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    Ukraine Billionaire Vows to Fight Back After Separatists Seize Operations
    Mar02

    Ukraine Billionaire Vows to Fight Back After Separatists Seize Operations

    A company controlled by billionaire Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man, said on March 2 that the seizure of some of its assets by Russia-backed separatists in the eastern part of the country is “unacceptable.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Latest: France’s Macron: Trump wrong on global warming
    Mar02

    The Latest: France’s Macron: Trump wrong on global warming

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election campaign (all times local): 1:15 p.m. French independent presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says he wants tight security cooperation with the U.S. despite his ideological differences with Donald Trump. Macron on Thursday called Trump’s skepticism toward the Paris Agreement to...

    Medieval treasures of Armenian culture displayed in Kiev
    Mar02

    Medieval treasures of Armenian culture displayed in Kiev

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    Pence: I have no plans to meet with Putin
    Mar02

    Pence: I have no plans to meet with Putin

    Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday night that he has no plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin but that the White House will continue to seek areas of cooperation with Russia.Appearing on Fox News’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” Pence said there are “no plans on my part” to meet with Putin when host Bill O’Reilly...

    Ukraine industrial group rejects separatists’ demand to register firms locally
    Mar02

    Ukraine industrial group rejects separatists’ demand to register firms locally

    KIEV – Ukraine’s SCM Group, a financial and industrial group whose businesses are the main employer in the eastern conflict zone, said on Thursday it would fight a demand by separatists to re-register firms in rebel-held areas. Separatists have… …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, March 2, 2017
    Mar02

    The Morning Vertical, March 2, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin, Poroshenko held two rounds of fruitless talks: Kiev
    Mar02

    Putin, Poroshenko held two rounds of fruitless talks: Kiev

    Kiev said Thursday that President Petro Poroshenko and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held two fruitless phone calls about the war in east Ukraine over the past month that had gone undisclosed …read more Source: The Daily...

    Polish foreign minister: Russia will ‘very likely’ annex Donbass
    Mar02

    Polish foreign minister: Russia will ‘very likely’ annex Donbass

    There is a “great probability” that Moscow will take over the Donbass region in eastern Ukraine, Poland’s Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said Wednesday during a visit to Kyiv, Radio Poland reported. Waszczykowski warned Russia is already issuing identity cards and passports, seizing Ukrainian property and cutting the eastern...

    [Ticker] Russian-backed rebels seize factories and mines in Ukriane
    Mar02

    [Ticker] Russian-backed rebels seize factories and mines in Ukriane

    Russian-backed rebels announced on Wednesday (1 March) the takeover of 40 factories and mines in eastern Ukraine. In a move the country’s president Petro Poroshenko called a sign of Russia’s “occupation”, he urged Western sanctions against those taking part in the seizure. The rebels’ action comes after a week-long...

    MPs: UK must resist Trump, maintain Russia sanctions
    Mar02

    MPs: UK must resist Trump, maintain Russia sanctions

    Britain must have some “uncomfortable conversations” with its close allies and take a “principled stance” on Russian sanctions, the all-party foreign affairs select committee wrote in a report released Thursday. Sanctions should not be lifted until Russia ends its illegal annexation of Crimea, stops supporting separatist groups in eastern...