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    Deadline looms for Kyiv’s decision for special status regions in east Ukraine
    Mar14

    Deadline looms for Kyiv’s decision for special status regions in east Ukraine

    Separatists in the east of Ukraine are threatening to breach the ceasefire if Kyiv fails to adopt measures giving the break-away regions special… …read more Source:...

    Will he or won’t he?
    Mar14

    Will he or won’t he?

    Civil groups and opposition political parties alike have condemned the decision to keep secret for 30 years the details of Hungary’s deal with Russia to expand the nuclear power plant at Paks. They have appealed to President János Áder not to sign the bill and to have it reviewed by the Constitutional Court. The legislation was passed by...

    More Fighter Jets in Nicaragua, Second-Poorest Country in the Americas
    Mar14

    More Fighter Jets in Nicaragua, Second-Poorest Country in the Americas

    Nicaraguan soldiers unloading election materials from an Antonov 26 military plane, part of Russia’s cooperation with the country. Credit: Courtesy of the Nicaraguan armyBy José Adán SilvaMANAGUA, Mar 14 2015 (IPS)Nicaragua, the second-poorest country in the Americas, is tapping into its depleted coffers to upgrade its ageing military fleet...

    Ukrainian Journalist Detained, Questioned by Russian Security Services in Crimea
    Mar13

    Ukrainian Journalist Detained, Questioned by Russian Security Services in Crimea

    Young woman looks at photos at a flashmob for the anniversary of annexation of Crimea by Russia in downtown Kyiv, on February 28, 2015. Photo by Oleg Petrasiuk from Demotix. Natalya Kokorina, an editor of the Simferopol-based independent journalist initiative Center for Investigative Journalism, was detained by officers of the Crimean...

    NATO Chief: Ukraine Not Our Responsibility
    Mar13

    NATO Chief: Ukraine Not Our Responsibility

    NATO is “counting” on the UK maintaining its military contributions, Jens Stoltenberg tells Sky News. …read more Source: Sky...

    Oligarchs at war: Claims of murder among Ukrainian billionaires in High Court case
    Mar13

    Oligarchs at war: Claims of murder among Ukrainian billionaires in High Court case

    Some of the most extraordinary allegations of violence, murder and corruption ever seen in a London commercial legal dispute have emerged in High Court documents. …read more Source: The...

    EU Unlikely to Impose New Economic Sancions Against Russia
    Mar13

    EU Unlikely to Impose New Economic Sancions Against Russia

    European Union (EU) leaders are unlikely to reach an agreement on the prolongation of economic sanctions against Russia at their forthcoming summit next week. The current sanctions, which are expiring in July, are not likely to be extended as long as the Minsk ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is observed, EurActiv reports. However some member states...

    Big Question: what should our armed forces do?
    Mar13

    Big Question: what should our armed forces do?

    An RAF Chinook helicopter flies over London during a commemoration service for the Afghanistan conflict. © Carl Court/AP/Press Association Images A debate has opened up in recent weeks about the amount Britain’s government should spend on defence—Conservative MPs and members of the British and American armed forces have queued up to demand...

    Crimea still erasing its Ukrainian past a year after Russia’s takeover
    Mar13

    Crimea still erasing its Ukrainian past a year after Russia’s takeover

    Little has outwardly changed in Crimea one year on from its annexation by Russia, but a harsh crackdown on voices of dissent is underwayThe district court in the suburbs of Crimea’s capital, Simferopol, has changed little in appearance since Russia took over the peninsula. It has the same shabby corridors, the same prefabricated wooden...

    UK’s nuclear weapons data and other sensitive internet traffic accidentally sent through Ukraine
    Mar13

    UK’s nuclear weapons data and other sensitive internet traffic accidentally sent through Ukraine

    Internet data from the UK’s Atomic Weapons Establishment and other sensitive information was being sent through Ukraine, by mistake, all last week. …read more Source: The...

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