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    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...

    Ukraine mine blast: Rescuers find bodies
    Mar05

    Ukraine mine blast: Rescuers find bodies

    Rescuers have found 32 bodies of miners in the Zasyadko mine in eastern Ukraine a day after a blast ripped through the shaft, a rebel official says. …read more Source:...

    EU extends asset  freeze on ex-Ukraine leader for a year
    Mar05

    EU extends asset freeze on ex-Ukraine leader for a year

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union has extended for a year an asset freeze on former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and others in his administration linked to the misuse of state funds.The EU said in a statement Thursday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poland: Stronger Ukraine army can decrease conflict
    Mar05

    Poland: Stronger Ukraine army can decrease conflict

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland’s top security official says that strengthening Ukraine’s army could prevent the conflict from escalating and serve Europe’s interests.Stanislaw Koziej, the head of Poland’s National Security Office,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian troops dying in ‘large numbers’ in eastern Ukraine: NATO (AFP)
    Mar05

    Russian troops dying in ‘large numbers’ in eastern Ukraine: NATO (AFP)

    Riga (AFP) – Russian troops are dying in combat in “large numbers” in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists have been fighting against government forces for a year, a NATO official said Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

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