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    US blacklists Ukraine separatists, Crimea bank (AFP)
    Mar11

    US blacklists Ukraine separatists, Crimea bank (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – The United States stepped up pressure on Ukraine separatists Wednesday, announcing economic sanctions on rebel leaders and their alleged Russian supporters, and on the largest bank in Crimea. …read more Source: The West...

    US to send more aid, small drones to Ukraine
    Mar11

    US to send more aid, small drones to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” U.S. officials say Vice President Joe Biden is telling the Ukraine president that the U.S. will send more aid to the country. That will include small drones and armored Humvees.Biden delivered the news in a call… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US unveils more sanctions related to Russia-Ukraine conflict
    Mar11

    US unveils more sanctions related to Russia-Ukraine conflict

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The United States is slapping new sanctions on several individuals and entities involved in supporting Russian-backed separatists seeking to destabilize eastern Ukraine.The penalties target 14 Ukrainian and Russian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian ‘reign of terror’ in Ukraine
    Mar11

    Russian ‘reign of terror’ in Ukraine

    THE top US diplomat for Europe says Crimea and eastern Ukraine were subject to a “reign of terror”. …read more Source: THE...

    Merkel won’t attend Moscow WWII Victory Day parade (AFP)
    Mar11

    Merkel won’t attend Moscow WWII Victory Day parade (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel won’t attend a May 9 Victory Day parade in Moscow but will visit the Russian capital a day later, her office said Wednesday, amid tensions over the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia says it has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in Crimea: reports
    Mar11

    Russia says it has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in Crimea: reports

    Russia has the right to deploy nuclear arms in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, a Foreign Ministry official said, adding he knew of no plans to do so. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    EU Could Prolong Russia Sanctions Through December
    Mar11

    EU Could Prolong Russia Sanctions Through December

    BRUSSELS — The European Union is considering keeping its economic sanctions against Russia in place though December 2015 in hopes of bolstering implementation of a peace deal for eastern Ukraine. EU … …read more Source: Big News...

    NATO Leaders Say Russia Still In Ukraine
    Mar11

    NATO Leaders Say Russia Still In Ukraine

    MONS, Belgium — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has said that “Russia is still in Ukraine” and urged Moscow to withdraw all its forces and to end its support for separatists in eastern … …read more Source: Big News...

    NATO chief: Ukraine cease-fire monitors must get full access
    Mar11

    NATO chief: Ukraine cease-fire monitors must get full access

    CASTEAU, Belgium (AP) ” NATO’s secretary-general is insisting international observers be given the freedom of movement and the protection they need to monitor the cease-fire in Ukraine.Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that if monitors… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    German foreign minister heads to US to talk Ukraine, Iran
    Mar11

    German foreign minister heads to US to talk Ukraine, Iran

    BERLIN (AP) ” Germany’s foreign minister is heading to the U.S. for talks with American officials at a critical phase of the nuclear negotiations with Iran and the Ukraine crisis.Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in a statement Wednesday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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