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    Putin Says Crimeans Were Surveyed Before Annexation Vote
    Mar10

    Putin Says Crimeans Were Surveyed Before Annexation Vote

    President Vladimir Putin says Russia quietly conducted an opinion survey to gauge Crimeans’ appetite for annexation shortly before the March 2014 referendum on the issue. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A look at the 3 French athletes who died in helicopter crash
    Mar10

    A look at the 3 French athletes who died in helicopter crash

    PARIS (AP) — Three French athletes were among the 10 people who died as two helicopters filming a reality show crashed in a remote part of Argentina on Monday: Here’s a brief look at their careers: ___ CAMILLE MUFFAT Camille Muffat won the gold medal in the 400-meter freestyle at the 2012 London Games, setting an Olympic record. She added a...

    Russia Wants Explanation Of Call For EU Army
    Mar10

    Russia Wants Explanation Of Call For EU Army

    Russia has asked European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to explain his recent proposal to establish a European Union army. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine crisis: Poroshenko confirms rebel weapons moved
    Mar10

    Ukraine crisis: Poroshenko confirms rebel weapons moved

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says pro-Russian rebels in the east have withdrawn a “significant” amount of heavy weapons. Speaking on TV, Mr Poroshenko said his government forces had also pulled back “the lion’s share” of their rocket and heavy artillery systems. Under a ceasefire reached in February both sides were due to pull back...

    French sports world mourns athletes who died in crash
    Mar10

    French sports world mourns athletes who died in crash

    PARIS (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Camille Muffat had retired from swimming to focus on her personal life, boxer Alexis Vastine had some unfinished business after two disappointing Olympics, and the beloved sailor Florence Arthaud was a pioneer for women in her sport. The three athletes were among 10 people who died as two helicopters filming a...

    Ukraine Rebel Pullback ‘Significant’
    Mar10

    Ukraine Rebel Pullback ‘Significant’

    The Ukrainian president confirms that pro-Russian rebels in the east have withdrawn a “significant” amount of heavy weapons under a ceasefire plan. …read more Source: The Boston...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Mar10

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Hello! Here’s what you need to know for Tuesday. 1. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said pro-Russian rebels have pulled back a large amount of heavy weapons in the contested eastern region, as part of a ceasefire deal reached in February. 2. Two helicopters collided in Argentina on Monday, killing 10 people, including three well-known...

    10 things you need to know before European markets open
    Mar10

    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    Good morning! Here are the 10 biggest stories you should know about in markets this morning. Credit Suisse CEO Brady Dougan is reportedly out. Credit Suisse is replacing CEO Brady Dougan, according to a Wall Street Journal report. He’ll be replaced by Prudential UK CEO Tidjane Thiam. Dougan took over Credit Suisse in 2007, just in time to...

    Preparing for War in Lithuania
    Mar10

    Preparing for War in Lithuania

    Letter From Vilnius March 10, 2015 …read more Source: Foreign...

    War in Ukraine Leaves Many Elderly in a Vulnerable Position
    Mar10

    War in Ukraine Leaves Many Elderly in a Vulnerable Position

    In eastern Ukraine, the elderly are left especially vulnerable by the conflict between government forces and Russian-backed separatists. The UN estimates that more than half of those displaced by the fighting are seniors, who often suffer from ill health, anxiety and a lack of basic services. Patrick Wells reports from Debaltseve, Ukraine....