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    How a fog of war, blowing from Moscow, clouded the truth in Crimea
    Mar09

    How a fog of war, blowing from Moscow, clouded the truth in Crimea

    A year ago, the Russians denied its troops had moved beyond their bases in Crimea; now, Putin boasts about Russia’s intervention. What will Moscow be saying a year from now about eastern Ukraine? …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Putin describes meeting to take Crimea before referendum
    Mar09

    Putin describes meeting to take Crimea before referendum

    Associated Press read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Video: Ukraine's female rebel fighters swap uniforms for evening gowns
    Mar09

    Video: Ukraine's female rebel fighters swap uniforms for evening gowns

    Female fighters from the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic swap military uniforms for evening gowns to mark International Women’s Day …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Putin describes secret meeting to take Crimea
    Mar09

    Putin describes secret meeting to take Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has described a secret meeting with officials last year when Russia decided it would take Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Putin describes meeting planning Crimea takeover
    Mar09

    Putin describes meeting planning Crimea takeover

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, March 9 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin’s methodology for annexing Crimea, nearly a year ago, is revealed in a Russian television documentary. …read more Source: United Press...

    Tusk: New EU Sanctions on Russia “Impossible”
    Mar09

    Tusk: New EU Sanctions on Russia “Impossible”

    With the ceasefire in Ukraine more or less holding, the question remains whether Europe will be able to keep a common Russia policy in place. In an interview with the New York Times, former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk sounded a cautious note, largely writing off the possibility of tougher sanctions at the moment, even as President Obama was...

    Nemtsov Ally Skeptical Of Russian Arrests
    Mar09

    Nemtsov Ally Skeptical Of Russian Arrests

    An ally of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov has dismissed the official version of the inquiry into the killing as “more than absurd.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Says Told Officials Of Decision To Take Crimea In February 2014
    Mar09

    Putin Says Told Officials Of Decision To Take Crimea In February 2014

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says he told senior security officials of his decision to take Crimea just hours after embattled Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych abandoned power. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Describes Secret Meeting To Take Crimea
    Mar09

    Putin Describes Secret Meeting To Take Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has described a secret meeting with officials last year when Russia decided it would take Crimea — the Black Sea region that Moscow annexed from Ukraine last March. In a trailer for an upcoming documentary, shown on state-owned television late Sunday, Putin said that he met with security officials in...

    Islamist Motive For Killing Slain Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov Is Nonsense, Friend Says
    Mar09

    Islamist Motive For Killing Slain Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov Is Nonsense, Friend Says

    By Christian Lowe and Vladimir Soldatkin MOSCOW, March 9 (Reuters) – Suggestions that Russian politician Boris Nemtsov was killed by Chechen Islamists are nonsense designed to deflect suspicion from President Vladimir Putin, a colleague of the slain opposition figure said on Monday. Investigators have charged two men including a former...