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    Nemtsov murder witness says blocked from leaving Russia (AFP)
    Mar02

    Nemtsov murder witness says blocked from leaving Russia (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – The chief witness to the murder of Russian protest leader Boris Nemtsov, a Ukrainian model by his side when he was shot dead, complained Monday of being kept under guard in Moscow. …read more Source: The West...

    China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric
    Mar02

    China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric

    BEIJING (AP) ” Western values are a “ticket to hell,” a newspaper published by China’s Communist Party said in a recent editorial that held up Ukraine and some Arab countries as examples of outside ideas causing turmoil.It was the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine death toll soars past 6,000 says UN
    Mar02

    Ukraine death toll soars past 6,000 says UN

    A United Nations (UN) report says there is “merciless devastation of civilian lives and infrastructure” and possible crimes against humanity in Ukraine as the death toll from the conflict climbs to more than 6,000. …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia, Ukraine hold emergency gas talks as cutoff looms
    Mar02

    Russia, Ukraine hold emergency gas talks as cutoff looms

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” Russia and Ukraine’s energy ministers are holding emergency talks in Brussels as Russian gas giant Gazprom threatens to cut off deliveries to Ukraine for lack of payment.European Union energy spokesperson Anna-Kaisa… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s leader urges peacekeeping mission for the east
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s leader urges peacekeeping mission for the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s president has a signed a decree opening the way to a formal request for international peacekeepers to be stationed in eastern regions where government forces are battling Russian-backed separatists.President… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN rights office: Death toll in eastern Ukraine passes 6,000
    Mar02

    UN rights office: Death toll in eastern Ukraine passes 6,000

    BERLIN (AP) ” The U.N. human rights office says more than 6,000 people have died in eastern Ukraine since the start of the conflict almost a year ago.The Geneva-based body says hundreds of civilians and military personnel were killed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kerry, Russian FM meet in Geneva as Ukraine tensions simmer
    Mar02

    Kerry, Russian FM meet in Geneva as Ukraine tensions simmer

    GENEVA (AP) ” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting his Russian counterpart for likely highly contentious talks amid continuing tensions over Ukraine and American calls for a full probe into the murder of a prominent opposition… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine displaces Donetsk’s soccer team
    Mar02

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine displaces Donetsk’s soccer team

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) ” The sleek stadium, built six years ago and host to some of Europe’s biggest soccer matches, is silent. It sits in the middle of the city of Donetsk, a war zone controlled by pro-Russian separatists battling Ukrainian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian Volunteers Prepare to Defend Mariupol
    Mar02

    Ukrainian Volunteers Prepare to Defend Mariupol

    MARIUPOL, UKRAINE – Despite the ongoing ceasefire in Ukraine, soldiers in the city of Mariupol fear that pro-Russian separatists may be getting ready to attack. The separatists must take or … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine’s front line calm ahead of talks (AFP)
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s front line calm ahead of talks (AFP)

    Gunfire has dwindled on the front line in Ukraine in the lead-up to talks about gas supplies. …read more Source: The West...

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