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Nato intercepts Russian fighters over Baltic Sea
Mar19

Nato intercepts Russian fighters over Baltic Sea

VILNIUS: A Nato patrol intercepted Russian fighter jets over the Baltic Sea, Lithuanian authorities said on Wednesday, as Moscow marks the anniversary of its takeover of Crimea with one of its largest military drills in years. The group of eight Su-27 and Su-34 fighter jets and three Russian military transports was intercepted over international...

Biden, Ukraine's Poroshenko agree Russia sanctions must be tied to Minsk
Mar19

Biden, Ukraine's Poroshenko agree Russia sanctions must be tied to Minsk

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko agreed in a telephone call on Wednesday that sanctions against Russia must be tied to the full implementation of the Minsk peace plan, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

Dynamo Kyiv v Everton preview
Mar19

Dynamo Kyiv v Everton preview

FC Dynamo Kyiv's recent home form augurs very well indeed as they look to overturn a 2-1 deficit in the home leg of their UEFA Europa League tie against Everton … …read more Source: Big News...

Putin says Russia regained historic roots in Crimea
Mar19

Putin says Russia regained historic roots in Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, sings the national anthem at a rally marking the one year anniversary of the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, in downtown Moscow, Russia, … …read more Source: Big News...

Russia marks Crimea annexation anniversary
Mar19

Russia marks Crimea annexation anniversary

Concert and festivities to celebrate the first year of taking over of Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine Valery, 30, a member of the People’s Militia of Crimea, shows his son Kirill a medal, which was presented to Valery for merits while serving in a self-defence unit, inside his house on the first anniversary of the Crimean referendum to...

Body count from world’s bloodiest wars spikes in 2014
Mar19

Body count from world’s bloodiest wars spikes in 2014

The war in Ukraine and extremist violence contributed to a spike in the death toll from the world’s most brutal conflicts last year, analysts say. …read more Source:...

Foul stench in rebel-held east Ukraine as war hits water treatment
Mar18

Foul stench in rebel-held east Ukraine as war hits water treatment

Fighting in east Ukraine has interfered with water treatment, producing a foul stench from the taps that aid workers say could bring health risks. “The water has gone bad,” said Raisa Prilipko, head of a Donetsk orphanage that gives shelter to 21 preschool children. “We remove sediment and boil water, we filter it to minimize […] The post Foul...

Barack Obama, Angela Merkel Say No Easing of Russia Sanctions Over Ukraine
Mar18

Barack Obama, Angela Merkel Say No Easing of Russia Sanctions Over Ukraine

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by telephone Wednesday on Ukraine, stressing they would keep up sanctions on Russia over its role in the crisis. …read more Source:...

Russia marks Crimea annexation anniversary
Mar18

Russia marks Crimea annexation anniversary

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday triumphantly joined tens of thousands of supporters to mark one year since his takeover of Crimea, a seismic shift that shattered ties with Ukraine and the West. …read more Source: Bangkok...

Defiant Putin vows to stand up the West for harsh sanctions
Mar18

Defiant Putin vows to stand up the West for harsh sanctions

President Vladimir Putin has described taking back Crimean as regaining its “historic roots”. …read more Source: Television New...

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