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    In Crimea, Euphoria Fades After a Year of Russian Rule
    Mar17

    In Crimea, Euphoria Fades After a Year of Russian Rule

    A year after Russia’s takeover of Crimea sparked a wave of euphoria across the Black Sea peninsula, residents are suffering growing hardship as prices rise and many fear for the future. Russia’s flag is flying across Crimea on the anniversary of what President Vladimir Putin calls the region’s historic “return home” after...

    Ukraine’s Fashion Week to Focus on the Country’s Future
    Mar17

    Ukraine’s Fashion Week to Focus on the Country’s Future

    While Ukraine’s fight for its sovereignty continues on the frontlines of its Donbas regions, the country’s burgeoning fashion industry has almost finished preparing for the country’s very own fashion week which opens its doors tomorrow, giving designers a platform to reflect on the country’s current conflict and on...

    Russia Won’t Return Crimea To Ukraine Despite Threat Of Continued Sanctions, Kremlin Says
    Mar17

    Russia Won’t Return Crimea To Ukraine Despite Threat Of Continued Sanctions, Kremlin Says

    Russia reiterated Tuesday it will not return Crimea to Ukraine, one year after its much-criticized annexation of the region despite objections from Western leaders. The United States and European Union have each said they will not lift economic sanctions against Russia unless Crimea was returned to Ukrainian control. …read more Source:...

    Russia rules out return of Crimea, defying sanctions on its ailing economy
    Mar17

    Russia rules out return of Crimea, defying sanctions on its ailing economy

    This week marks the first anniversary of Russia’s legal annexation of Crimea, a territory of Ukraine that was seized in the aftermath of a revolt in Kiev. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukraine authorities scramble to avoid unrest flashpoint
    Mar17

    Ukraine authorities scramble to avoid unrest flashpoint

    KOSTYANTYNIVKA , Ukraine (AP) — Residents in the eastern Ukrainian town of Kostyantynivka angrily confronted police officials Tuesday over an… …read more Source:...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)
    Mar17

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

    Here is what you need to know. Apple is in talks to launch a TV service. The Wall Street Journal suggests the service “would have about 25 channels, anchored by broadcasters such as ABC, CBS and Fox and would be available on Apple devices such as the Apple TV.” Apple will reportedly soon allow you to trade in your non-Apple devices....

    FP’s Situation Report: U.S. losing clout in Baghdad; Tikrit fight at a stalemate; Could U.S.-Israeli ties get a reboot?; and much more from around the world.
    Mar17

    FP’s Situation Report: U.S. losing clout in Baghdad; Tikrit fight at a stalemate; Could U.S.-Israeli ties get a reboot?; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The United States is in danger of losing its clout in Baghdad. Courage on the battlefield is how respect is won in the Middle East. The lack of U.S. presence in the fight for Tikrit is allowing Iran, whose forces are leading the charge, to gain leverage in Baghdad. FP’s Lara Jakes and Kate Brannen: “It is...

    From oil to the dollar, today is another wild economic ride
    Mar17

    From oil to the dollar, today is another wild economic ride

    Once again, oil is going low, low, low. After speculation the price of oil had stabilized around $50, the price of West Texas Intermediate – the U.S. benchmark – is once again on a precipitous slide, as it becomes clear just how much oil the U.S. is producing. So much, in fact, that they are running out of storage space. This morning, the price...

    Eastern Ukraine authorities scramble to quell anger after child is killed by military vehicle
    Mar17

    Eastern Ukraine authorities scramble to quell anger after child is killed by military vehicle

    Residents in the eastern Ukrainian town of Kostyantynivka have angrily confronted regional officials over an accident in which an armored military vehicle struck and killed a 6-year old girl. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine officials scramble to quell anger after child killed by military vehicle
    Mar17

    Ukraine officials scramble to quell anger after child killed by military vehicle

    Residents in the eastern Ukrainian town of Kostyantynivka have angrily confronted regional officials over an accident in which an armoured military vehicle struck and killed a 6-year old girl. …read more Source: CTV...