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    Russia was ‘ready for nuclear alert’ over Crimea
    Mar16

    Russia was ‘ready for nuclear alert’ over Crimea

    Russian President Putin says he was ready to put the country’s nuclear forces on alert as he sought to annex Crimea. …read more Source: AL...

    Putin mulled putting nuclear forces ‘on alert’ over Crimea
    Mar16

    Putin mulled putting nuclear forces ‘on alert’ over Crimea

    Unsure whether the West would intervene militarily to stop annexation, Putin was ready to face ‘the… …read more Source:...

    One dead in Ukraine clashes despite de-escalation
    Mar15

    One dead in Ukraine clashes despite de-escalation

    KIEV: A pro-government militia member has been killed and a soldier injured in clashes between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists, despite a ceasefire, the militia and the army announced on Sunday. The Dnipro-1 militia said one of its fighters had been killed near Pisky village, close to the bombed-out airport of the eastern rebel hub...

    Putin says Russia saved life of Yanukovich
    Mar15

    Putin says Russia saved life of Yanukovich

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking in a pre-recorded film about Russia’s seizure of Crimea, said the life of Ukrainian former president Viktor Yanukovich was in danger as a result of the “revolution” that set out to seize power in Kiev. “For us it became clear and we received information that there were plans not only for...

    More than 100 Germans fighting in Ukraine
    Mar15

    More than 100 Germans fighting in Ukraine

    At least 100 Germans citizens travelled to eastern Ukraine to join pro-Russian separatists, German weekly Welt am Sonntag reports …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Russia to fete a year with Crimea back in the fold
    Mar15

    Russia to fete a year with Crimea back in the fold

    Peninsula left Ukraine to join Russian state in takeover blasted as illegal in the West …read more Source:...

    Putin: Russia Prepared Raising Nuclear Readiness Over Crimea
    Mar15

    Putin: Russia Prepared Raising Nuclear Readiness Over Crimea

    MOSCOW—Russia was ready to bring its nuclear weapons into a state of alert… …read more Source:...

    German Paper: Ukraine President to Urge More Russia Sanctions
    Mar15

    German Paper: Ukraine President to Urge More Russia Sanctions

    FRANKFURT—Ukraine’s president accused Russian-backed separatists in the east of failing to respect a cease-fire with Ukrainian troops and called for further sanctions on Russia in comments to a German newspaper to be published on Monday. Attacks have become less frequent since the latest cease-fire came into force in mid-February, but both...

    Ukraine rebels turn machine plant into tank factory
    Mar15

    Ukraine rebels turn machine plant into tank factory

    Separatists say Soviet T-62 and T-64 tanks and self-propelled artillery are all “trophies” taken from Kiev government forces on the battlefield …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukraine activists unveil Putin ‘tombstone’ by Russian embassy
    Mar15

    Ukraine activists unveil Putin ‘tombstone’ by Russian embassy

    Ukrainian activists, playing on speculation about President Vladimir Putin’s health, erect a mock tombstone to the Russian leader depicting him as the Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler outside the Russian embassy in Kiev …read more Source: The Daily...

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