia has more claim to Crimea than Britain has to the Falkland Islands, a senior Russian lawmaker insisted on Sunday as London again denounced Moscow’s “illegal annexation” of the peninsula. …read more Source:...

    Russia to target Denmark’s warships if it joins missile shield: Ambassador
    Mar22

    Russia to target Denmark’s warships if it joins missile shield: Ambassador

    Russian president Vladimir Putin Danish warships will be a target for Russian nuclear weapons if the Scandinavian country joins the NATO’s missile defense program, Russia’s ambassador to Denmark told the newspaper Jyllands-Posten. Mikhail Vanin said he did not think the Danes fully understood the consequences if it went ahead with a...

    West should use all its tools, including arms, for Ukraine, says  NATO general
    Mar22

    West should use all its tools, including arms, for Ukraine, says NATO general

    The West should consider using all its tools to help Ukraine, including sending defensive weapons, NATO’s top military commander said on Sunday. Officials in Washington have been discussing whether to send weapons to Ukraine’s military to help them fight pro-Russian separatists who NATO says are armed and supported by Moscow. “I...

    Crimea plans to launch own airline amid tourist decline
    Mar22

    Crimea plans to launch own airline amid tourist decline

    Authorities in Crimea said Saturday they plan to set up an airline to facilitate connections with Russia and encourage tourism in the picturesque Black Sea peninsula, a year after the Ukrainian territory was annexed by Moscow. …read more Source: Global...

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