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    Russian army starts exercises in Crimea
    Mar10

    Russian army starts exercises in Crimea

    According to RIA news agency, Russian starts military exercises in southern region of Stavropol …read more Source: World...

    Ukrainian president confirms rebels withdrew heavy arms
    Mar10

    Ukrainian president confirms rebels withdrew heavy arms

    Putin admits plan for annexing Crimea pre-dates referendum by Crimeans to join Russia …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine: rebels have withdrawn weapons
    Mar10

    Ukraine: rebels have withdrawn weapons

    Ukranian President Poroshenko has said that rebel fighters have withdrawn a significant amount of heavy weapons …read more Source: World...

    Obama: world should monitor Ukraine ceasefire
    Mar10

    Obama: world should monitor Ukraine ceasefire

    Obama has said that Europe and the US need to work to ensure there is effective monitoring of the Ukraine ceasefire …read more Source: World...

    War in Ukraine Leaves Many Elderly in a Vulnerable Position
    Mar10

    War in Ukraine Leaves Many Elderly in a Vulnerable Position

    DEBALTSEVE—In eastern Ukraine, the elderly are left especially vulnerable by the conflict between government forces and Russian-backed separatists. In the wrecked suburbs of Debaltseve, 77 year-old Ukrainian pensioner Lydia Stepanovna is trying to come to terms with the events of the last few months. She’d lived here quietly for 16 years...

    Obama, EU Chief Meet in Washington for Talks on Ukraine
    Mar09

    Obama, EU Chief Meet in Washington for Talks on Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama is meeting Monday in Washington with the head of the European Council for talks on strategy aimed at countering Russian efforts to redraw the borders of Ukraine. Ahead of the meeting, the White House accused Moscow and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine of blocking European truce observers from fully monitoring...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says rebels have withdrawn significant amount of heavy weapons
    Mar09

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says rebels have withdrawn significant amount of heavy weapons

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday pro-Russian rebels had withdrawn a significant amount of weaponry from the front-lines in eastern Ukraine in accordance with a three-week-old ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Crimea takeover a challenge to UN Charter, says EU official
    Mar09

    Crimea takeover a challenge to UN Charter, says EU official

    ‘This cannot be left without answer: the EU condemns the illegal annexation of Crimea,’ EU foreign policy chief tell UN Security Council. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Putin Recounts How He Gave Orders to ‘Save’ Yanukovych, ‘Return’ Crimea
    Mar09

    Putin Recounts How He Gave Orders to ‘Save’ Yanukovych, ‘Return’ Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says he ordered security officials in February 2014 to make plans to “save the life” of Viktor Yanukovych, Ukraine’s then-president, and to start planning for Russia’s annexation of Crimea. In a trailer aired Sunday on state television channel Rossiya-1 for an upcoming documentary, Putin...

    Russia massing sophisticated weapons in Crimea: NATO
    Mar09

    Russia massing sophisticated weapons in Crimea: NATO

    Russia has vastly enhanced its military capabilities in Crimea since annexing the peninsula, turning it into a “power projection platform,” a senior NATO general was reported March 9 as saying. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

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