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    KIEV: Both sides in the conflict in eastern Ukraine have withdrawn most of their heavy weapons from the frontline, bolstering a month-old truce, Ukrai …read more Source: The News...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

    Embattled Ukrainian town struggles to come back to life
    Mar10

    Embattled Ukrainian town struggles to come back to life

    When the wind picks up, the rattle of the corrugated iron roof of a destroyed gas station can sound like artillery. …read more Source: The Times of...

    US condemns ‘reign of terror’ in Crimea, east Ukraine
    Mar10

    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. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    More Russian tanks, equipment cross Ukraine border – US official
    Mar10

    More Russian tanks, equipment cross Ukraine border – US official

    Russian tanks and heavy military equipment have crossed the Ukrainian border in the last few days in breach of a European-brokered ceasefire agreed on Feb. 12, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Channel...

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