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    Putin’s tanks in Ukraine and ISIS on the rampage but Tory minister refuses 10 TIMES to guarantee military spending will not be slashed even further
    Mar08

    Putin’s tanks in Ukraine and ISIS on the rampage but Tory minister refuses 10 TIMES to guarantee military spending will not be slashed even further

    Maintaining defence spending at 2 per cent of GDP is now only a ‘target’, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond suggested this morning. He said the final decision would be taken after the election. …read more Source: Daily...

    Ukrainian serviceman killed despite ceasefire: Ukraine military
    Mar08

    Ukrainian serviceman killed despite ceasefire: Ukraine military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and three wounded as a result of fighting in separatist eastern territories in the past 24 hours, despite a ceasefire deal, Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian singer Ruslana, 2004 Eurovision winner, wishes Romania to win this year
    Mar08

    Ukrainian singer Ruslana, 2004 Eurovision winner, wishes Romania to win this year

    Ruslana, the Ukrainian singer who won the 2004 Eurovision contest, attends Romania’s national selection for this competition on Sunday, in Craiova (west of Bucharest); she declared she wishes Romania to win this year, as she was a fan of Romanian culture. …read more Source:...

    No sign Putin has changed strategy on Ukraine: UK foreign minister
    Mar08

    No sign Putin has changed strategy on Ukraine: UK foreign minister

    LONDON (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Sunday he had detected no change in Russian President Vladimir Putin’s strategic intentions towards Ukraine, despite a reduction in violence following the Minsk ceasefire agreement. …read more Source:...

    Week in pictures: 1 – 7 March
    Mar08

    Week in pictures: 1 – 7 March

    From an avalanche in Afghanistan to Harrison Ford’s plane crash and a pampered pooch at Crufts Gallery Sunday, March 8, 2015 – 6:30am Afghanistan Harrison Ford crufts Ukraine Chelsea Tottenham Jose Mourinho …read more Source: The...

    Two More Arrests Over Kremlin Critic’s Murder
    Mar08

    Two More Arrests Over Kremlin Critic’s Murder

    Four men are now being held after Boris Nemtsov was shot four times in the back while walking with his Ukrainian girlfriend. …read more Source: Sky...

    ‘Slowly, change is coming’: life for women in the post-Soviet world
    Mar08

    ‘Slowly, change is coming’: life for women in the post-Soviet world

    From bride kidnapping to the gender pay gap, women in the 15 countries that emerged from the ashes of the USSR describe the challenges they face today‘We want a voice’: women fight for their rights in the former USSRIn Russia, the word “feminism” is often spoken with negative connotations these days.The generation that is now 15 already...

    ‘We want a voice’: women fight for their rights in the former USSR
    Mar08

    ‘We want a voice’: women fight for their rights in the former USSR

    Campaigners have their work cut out in the patriarchal societies that dominate the region, especially where the Kremlin’s family values agenda holds sway‘Slowly, change is coming’: life for women in the post-Soviet worldWomen had stood shoulder to shoulder with men in the Russian Revolution of 1917, according to its leader Vladimir...

    Kyiv troops, rebels claim to be completing weapons withdrawal
    Mar07

    Kyiv troops, rebels claim to be completing weapons withdrawal

    Ukraine’s military has said that it is completing its withdrawal of heavy weapons under the terms of the peace agreement signed in Minsk last month. Pro-Russian separatists have also claimed to have pulled back. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    FM Kotzias: Greece a source of stability in the area
    Mar07

    FM Kotzias: Greece a source of stability in the area

    Greece lies geographically in a triangle of uncertainty (Ukraine, Middle East and Libya) as a beacon of stability, and if…In statements to the press on the sidelines of the EU foreign ministers’ informal meeting on the Ukraine, meeting in Riga for the second day, Kotzias warned that if Greece collapses there will be millions of migrants...

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