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    A Year After Crimea, Putin Stands Strong
    Mar16

    A Year After Crimea, Putin Stands Strong

    The way Putin has changed his story about the Crimea invasion shows he no longer cares about post-Cold War niceties. …read more Source:...

    Russian Crimea documentary sends message: Putin is in charge
    Mar16

    Russian Crimea documentary sends message: Putin is in charge

    MOSCOW (AP) — Even while Vladimir Putin was still mysteriously absent, Russian TV delivered a clear message for Russians and foreigners alike:… …read more Source:...

    This is Crimea a year after its ‘return to Russia’
    Mar16

    This is Crimea a year after its ‘return to Russia’

    Rallies and concerts kicked off a weeklong celebration marking the one-year anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula. Supporters on Monday unfurled a massive Russian flag during a large rally in Simferopol, where hundreds gathered waving flags and celebrating in the street. Russia sent troops into Crimea in...

    Kremlin-Critic Sobchak ‘Leaves Russia for Some Time’ on Rumours of Dissident Hit-List
    Mar16

    Kremlin-Critic Sobchak ‘Leaves Russia for Some Time’ on Rumours of Dissident Hit-List

    One of Russia’s most high-profile journalists and opposition figures Xenia Sobchak has left Russia after security services told her she had become a target for the killers of Russia’s opposition party leader, Boris Nemtsov, according to reports in the Russian press. Sobchak told friends she was leaving Russia at a lunch to celebrate...

    Ukrainian widow gets helping hand from USA TODAY readers
    Mar16

    Ukrainian widow gets helping hand from USA TODAY readers

    Five months ago, Nadezda Panasyk was marooned in a battle zone in separatist-held eastern Ukraine. Today the 75-year-old has a new home and new adopted family thanks to USA TODAY readers who were moved to make donations after seeing her story. …read more Source: USA...

    Putin Reappears After 10-day Absence, Looks Healthy
    Mar16

    Putin Reappears After 10-day Absence, Looks Healthy

    (ST. PETERSBURG, Russia) — Russian President Vladimir Putin resurfaced Monday, smiling and looking his normal self after a 10-day absence from public view that fueled a wave of rumors about his health. Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev, who met with Putin in St. Petersburg’s ornate Konstantin Palace on Monday, referred to the swirling...

    Russia’s Lavrov: US Plans to Arm Ukraine Would Hit Peace Deal
    Mar16

    Russia’s Lavrov: US Plans to Arm Ukraine Would Hit Peace Deal

    Russia’s Lavrov: US Plans to Arm Ukraine Would Hit Peace Deal …read more Source:...

    Germany’s goal: Restoring Russia-annexed Crimea to Ukraine
    Mar16

    Germany’s goal: Restoring Russia-annexed Crimea to Ukraine

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    Russia Celebrates Crimea Annexation Anniversary
    Mar16

    Russia Celebrates Crimea Annexation Anniversary

    Crimea has kicked off weeklong celebrations marking the anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea, while the European Union denounces a military buildup and a worsening human rights situation in the Black Sea peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany's goal: Restoring Russia-annexed Crimea to Ukraine
    Mar16

    Germany's goal: Restoring Russia-annexed Crimea to Ukraine

    BERLIN — Germany’s goal remains to restore the Crimean Peninsula to Ukraine, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday, a year after Crimea’s annexation by Russian forces.Speaking after talks in Berlin with Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, Merkel said the March 19, 2014, annexation of the peninsula was a violation of...