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    Ukrainian Separatists Demand Kyiv Explain Delay In Special Status
    Mar14

    Ukrainian Separatists Demand Kyiv Explain Delay In Special Status

    An official from the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) in eastern Ukraine is demanding that Kyiv explain why it missed a deadline to grant the DNR and another pro-Russian separatist region special status. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Europe Turns To Turkey As Alternative To Russian Energy
    Mar14

    Europe Turns To Turkey As Alternative To Russian Energy

    The European Commission (EC) plans to tighten its relations with several nations, including Turkey, as a part of the Continent’s effort to lessen its dependence on Russian for its energy security. In a statement on March 11, the EC said it “intends to strengthen EU-Turkey energy relations by establishing a strategic energy partnership”...

    Ukrainian Doctors Meet With Savchenko
    Mar14

    Ukrainian Doctors Meet With Savchenko

    Ukrainian physicians who traveled to Russia to examine jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko have now been allowed in to see her. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    OSCE Official Concerned By Russia’s Suspension Of CFE Treaty
    Mar14

    OSCE Official Concerned By Russia’s Suspension Of CFE Treaty

    ​The chairman of the Parliamentary Assembly Committee on Political Affairs and Security for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has raised concerns about Russian military support for separatists in eastern Ukraine and its “complete suspension” of work under the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe...

    EU Officials Examine How To Lessen Dependence On Russian Gas
    Mar14

    EU Officials Examine How To Lessen Dependence On Russian Gas

    ​Energy independence is high on the agenda of a conference in Vienna today that brings together members of the European Parliament and senior European Union officials. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland Steels for Battle, Seeing Echoes of Cold War in Ukraine Crisis
    Mar14

    Poland Steels for Battle, Seeing Echoes of Cold War in Ukraine Crisis

    Paramilitary groups in Poland have experienced sharp spikes in membership since Russia began meddling in Ukraine last year, and anxiety is apparent nationwide. …read more Source: The New York...

    Tiny Bunks, Red Bull and LIfe on the Black Sea
    Mar14

    Tiny Bunks, Red Bull and LIfe on the Black Sea

    What’s life like on a guided missile cruiser sailing some 300 miles south of the Crimean Peninsula? NBC News went on board to find out. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s grinding war stains innocence of childhood
    Mar14

    Ukraine’s grinding war stains innocence of childhood

    KHARTSYZK, Ukraine — Seryozha colors in his drawing of a tank, lost in thought. Like many 7-year-olds in eastern Ukraine, he has trouble recalling a time before the war. “They’ve always been shooting,” he says, vigorously scratching with the brightest of pencils. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    If Greece Leaves Eurozone, Spain And Italy Would Be Next, Says Greek Defense Minister
    Mar14

    If Greece Leaves Eurozone, Spain And Italy Would Be Next, Says Greek Defense Minister

    BERLIN, March 14 (Reuters) – If Greece were to leave the eurozone, Spain and Italy would also end up quitting the common currency bloc, Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos told German newspaper Bild in an interview to be published on Saturday. “If Greece explodes, Spain and Italy will be next and then at some point, Germany. We...

    Ukraine leader reports ‘de-escalation’ in fighting with separatists
    Mar14

    Ukraine leader reports ‘de-escalation’ in fighting with separatists

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko reported Friday a “gradual de-escalation” in the conflict between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in the country’s east as Kiev received the first tranche in a multi-billion-dollar IMF bailout.Speaking on Ukraine’s private 1+1 television network...