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    Report: Human Rights in Annexed Crimea Deteriorating
    Mar05

    Report: Human Rights in Annexed Crimea Deteriorating

    Published March 05, 2015 A new report by Freedom House and the Atlantic Council of the United States says the human rights situation in Crimea has deteriorated since the peninsula was annexed by Russia in March of last year. The report says the …read more Source:...

    Officials to Ukraine Peace Deal to Discuss Next Steps
    Mar05

    Officials to Ukraine Peace Deal to Discuss Next Steps

    Senior Russian, Ukrainian, German and French officials will meet in Berlin on Friday to discuss eastern Ukraine and the next steps needed toward implementing a peace accord struck three weeks ago in Minsk, Germany’s foreign minister said. “Of course we cannot be satisfied with the speed of the implementation of the Minsk accord, but we have...

    Ukraine to boost number of soldiers to 250,000
    Mar05

    Ukraine to boost number of soldiers to 250,000

    Ukrainian parliament approves bill on increasing number of soldiers in country’s armed forces. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Germany and Poland worried over Ukraine cease-fire
    Mar05

    Germany and Poland worried over Ukraine cease-fire

    German and Polish foreign ministers say progress in implementation of cease-fire measures in eastern Ukraine is still not satisfactory. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Strengthening Ukrainian army is in Europe’s interests
    Mar05

    Strengthening Ukrainian army is in Europe’s interests

    Strengthening army would ease conflict in East Ukraine …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine military says one soldier killed in past 24 hours in east
    Mar05

    Ukraine military says one soldier killed in past 24 hours in east

    By Pavel Polityuk and Natalia Zinets One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and another wounded in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in the east, military spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov said on Thursday, as Kiev accused rebels of increasing violations of a ceasefire deal. President Petro Poroshenko, whose initiative to boost the armed forces by a...

    Russia starts large-scale military exercises in disputed territories
    Mar05

    Russia starts large-scale military exercises in disputed territories

    Russia’s Defence Ministry said on Thursday that large-scale military exercises had started in southern Russia and in disputed territories on Russia’s borders. The exercises involve over 2,000 anti-aircraft troops and 500 items of weaponry and will last until April 10, Interfax news agency reported. The Defence Ministry said the...

    Ukraine in day of mourning for victims of mine blast
    Mar05

    Ukraine in day of mourning for victims of mine blast

    Ukraine has honoured victims of a coal mine accident with a minute of silence all over the war-torn country on a day of mourning announced by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. The death toll reached from the gas explosion which rocked the Zasyadko mine before dawn on Wednesday has now reached 32, according to officials in a rebel-held city of...

    Ukraine Pays $15 Million Toward Russian Gas Bill
    Mar05

    Ukraine Pays $15 Million Toward Russian Gas Bill

    MOSCOW—Russian natural gas exporter Gazprom said on Thursday that it had received a $15 million prepayment from Ukrainian state energy firm Naftogaz following warnings supply could be cut off if no payment was made. The payment is enough for 45.6 million cubic… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine in day of mourning for victims of mine blast
    Mar05

    Ukraine in day of mourning for victims of mine blast

    Death toll from Donetsk coal mine explosion put at 32, as dead miners honoured with a minute of silence across country. …read more Source: AL...

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