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    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...

    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

    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...

    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...

    The Saturday Profile: Ex-Professor Upsets Ukraine Politics, and Russia Peace Accord
    Mar18

    The Saturday Profile: Ex-Professor Upsets Ukraine Politics, and Russia Peace Accord

    Oksana I. Syroyid has shot to the top of politics in Ukraine by trying to derail a peace accord with Russia. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia marks 2 year anniversary of Crimea annexation
    Mar18

    Russia marks 2 year anniversary of Crimea annexation

    Russian President Vladimir Putin travelled to Crimea on Friday to mark the second anniversary of the peninsula’s annexation and inspect construction of a bridge meant to link it to mainland Russia. …read more Source: FOX...