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    Russia Says Not Seeking Confrontation with NATO
    Mar21

    Russia Says Not Seeking Confrontation with NATO

    Moscow is not seeking confrontation with NATO, a senior Russian official said Saturday. Russia’s Interfax news agency reported that Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov made a statement to that effect at a news briefing for foreign defense attaches in Moscow, addressing the outcome of a major inspection of the Russian armed forces’...

    Astronaut Chris Hadfield issues prime directive: improve quality of life for all
    Mar21

    Astronaut Chris Hadfield issues prime directive: improve quality of life for all

    VANCOUVER – Astronaut Chris Hadfield has commanded the International Space Station, made three flights into space and orbited the globe more than 2,300 times. Yet he still spends time marvelling on the small things that put him there, such as the elegant mechanics of a set screw. “I constantly remind myself that, in fact, this is just a summed...

    Russia Urges Germany, France To Safeguard Peace In Ukraine
    Mar21

    Russia Urges Germany, France To Safeguard Peace In Ukraine

    (Reuters) – Russia appealed to Germany and France on Saturday to ensure Kiev does not try to incite violence in east Ukraine to encourage the United States to send Ukrainian forces lethal weapons. Paris and Berlin helped mediate a peace deal in the Belarussian capital Minsk on Feb. 12 to try to end fighting between government forces and...

    Kiev hopeful of Russia gas discounts, more talks next month
    Mar21

    Kiev hopeful of Russia gas discounts, more talks next month

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Saturday said it hoped to secure a discount on Russian gas imports following tripartite talks with the European Union, which are due to resume in Berlin next month.”The Ukrainian side hopes that the price will be $250 per 1,000 cubic metres in the second quarter,” said Volodymyr Demchyshyn,...

    Confidence in Ukraine’s Cease-Fire Hurt by Arms Violations
    Mar21

    Confidence in Ukraine’s Cease-Fire Hurt by Arms Violations

    NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine— With cameras and clipboards in hands, teams of blue-jacketed international observers drive around the muddy countryside of eastern Ukraine looking for rocket launchers and artillery. Their task is to verify whether government troops and Russian-backed rebel forces are removing heavy weapons from the front line in...

    Ukraine’s cease-fire deal hurt by deception
    Mar21

    Ukraine’s cease-fire deal hurt by deception

    Evidence is emerging that the warring Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels are violating a cease-fire agreement to pull back heavy weaponry from the front line. …read more Source: CTV...

    Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations
    Mar21

    Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations

    NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine (AP) — With cameras and clipboards in hands, teams of blue-jacketed international observers drive around the muddy countryside of eastern Ukraine looking for rocket launchers and artillery. …read more Source: U.S....

    Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations
    Mar21

    Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations

    By MSTYSLAV CHERNOV and PETER LEONARD read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations
    Mar21

    Confidence in Ukraine’s cease-fire hurt by arms violations

    With cameras and clipboards in hands, teams of blue-jacketed international observers drive around the muddy countryside of eastern Ukraine looking for rocket launchers and artillery. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Georgians hit by fallout from trouble in Russia, Ukraine
    Mar21

    Georgians hit by fallout from trouble in Russia, Ukraine

    TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — For Mariam Matiashvili, Georgia’s crumbling tourist trade is a health risk. …read more Source: U.S....