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    FP’s Situation Report: Who will be Obama’s point man in Havana?; It’s Cold War-redux in Russia; Boko Haram pledges allegiance to the Islamic State; and much more from around the world.
    Mar09

    FP’s Situation Report: Who will be Obama’s point man in Havana?; It’s Cold War-redux in Russia; Boko Haram pledges allegiance to the Islamic State; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The fight for the top U.S. diplomatic post in Cuba will be ugly. Washington and Havana are taking initial steps to normalize relations. But it’s still unclear who will lead the U.S. delegation. The frontrunner is Jeffrey DeLaurentis, the chief of mission at the U.S. Interests Section in Havana. FP’s...

    Putin describes secret meeting when Russia decided to take Crimea
    Mar09

    Putin describes secret meeting when Russia decided to take Crimea

    The Kremlin originally denied that it had sent troops into Crimea, but Putin later announced on state television that Russian troops had been sent in. …read more Source: Global...

    Vladimir Putin describes secret meeting when Russia decided to take Crimea
    Mar09

    Vladimir Putin describes secret meeting when Russia decided to take Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has described a secret meeting with officials last year when Russia decided it would take Crimea — the Black Sea region Moscow annexed from Ukraine last March. …read more Source: FOX...

    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 Moscow annexed from Ukraine last March. In a trailer for an upcoming documentary on state-owned television aired late Sunday, Putin said that he met with security officials in...

    Putin describes secret meeting when Russia decided to annex Crimea
    Mar09

    Putin describes secret meeting when Russia decided to annex Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has described a secret meeting with officials last year when Russia decided it would take Crimea – the Black Sea region Moscow annexed from Ukraine last March. …read more Source: CTV...

    Putin describes secret meeting when Russia decided to take Crimea
    Mar09

    Putin describes secret meeting when Russia decided to take Crimea

    Kremlin originally denied that it had sent troops into Crimea, but Putin later announced on state television that Russian troops had been sent in …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Putin Describes Secret Meeting to Take Crimea
    Mar09

    Putin Describes Secret Meeting to Take Crimea

    Vladimir Putin describes secret meeting when Russia decided to take Crimea …read more Source: ABC...

    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 —… …read more Source:...

    Putin discusses secret meeting when he gave order to annex Crimea
    Mar09

    Putin discusses secret meeting when he gave order to annex Crimea

    KIEV, Ukraine — A year after “little green men” mysteriously appeared on Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, Russian President Vladimir Putin is revealing when he gave the secret order to send in the troops to annex the region, redrawing Europe’s borders. In a trailer released for an upcoming documentary on the state-run Rossiya...

    Maps: How Ukraine became Ukraine
    Mar09

    Maps: How Ukraine became Ukraine

    For the past year, Ukraine has been plunged into chaos. Mass protests against pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych led to his ouster in February 2014. That sparked a spiraling crisis: a fledgling interim government in Kiev looked on as Russia first seized and then annexed the territory of Crimea, a strategic Black Sea peninsula. A pro-Russian...