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    EU urges more countries to impose sanctions on Russia over Crimea
    Mar18

    EU urges more countries to impose sanctions on Russia over Crimea

    By Robin Emmott and Dmitry Solovyov The European Union called on Friday for more countries to impose sanctions on Russia over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula two years ago, but the Kremlin said Crimea was Russian land and its status non-negotiable. In a statement issued on the anniversary of the formal absorption of Crimea...

    Russian Syria withdrawal: Putin is the consummate political gambler
    Mar18

    Russian Syria withdrawal: Putin is the consummate political gambler

    Russian president, Vladimir Putin, is not an easy politician to read. He is willing to say one thing while his diplomats and military do another – as the long-running conflict in Ukraine has demonstrated. His statements are at the pinnacle of a Russian state propaganda machine shrouding any “truth” in layers of often deceptive assertions....

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation
    Mar18

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation

    President Vladimir Putin heads to Crimea Friday as Russia marks two years since annexing the peninsula from Ukraine in a move that dramatically impacted its ties with the West …read more Source: The Daily...

    Poland sees Jordan as major ally for NATO — official
    Mar18

    Poland sees Jordan as major ally for NATO — official

    AMMAN — Jordan is a major NATO ally with a significant role in undermining terrorism and sustaining stability in the region, said Paweł Soloch, head of the Polish National Security Bureau. In an interview with The Jordan Times on Wednesday, during his visit to Jordan, Soloch said Poland, which will host the NATO summit this summer, is keen on...

    Ukraine finally  topples Soviet founder’s statue
    Mar17

    Ukraine finally topples Soviet founder’s statue

    KIEV: It took two days and a giant crane, but Ukraine on Thursday finally managed to lift its biggest remaining statue of Soviet founder Lenin off its pedestal and consign it to the dustbins of history. The 20-metre-tall bronze and granite monument fell victim to a Ukrainian ban on Soviet symbols that was imposed in May 2015 as part of the...

    Ukraine topples its biggest remaining Lenin statue
    Mar17

    Ukraine topples its biggest remaining Lenin statue

    It took two days and a giant crane, but Ukraine on Thursday finally managed to lift its biggest remaining statue of Soviet founder Lenin off its pedestal and consign it to the dustbins of history …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine vows swift end to political crisis, wins EU offer of visa-free travel
    Mar17

    Ukraine vows swift end to political crisis, wins EU offer of visa-free travel

    Ukraine’s president tried to reassure the European Union Thursday that his country would soon overcome a political crisis that has rattled Western lenders and he won support for Kiev’s cherished goal of visa-free travel in Europe for its citizens …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kremlin says Putin to visit Crimea on Friday
    Mar17

    Kremlin says Putin to visit Crimea on Friday

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Portraits of mental illness in times of war
    Mar17

    Portraits of mental illness in times of war

    Photographing mental health patients in institutions in Syria, Libya, Ukraine, Palestine and Haiti. …read more Source: AL...

    Kremlin tells Obama not to meddle in Ukraine pilot case
    Mar17

    Kremlin tells Obama not to meddle in Ukraine pilot case

    ‘It is unacceptable for other countries’ representatives to interfere in Russian trial of the Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko’s case,’ the Kremlin spokes man says …read more Source: World...

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