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    EU Worried By Military Buildup, Human Rights Situation In Crimea
    Mar16

    EU Worried By Military Buildup, Human Rights Situation In Crimea

    The European Union has said it will stick to its policy of not recognizing Russia’s annexation of Crimea and expressed concern over what it said was a military buildup in the peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin’s “Tombstone” Unveiled in Kiev
    Mar16

    Putin’s “Tombstone” Unveiled in Kiev

    It’s the unveiling of a new tombstone near the Russian embassy in Kiev… of President Vladimir Putin. Ukrainian activists have made his image look like Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. The event was marked with champagne… and sparklers. This man says he wants the international community to help Ukraine, and that he hopes Putin dies....

    Putin Says He Was Ready To Sound Nuclear Alert Over Crimea Conflict
    Mar16

    Putin Says He Was Ready To Sound Nuclear Alert Over Crimea Conflict

    MOSCOW (AP) — 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. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Russia Conducts Massive Arctic Military Drills
    Mar16

    Russia Conducts Massive Arctic Military Drills

    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 surface ships and submarines, and 110 aircraft are intended to check the...

    He’s alive! Putin appears in public after mysterious 11-day absence
    Mar16

    He’s alive! Putin appears in public after mysterious 11-day absence

    KIEV, Ukraine — Putin’s back. After his mysterious 11-day absence from public view, the Russian president appeared healthy and grinning in a very visible meet with his Kyrgyz counterpart, Almazbek Atambayev, in front of journalists and television cameras in St. Petersburg on Monday. See also: Gaming out Russia’s next move in Ukraine...

    FP’s Situation Report: Iran nuke deal isn’t as simple as signatures; Putin reappears; Kerry encourages talks with Syria’s Assad; and much more from around the world.
    Mar16

    FP’s Situation Report: Iran nuke deal isn’t as simple as signatures; Putin reappears; Kerry encourages talks with Syria’s Assad; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Finalizing an Iran nuclear deal will take more than signatures. Talks over the deal resumed Sunday with reports that both sides are close to an accord. But putting an agreement into action isn’t as simple as signing papers, and that puts the agreement at risk. FP’s Colum Lynch and Jamila Trindle: “A...

    EU Voices Concern at Military Build-up in Crimea
    Mar16

    EU Voices Concern at Military Build-up in Crimea

    The European Union said on Monday it would stick to its policy of not recognizing Russia’s annexation of Crimea and voiced concern over what it said was a military build-up and deteriorating human rights situation there. “The European Union does not recognize and continues to condemn this act of violation of international law,” EU foreign...

    Putin was prepared to alert nuclear arsenal, surprised over Crimea success
    Mar16

    Putin was prepared to alert nuclear arsenal, surprised over Crimea success

    Andrew V. PestanoMOSCOW, March 16 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was surprised about the success of the annexation of Crimea and that he was prepared to put the country’s nuclear arsenal on alert. …read more Source: United Press...

    No McDonald’s, No Plastic: Crimea Isolated One Year Later
    Mar16

    No McDonald’s, No Plastic: Crimea Isolated One Year Later

    Crimea is celebrating its first year since voting to join Russia in a referendum – but sanctions have hit the peninsula’s economy hard. …read more Source:...

    EU’s Tusk says sanctions on Russia must be maintained
    Mar16

    EU’s Tusk says sanctions on Russia must be maintained

    ROME (Reuters) – Europe must maintain pressure on Russia with sanctions until the Kiev government has full control of Ukraine, the president… …read more Source:...