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    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...

    Russia denies US claim of ‘thousands’ of troops in Ukraine (AFP)
    Mar05

    Russia denies US claim of ‘thousands’ of troops in Ukraine (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian officials on Thursday dismissed a claim by the United States that Moscow has sent “thousands” of troops to fight alongside pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Poland’s lawmakers to go through military training
    Mar05

    Poland’s lawmakers to go through military training

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland’s Parliament speaker says that the lawmakers will be given a chance to go through military training because “turbulent times” require it.Poles are worried about the conflict in eastern Ukraine that involves… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Day of mourning to mark east Ukraine mine disaster
    Mar05

    Day of mourning to mark east Ukraine mine disaster

    Ukraine observes a day of mourning after 32 miners perished in a blast in a notoriously dangerous mine, just a few kilometres from the front line where Kiev is reporting an increase in attacks by pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: ABC...

    Italian PM in Moscow to discuss Russia-EU ties
    Mar05

    Italian PM in Moscow to discuss Russia-EU ties

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is visiting Moscow for talks focusing on Russia-EU ties, which have been badly strained by the Ukrainian crisis.Renzi told Russian President Vladimir Putin at the start of their… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Day of mourning to mark east Ukraine mine disaster (AFP)
    Mar05

    Day of mourning to mark east Ukraine mine disaster (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine on Thursday observed a day of mourning after 32 miners perished in a blast in a notoriously dangerous mine just a few kilometres from the frontline, where Kiev is reporting an increase in attacks by pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia Holds Big Military Drills In South Crimea Abkhazia South Ossetia
    Mar05

    Russia Holds Big Military Drills In South Crimea Abkhazia South Ossetia

    The Russian military says more than 2,000 servicemen are taking part in “large-scale” air-defense exercises in southern Russia, Crimea, and the breakaway Georgian regions of Abkhazia and South … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine bans Russian media outlets from official events
    Mar05

    Ukraine bans Russian media outlets from official events

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian news agency Tass says that Russian media outlets are no longer granted access to official events in Ukraine.Tass quoted an unidentified Ukrainian foreign ministry official as saying, “from this week we no longer… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ex-Ukraine minister arrested in Spain for embezzlement
    Mar05

    Ex-Ukraine minister arrested in Spain for embezzlement

    MADRID (AP) ” Spanish police have arrested former Ukraine finance minister Yuri Kolobov, who is accused of embezzling millions of euros in state funds.A Civil Guard statement Thursday said Kolobov was detained in the eastern coastal… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Rescuers find 32 dead miners in east Ukraine mine (AFP)
    Mar05

    Rescuers find 32 dead miners in east Ukraine mine (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Rescuers found 32 bodies of miners in the Zasyadko mine in eastern Ukraine a day after a blast ripped through the shaft, a rebel official said on Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

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