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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    2 Years After Crimea Annexation, Ukraine Struggles to Forge Peace
    Mar18

    2 Years After Crimea Annexation, Ukraine Struggles to Forge Peace

    Friday marks two years since Russia’s illegal annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. As VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb reports, the recent uptick in fighting against Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine’s east has shifted the political focus for both Ukraine and the West. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation
    Mar18

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation

    Ukraine and the West insist the takeover — not recognized internationally — was an illegal la… …read more Source:...

    President’s choices shrink as political crises deepen
    Mar18

    President’s choices shrink as political crises deepen

    KYIV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko saw his options narrow this week as he seeks to resolve Ukraine’s deepening political crises, namely the war in the Donbas and the formation of a new coalition government. His position has gotten so limited that he is considering appointing political players once considered to be off limits for...

    Nuland testifies: Reform in Ukraine is endangered by oligarchs fighting back
    Mar18

    Nuland testifies: Reform in Ukraine is endangered by oligarchs fighting back

    WASHINGTON – A top U.S. administration official has taken pointed aim at the wealthiest Ukrainian tycoons, known as oligarchs, accusing them of undermining the country’s anti-corruption reform efforts. Victoria Nuland, assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian Affairs, warned on March 15 that, if efforts to liberalize the...