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    Canada contributes $7.1M to support democracy in Ukraine
    Mar18

    Canada contributes $7.1M to support democracy in Ukraine

    OTTAWA – Canada is contributing $7.1 million to support the democratic process in Ukraine.The International Foundation for Electoral Systems gets $3 million to strengthen reform on transparency and anti-corruption in the Ukrainian political process.Another $2.9 million goes to the National Democratic Institute to help Ukrainians practise...

    Putin says Russia regained ‘historic roots’ in Crimea
    Mar18

    Putin says Russia regained ‘historic roots’ in Crimea

    Putin says Russia’s annexation of Crimea driven by ‘historic roots’ …read more Source:...

    Putin says Russia regained ‘historic roots’ in Crimea
    Mar18

    Putin says Russia regained ‘historic roots’ in Crimea

    MOSCOW – Speaking to tens of thousands of supporters just outside the Kremlin walls, President Vladimir Putin has described Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula as a move to protect ethnic Russians and regain the nation’s “historic roots.” Addressing Wednesday’s rally marking the anniversary of the...

    The European Sanctions Dance
    Mar18

    The European Sanctions Dance

    A deal on EU sanctions against Russia is emerging, and it could keep the fractious block on the same page ahead of this week’s EU summit. The sanctions will not be extended this month, but language will be approved to keep them in place until the full text of the Minsk agreements is implemented. The Wall Street Journal reports: The...

    Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada one year after the Crimean “Referendum”
    Mar18

    Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada one year after the Crimean “Referendum”

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the so-called Crimean “referendum” held one year ago and the subsequent illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia: …read more Source: Canada Free...

    Putin says Russia regained 'historic roots' in Crimea
    Mar18

    Putin says Russia regained 'historic roots' in Crimea

    MOSCOW — Speaking to tens of thousands of supporters just outside the Kremlin walls, President Vladimir Putin has described Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula as a move to protect ethnic Russians and regain the nation’s “historic roots.”Addressing Wednesday’s rally marking the anniversary of the...

    Putin says Russia’s annexation of Crimea driven by ‘historic roots’
    Mar18

    Putin says Russia’s annexation of Crimea driven by ‘historic roots’

    Speaking to tens of thousands of supporters just outside the Kremlin walls, President Vladimir Putin has described Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula as a move to protect ethnic Russians and regain the nation’s “historic roots.” Addressing Wednesday’s rally marking the anniversary of the...

    Putin says Russia regained ‘historic roots’ in Crimea
    Mar18

    Putin says Russia regained ‘historic roots’ in Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) — Speaking to tens of thousands of supporters just outside the Kremlin walls, President Vladimir Putin has described Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula as a move to protect ethnic Russians and regain the nation’s “historic roots.” [...] despite the economic downturn and a sharp devaluation...

    Putin Says Russia Regained ‘Historic Roots’ in Crimea
    Mar18

    Putin Says Russia Regained ‘Historic Roots’ in Crimea

    Putin says Russia’s annexation of Crimea driven by ‘historic roots’ …read more Source: ABC...

    A year after Crimean annexation, threat of conflict remains
    Mar18

    A year after Crimean annexation, threat of conflict remains

    MOSCOW — A fragile cease-fire in eastern Ukraine was coming under increased strain on Wednesday as pro-Russian rebels accused Kiev of violating a plan to give them significantly increased autonomy. The dispute risked casting war-torn eastern Ukraine back into a hot conflict after more than three weeks of relative peace. The immediate disagreement...