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    Ukraine Accuses Rebels of Using Grad Missile Launchers
    Mar03

    Ukraine Accuses Rebels of Using Grad Missile Launchers

    The Ukrainian government on Thursday accused Russian-backed rebels of using large-caliber weapons despite a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine that required both sides to pull back those arms.Fighting in Ukraine’s industrial heartland has intensified in the past weeks as peace… …read more Source:...

    For Ukraine War’s Displaced, No End in Sight
    Mar03

    For Ukraine War’s Displaced, No End in Sight

    Two years later, with Western sanctions and two peace agreements failing to stop Russia’s intervention, the war continues and many displaced Ukrainians see little hope that they will get to go home soon. VOA Europe Correspondent Luis Ramirez has the story of one woman and her realistic approach to what some see as a hopeless situation....

    Lennon not Lenin: Ukraine renames street after late Beatle
    Mar03

    Lennon not Lenin: Ukraine renames street after late Beatle

    It was only a minor tweak in the spelling but a historic change when a Ukrainian village on Wednesday renamed a street, which honoured Soviet founder Lenin, after The Beatles’ John Lennon. …read more Source: CTV...

    Death Toll in Ukraine Conflict Hits 9,160, U.N. Says
    Mar03

    Death Toll in Ukraine Conflict Hits 9,160, U.N. Says

    The number of casualties from fighting has fallen in recent months, a senior official said, but killings, abductions and torture are still being reported. …read more Source: The New York...

    Public Support for Putin to Serve Another Term at Highest level in 4 years
    Mar03

    Public Support for Putin to Serve Another Term at Highest level in 4 years

    Public support for Vladimir Putin to serve another term as president has hit its highest level in four years, a survey by a state-run pollster showed on Thursday. Seventy-four percent of Russians would vote to re-elect Putin as president, according to a poll by VTsIOM. Putin dominates state media in Russia and is widely expected to contest the...

    Kremlin ‘Regrets’ Extended U.S. Sanctions 
    Mar03

    Kremlin ‘Regrets’ Extended U.S. Sanctions 

    The Kremlin has expressed “regret” about U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to extend sanctions against Russia for another year in response to Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea and its support for pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: RIP Minsk
    Mar03

    The Daily Vertical: RIP Minsk

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: RIP Minsk (Transcript)
    Mar03

    The Daily Vertical: RIP Minsk (Transcript)

    When the foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany, and France meet in Paris today to discuss the Minsk ceasefire, they may as well be attending a funeral. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using Grad missile launchers
    Mar03

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using Grad missile launchers

    The Ukrainian government on Thursday accused Russian-backed rebels of using large-caliber weapons despite a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine that required both sides to pull back those arms. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using Grad missile launchers
    Mar03

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using Grad missile launchers

    The Ukrainian government on Thursday accused Russian-backed rebels of using large-caliber weapons despite a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine that required both sides to pull back those arms. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...