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    Putin to Russian business leaders: Bring your money back or else you may not get to use it
    Mar19

    Putin to Russian business leaders: Bring your money back or else you may not get to use it

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged a gathering of Russia’s billionaires and business leaders to return their capital to Russia and suggested that funds kept abroad could be frozen. In an apparent reference to the possibility of further U.S. and European Union sanctions on Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine...

    Ben Carson Confused About Whether The Baltic States Are Part Of NATO
    Mar19

    Ben Carson Confused About Whether The Baltic States Are Part Of NATO

    Potential Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson seemed confused on Wednesday evening about which countries belong to NATO during an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt. While discussing the threat that Russian President Vladimir Putin poses, Hewitt asked Carson how NATO should respond if “Putin attempts in the...

    Lithuania Presses Hard Line on Russia
    Mar19

    Lithuania Presses Hard Line on Russia

    The Baltic state has become Russia’s bluntest critic, reacting with anger, and action, in the Ukraine crisis as others in the EU use the delicate language of diplomacy. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Moldova bans Russian journalists, Crimea documentary
    Mar19

    Moldova bans Russian journalists, Crimea documentary

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Authorities say two Russian journalists planning to travel to Moldova to present a documentary on Crimea have been banned… …read more Source:...

    The Secret Submarine Base Norway Accidentally Handed to the Russians
    Mar19

    The Secret Submarine Base Norway Accidentally Handed to the Russians

    Norway is ruing the day it sold off a key submarine base near the Russian border and now, with President Putin flexing his muscles in the region, there is growing alarm among Nato chiefs that the west has left itself woefully unprotected. Only six years ago, Norwegian politicians decided that Russia no longer posed a significant threat and that...

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia
    Mar19

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia

    More than 6,000 people have been killed in the year-long conflict between the Ukrainian army and Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: USA...

    Moldova Bans Russian Journalists, Crimea Documentary
    Mar19

    Moldova Bans Russian Journalists, Crimea Documentary

    Moldova bans Russian journalists, says documentary about Crimea not welcome …read more Source: ABC...

    What’s happening to Crimea a year after Russia annexation
    Mar19

    What’s happening to Crimea a year after Russia annexation

    Despite all the celebrating you’re seeing this week, it’s not going so well. …read more Source: USA...

    Putin Urges Russian Business Leaders to Return Capital
    Mar19

    Putin Urges Russian Business Leaders to Return Capital

    MOSCOW— Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged a gathering of Russia’s billionaires and business leaders to return their capital to Russia and suggested that funds kept abroad could be frozen. In an apparent reference to the possibility of further U.S. and European Union sanctions on Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis,...

    Ukraine Urges EU to Keep up Sanctions Pressure on Russia
    Mar19

    Ukraine Urges EU to Keep up Sanctions Pressure on Russia

    BRUSSELS— Ukraine urged the European Union on Thursday to stay united in keeping up sanctions pressure on Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, as EU leaders gathered for a two-day summit. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to divide Europe over Ukraine and that this would be a...