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    Crimea votes in Russian election for first time
    Mar19

    Crimea votes in Russian election for first time

    Presidential election took place on the fourth anniversary of the 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, one of the most dramatic manifestations of Vladimir Putin’s drive to reassert Russia’s power. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukraine: British diplomats expelled from Moscow could work in Kyiv
    Mar19

    Ukraine: British diplomats expelled from Moscow could work in Kyiv

    In a reaction to Russia’s announcement that it would expel 23 British diplomats from Moscow as part of the UK-Russia argument over poisoning of double-agent in an English city, Ukrainian Foreign Minister has suggested to his British counterpart that the 23 diplomats could now work in Ukraine. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    German ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schröder faces calls for sanctions as ‘Putin’s propagandist’
    Mar19

    German ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schröder faces calls for sanctions as ‘Putin’s propagandist’

    European politicians have increased calls for sanctions against the ex-chancellor for representing Russian interests. Ukraine’s foreign minister said sanctions must target “those who are pushing Putin’s projects abroad.” …read more Source:...

    German ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schröder faces calls for sanctions as ‘Putin’s propagandist’
    Mar19

    German ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schröder faces calls for sanctions as ‘Putin’s propagandist’

    European politicians have increased calls for sanctions against the ex-chancellor for representing Russian interests. Ukraine’s foreign minister said sanctions must target “those who are pushing Putin’s projects abroad.” …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Putin Emerges Winner Of Russia’s Presidential Election With Landslide
    Mar19

    Putin Emerges Winner Of Russia’s Presidential Election With Landslide

    Presidential candidate, President Vladimir Putin speaks as he meets with confidants at his campaign headquarters in Moscow on March 18, 2018.Yuri KADOBNOV / AFP Vladimir Putin was Monday set for another six years in power after his landslide victory in Russia’s presidential election but so far only close allies have congratulated him on...

    UPDATE: Putin wins fourth term with record vote   
    Mar19

    UPDATE: Putin wins fourth term with record vote  

    MOSCOW: Vladimir Putin was on Monday set for another six years in power after winning a record victory in Russia’s presidential election but so far only allies have congratulated him as Moscow’s relations with the West disintegrate. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, recorded his best ever election performance with...

    Kiev wants EU sanctions on former German chancellor
    Mar19

    Kiev wants EU sanctions on former German chancellor

    Ukraine’s foreign minister is seeking EU sanctions on Gerhard Schroeder, a former German chancellor, who now chairs Russian state-owned oil giant, Rosneft. …read more Source:...

    Putin Sails to Big Victory, Amid Allegations of Voter Fraud
    Mar19

    Putin Sails to Big Victory, Amid Allegations of Voter Fraud

    With final results due to be declared later Monday, Vladimir Putin appeared on course to be re-elected decisively in what one of his challengers described as a “filthy election.” Putin, who will serve another six-year-term bringing him just short of ruling Russia for as long as Communist dictator Joseph Stalin, didn’t wait for...

    France ‘Does Not Recognize’ Russian Vote in Crimea
    Mar19

    France ‘Does Not Recognize’ Russian Vote in Crimea

    France said on Sunday it would not recognize Russia’s election in the Crimea peninsula, four years to the day after Russia formally annexed the territory from Ukraine in a move slammed by the West as illegal. “Challenging borders by force is contrary to international law, including commitments made by the Russian Federation,”...

    Merkel to push for EU unity on delicate Poland trip
    Mar19

    Merkel to push for EU unity on delicate Poland trip

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and President Andrzej Duda. (Reuters pic) BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel will emphasize bilateral ties and the need for European unity when she meets with leading Polish officials, amid ongoing differences between the allies over Polish judicial reforms,...