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    Obama Extends Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine Crisis
    Mar03

    Obama Extends Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine Crisis

    The sanctions, to be extended another year, have damaged Russia. …read more Source: ABC...

    UN Says Civilians Still Suffer In Ukraine, Despite Lull In Fighting
    Mar03

    UN Says Civilians Still Suffer In Ukraine, Despite Lull In Fighting

    The United Nations said on March 3 that the war between Ukrainian government forces and Russia- backed separatists in eastern Ukraine is continuing to “significantly affect” civilians – despite a reduction of fighting under a cease-fire deal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using Grad missile launchers
    Mar03

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using Grad missile launchers

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using Grad missile launchers …read more Source:...

    Maurice Mierau wins 2016 Kobzar prize for ‘Detachment: An Adoption Memoir’
    Mar03

    Maurice Mierau wins 2016 Kobzar prize for ‘Detachment: An Adoption Memoir’

    TORONTO — Winnipeg writer and editor Maurice Mierau is the winner of the 2016 Kobzar Literary Award for his book “Detachment: An Adoption Memoir.” Mierau received $20,000 and the book’s publisher, Calgary’s Freehand Books, received $5,000 for the award, which was presented at a gala dinner in Toronto on Wednesday night....

    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....

    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:...

    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...