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    Ukraine Pays Russia For Gas Supplies Through Mid-March
    Mar06

    Ukraine Pays Russia For Gas Supplies Through Mid-March

    Russian gas giant Gazprom said on March 6 it had received a pre-payment for gas from Ukrainian state energy company Naftogaz ensuring supplies to Ukraine through mid-March. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Imprisoned Ukrainian ready to end hunger strike, lawyers say
    Mar06

    Imprisoned Ukrainian ready to end hunger strike, lawyers say

    MOSCOW (AP) — Lawyers for a Ukrainian military officer imprisoned in Russia say she’s ready to end her nearly three-month hunger strike if she’s offered a balanced diet. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukrainian officer imprisoned in Russia is ready to end 3-month hunger strike, her lawyers say
    Mar06

    Ukrainian officer imprisoned in Russia is ready to end 3-month hunger strike, her lawyers say

    Lawyers for a Ukrainian military officer imprisoned in Russia say she’s ready to end her nearly three-month hunger strike if she’s offered a balanced diet. …read more Source: FOX...

    Imprisoned Ukrainian ready to end hunger strike, lawyers say
    Mar06

    Imprisoned Ukrainian ready to end hunger strike, lawyers say

    Nadezhda Savchenko has been in Russian custody since June on charges that she aided a mortar attack that killed two Russian journalists covering the war between Ukrainian troops and Russia-backed separatists. […] her lawyers on Friday posted photos on Twitter of a handwritten statement from Savchenko saying the high-fat broth was dangerous...

    Ukraine Ceasefire Monitoring Mission Must Be Expanded, More Sanctions Ready For Violations, EU Says
    Mar06

    Ukraine Ceasefire Monitoring Mission Must Be Expanded, More Sanctions Ready For Violations, EU Says

    The European Union’s priority in Ukraine is to strengthen the ceasefire monitoring mission there, the bloc’s foreign minister, Federica Mogherini, said Friday. If fighting picks up again, she said the EU is ready to place more economic sanctions on Russian businesses and politicians. …read more Source: International Business...

    Putin Says He’ll Take a 10% Pay Cut
    Mar06

    Putin Says He’ll Take a 10% Pay Cut

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Friday he would take a 10% pay cut, as the country’s economy continues to stagnate. The decision, effective March 1 through Dec. 31, will affect other officials, including Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Prosecutor General Yury Chaika and Investigative Committee President Alexander Bastrykin, AFP...

    Strengthening “Atlantic Resolve”
    Mar06

    Strengthening “Atlantic Resolve”

    With Russia holding massive military drills as shows of force in sensitive places like Crimea and South Ossetia, and with Moscow’s bombers getting in the way of civilian airliners in Irish-controlled airspace, the West has decided to step up its response. Operation Atlantic Resolve, a mission to place NATO troops in countries on...

    EU Removes Four Ukrainians From Sanctions List
    Mar06

    EU Removes Four Ukrainians From Sanctions List

    The European Union has removed four Ukrainians from a sanctions list due to lack of evidence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian girlfriend of Boris Nemtsov under protection after death threats
    Mar06

    Ukrainian girlfriend of Boris Nemtsov under protection after death threats

    KIEV, Ukraine — The Ukrainian girlfriend of slain Kremlin critic and Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov has been assigned security detail after receiving death threats, Ukrainian prosecutors said Friday. See also: ‘Heroes never die!’: Russians honor opposition leader Boris Nemtsov in massive rally Anna Duritskaya, the 23-year old...

    Kremlin Critic Alexei Navalny Released From Moscow Jail
    Mar06

    Kremlin Critic Alexei Navalny Released From Moscow Jail

    By Gabriela Baczynska MOSCOW, March 6 (Reuters) – Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny walked out of a Moscow detention center on Friday and promised that Russia’s opposition will continue to challenge President Vladimir Putin, uncowed by last week’s killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov. But Navalny and other opposition...