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    Russia marks three years since Crimea takeover
    Mar18

    Russia marks three years since Crimea takeover

    Russia Saturday marked a low-key third anniversary of the seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, as Kiev blasted the annexation of the strategic Black Sea peninsula as a “crime” …read more Source: The Daily...

    Germany’s Merkel to make rare Russia visit for Putin talks
    Mar16

    Germany’s Merkel to make rare Russia visit for Putin talks

    Germany’s Angela Merkel will visit Moscow for talks on May 2, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, for the first bilateral visit since Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula in 2014 …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian state-owned banks
    Mar16

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian state-owned banks

    Ukraine Tuesday slapped sanctions on Russian state-owned banks in the country, ratcheting up tensions with Moscow amid a bitter trade war with Kremlin-backed rebels in the east …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine suspends all cargo traffic with separatist-held territory
    Mar15

    Ukraine suspends all cargo traffic with separatist-held territory

    Ukraine’s Security and Defense Council approved Wednesday the suspension of all cargo traffic with separatist-held territory, the council’s Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov said …read more Source: The Daily...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed, 16 wounded in fresh fighting
    Mar11

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed, 16 wounded in fresh fighting

    Ukraine’s army reported Saturday two soldiers killed in clashes with Russian-backed rebels, in a new uptick in violence across eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin tells German FM he wants better ties
    Mar09

    Putin tells German FM he wants better ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has told the visiting German foreign minister that he would like to improve ties between the two countries that were soured by the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia denies Kiev’s ‘terrorism’ claims at UN court
    Mar07

    Russia denies Kiev’s ‘terrorism’ claims at UN court

    Russia hit back Tuesday at claims it is “sponsoring terrorism” in war-torn eastern Ukraine, dismissing as “neither factual nor legal” Kiev’s contention that it is breaking its treaties by supporting pro-Moscow rebels. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘terrorism’ in top UN court
    Mar06

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘terrorism’ in top UN court

    Ukraine urged the U.N.’s top court on Monday to help bring stability to its war-torn east, seeking to convince judges that Russia is “sponsoring terrorism” in Kiev’s conflict with separatist pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: The Daily...

    British foreign minister to visit Russia to discuss differences
    Mar04

    British foreign minister to visit Russia to discuss differences

    Britain’s foreign minister Boris Johnson will go to Moscow in the coming weeks to discuss the differences between the two countries over Syria and Ukraine, the Foreign Office said Saturday, in the first such visit for five years …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia, NATO hold first high-level military talks since freeze
    Mar03

    Russia, NATO hold first high-level military talks since freeze

    Senior Russian and NATO military chiefs Friday held their first phone talks since ties between the two sides collapsed over the crisis in Ukraine, the defense ministry in Moscow said …read more Source: The Daily...

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