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    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...

    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...

    Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels issue their own passports (AFP)
    Mar16

    Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels issue their own passports (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine’s separatist Donetsk province on Wednesday began issuing their own passports in a bid to reassert their independence from the Western-backed government in Kiev. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine passes graft bill needed for visa-free travel to EU (AFP)
    Mar15

    Ukraine passes graft bill needed for visa-free travel to EU (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday approved a key anti-corruption bill that Kiev hopes will pave the way for visa-free travel to EU countries this year. …read more Source: The West...

    Slovenia invites Putin to WWI event despite EU tensions (AFP)
    Mar14

    Slovenia invites Putin to WWI event despite EU tensions (AFP)

    Ljubljana (AFP) – Slovenia said on Monday it has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend a World War I commemoration event in spite of Western sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The West...

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