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    Ukraine accuses rebels of using large-caliber weapon Grad
    Mar03

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using large-caliber weapon Grad

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian government has accused Russian-backed rebels of using large-caliber weapons despite the ongoing cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. Fighting in Ukraine’s industrial heartland has intensified in the past weeks as peace talks have reached a stalemate. The cease-fire required both sides to withdraw large- and...

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using large-caliber weapon Grad
    Mar03

    Ukraine accuses rebels of using large-caliber weapon Grad

    The Ukrainian government has accused Russian-backed rebels of using large-caliber weapons despite the ongoing cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Accuses Rebels of Using Large-Caliber Weapon Grad
    Mar03

    Ukraine Accuses Rebels of Using Large-Caliber Weapon Grad

    The Ukrainian government has accused Russian-backed rebels of using large-caliber weapons despite the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine that required both sides to withdraw large- and medium-caliber weapons …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko to Give Final Address to Russian Court
    Mar03

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko to Give Final Address to Russian Court

    Ukrainian helicopter pilot Nadia Savchenko, who is accused of killing two Russian journalists, is due to make her final address to a court on Thursday, Russian independent business channel RBC reports. Savchenko was detained in eastern Ukraine by Moscow-backed separatists in June 2014. She is accused of directing fire from hostilities in Ukraine...

    Savchenko’s Lawyers Start Final Arguments At Trial In Russian Court
    Mar03

    Savchenko’s Lawyers Start Final Arguments At Trial In Russian Court

    Defense lawyers for Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko began their final arguments on March 3 in a Russian court where Savchenko has been put on trial over the deaths in eastern Ukraine of two Russian journalists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    74 pct of Russians would vote Putin for next term _ pollster
    Mar03

    74 pct of Russians would vote Putin for next term _ pollster

    MOSCOW (AP) — The latest research by a state-run polling agency says 74 percent of Russians would vote for President Vladimir Putin if he runs for the post again in 2018. Putin was elected in 2012 for his third term in office amid massive anti-government protests. His approval ratings skyrocketed after Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula in...

    Ministers Meet In Paris To Review Progress On Minsk Accords
    Mar03

    Ministers Meet In Paris To Review Progress On Minsk Accords

    The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, France, and Germany are meeting in Paris on March 3 to discuss implementation of the peace plan for Ukraine set up under the Minsk accords in February 2015. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Prosecutors Seek 23-Year Prison Term for Ukrainian Pilot
    Mar03

    Russian Prosecutors Seek 23-Year Prison Term for Ukrainian Pilot

    Nadiya V. Savchenko, a helicopter pilot charged in connection with the deaths of two Russian journalists, has become a symbol in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The New York...

    NATO commander: Russia and Syria are using migration as a weapon
    Mar03

    NATO commander: Russia and Syria are using migration as a weapon

    Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty ImagesA top United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) commander said Tuesday that Russia and Syria are using migration as a tool to destabilize their European neighbors, and warned of “resurgent and aggressive” Russian behavior in the region. US Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, Commander of the US European...

    North Korea fires several missiles into the sea, hours after being hit with further UN sanctions
    Mar03

    North Korea fires several missiles into the sea, hours after being hit with further UN sanctions

    REUTERS/KCNASEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s Defense Ministry says North Korea has fired several short-range projectiles into the sea just hours after the United Nations slapped sanctions on Pyongyang for its recent nuclear test and long-range rocket launch. The North’s launches also come shortly after Seoul approved its...