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    Poland: Stronger Ukraine Army Can Decrease Conflict
    Mar05

    Poland: Stronger Ukraine Army Can Decrease Conflict

    Poland: Stronger Ukraine army can decrease conflict, serve Europe’s interests …read more Source: ABC...

    Boehner, bipartisan group pressure Obama on Ukraine
    Mar05

    Boehner, bipartisan group pressure Obama on Ukraine

    By DONNA CASSATA WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans are stepping up the pressure on the president to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Report: Human Rights in Annexed Crimea Deteriorating
    Mar05

    Report: Human Rights in Annexed Crimea Deteriorating

    A new report by Freedom House and the Atlantic Council of the United States says the human rights situation in Crimea has deteriorated since the peninsula was annexed by Russia in March of last year. The report says the new authorities in Crimea are discriminating against minorities, suppressing freedom of expression, and forcing residents to...

    Boehner, bipartisan group pressure Obama on Ukraine
    Mar05

    Boehner, bipartisan group pressure Obama on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans are stepping up the pressure on the president to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia Starts War Games on Ukraine, Crimea Borders
    Mar05

    Russia Starts War Games on Ukraine, Crimea Borders

    MOSCOW—Russia’s military is holding maneuvers of air defense forces in the southwest of the country, the latest in a series of frequent drills amid tensions with the West. The Southern Military District, where the exercises will take place, includes the regions bordering Ukraine and the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed last year. But...

    Ukraine blockade of rebel territory fosters resentment
    Mar05

    Ukraine blockade of rebel territory fosters resentment

    KURAKHOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Tears welled up Vera Pavliy’s eyes as she stood outside the bank, looking as if she had just gotten lost. The 76-year-old was stuck behind the battle lines in the east Ukraine town of Kurakhove with no money and no way to get home…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Officials to Ukraine Peace Deal to Discuss Next Steps
    Mar05

    Officials to Ukraine Peace Deal to Discuss Next Steps

    Senior Russian, Ukrainian, German and French officials will meet in Berlin on Friday to discuss eastern Ukraine and the next steps needed toward implementing a peace accord struck three weeks ago in Minsk, Germany’s foreign minister said. “Of course we cannot be satisfied with the speed of the implementation of the Minsk accord, but we have...

    EU extends asset freeze on ex-Ukraine leader and other former top officials for a year
    Mar05

    EU extends asset freeze on ex-Ukraine leader and other former top officials for a year

    The European Union has extended for a year an asset freeze on former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and others in his administration linked to the misuse of state funds. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU Extends Asset Freeze on Ex-Ukraine Leader for a Year
    Mar05

    EU Extends Asset Freeze on Ex-Ukraine Leader for a Year

    EU extends asset freeze on ex-Ukraine leader and other former top officials for a year …read more Source: ABC...

    Death toll in east Ukraine mine blast reaches 32
    Mar05

    Death toll in east Ukraine mine blast reaches 32

    Death toll after blast at coal mine in war-stricken east Ukraine city reaches 32 …read more Source:...