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    Europe to Russia: We won’t forget Crimea
    Mar18

    Europe to Russia: We won’t forget Crimea

    Two years have passed since Russia illegally annexed Crimea and Sevastopol. March 18, 2014, marked the beginning of Russia’s ongoing attack on the territorial integrity of Ukraine and represents the most blatant violation in decades of the U.N. charter, international law, the Helsinki Final Act and the Charter of Paris — documents at the...

    ‘Russia can ramp up military presence in Syria within ‘hours’ if needed’
    Mar18

    ‘Russia can ramp up military presence in Syria within ‘hours’ if needed’

    MOSCOW (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Thursday warned Russia could ramp up its military presence in Syria within several hours if needed, as he urged all sides of the conflict to respect a ceasefire.Putin spoke during a ceremony in the Kremlins sumptuous St Georges Hall to bestow awards on servicemen who fought in Syria, with the...

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

    Two 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...

    Sadiq for greater  cooperation with Ukraine
    Mar18

    Sadiq for greater cooperation with Ukraine

    ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Thursday said relations with Ukraine form an important pillar of Pakistan’s outreach to the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia as part of its endeavours to forge stronger connectivity and deeper cooperation. He was speaking to Ukrainian Ambassador Volodymyr Lakomov, who...

    Doping, Russia’s absence headline world indoor championships
    Mar18

    Doping, Russia’s absence headline world indoor championships

    An athlete jumps over hurdles on Wednesday, the day before the start of the World Indoor Athletics Championships in Portland, Oregon. (AP/Elaine Thompson)The face of Ashton Eaton is plastered on walls and buildings all over the city as the poster athlete for the world indoor championships.For the next few days, this is his town — he’s from...

    Nolan Peterson: What You Should Know About the Ukraine War
    Mar18

    Nolan Peterson: What You Should Know About the Ukraine War

    The war in Ukraine is “a real one,” says a journalist who has spent months on the front lines and embedded with the Ukrainian army. And yet, notes The Daily Signal’s foreign correspondent, Nolan Peterson, most other American news outlets don’t cover the intensity of the 2-year-old conflict. “The media tends to downplay the seriousness...

    Doping, Russia’s absence headline world indoor championships
    Mar18

    Doping, Russia’s absence headline world indoor championships

    The face of Ashton Eaton is plastered on walls and buildings all over the city as the poster athlete for the world indoor championships. For the next few days, this is his town — he’s from the area — and the Olympic decathlon champion has one request: Stop focusing on doping. “I just care about competing on the track,” Eaton...

    Europe must share data on warzone aviation risks
    Mar18

    Europe must share data on warzone aviation risks

    BERLIN: European countries must do a better job sharing information on the risk to civil aviation over conflict zones, said a report commissioned after the downing of MH17 over Ukraine and published Thursday. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said in a statement that a high-level task force recommended the development of a common risk...

    Ukraine tore down a giant statue of an iconic Russian leader and live-streamed it on YouTube
    Mar18

    Ukraine tore down a giant statue of an iconic Russian leader and live-streamed it on YouTube

    Reuters/Gleb GaranichKIEV (Reuters) – Exhaustive efforts to tear down Ukraine’s largest remaining monument to Vladimir Lenin bore fruit on Thursday when workers prised the late Soviet leader’s statue from its plinth in the southeastern city of Zaporizhzhya. Since a pro-Western uprising ousted a Russia-backed president in 2014,...

    Poland sees Jordan as major ally for NATO — official
    Mar18

    Poland sees Jordan as major ally for NATO — official

    AMMAN — Jordan is a major NATO ally with a significant role in undermining terrorism and sustaining stability in the region, said Paweł Soloch, head of the Polish National Security Bureau. In an interview with The Jordan Times on Wednesday, during his visit to Jordan, Soloch said Poland, which will host the NATO summit this summer, is keen on...