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    Crimea – a year in Russian hands
    Mar15

    Crimea – a year in Russian hands

    It has been a year since Russia annexed Crimea. Now it is transforming the Black Sea peninsula into a military fortress. The biggest losers in this new situation are the Tatars. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Biden, Poroshenko call on Russia, separatists to implement ceasefire deal
    Mar15

    Biden, Poroshenko call on Russia, separatists to implement ceasefire deal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke by phone on Saturday and both called on Russia and pro-Russian separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine to implement the Minsk ceasefire agreements, the White House said. …read more Source:...

    Germany wants Russia to comply with Ukraine peace deal before sanctions eased: sources
    Mar14

    Germany wants Russia to comply with Ukraine peace deal before sanctions eased: sources

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany and other countries want European Union leaders to endorse a declaration saying that EU sanctions on Russia will not be eased unless Moscow complies with a Ukraine ceasefire deal, two officials said on Saturday. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko: Series of EU states struck deal with Ukraine to deliver lethal weapons
    Mar14

    Poroshenko: Series of EU states struck deal with Ukraine to deliver lethal weapons

    Ukraine has concluded deals with eleven countries of the EU on delivery of weapons, including lethal, President Petro Poroshenko told the country’s …read more Source:...

    IMF Calls for Better Banking Supervision in Bulgaria
    Mar14

    IMF Calls for Better Banking Supervision in Bulgaria

    The IMF called for better banking supervision in Bulgaria in the concluding statement of its mission to the country, which was released on Friday. The IMF notes that the collapse of Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) and the deterioration in the fiscal balance tested the country’s macroeconomic and financial stability. The statement highlights...

    Nemtsov Ukraine report ‘due soon’
    Mar14

    Nemtsov Ukraine report ‘due soon’

    A report on Russia’s role in the Ukraine conflict – compiled by murdered opposition politician Boris Nemtsov – will be released in April, his ally tells the BBC. …read more Source:...

    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...

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