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    Berlin and Paris side with Moscow  against Kyiv in Normandy group meeting
    Mar18

    Berlin and Paris side with Moscow against Kyiv in Normandy group meeting

    As anticipated (see Eurasia Daily Monitor, February 26), the Normandy group meeting on March 3-4 in Paris cornered Ukraine to extract its acceptance of “elections” in the Russian-occupied territory in the country’s east. German Minister of Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier did almost all the hectoring; his French counterpart,...

    Obama: Ukraine ‘vulnerable’ to Russian ‘military domination’ no matter what U.S. does
    Mar18

    Obama: Ukraine ‘vulnerable’ to Russian ‘military domination’ no matter what U.S. does

    U.S. President Barack Obama said that Ukraine “is going to be vulnerable to military domination by Russia no matter what” the United States does. In one of a series of interviews published on March 10 that formed the basis of an article in The Atlantic magazine, Mr. Obama said that Ukraine was clearly a core […] …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian journalist details her 419 days in separatist captivity
    Mar18

    Ukrainian journalist details her 419 days in separatist captivity

    Ukrainian journalist Maria Varfolome-yeva spent 419 days in Russia-backed separatists’ captivity in eastern Ukraine, where the 30-year-old woman was accused of spying. On March 3, the separatists exchanged her for two people – a Russian citizen who was fighting for the separatists and whom Ukraine had sentenced to 11 years in prison, and...

    Violinist Solomiya Ivakhiv releases unique CD of Classical Ukrainian works
    Mar18

    Violinist Solomiya Ivakhiv releases unique CD of Classical Ukrainian works

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – “I wanted to share Ukrainian music but with a different view. Most Ukrainian music of the 20th century is recorded by artists with a ‘Soviet bias,’ gravitating to heaviness with a ‘large expansive approach.’ Taking into account that I was born in Soviet Ukraine, performed concerts throughout a modern independent...

    Varujan Sukiasyan called up 27 players
    Mar18

    Varujan Sukiasyan called up 27 players

    A friendly match between Armenia and Belarus will take place in Republican stadium after Vazgen Sargsyan on March 25, the FFA says on its website. Head coach of the Armenian national team Varujan Sukiasyan has called up 27 players from abroad to take part in the training camp from 21 to 25 March which will be held in the FFA technical centre:...

    Why Putin Went Into Syria
    Mar18

    Why Putin Went Into Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on March 14 that he would begin withdrawing his main forces from Syria. Russia appears to have deployed about 70 aircraft and more than 4,000 support personnel to protect and maintain the aircraft. It was not a major deployment, but it shifted the situation on the ground. Before the deployment there had...

    Without peace in Ukraine, NATO's chief says Russia sanctions must remain
    Mar18

    Without peace in Ukraine, NATO's chief says Russia sanctions must remain

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday urged the United States and the European Union to maintain their economic sanctions on Russia until Moscow does its part in bringing an end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Rebel Rep: Ukraine Truce Deal Could Take Years to Implement
    Mar18

    Rebel Rep: Ukraine Truce Deal Could Take Years to Implement

    A rebel representative at peace talks for eastern Ukraine said on Friday a truce deal between the Ukrainian government and separatists could take years to be implemented.Fighting has subsided in eastern Ukraine since the deal was signed in Minsk, Belarus, in February last… …read more Source:...

    Without peace in Ukraine, NATO’s chief says Russia sanctions must remain
    Mar18

    Without peace in Ukraine, NATO’s chief says Russia sanctions must remain

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday urged the United States and the European Union to maintain their economic sanctions on Russia until Moscow does its part in bringing an end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia marks 2 year anniversary of Crimea annexation
    Mar18

    Russia marks 2 year anniversary of Crimea annexation

    Russian President Vladimir Putin looks in a window aboard a helicopter while flying over the construction site of the Kerch Strait bridge in Crimea, Friday. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)Russian President Vladimir Putin travelled to Crimea on Friday to mark the second anniversary of the peninsula’s annexation and...