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    Ukraine clashes  claim life of  one civilian
    Mar27

    Ukraine clashes claim life of one civilian

    KIEV: Fighting close to the strategic eastern Ukraine port of Mariupol, the last major city in the conflict zone controlled by Kiev, claimed one civilian life overnight, police loyal to the government said on Friday. “A male inhabitant of Shyrokyne village died after suffering injuries in shelling” by pro-Russian separatists, Viktoriya Guts, a...

    Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels in Ukraine
    Mar27

    Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels in Ukraine

    Patrick Wells Published March 27, 2015 The continued fighting in eastern Ukraine and the shelling of …read more Source:...

    Russia refuses to restructure Ukraine’s $3bn debt
    Mar27

    Russia refuses to restructure Ukraine’s $3bn debt

    Russian finance minister says deal with Kiev ‘not done on a commercial basis because of the risks it carries’. …read more Source: World...

    Russian Orthodox Church suspends priest who blessed Ukraine-bound fighters
    Mar27

    Russian Orthodox Church suspends priest who blessed Ukraine-bound fighters

    The Russian Orthodox Church has suspended a priest who publicly blessed a group of fighters heading to eastern Ukraine, encouraging them to battle government troops he called “fascist scum”. Vladimir Zaytsev, from the Urals city of Yekaterinburg, was filmed on March 12 sending off some 50 camouflaged fighters, some wearing balaclavas and waving...

    Turkey passes tough new security law, raising fears of election crackdowns
    Mar27

    Turkey passes tough new security law, raising fears of election crackdowns

    By Jonny Hogg and Gulsen Solaker Turkey’s parliament overwhelmingly passed a security law on Friday to broaden police powers and allow the use of firearms against demonstrators, deepening fears of crackdowns on dissent ahead of parliamentary elections. The legislation has sparked fierce criticism from opposition parties who say the ruling...

    Lavrov: US shows double standards by supporting Yemen’s fleeing president
    Mar27

    Lavrov: US shows double standards by supporting Yemen’s fleeing president

    NNA – The United States has followed double standards by providing support to Yemen’s fleeing president and by denying it to Ukraine’s former president, Viktor Yanukovych, Russian Foreign Minister …read more Source: National News...

    Crimea: Anniversary of peace and tranquility
    Mar27

    Crimea: Anniversary of peace and tranquility

    Stanislav V. Osadchiy A YEAR has passed since Crimea reunited with the Russian Federation. What has happened during this year? The peninsula has been receiving significant financial aid from the Russian Federation, different productions have been restored and are now developing, different cultural and recreational infrastructure is being renewed,...

    Turkey, Russia seek ‘legitimate’ route to Crimea for Turkish delegation
    Mar27

    Turkey, Russia seek ‘legitimate’ route to Crimea for Turkish delegation

    Turkey and Russia have principally agreed on the visit to Crimea, but talks are still ongoing regarding the delegation’s route plan and the timing of the visit …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Obama, Erdogan discuss Daesh
    Mar26

    Obama, Erdogan discuss Daesh

    Two leaders considered fight against Daesh, moderate Syrian opposition and latest developments in Yemen and Ukraine …read more Source: Anadolu...

    4 dead in Ukraine as passenger bus hits landmine
    Mar26

    4 dead in Ukraine as passenger bus hits landmine

    KIEV: Four people were killed and 20 injured when a passenger bus hit a landmine near a government-controlled town in eastern Ukraine, local officials said on Thursday. The bus had taken a side road in order to avoid a government checkpoint near the town of Artemivsk, some 50 kilometres north of the separatist stronghold of Donetsk, late on...

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