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    The US Air Force is willing to spend $738 million to solve one of America’s biggest rocket problems
    Mar03

    The US Air Force is willing to spend $738 million to solve one of America’s biggest rocket problems

    Win McNamee/Getty ImagesFor the last decade, Russian-made engines have been propelling US national security satellites into space. While this has proven to be a good approach in the past, the time has come for a new breed of rocket engine that’s American-made. On Feb. 29, the US Air Force — who runs the national security launch missions —...

    France, Germany demand ‘real progress’ on Ukraine peace talks (AFP)
    Mar03

    France, Germany demand ‘real progress’ on Ukraine peace talks (AFP)

    Paris (AFP) – France and Germany expect “real progress” from Ukraine and Russia on resolving the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Thursday ahead of talks between the four countries in Paris. …read more Source: The West...

    Kazakhstan’s Ethnic Russians Get Restless
    Mar03

    Kazakhstan’s Ethnic Russians Get Restless

    Westerners are used to hearing about Kazakhstan from a certain comedian, but the Central Asia country may soon become a hot topic for serious reasons. People are starting to worry that Kazakhstan, which is home to millions of ethnic Russians, might be the next Ukraine. Reuters: There is no separatist rebellion in northern Kazakhstan, but the...

    Ukraine confirms defence against Russia eurobond lawsuit at London court – Finance Ministry (Reuters)
    Mar03

    Ukraine confirms defence against Russia eurobond lawsuit at London court – Finance Ministry (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has confirmed with a London court its intention to defend itself against a lawsuit brought by Russia over a $3 billion (£2.1 billion) Eurobond, the Ukrainian finance ministry… …read more Source: The West...

    Russia says has right to respond to US bans
    Mar03

    Russia says has right to respond to US bans

    Russia has blasted the US for extending sanctions against Moscow over its alleged role in the Ukraine crisis, saying the Kremlin is entitled to respond. …read more Source: Iran...

    UN issues new report on Ukraine
    Mar03

    UN issues new report on Ukraine

    Ukraine: Growing despair among over 3 million civilians in conflict zone …read more Source: The Prague...

    Ukraine Accuses Separatists Of Using Grad Missile Launchers
    Mar03

    Ukraine Accuses Separatists Of Using Grad Missile Launchers

    Kyiv has accused separatists of using large-caliber weapons despite a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine that required both sides to pull back those arms. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama extends sanctions on Russia
    Mar03

    Obama extends sanctions on Russia

    ‘I have determined that it is necessary to continue the national emergency’, Obama tells Congress …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukrainian pilot facing Russian prison goes on hunger strike
    Mar03

    Ukrainian pilot facing Russian prison goes on hunger strike

    A volunteer pilot currently on trial for killing Russian civilians in the Ukraine conflict has said she will begin refusing food and water. She told the judge he would have to “deliver the verdict posthumously.” …read more Source:...

    Majority of Russian Voters Back Putin for Fourth Term: Poll
    Mar03

    Majority of Russian Voters Back Putin for Fourth Term: Poll

    The vast majority of Russians would vote for Vladimir Putin if he chose to run for president for a fourth time—a record high rating since his return to power in 2012, Russian state pollster WCIOM reports. According to a survey of 1,600 Russians, conducted in January but published on Thursday, 74 percent of Russians would back Putin for a fourth...