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    Ukraine mine blast ‘traps dozens’
    Mar04

    Ukraine mine blast ‘traps dozens’

    Dozens of workers are trapped underground after an explosion in a coal mine in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, reports say. …read more Source:...

    BREAKING: Mine blast in war-torn Ukrainian city kills ‘more than 30’
    Mar04

    BREAKING: Mine blast in war-torn Ukrainian city kills ‘more than 30’

    MORE THAN 30 people were killed in an explosion in a mine in separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Grodno to hold traditional fair Kazyuki on 4 March
    Mar04

    Grodno to hold traditional fair Kazyuki on 4 March

    Over 200 craftsmen from Belarus, Poland, and Ukraine will gather in Grodno to present their works. The visitors will have an opportunity to see and buy unique handicrafts made from leather, wool, glass, straw, fabrics, beads, metal, wood, and other materials. The craftsmen will demonstrate their skills and give workshops under the open sky....

    Western leaders hint at more Russian sanctions over Ukraine
    Mar04

    Western leaders hint at more Russian sanctions over Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and European leaders on Tuesday warned Russia that they were ready to step up sanctions if there were further violations of a ceasefire agreement in Ukraine, officials said. …read more Source:...

    US military chief backs arming Ukraine against separatists
    Mar04

    US military chief backs arming Ukraine against separatists

    General Martin Dempsey: ‘We should absolutely consider lethal aid’Comments echo those of new Pentagon chief Ashton CarterThe US military’s top-ranking officer has called for Washington to arm Ukraine in its battle with pro-Russian forces, saying he favours doing so through Nato. Related: Ukraine: US considers military help for Kiev as...

    Fact Checking the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine
    Mar03

    Fact Checking the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine

    Image by Bart van de Biezen on Flickr. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. This is the first in a series of posts where RuNet Echo talks to the people behind several fact-checking projects in eastern Ukraine. Amid the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine, an information war between Russia and Ukraine has raged online and in the media. Much of the information warfare...

    Mourners bid farewell to Boris Nemtsov, but fear their hopes have died with him
    Mar03

    Mourners bid farewell to Boris Nemtsov, but fear their hopes have died with him

    Thousands queue to pay respects to Putin opponent on icy Moscow day, but many voice fears about what the future holds for RussiaAs the hearse containing Boris Nemtsov’s coffin pulled away, mourners tossed flowers and chants rang out. “Russia will be free!” they cried. “Russia without Putin!” Despite the fighting talk, however, there was an...

    Western leaders want ‘strong reaction’ if major violation of Minsk deal
    Mar03

    Western leaders want ‘strong reaction’ if major violation of Minsk deal

    Washington and its European allies discussed the state of the Ukraine conflict in a video conference. They agreed that a firm reaction is necessary if there’s any major break in the truce. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Obama, European leaders discuss Ukraine, global security
    Mar03

    Obama, European leaders discuss Ukraine, global security

    WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and European leaders held a video conference on Tuesday to discuss the Ukraine crisis, and France said all agreed that a “strong reaction” would be necessary if the ceasefire reached last month in Minsk was violated. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine raises interest rates to 30%
    Mar03

    Ukraine raises interest rates to 30%

    Ukraine’s central bank sharply raises interest rates from 19.5% to 30% in an effort to curb inflation and prop up its beleaguered currency. …read more Source:...

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