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    Kerry Meets With Lavrov in Switzerland
    Mar02

    Kerry Meets With Lavrov in Switzerland

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Switzerland where he will meet with is Russian counterpart Monday. Kerry arrived in Switzerland late Sunday ahead of talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov about the conflict in Ukraine and the shooting of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Kerry has called for a thorough investigation...

    Ukrainian Volunteers Prepare to Defend Mariupol
    Mar02

    Ukrainian Volunteers Prepare to Defend Mariupol

    Published March 01, 2015 Despite the ongoing ceasefire in Ukraine, soldiers in the city of Mariupol fear that pro-Russian separatists may be getting ready to attack. The separatists must take or encircle the city if they wish to gain land access to Crimea, which was annexed by Russia early last year. But Ukrainian forces, many of them volunteers,...

    Estonians vote under shadow of resurgent Russia
    Mar01

    Estonians vote under shadow of resurgent Russia

        TALLINN —  Estonians voted on Sunday in an election marked by jitters over a militarily resurgent Russia and a popular pro-Kremlin party, with the security conscious center-left coalition tipped for a return to power. Moscow’s annexation of Crimea last year and its meddling in eastern Ukraine have galvanized the Eur...

    Estonians vote under shadow of resurgent Russia
    Mar01

    Estonians vote under shadow of resurgent Russia

    TALLINN: Estonians voted on Sunday in an election marked by jitters over a militarily resurgent Russia and a popular pro-Kremlin party, with the security-focused centre-left coalition tipped for another term. Moscow’s annexation of Crimea last year and its meddling in eastern Ukraine have galvanised the European Union, including this...

    Russians march in memory of murdered Putin critic – Nemtsov supporters blame authorities
    Mar01

    Russians march in memory of murdered Putin critic – Nemtsov supporters blame authorities

    MOSCOW: Tens of thousands of Russians marched through central Moscow yesterday, carrying banners declaring “I am not afraid” and chanting “Russia without Putin” in memory of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov. Families, the old and young walked slowly, with many holding portraits of the opposition politician and former...

    Estonians vote under shadow of Russia – NATO countering moves by boosting defences
    Mar01

    Estonians vote under shadow of Russia – NATO countering moves by boosting defences

    TALLINN: Estonians voted yesterday in an election marked by jitters over a militarily resurgent Russia and a popular pro-Kremlin party, with the security conscious centre-left coalition tipped for a return to power. Moscow’s annexation of Crimea last year and its meddling in eastern Ukraine have galvanised the European Union, including this...

    Ukraine: Rebels Using Cease-fire to Regroup
    Mar01

    Ukraine: Rebels Using Cease-fire to Regroup

    KYIV—Ukraine’s military said on Sunday a cease-fire had been fully observed in eastern separatist territories overnight, but warned that pro-Russian rebels were using the truce to regroup for new attacks on government positions, especially around the port of Mariupol. A drop in violence and moves by both sides to withdraw heavy weapons from...

    Ukraine military says rebels using truce to regroup
    Mar01

    Ukraine military says rebels using truce to regroup

    Ukraine’s military said on Sunday a ceasefire had been fully observed in eastern separatist territories overnight, but warned that pro-Russian rebels were using the truce to regroup for new attacks on government positions.A drop in violence and moves by both sides to withdraw heavy weapons from the front line had raised hopes a shaky...

    Ukraine’s front lines calm ahead of gas talks
    Mar01

    Ukraine’s front lines calm ahead of gas talks

    No Ukrainian soldiers have been killed over the past 24 hours …read more Source: Gulf...

    Defence Minister leaves for Russia
    Mar01

    Defence Minister leaves for Russia

    Defence Minister Sedki Sobhi left Saturday for the Russian capital Moscow, leading a high army delegation in an official visit to hold “important negotiations” with high Russian army officials. (Photo Armed Forces Handout) By Islam Salah Defence Minister Sedki Sobhi left Saturday for the Russian capital Moscow, leading a high army delegation in...

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