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    Russia, Germany urge OSCE to boost Ukraine observers to 1,000 (AFP)
    Mar06

    Russia, Germany urge OSCE to boost Ukraine observers to 1,000 (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia and Germany on Friday urged the OSCE to more than double the number of its observers in Ukraine to 1,000, to monitor a sputtering ceasefire as the EU downplayed the threat of new sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia, Germany urge OSCE to double Ukraine observers to 1,000 (AFP)
    Mar06

    Russia, Germany urge OSCE to double Ukraine observers to 1,000 (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia and Germany on Friday urged the OSCE, which is charged with monitoring a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, to double the number of observers in the country to 1,000, Moscow said. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian pilot ends hunger strike in Russian jail: lawyer (AFP)
    Mar06

    Ukrainian pilot ends hunger strike in Russian jail: lawyer (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has decided to end a hunger strike after going more than 80 days without food to protest her detention in a Russian jail, one of her lawyers said on Friday. …read more Source: The West...

    UN says it has not received any Ukraine peacekeeping request
    Mar06

    UN says it has not received any Ukraine peacekeeping request

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” The U.N. political chief says Ukraine still hasn’t submitted a formal request for a U.N. peacekeeping force to be stationed in eastern regions where government forces are battling Russian-backed separatists.Jeffrey… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Imprisoned Ukrainian ready to end hunger strike, lawyers say
    Mar06

    Imprisoned Ukrainian ready to end hunger strike, lawyers say

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Lawyers for a Ukrainian military officer imprisoned in Russia say she’s ready to end her nearly three-month hunger strike if she’s offered a balanced diet.Nadezhda Savchenko has been in Russian custody since June on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine blockade breeding resentment
    Mar06

    Ukraine blockade breeding resentment

    THE war in Ukraine that brought death and destruction to the region has largely abated, but the misery ­remains. …read more Source: THE...

    Ukraines Conflict Tops Agenda Of EU Foreign Ministers In Riga
    Mar06

    Ukraines Conflict Tops Agenda Of EU Foreign Ministers In Riga

    The Ukraine conflict is high on the agenda of two days of informal talks between European Union foreign ministers who are gathering in Latvia’s capital, Riga. According to officials in Latvia, which … …read more Source: Big News...

    EU chief speaks out against arms supplies for Kiev
    Mar06

    EU chief speaks out against arms supplies for Kiev

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) ” The European Union’s foreign policy chief is speaking out against bipartisan calls in the U.S. to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists.Some lawmakers from… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine declares heavy weapons pullback from front line
    Mar06

    Ukraine declares heavy weapons pullback from front line

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian military officials say government forces are withdrawing heavy rocket launchers from the front line with Russian-backed separatists in accordance with last month’s cease-fire accord.Military spokesman… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Patriotism, adventure lure Russian volunteers to Ukraine conflict (AFP)
    Mar06

    Patriotism, adventure lure Russian volunteers to Ukraine conflict (AFP)

    Saint Petersburg (AFP) – Filled with patriotic bravado and a thirst for adventure, Yevgeny Pavlenko and his friend Yevgeny Markin volunteered with dozens others to leave their home in Russia to go and fight in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

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