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    Djoko through in Mexico on return
    Mar01

    Djoko through in Mexico on return

    Former world number one Novak Djokovic was made to work hard before finishing strongly to defeat Martin Klizan in straight sets on his return to competition at the ATP Acapulco event on Tuesday. Djokovic has not played since his shock second round exit at the Australian Open in January, and showed signs of ring-rustiness before defeating Klizan...

    Separatist rebels seize factories and mines in eastern Ukraine
    Mar01

    Separatist rebels seize factories and mines in eastern Ukraine

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine have seized control of 40 factories and coal mines. They also took over a major aid distribution center. …read more Source:...

    Poland to extradite popular file-sharing site owner to the US
    Mar01

    Poland to extradite popular file-sharing site owner to the US

    Polish court decided, that Ukrainian Artem Vauiln, can be extradited to the US for copyright infringement charges. Vaulin operated a popular peer-to-peer filesharing website Kickass Torrents, he was arrested in Warsaw in July last year. “It is legally admissable to hand over the citizen of Ukraine, Artem Vaulin to US justice authorities,” the...

    Russia-backed rebels take over factories, mines in Ukraine
    Mar01

    Russia-backed rebels take over factories, mines in Ukraine

    The blockade has raised the already high tensions in Ukraine, where a war between government forces and separatist rebels has killed more than 9,800 people in eastern Ukraine since April 2014. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s government has spoken against the blockade, saying it hurts ordinary Ukrainians in the rest of the country by...

    Team Trump at the UN: Still Not Russian Patsies
    Mar01

    Team Trump at the UN: Still Not Russian Patsies

    The U.S. and Russia are once again clashing in the Security Council, with UN Ambassador Nikki Haley laying into Russia for vetoing a resolution to sanction Syria for its use of chemical weapons. The Wall Street Journal reports: The U.S. on Tuesday accused Russia of covering for Syria’s use of chemical weapons, and Russia accused the U.S. of...

    Medieval treasures of Armenian culture displayed in Kiev
    Mar01

    Medieval treasures of Armenian culture displayed in Kiev

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    Pro-Russians shut down major telecom firm in eastern Ukraine
    Mar01

    Pro-Russians shut down major telecom firm in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russia forces have shut down a major telecommunication company in eastern Ukraine while gradually taking over operation at several other firms, following the expiration of an ultimatum demanding the resumption of rail freight traffic. …read more Source: Iran...

    Pro-Russians shut down major telecom firm in eastern Ukraine
    Mar01

    Pro-Russians shut down major telecom firm in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russia forces shut down a major telecommunication company in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Germany’s Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions
    Mar01

    Germany’s Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions

    VILNIUS – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Wednesday there had hardly been any progress in implementing the Minsk peace agreement for eastern Ukraine, which meant no lifting of sanctions against Russia was in sight. Speaking… …read more Source:...

    200,000 citizens have phones cut in eastern Ukraine as rebels seize firms
    Mar01

    200,000 citizens have phones cut in eastern Ukraine as rebels seize firms

    A fifth of a million phone users in Ukraine’s rebel-controlled eastern city of Donetsk were cut off from the rest of the country after armed men took over the offices and equipment of the main fixed-line telecoms company, its director said. …read more Source:...