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    Freeland condemns Russian aggression in Crimea, prompting Kremlin counterattack
    Mar16

    Freeland condemns Russian aggression in Crimea, prompting Kremlin counterattack

    Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland strongly condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “severe repression of human rights” in occupied Crimea on Thursday, spurring a toughly worded counterattack from the Russian embassy in Ottawa. Ms. Freeland issued a statement Thursday on the third anniversary of Russian forces annexing Crimea,...

    ‘We Should Never Trust Russia,’ Warns U.S. Ambassador To UN
    Mar16

    ‘We Should Never Trust Russia,’ Warns U.S. Ambassador To UN

    The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says Washington should “never trust Russia,” the latest in a series of hawkish statements that have made her a leading Russia critic in President Donald Trump’s administration. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Denounces Russia’s Crimea Annexation On Referendum Anniversary
    Mar16

    U.S. Denounces Russia’s Crimea Annexation On Referendum Anniversary

    The United States on March 16 issued a sharp condemnation of Russia’s seizure of Crimea and the referendum that Moscow staged there and later held up as justification for its annexation of the Black Sea peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Imposes Sanctions on Russian Banks
    Mar16

    Ukraine Imposes Sanctions on Russian Banks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order imposing sanctions on Russian-owned banks, the latest action designed to protest against Russian support for separatists in the east of the country.The move is designed to stop local affiliates of three Russian… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks
    Mar16

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order imposing sanctions on Russian-owned banks, the latest action designed to protest against Russian support for separatists in the east of the country. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks
    Mar16

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order imposing sanctions on Russian-owned banks, the latest action designed to protest against Russian support for separatists in the east of the country …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks
    Mar16

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order imposing sanctions on Russian-owned banks, the latest action designed to… …read more Source:...

    Putin Says Merkel Expected To Visit Russia On May 2
    Mar16

    Putin Says Merkel Expected To Visit Russia On May 2

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to visit Russia on May 2. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    AP protests ruling against reporter over Chernobyl story
    Mar16

    AP protests ruling against reporter over Chernobyl story

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Supreme Court of Belarus on Thursday upheld a lower court decision ordering The Associated Press’ Minsk correspondent to write a letter to AP management denying facts in a story last year. AP is protesting the ruling against reporter Yuras Karmanau, saying it stands behind the accuracy of his story. “The AP continues to...

    Ukraine sanctions five Russian banks
    Mar16

    Ukraine sanctions five Russian banks

    Ukraine imposed sanctions on five Russian banks operating in the country, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced Thursday. …read more Source: United Press...