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    No new Russia sanctions likely this week, EU presidency says
    Mar17

    No new Russia sanctions likely this week, EU presidency says

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union presidency says that no new sanctions will likely be imposed on Russia at this week’s EU summit over the conflict in Ukraine because the peace agreement is generally being respected.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia Scrambles Nuclear Bombers to Crimea in Anniversary Show of Might
    Mar17

    Russia Scrambles Nuclear Bombers to Crimea in Anniversary Show of Might

    Russia will deploy Tupolev nuclear-capable bomber jets to Crimea in a snap drill, a defense ministry source said Tuesday, as the peninsula marks a year since its annexation by Moscow. …read more Source:...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Mar17

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — Protests hit Spain and Greece last week, as demonstrators marched in Madrid against a new security law and in the Greek city of Thessaloniki to protest continuing austerity measures. In a more modern war zone, separatists and residents walked among the ruins of eastern Ukraine after months of fighting. …read more Source: San...

    No New Russia Sanctions Likely This Week, EU Presidency Says
    Mar17

    No New Russia Sanctions Likely This Week, EU Presidency Says

    EU unlikely to impose fresh sanctions on Russia this week over Ukraine, presidency says …read more Source: ABC...

    North Korean Leader to Visit Moscow for Victory Day
    Mar17

    North Korean Leader to Visit Moscow for Victory Day

    MOSCOW-Russia’s foreign minister says the leader of North Korea is among 26 world leaders who have accepted invitations to Moscow to take part in celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany. A highlight of the May 9 celebrations will be the annual military parade on Red Square, where...

    Ukraine scrambles to avoid new unrest flashpoint in the east
    Mar17

    Ukraine scrambles to avoid new unrest flashpoint in the east

    KOSTYANTYNIVKA , Ukraine (AP) — Residents in the eastern Ukrainian town of Kostyantynivka angrily confronted police Tuesday after an armored military vehicle struck and killed an 8-year-old girl, showing the tensions still simmering in the war-torn region. …read more Source: U.S....

    EU unlikely to impose fresh sanctions on Russia this week over Ukraine, presidency says
    Mar17

    EU unlikely to impose fresh sanctions on Russia this week over Ukraine, presidency says

    The European Union presidency says that no new sanctions will likely be imposed on Russia at this week’s EU summit over the conflict in Ukraine because the peace agreement is generally being respected. …read more Source: FOX...

    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:...