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    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...

    US lifts sanctions on Belarus energy company
    Mar11

    US lifts sanctions on Belarus energy company

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” The United States is lifting sanctions on a Belarus energy company, underscoring a thaw in relations in the wake of Minsk’s key role in negotiations over Ukraine.The US announced online that it was lifting… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US condemns ‘reign of terror’ in Crimea, east Ukraine (AFP)
    Mar11

    US condemns ‘reign of terror’ in Crimea, east Ukraine (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – The top US diplomat for Europe declared that Crimea and parts of eastern Ukraine were subject to a “reign of terror”, blaming Russia for a conflict that has claimed thousands of lives. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine, land of plenty running on empty (AFP)
    Mar11

    Ukraine, land of plenty running on empty (AFP)

    Kagarlyk (Ukraine) (AFP) – A Soviet tank mounted on a plinth outside a primary school attests to the last time the central Ukrainian town of Kagarlyk saw war up close. …read more Source: The West...

    US Envoy Eastern Ukraine Crimea Under  Reign of Terror
    Mar11

    US Envoy Eastern Ukraine Crimea Under Reign of Terror

    A top U.S. diplomat for Europe says citizens in large parts of war-torn eastern Ukraine and Crimea are living under “a reign of terror” spawned by a new influx of Russian military hardware. Assistant … …read more Source: Big News...

    Bread brings comfort to east Ukraine’s ravaged town (AFP)
    Mar11

    Bread brings comfort to east Ukraine’s ravaged town (AFP)

    Debaltseve (Ukraine) (AFP) – In a fresh sign of life returning to the battered east Ukraine city Debaltseve as fighting subsides, the bread factory is open again, churning out golden loaves despite a hole blasted in the roof by artillery fire. …read more Source: The West...

    U.S. Says More Russian Tanks Have Crossed Into Ukraine
    Mar10

    U.S. Says More Russian Tanks Have Crossed Into Ukraine

    WASHINGTON–The United States says Russia has transferred more weapons to separatists in recent days despite an ongoing cease-fire. “We can confirm new transfers of Russian tanks, armored vehicles, … …read more Source: Big News...

    Lavrov Blasts EUs Tusk Over Ukraine Comments
    Mar10

    Lavrov Blasts EUs Tusk Over Ukraine Comments

    MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov criticized European Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday for “stirring up tensions” between Moscow and the bloc against what he said was a desire … …read more Source: Big News...

    Japanese ex-PM defies Tokyo to visit Crimea (AFP)
    Mar10

    Japanese ex-PM defies Tokyo to visit Crimea (AFP)

    Simferopol (AFP) – A gaffe-prone former Japanese prime minister arrived in Crimea Tuesday despite stiff opposition from Tokyo to a trip that could be seen to legitimise Moscow’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula. …read more Source: The West...

    US senators push Obama to arm Ukraine, rue slowness of aid
    Mar10

    US senators push Obama to arm Ukraine, rue slowness of aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Both Democratic and Republican U.S. senators asked Tuesday why the Obama administration hasn’t decided whether to send defensive weapons to Ukraine and what’s the holdup in getting promised assistance to the country… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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