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    New U.S.-led force to deter Russia in Poland from April
    Mar20

    New U.S.-led force to deter Russia in Poland from April

    BRUSSELS – A U.S.-led battalion of more than 1,100 soldiers will be deployed in Poland from the start of April, a U.S. commander said on Monday, as the alliance sets up a new force in response to Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Crimea. More than… …read more Source:...

    Russia launches live-fire drill in Crimea
    Mar20

    Russia launches live-fire drill in Crimea

    Russia has launched a large-scale live-fire exercise in Crimea, a senior military official said Monday, after the West repeatedly asked Moscow to return the Black Sea peninsula to Ukraine. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    International forum in Artsakh brings together bloggers from 11 countries
    Mar20

    International forum in Artsakh brings together bloggers from 11 countries

    About 30 bloggers from 11 countries came together in Artsakh for a forum initiated by “Artsakhakertum” NGO and the Atsakh Union of Journalists, Artsakhpress reports. Attending the event were Anton Nossik (Russia), Anton Merkurov (Russia), Aleksandr Alimov (Latvia), Tarik Hafed (Algeria), Romain Mielcarek (France), Gilad Halpern (Israel),...

    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute
    Mar20

    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute

    The foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia met in Tokyo on Monday, with both sides expressing hope that discussions on joint development of islands claimed by both countries might help them move closer to resolving the territorial dispute preventing them from forging a peace treaty. The talks are the first “two-plus-two”...

    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute
    Mar20

    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute

    TOKYO (AP) The foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia met in Tokyo on Monday for the first “two-plus-two” talks since Russia’s annexation of Ukraine. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, left, shakes hands with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida at the start of their meeting as a part of Japan-Russia foreign and defence...

    Putin keeps Crimea situation under control: Kremlin
    Mar20

    Putin keeps Crimea situation under control: Kremlin

    Russian President Putin is keeping the situation around Crimea under control and would take the same decisions about Crimea even if given another opportunity, Kremlin spokesman Peskov said. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Dutch families plant first trees at MH17 memorial park
    Mar20

    Dutch families plant first trees at MH17 memorial park

    VIJFHUIZEN: Relatives of those killed when flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine in mid-2014, on Saturday planted the first trees in a Dutch memorial park not far from where the ill-fated plane departed. “Today is a very important day for all the next of kin. We are planting the first trees to create a monument for MH17,” Evert van Zijtveld,...

    Russian President Putin keeps situation in Crimea under personal control: Kremlin
    Mar20

    Russian President Putin keeps situation in Crimea under personal control: Kremlin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is keeping the situation around Crimea under control and would take the same decisions about Crimea even if given another opportunity, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Russia-backed Crimea chief says Putin should be president for life
    Mar19

    Russia-backed Crimea chief says Putin should be president for life

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Crimean Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov attend a festive concert marking the first anniversary of the Crimean treaty signing in central Moscow, March 18, 2015. REUTERS/Maxim Shipenkov/Pool The Russian-backed prime minister of Crimea said on Saturday that Vladimir Putin should be made president of Russia for...

    Dutch families plant first trees at MH17 memorial park
    Mar19

    Dutch families plant first trees at MH17 memorial park

    VIJFHUIZEN (Netherlands): Relatives of those killed when flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine in mid-2014, on Saturday planted the first trees in a Dutch memorial park not far from where the ill-fated plane departed. “Today is a very important day for all the next of kin. We are planting the first trees … to create a monument for MH17...

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