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    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia ahead of EU summit
    Mar19

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia ahead of EU summit

    Ukraine is urging the European Union to stay united in keeping up sanctions pressure on Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, as EU leaders gather for a two-day summit. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia
    Mar19

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Ukraine is urging the European Union to stay united in keeping up sanctions pressure on Russia over the conflict in eastern… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Urges EU to Keep up Sanctions Pressure on Russia
    Mar19

    Ukraine Urges EU to Keep up Sanctions Pressure on Russia

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia ahead of EU summit …read more Source: ABC...

    10 things you need to know before European markets open
    Mar19

    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    Good morning! Here are the 10 things you need to know about in markets today. The Fed lost patience. The Fed dropped “patient” from its Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement after the two-day meeting ended on Wednesday. Analysts were looking for that to signal a June or September rate hike. But the dollar got crushed. The Fed...

    Greece, Ukraine to dominate EU summit
    Mar19

    Greece, Ukraine to dominate EU summit

    Brussels (AFP) – Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will plead with European counterparts at a summit in Brussels Thursday to release vital funds to help his debt-laden country stave off a looming cash crunch.European Union leaders will also debate whether to extend economic sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine...

    Rights Group Criticizes Use of Cluster Bombs in Ukraine
    Mar19

    Rights Group Criticizes Use of Cluster Bombs in Ukraine

    A U.S.-based rights group says both government and rebel forces used cluster bombs in eastern Ukraine in January and February, killing at least 13 civilians including two children. Human Rights Watch said Thursday that neither side in the conflict should be using such weapons and warned that their use could constitute a war crime. A spokesman for...

    Biden, Poroshenko Agree On Russia Sanction Action
    Mar19

    Biden, Poroshenko Agree On Russia Sanction Action

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have agreed that sanctions against Russia must be linked to the full implementation of the February Minsk agreement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World briefs: Russia marks annexation of Crimea
    Mar19

    World briefs: Russia marks annexation of Crimea

    MOSCOW — On the first anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, Russians celebrated Wednesday while Ukrainians vowed that the Black Sea territory would eventually return to their control. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    A year after seizing Crimea, Putin celebrates as Ukraine seethes
    Mar19

    A year after seizing Crimea, Putin celebrates as Ukraine seethes

    As President Vladimir Putin led Russia in celebrating the first anniversary of its annexation of Crimea on Wednesday with a rally and concert, Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine warned that…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    New Moscow-Kyiv Dispute Strains Ukraine Peace Plan
    Mar19

    New Moscow-Kyiv Dispute Strains Ukraine Peace Plan

    A peace plan to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine came under renewed strain Wednesday, with Ukraine and Russia clashing publicly over the next steps and further Ukrainian military casualties from rebel attacks testing a fragile cease-fire. Moscow reacted sharply after Ukraine agreed Tuesday to confer special status on rebel-controlled eastern...