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    Moldova bans Russian journalists, Crimea documentary
    Mar19

    Moldova bans Russian journalists, Crimea documentary

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Authorities say two Russian journalists planning to travel to Moldova to present a documentary on Crimea have been banned… …read more Source:...

    The Secret Submarine Base Norway Accidentally Handed to the Russians
    Mar19

    The Secret Submarine Base Norway Accidentally Handed to the Russians

    Norway is ruing the day it sold off a key submarine base near the Russian border and now, with President Putin flexing his muscles in the region, there is growing alarm among Nato chiefs that the west has left itself woefully unprotected. Only six years ago, Norwegian politicians decided that Russia no longer posed a significant threat and that...

    What’s happening to Crimea a year after Russia annexation
    Mar19

    What’s happening to Crimea a year after Russia annexation

    Despite all the celebrating you’re seeing this week, it’s not going so well. …read more Source: USA...

    Putin Urges Russian Business Leaders to Return Capital
    Mar19

    Putin Urges Russian Business Leaders to Return Capital

    MOSCOW— Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged a gathering of Russia’s billionaires and business leaders to return their capital to Russia and suggested that funds kept abroad could be frozen. In an apparent reference to the possibility of further U.S. and European Union sanctions on Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis,...

    Ukraine Urges EU to Keep up Sanctions Pressure on Russia
    Mar19

    Ukraine Urges EU to Keep up Sanctions Pressure on Russia

    BRUSSELS— Ukraine urged the European Union on Thursday to stay united in keeping up sanctions pressure on Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, as EU leaders gathered for a two-day summit. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to divide Europe over Ukraine and that this would be a...

    Divided by the Frontline in Ukraine
    Mar19

    Divided by the Frontline in Ukraine

    Tom Burridge reports from one of Ukraine’s divided regions, Donetsk, from both sides of the frontline. …read more Source: The Boston...

    FP’s Situation Report: U.S. eyes turn to the U.N. for Middle East peace push; Is the Iran deal good for Washington and Jerusalem?; Tourist massacre in Tunisia; and much more from around the world.
    Mar19

    FP’s Situation Report: U.S. eyes turn to the U.N. for Middle East peace push; Is the Iran deal good for Washington and Jerusalem?; Tourist massacre in Tunisia; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Netanyahu’s victory might force Washington to change course at the U.N. In an election countdown turnabout, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected the creation of a Palestinian state, abandoning his years-long support for a two-state peace deal. Now, President Barack Obama is eyeing a reversal...

    Ukraine PM Calls On EU To Keep Russia Sanctions
    Mar19

    Ukraine PM Calls On EU To Keep Russia Sanctions

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has called on the European Union to maintain its sanctions on Russia and to step them up if Moscow fails to implement the agreement reached last month in Minsk on ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin urges Russian business leaders to return capital
    Mar19

    Putin urges Russian business leaders to return capital

    In an apparent reference to the possibility of further U.S. and European Union sanctions on Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis, Putin warned of a possible “limit on the use of these capital amounts which are located in foreign jurisdictions.” …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Could Russia conflict ‘move beyond Ukraine’?
    Mar19

    Could Russia conflict ‘move beyond Ukraine’?

    A show of force by the Russian military on the anniversary of its annexation of Crimea has led to fears that Putin could seek more “foreign distractions.” …read more Source:...