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    Tusk presses EU leaders to keep Russia sanctions
    Mar16

    Tusk presses EU leaders to keep Russia sanctions

    Europe must maintain pressure on Russia with sanctions until Ukraine has full control of its borders, European Council President Donald Tusk said in an interview …read more Source: Times of...

    Fighting rages near Donetsk airport despite Ukraine ceasefire
    Mar16

    Fighting rages near Donetsk airport despite Ukraine ceasefire

    By Gabriela Baczynska Heavy machinegun and light artillery fire pounded a district of Donetsk, the biggest city of eastern Ukraine, on Monday and pro-Russian rebels said there had been no lull in the fighting since a February ceasefire. The Spartak district, adjacent to the city’s now-flattened airport, is one of several sites in eastern...

    U.S. warns Russia on Ukraine ceasefire accord
    Mar16

    U.S. warns Russia on Ukraine ceasefire accord

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said the United States would take action if Russia continued to undermine Ukraine’s sovereignty and stability. …read more Source: World...

    Merkel: EU to focus on truce, not sanctions on Russia
    Mar16

    Merkel: EU to focus on truce, not sanctions on Russia

    German Chancellor says EU leaders will discuss this week ways to support implementation of ceasefire in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Fighting near Donetsk airport despite ceasefire
    Mar16

    Fighting near Donetsk airport despite ceasefire

    The Spartak district, adjacent to the city’s now-flattened airport, is one of several sites in eastern Ukraine to have seen continued hostilities between the rebels and Ukrainian government forces …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine pilot detained in Russia resumes hunger strike
    Mar16

    Ukraine pilot detained in Russia resumes hunger strike

    A female Ukrainian pilot detained in Russia on murder charges that Kiev says are politically motivated restarted a hunger strike that officials have warned could kill her, her lawyer tells AFP …read more Source: The Daily...

    Crimea fetes anniversary of vote to join Russia
    Mar16

    Crimea fetes anniversary of vote to join Russia

    Crimea kicked off celebrations Monday to mark one year since a controversial vote that led to Russia’s annexation of the peninsula, a historic shift blasted by the West and Ukraine as an illegal takeover. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Russia starts nationwide show of force
    Mar16

    Russia starts nationwide show of force

    More than 45,000 Russian troops as well as war planes and submarines started military exercises across much of the country on Monday in one of the Kremlin’s biggest shows of force since its ties with the West plunged to Cold War-lows.President Vladimir Putin called the Navy’s Northern Fleet to full combat readiness in exercises in...

    Ukraine mired in intense negotiations with creditors
    Mar16

    Ukraine mired in intense negotiations with creditors

    Debt reduction will further charge relations with Russia, which holds $3 billion of country’s debt. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    With pomp and no regrets, Crimea celebrates choice to join Russia
    Mar16

    With pomp and no regrets, Crimea celebrates choice to join Russia

    Moscow is pulling out all the stops to mark the first anniversary …read more Source: Gulf...

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