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    Polish youth prepare for battle, fearing Russia will march on them next
    Mar15

    Polish youth prepare for battle, fearing Russia will march on them next

    KALISZ, Poland — For evidence of how much President Vladimir Putin of Russia has jangled nerves and provoked anxiety across Eastern Europe, look no farther than the drill held the other day by the Shooters Association. The paramilitary group, like more than 100 others in Poland, has experienced a sharp spike in membership since Putin’s...

    Biden, Poroshenko Speak By Phone About Ukraine’s Conflict
    Mar15

    Biden, Poroshenko Speak By Phone About Ukraine’s Conflict

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke by telephone on March 14 with both calling on Russia and Russian-backed separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine to implement the Minsk ceasefire agreements. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chinese Premiere Won’t Say If Crimea’s Annexation Was Illegal
    Mar15

    Chinese Premiere Won’t Say If Crimea’s Annexation Was Illegal

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on March 15 that his government respects the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, but would not be drawn on whether China considers Crimea to be part of Ukraine or Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Opposition To Issue Nemtsov’s Report On Russian Role in Ukraine War
    Mar15

    Opposition To Issue Nemtsov’s Report On Russian Role in Ukraine War

    A colleague of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov says a report Nemtsov was compiling on Russia’s role in the eastern Ukraine conflict will be released in April. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hundreds Link Arms in Ukraine, Unite for Peace
    Mar15

    Hundreds Link Arms in Ukraine, Unite for Peace

    Residents of Mariupol are linking arms and showing their solidarity with Kiev against fighting between pro-Russian separatists and government forces in the country’s east. Painted with the colors of the Ukrainian flag, they’re forming a human chain around the town center, and say they want the fighting to come to an end. …read...

    World briefs: EU pressed on Russian sanctions
    Mar15

    World briefs: EU pressed on Russian sanctions

    FRANKFURT, Germany — Germany and other countries want European Union leaders to endorse a declaration saying that EU sanctions on Russia will not be eased unless Moscow complies with a Ukraine cease-fire deal, two officials said Saturday. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    US, Iran in new nuclear talks as tempers fray
    Mar15

    US, Iran in new nuclear talks as tempers fray

    Lausanne (AFP) – Iran and the US aim in talks starting Sunday in Switzerland to begin closing in on a milestone deal reducing Tehran’s nuclear activities to within strict limits after 18 months of tortuous negotiations.Time is however running very short and tempers are fraying in Washington where critics fear that the mooted accord...

    Biden And Poroshenko Discuss Ukraine Ceasefire And US Military Aid
    Mar15

    Biden And Poroshenko Discuss Ukraine Ceasefire And US Military Aid

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko by phone Saturday to discuss U.S. military aid to Ukrainian fighters and to call on Russian-backed fighters to adhere to a ceasefire agreement, according to U.S. and Ukrainian government statements. Both leaders urged Russia and separatists in eastern Ukraine to abide...

    Poroshenko, Biden Call On Separatists to Abide by Pact
    Mar15

    Poroshenko, Biden Call On Separatists to Abide by Pact

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have called for Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine to fully implement Minsk peace agreements. In a telephone conversation Saturday, Biden and Poroshenko discussed the European Union-mediated agreements, reached in the Belarussian capital in February and in September...

    ‘Fear and Despair’ For Activists in Russian Crimea
    Mar15

    ‘Fear and Despair’ For Activists in Russian Crimea

    “It looks like they want to create an atmosphere of fear and despair,” a Tartar activist told NBC News. …read more Source:...