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    Politics: The 25 most powerful militaries in the world
    Mar15

    Politics: The 25 most powerful militaries in the world

    Some of the rankings are surprising. An all-out fight may be the only real way to compare military strength, but fortunately, the world hasn’t had many opportunities lately. Despite an increasingly tense situation in the South China Sea, continued fighting in Ukraine, and proxy wars throughout the Middle East, warfare between nation-states...

    UN Says Nearly 10,000 People Killed In Eastern Ukraine Conflict Since 2014
    Mar15

    UN Says Nearly 10,000 People Killed In Eastern Ukraine Conflict Since 2014

    Almost 10,000 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since a conflict broke out between Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists in mid-April 2014, the Office of UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said in a report published on March 15. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Ukrainian arms of Russian state banks
    Mar15

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Ukrainian arms of Russian state banks

    KIEV – Ukraine has imposed sanctions on the five Ukrainian subsidiaries of Russian state-owned banks, a senior central bank official said on Wednesday. The restrictions ban the banks from taking money out of Ukraine, Kateryna Rozhkova, a deputy… …read more Source:...

    Merkel visit to Russia lined up: Kremlin (AFP)
    Mar15

    Merkel visit to Russia lined up: Kremlin (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to visit Moscow for talks with President Vladimir Putin set to cover the crisis in Ukraine, the Kremlin said Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine’s Metinvest says separatists have seized assets
    Mar15

    Ukraine’s Metinvest says separatists have seized assets

    Ukraine’s largest steelmaker, Metinvest said on Wednesday steel and coke assets in territory controlled by pro-Russian separatists had been seized by rebels. …read more Source: Channel...

    Key US Senate committee leaders say Russia sanctions must remain
    Mar15

    Key US Senate committee leaders say Russia sanctions must remain

    The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. Senate Banking Committee both said on Wednesday that sanctions imposed on Russia over its involvement in Ukraine must not be lifted without drastic changes by Russia. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine blocks road and rail links with breakaway regions
    Mar15

    Ukraine blocks road and rail links with breakaway regions

    KIEV — Ukraine’s government said Wednesday it would cut off all transport connections with Russian-backed separatist territories in the country’s east, potentially undermining a fragile ceasefire and jeopardizing the country’s tentative economic recovery. The announcement was made at a special meeting of the...

    500 million Yahoo accounts were hacked. The US just blamed it on 2 Russian spies.
    Mar15

    500 million Yahoo accounts were hacked. The US just blamed it on 2 Russian spies.

    The timing is pretty awful for Trump. The United States rarely blames foreign governments for hacks targeting US corporations. Yet in a Wednesday presser, the Department of Justice did just that — announcing indictments against two agents of the Russian FSB spy agency, Dmitry Dokuchaev and Igor Sushchin, for a 2014 breach of Yahoo that got access...

    Ukraine’s Metinvest says separatists have seized assets
    Mar15

    Ukraine’s Metinvest says separatists have seized assets

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukraine's Metinvest says separatists have seized assets
    Mar15

    Ukraine's Metinvest says separatists have seized assets

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s largest steelmaker, Metinvest said on Wednesday steel and coke assets in territory controlled by pro-Russian separatists had been seized by rebels. …read more Source: The...