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    A year ago he was the only Russian politician to vote against annexing Crimea. Now he’s an exile.
    Mar23

    A year ago he was the only Russian politician to vote against annexing Crimea. Now he’s an exile.

    It’s just over a year since Moscow claimed Crimea as part of Russia. After Russian President Vladimir Putin and Crimean leaders agreed upon it, it needed the approval of Russia’s parliament, the Duma. It passed, of course, with 443 deputies voting in favor. Just one person voted against it (with one other abstaining). That sole...

    Son of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych drowns in Russian lake
    Mar23

    Son of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych drowns in Russian lake

    Fred LambertLAKE BAIKAL, Russia, March 22 (UPI) — The son of Ukrainian ex-President Viktor Yanukovych drowned after his vehicle broke through ice covering a lake in Siberia. …read more Source: United Press...

    Reports: Yanukovych Son Drowns In Russia
    Mar23

    Reports: Yanukovych Son Drowns In Russia

    Media reports and a Ukrainian lawmaker say that the son of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has died in an accident in Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine finance minister: Why we can end corruption
    Mar23

    Ukraine finance minister: Why we can end corruption

    Ukraine has never been so united in its desire to seek a European future based on transparency, the finance minister says. …read more Source:...

    Harper to meet, talk ISIL with NATO secretary general
    Mar23

    Harper to meet, talk ISIL with NATO secretary general

    OTTAWA – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is making his first visit to Canada this week, with the subject of how to address rising tensions with Russia likely to feature high on the agenda.Prime Minister Stephen Harper is scheduled to meet with Stoltenberg on Monday, and a Canadian source close to the meetings said the threat posed...

    For pro-separatist Ukrainians, hardship replaces hope
    Mar23

    For pro-separatist Ukrainians, hardship replaces hope

    A year later, jobs, pensions have dried up, and people are trapped by travel restrictions. …read more Source: USA...

    Russia Threatens To Aim Nuclear Missiles At Denmark Ships If It Joins NATO Shield
    Mar22

    Russia Threatens To Aim Nuclear Missiles At Denmark Ships If It Joins NATO Shield

    COPENHAGEN, March 22 (Reuters) – Russia threatened to aim nuclear missiles at Danish warships if Denmark joins NATO’s missile defense system, in comments Copenhagen called unacceptable and NATO said would not contribute to peace. Denmark said in August it would contribute radar capacity on some of its warships to the missile shield,...

    Top British Diplomat: ‘Russia Must Return Crimea To Ukraine’
    Mar22

    Top British Diplomat: ‘Russia Must Return Crimea To Ukraine’

    Britain’s top diplomat says Russia “must return Crimea to Ukraine,” calling the Kremlin’s forcible annexation of the Black Sea peninsula last year “completely unacceptable.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Residents in rebel-held Ukraine regret separatist drive
    Mar22

    Residents in rebel-held Ukraine regret separatist drive

    Jobs and pensions have dried up, and people are trapped by travel restrictions. …read more Source: USA...

    NATO Says Russia’s Cheating in Ukraine
    Mar22

    NATO Says Russia’s Cheating in Ukraine

    Top U.S. general in Europe says that Russia is still flooding arms to Ukrainian rebels. …read more Source:...