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    Putin says he’ll hang someone if Crimea bridge isn’t built by 2018
    Mar18

    Putin says he’ll hang someone if Crimea bridge isn’t built by 2018

    Construction of the 19-kilometre bridge is a “historical mission” for Russia, the president said on the second anniversary of the Crimea annexation. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Leverkusen’s Tah gets Germany nod for friendlies
    Mar18

    Leverkusen’s Tah gets Germany nod for friendlies

    BERLIN: Bayer Leverkusen centre back Jonathan Tah received his first Germany call-up on Friday for their friendly internationals against England and Italy this month. The 20-year-old central defender, who has been in fine form in his first season at Leverkusen, got the nod after injured defenders Jerome Boateng and Benedikt Hoewedes were ruled...

    Two years after Crimea annexation, NATO chief urges continued sanctions on Russia
    Mar18

    Two years after Crimea annexation, NATO chief urges continued sanctions on Russia

    NATO’s head has called for Washington and Brussels to continue sanctioning Russia in a bid to end conflict in Ukraine. His comments come as the Russian president visited Crimea to mark the anniversary of its annexation. …read more Source:...

    Belarus named Russia’s top trading partner in CIS again
    Mar18

    Belarus named Russia’s top trading partner in CIS again

    According to the official, in 2015 Belarus-Russia trade totaled $25 billion. Belarus is followed by Kazakhstan with $15 billion. Ukraine has been downgraded to the third place. Ukraine was Russia’s top trading partner in the CIS prior to 2014. …read more Source:...

    Crimea annexation may weigh heavily on Russia: experts
    Mar18

    Crimea annexation may weigh heavily on Russia: experts

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is visiting Crimea to mark the two-year anniversary since Russia annexed the peninsula from Ukraine. The visit comes as some experts are warning that Russia could pay a heavy financial price for the annexation in the long run. …read more Source: Radio France...

    Two years after Crimea annexation, NATO chief urges continued sanctions on Russia
    Mar18

    Two years after Crimea annexation, NATO chief urges continued sanctions on Russia

    NATO’s head has called for Washington and Brussels to continue sanctioning Russia in a bid to end conflict in Ukraine. His comments come as the Russian president visited Crimea to mark the anniversary of its annexation. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Two Years After Annexation, Crimeans Wait On Russia’s Unfulfilled Promises
    Mar18

    Two Years After Annexation, Crimeans Wait On Russia’s Unfulfilled Promises

    Two years ago, pro-Russian figures in Crimea and Russian government officials were promising residents of Ukraine’s Black Sea region a rose garden after its annexation into the Russian Federation. Now, locals are still waiting to see most of those ambitious pledges fulfilled. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Media Love to Criticize Trump –When It Helps Disparage US Enemies
    Mar18

    Media Love to Criticize Trump –When It Helps Disparage US Enemies

    Daily Beast “photo illustration” (3/14/16) of the supposed “bromance” between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. Donald Trump released an ad on March 17 in which he did what almost every politician does as a matter of course: said something bad about Russian President Vladimir Putin, in this case by lumping him with ISIS. The pundit class was in...

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation
    Mar18

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation

    Russian president has arrived to to oversee progress on a $3-billion bridge project connecting Russia to the occupied peninsula …read more Source: World...

    Crimean Tatar Leader: Putin Will Help ‘Wake Up Russia Sooner’
    Mar18

    Crimean Tatar Leader: Putin Will Help ‘Wake Up Russia Sooner’

    Refat Chubarov is the head of the Mejlis, the executive council of the Crimean Tatar people. In an interview with RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service in Prague, he said that certain steps taken by Russian President Vladimir Putin — which he called “catastrophic” — could serve as a wake-up call to Russian society. …read...