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    Two years after annexation, Putin seeks to bind Crimea by bridge to Russia (Reuters)
    Mar18

    Two years after annexation, Putin seeks to bind Crimea by bridge to Russia (Reuters)

    By Gleb Stolyarov Tuzla Island, CRIMEA (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin, marking the anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea, on Friday exhorted workers building a bridge betwe… …read more Source: The West...

    Rebel rep: Ukraine truce deal could take years to implement
    Mar18

    Rebel rep: Ukraine truce deal could take years to implement

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A rebel representative at peace talks for eastern Ukraine says the truce deal between the Ukrainian government and separatists could take years to be implemented.Fighting has subsided in eastern Ukraine since the deal… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia marks 2 year anniversary of Crimea annexation
    Mar18

    Russia marks 2 year anniversary of Crimea annexation

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian President Vladimir Putin is traveling to Crimea to mark the second anniversary of the peninsula’s annexation and inspect construction of a bridge meant to link it to mainland Russia.Russia’s annexation of Crimea,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation (AFP)
    Mar18

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin heads to Crimea on Friday as Russia marks two years since annexing the peninsula from Ukraine in a move that dramatically impacted its ties with the West. …read more Source: The West...

    France pushes for EU sanctions against Libyan officials
    Mar18

    France pushes for EU sanctions against Libyan officials

    TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) ” French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says Libyan officials who are blocking the country’s unity government will face sanctions.Ayrault is to meet Friday with the head of Libya’s unity government, Fayez… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Europe must share data on warzone aviation risks: report (AFP)
    Mar17

    Europe must share data on warzone aviation risks: report (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – European countries must do a better job sharing information on the risk to civil aviation over conflict zones, said a report commissioned after the downing of MH17 over Ukraine and published Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine tears down giant Lenin statue
    Mar17

    Ukraine tears down giant Lenin statue

    Exhaustive efforts to tear down Ukraine’s largest remaining monument to Vladimir Lenin have finally borne fruit as workers prised the late Soviet leader’s statue from its plinth in the city of Zaporizhzhya. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin: Putin resists Obama’s call for Savchenko release
    Mar17

    Kremlin: Putin resists Obama’s call for Savchenko release

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Kremlin spokesman says Vladimir Putin is resisting President Barack Obama’s call for Russia to release a Ukrainian pilot who is on trial over the death of two Russian journalists.Nadezhda Savchenko was fighting with… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama urges Putin to release Ukrainian pilot Savchenko
    Mar16

    Obama urges Putin to release Ukrainian pilot Savchenko

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” President Barack Obama has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to release Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko from Russian prison.That’s according to a senior Obama administration official who wasn’t authorized… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Slovakia’s president demands release of Ukrainian pilot
    Mar16

    Slovakia’s president demands release of Ukrainian pilot

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) ” Slovakian President Andrej Kiska is calling for the immediate release of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko from prison in Russia.Kiska says Savchenko was abducted from Ukraine and her trial violates… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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