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    Germany Won’t Recognize Annexation of Crimea, 1 Year On
    Mar16

    Germany Won’t Recognize Annexation of Crimea, 1 Year On

    Germany won’t recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimea, 1 year after referendum …read more Source: ABC...

    Germany won’t recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimea, 1 year after referendum
    Mar16

    Germany won’t recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimea, 1 year after referendum

    Germany says it won’t recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimean Peninsula, one year after a referendum that Ukraine said was illegitimate. …read more Source: FOX...

    China becomes world’s number three arms exporter: study
    Mar16

    China becomes world’s number three arms exporter: study

    Stockholm (AFP) – China has eased ahead of Germany and France to become the world’s number three arms exporter after the United States and Russia, a Stockholm-based think-tank said Monday.The volume of the multi-billion dollar world arms trade rose 16 percent during the period 2010 to 2014 over the previous five years, the Stockholm...

    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:...

    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...

    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...

    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:...