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    Russia expert warns Western powers ‘are in the logic of 1914′ on Putin, Ukraine
    Mar06

    Russia expert warns Western powers ‘are in the logic of 1914′ on Putin, Ukraine

    In his new book, a British historian insists the West must reassess its language and strategy towards Russia – before it’s too late. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Ukraines Kuchma Says West Too Soft On Russia Over Debaltseve
    Mar05

    Ukraines Kuchma Says West Too Soft On Russia Over Debaltseve

    Former Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma has criticized the Western response to “crude violations” of a cease-fire by Russian-backed rebels who ignored the truce deal to seize the strategic town of … …read more Source: Big News...

    Report Human Rights Deteriorating in Annexed Crimea
    Mar05

    Report Human Rights Deteriorating in Annexed Crimea

    Human rights conditions have deteriorated in Crimea since its annexation by Russia last year, with Crimean authorities accused of discriminating against minorities, suppressing freedom of expression, … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine mourns 33 victims of mine disaster (AFP)
    Mar05

    Ukraine mourns 33 victims of mine disaster (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine on Thursday observed a day of mourning for 33 miners killed in an apparent gas blast at a notoriously dangerous coal mine in the eastern rebel stronghold of Donetsk. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin’s suppression to blame for Nemtsov’s death – NATO official
    Mar05

    Putin’s suppression to blame for Nemtsov’s death – NATO official

    Vladimir Putin is seeking to turn Ukraine into a failed state while silencing dissent at home, a top NATO official said, suggesting the Russian President was ultimately responsible for the murder of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov. read more …read more Source: Otago Daily...

    Hunger-striking Ukraine pilot drinks soup as health fears soar (AFP)
    Mar05

    Hunger-striking Ukraine pilot drinks soup as health fears soar (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko agreed to drink chicken broth Thursday as concerns mount over her health on the 83rd day of a hunger strike in a Russian jail which has seen her lose over 20 kilos (44 pounds), her lawyer said. …read more Source: The West...

    Scribbled note shows Boris Nemtsov was planning report on Russian soldiers in Ukraine
    Mar05

    Scribbled note shows Boris Nemtsov was planning report on Russian soldiers in Ukraine

    A note purported to be in the assassinated leader’s hurried scrawl says 17 Russian paratroopers were killed in fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    EU urges Russia to forget old gas contract with Ukraine
    Mar05

    EU urges Russia to forget old gas contract with Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union is concerned that Russia might want to enforce its old gas contract with Ukraine once their current arrangement runs out, saying it could contravene Moscow’s peace obligations.EU energy chief Maros… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine blockade of rebel territory fosters resentment
    Mar05

    Ukraine blockade of rebel territory fosters resentment

    KURAKHOVE, Ukraine (AP) ” Tears welled up Vera Pavliy’s eyes as she stood outside the bank, looking as if she had just gotten lost. The 76-year-old was stuck behind the battle lines in the east Ukraine town of Kurakhove with no money… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Bipartisan House group pressure Obama on Ukraine
    Mar05

    Bipartisan House group pressure Obama on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans are stepping up the pressure on the president to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists.In… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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