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    He’s alive! Putin appears in public after mysterious 11-day absence
    Mar16

    He’s alive! Putin appears in public after mysterious 11-day absence

    KIEV, Ukraine — Putin’s back. After his mysterious 11-day absence from public view, the Russian president appeared healthy and grinning in a very visible meet with his Kyrgyz counterpart, Almazbek Atambayev, in front of journalists and television cameras in St. Petersburg on Monday. See also: Gaming out Russia’s next move in Ukraine...

    EU Voices Concern at Military Build-up in Crimea
    Mar16

    EU Voices Concern at Military Build-up in Crimea

    The European Union said on Monday it would stick to its policy of not recognizing Russia’s annexation of Crimea and voiced concern over what it said was a military build-up and deteriorating human rights situation there. “The European Union does not recognize and continues to condemn this act of violation of international law,” EU foreign...

    No McDonald’s, No Plastic: Crimea Isolated One Year Later
    Mar16

    No McDonald’s, No Plastic: Crimea Isolated One Year Later

    Crimea is celebrating its first year since voting to join Russia in a referendum – but sanctions have hit the peninsula’s economy hard. …read more Source:...

    Putin was prepared to alert nuclear arsenal, surprised over Crimea success
    Mar16

    Putin was prepared to alert nuclear arsenal, surprised over Crimea success

    Andrew V. PestanoMOSCOW, March 16 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was surprised about the success of the annexation of Crimea and that he was prepared to put the country’s nuclear arsenal on alert. …read more Source: United Press...

    Putin: Russia was ready to put nuclear forces on alert
    Mar16

    Putin: Russia was ready to put nuclear forces on alert

    Russia was ready to put its nuclear forces on alert over the crisis in Crimea last year, such was the threat to Russian people there, President Vladimir Putin said in a documentary that aired on state TV on Sunday night. …read more Source:...

    EU’s Tusk says sanctions on Russia must be maintained
    Mar16

    EU’s Tusk says sanctions on Russia must be maintained

    ROME (Reuters) – Europe must maintain pressure on Russia with sanctions until the Kiev government has full control of Ukraine, the president… …read more Source:...

    Russia launches large-scale military manoeuvres in the Arctic
    Mar16

    Russia launches large-scale military manoeuvres in the Arctic

    The Russian military on Monday launched sweeping military manoeuvres in the Arctic and other areas, a show of force ordered by President Vladimir Putin amid spiraling tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia launches large-scale military manoeuvres in the Arctic
    Mar16

    Russia launches large-scale military manoeuvres in the Arctic

    The Russian military on Monday launched sweeping military manoeuvres in the Arctic and other areas, a show of force ordered by President Vladimir Putin amid spiraling tensions with the West over Ukraine. The five-day Arctic drills involving 38,000 servicemen, more than 50 surface ships and submarines and 110 aircraft are intended to check the...

    Russia launches massive military drills in the Arctic
    Mar16

    Russia launches massive military drills in the Arctic

    The Russian military on Monday launched sweeping military manoeuvrs in the Arctic and other areas, a show of force ordered by President Vladimir Putin amid spiraling tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Confused About What’s Been Going on Between Russia and Ukraine?
    Mar16

    Confused About What’s Been Going on Between Russia and Ukraine?

    And that’s sort of the point — this conflict serves as a case study in the effectiveness of shadowy, “hybrid” warfare, which is hard to understand from the outside. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...