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    Putin, speaking in film, says Russia saved life of Ukraine ex-leader: agency
    Mar15

    Putin, speaking in film, says Russia saved life of Ukraine ex-leader: agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking in a pre-recorded film about Russia’s seizure of Crimea, said the life of… …read more Source:...

    Chechen Commander Of Ukrainian Battalion Denies Involvement In Nemtsov Murder
    Mar15

    Chechen Commander Of Ukrainian Battalion Denies Involvement In Nemtsov Murder

    Adam Osmayev, a Chechen commander of a Ukrainian volunteer battalion has denied any involvement in the murder of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko Submits Bill Granting Special Status For East Ukraine
    Mar15

    Poroshenko Submits Bill Granting Special Status For East Ukraine

    President Petro Poroshenko has submitted a draft law that outlines the boundaries of particular districts in the areas under pro-Russian separatist control in eastern Ukraine that could be granted “special status.” …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...

    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...

    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...