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    Fighting Rages Near Donetsk Airport Despite Ukraine Ceasefire
    Mar17

    Fighting Rages Near Donetsk Airport Despite Ukraine Ceasefire

    SPARTAK, UKRAINE—Heavy machine gun 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 Ukraine...

    US: Rights in Crimea greatly ‘deteriorated’ post annexation
    Mar16

    US: Rights in Crimea greatly ‘deteriorated’ post annexation

    ‘These brutalities are unacceptable and we call on Russia to stop further abuses,’ says State Dept …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Germany Warily Assumes Greater Global Role
    Mar16

    Germany Warily Assumes Greater Global Role

    Published March 16, 2015 Germany has taken the lead in trying to solve the European financial crisis and to stop the war in Ukraine. But is Berlin ready to play a larger international role? VOA’s Jela de Franceschi examines the extent and limits of German power. …read more Source:...

    Libyan militants release 15 doctors held in Sirte
    Mar16

    Libyan militants release 15 doctors held in Sirte

    Libyan militants have released 15 Ukrainian doctors in the coastal city of Sirte, Ukrainian ambassador Mykola Nahornyi said Monday. “The doctors have been released after being abducted from a hospital in the city,” Nahornyi told The Anadolu Agency. The diplomat gave, however, no details about the identity of the abductors. …read...

    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...

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