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    Germany's goal: Restoring Russia-annexed Crimea to Ukraine
    Mar16

    Germany's goal: Restoring Russia-annexed Crimea to Ukraine

    BERLIN — Germany’s goal remains to restore the Crimean Peninsula to Ukraine, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday, a year after Crimea’s annexation by Russian forces.Speaking after talks in Berlin with Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, Merkel said the March 19, 2014, annexation of the peninsula was a violation of...

    Putin says ease of military action in Crimea was surprise, was ready for a nuclear standoff
    Mar16

    Putin says ease of military action in Crimea was surprise, was ready for a nuclear standoff

    ‘We were ready to do that,’ Putin said of creating a nuclear standoff. ‘That’s why I think no one wanted to start a world conflict’ …read more Source: Vancouver...

    The World Is Becoming Safer, Wealthier and Healthier
    Mar16

    The World Is Becoming Safer, Wealthier and Healthier

    There are plenty of reasons to despair about the state of the world: ISIL’s depredations in the Middle East, Boko Haram’s atrocities in Nigeria, and Russia’s slow-drip incursion into Ukraine are just a few. These phenomena are more distressing when one considers that they’re occurring against the backdrop of an eroding...

    On First Anniversary Of Crimea Referendum, Russians Love Vladimir Putin More Than Ever
    Mar16

    On First Anniversary Of Crimea Referendum, Russians Love Vladimir Putin More Than Ever

    MOSCOW — One year after the March 16 referendum that resulted in the annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, Russian media is awash in images of flag-waving citizens celebrating the first anniversary. Yet the reality is far from rosy. The 2014 plebiscite saw an overwhelming majority of the peninsula’s ethnic Russians vote to be part of...

    Russia launches massive Arctic military drills
    Mar16

    Russia launches massive Arctic military drills

    The Russian military on Monday launched sweeping military manoeuvers in the Arctic and other areas, a show of force ordered by President Vladimir Putin amid spiraling tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    How The Ukrainian Diaspora In The US Is Funding The War Effort In East Ukraine
    Mar16

    How The Ukrainian Diaspora In The US Is Funding The War Effort In East Ukraine

    At the Holy Cross Ukrainian Catholic Church in the Queens borough of New York on a Sunday afternoon in late February, Ivan Rodichenko is delivering a presentation to a rapt audience before him. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Poroshenko intends to return Ukrainians living abroad
    Mar16

    Poroshenko intends to return Ukrainians living abroad

    President Poroshenko of Ukraine said at a meeting with the Ukrainian diaspora in Dresden that he will do everything possible for Ukrainians who live abroad to want to return home. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    A Showdown in Moscow’s Power Elite
    Mar16

    A Showdown in Moscow’s Power Elite

    The news that Russia’s most powerful law enforcement agencies have decided to target people linked to one of Russia’s most powerful politicians has been dominating the talk in Moscow lately. Last week officials announced that they had arrested five suspects in the killing of Boris Nemtsov, the opposition leader who was gunned down...

    Russia prepared raising nuclear readiness over Crimea
    Mar16

    Russia prepared raising nuclear readiness over Crimea

    Russia was ready to bring its nuclear weapons into a state of alert during last year’s tensions over the Crimean Peninsula and the overthrow of Ukraine’s president, President Vladimir Putin said in remarks aired on Sunday. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russia Launches Massive Military Drills in Show of Force Against West
    Mar16

    Russia Launches Massive Military Drills in Show of Force Against West

    The Russian military on Monday launched sweeping military maneuvers in the Arctic and other areas, a show of force ordered by President Vladimir Putin amid spiraling tensions with the West over Ukraine.The five-day Arctic drills involving 38,000 servicemen, more than 50… …read more Source:...