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    EU unlikely to extend Russia sanctions next week: official (AFP)
    Mar13

    EU unlikely to extend Russia sanctions next week: official (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – EU leaders are unlikely to decide at a summit next week to extend economic sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, which expire in July, a European official said Friday. …read more Source: The West...

    Ex-Japan PM: Crimea vote was legitimate
    Mar13

    Ex-Japan PM: Crimea vote was legitimate

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A former Japanese prime minister whose visit to Crimea brought harsh criticism at home says he’s convinced that the referendum leading to the peninsula’s annexation by Russia was legitimate.Yukio Hatoyama’s trip to… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Bowler throws grenade instead of ball in Ukraine, 2 injured
    Mar13

    Bowler throws grenade instead of ball in Ukraine, 2 injured

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Two people have been injured while bowling in a rebel-controlled area of east Ukraine after a player rolled a grenade instead of a ball.A separatist-run news agency cited emergency services official Sergei Ivanushkin… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine receives first $5 bn tranche of IMF loan (AFP)
    Mar13

    Ukraine receives first $5 bn tranche of IMF loan (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Friday received the first $5 billion tranche of the International Monetary Fund’s bailout for its troubled economy, the finance ministry said. …read more Source: The West...

    Residents return to ‘hellish’ ruins in Ukraine town (AFP)
    Mar13

    Residents return to ‘hellish’ ruins in Ukraine town (AFP)

    Nikishyne (Ukraine) (AFP) – Not a single building in Nikishyne escaped undamaged after months of intense bombardment, which helped shrink the village of 700 to a handful residents as fighting raged in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Lukaku inspires Everton to Dynamo victory
    Mar13

    Lukaku inspires Everton to Dynamo victory

    Everton FC 2-1 FC Dynamo KyivRomelu Lukaku converted a penalty eight minutes from time as the home side fought back from a goal down to edge the first leg at Goodison … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine requests UN peacekeeping mission
    Mar13

    Ukraine requests UN peacekeeping mission

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine says it has placed a formal request with the United Nations for a peacekeeping mission to be deployed in its eastern regions, where a cease-fire between government and Russian-backed separatist forces… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia drops treason charges against mother of seven: lawyer (AFP)
    Mar13

    Russia drops treason charges against mother of seven: lawyer (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia on Friday dropped treason charges against a mother of seven, whose arrest for allegedly informing Ukraine about Russian troop movements sparked an outcry in the country, her lawyer said. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine’s grinding war stains innocence of childhood
    Mar13

    Ukraine’s grinding war stains innocence of childhood

    KHARTSYZK, Ukraine (AP) ” Seryozha colors in his drawing of a tank, lost in thought. Like many 7-year-olds in eastern Ukraine, he has trouble recalling a time before the war.”They’ve always been shooting,” he says, vigorously scratching… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    MH17: New evidence on downing of passenger plane over Ukraine
    Mar13

    MH17: New evidence on downing of passenger plane over Ukraine

    Villagers in eastern Ukraine have told Reuters they saw a missile flying directly overhead just before Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot out of the sky. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

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