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    Ukraine’s President Says Truce Not Working, Urges More Russia Sanctions: Newspaper
    Mar15

    Ukraine’s President Says Truce Not Working, Urges More Russia Sanctions: Newspaper

    (Reuters) – Ukraine’s president accused Russian-backed separatists in the east of failing to respect a ceasefire with Ukrainian troops and called for further sanctions on Russia in comments to a German newspaper to be published on Monday. Attacks have become less frequent since the latest ceasefire came into force in mid-February, but...

    ‘Crimea Has Returned to Its Homeland’
    Mar15

    ‘Crimea Has Returned to Its Homeland’

    Crimea’s Prime Minister Sergey Aksyonov has said the region will never again be part of Ukraine as it had “returned to its historical homeland”. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Russia Was Ready for Crimea Nuclear Standoff, Putin Says
    Mar15

    Russia Was Ready for Crimea Nuclear Standoff, Putin Says

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was ready to put his country’s nuclear forces on alert when he annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula last year in case of intervention by the U.S. and its allies. “We were ready to do that,” Putin said when asked in a documentary film about Russia’s takeover of Crimea aired Sunday on state...

    Ukraine Activists Unveil Putin ‘Tombstone’ By Russian Embassy
    Mar15

    Ukraine Activists Unveil Putin ‘Tombstone’ By Russian Embassy

    Ukrainian activists have erected a mock tombstone to Russian President Vladimir Putin outside the Russian embassy in Kyiv, playing on speculation about his prolonged absence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German Paper: Ukraine President to Urge More Russia Sanctions
    Mar15

    German Paper: Ukraine President to Urge More Russia Sanctions

    Ukraine’s president accused Russian-backed separatists in the east of failing to respect a cease-fire with Ukrainian troops and called for further sanctions on Russia in comments to a German newspaper to be published on Monday. Attacks have become less frequent since the latest cease-fire came into force in mid-February, but both sides...

    Putin: Russia prepared raising nuclear readiness over Crimea
    Mar15

    Putin: Russia prepared raising nuclear readiness over Crimea

    MOSCOW — Russia was ready to bring its nuclear weapons into a state of alert during last year’s tensions over the Crimean Peninsula and the overthrow of Ukraine’s president, President Vladimir Putin said in remarks aired on Sunday.Putin’s comments, in a documentary being shown on state TV, highlight the extent to which alarm...

    Putin: Russia Prepared Raising Nuclear Readiness Over Crimea
    Mar15

    Putin: Russia Prepared Raising Nuclear Readiness Over Crimea

    MOSCOW— Russia was ready to bring its nuclear weapons into a state of alert during last year’s tensions over the Crimean Peninsula and the overthrow of Ukraine’s president, President Vladimir Putin said in remarks aired on Sunday. Putin’s comments, in a documentary being shown on state TV, highlight the extent to which alarm...

    Ukraine’s president says truce not working, urges more Russia sanctions: newspaper
    Mar15

    Ukraine’s president says truce not working, urges more Russia sanctions: newspaper

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Ukraine’s president accused Russian-backed separatists in the east of failing to respect a ceasefire with Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    Russia was prepared to raise nuclear readiness over Crimea crisis: Putin
    Mar15

    Russia was prepared to raise nuclear readiness over Crimea crisis: Putin

    Russia was ready to bring its nuclear weapons into a state of alert during last year’s tensions over the Crimean Peninsula and the overthrow of Ukraine’s president, President Vladimir Putin said in remarks aired on Sunday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukrainian Jewish leader stands his ground
    Mar15

    Ukrainian Jewish leader stands his ground

    Ukraine’s Jewish community is largely staying put, despite the violence and rumoured rise in anti-Semitism, Josef Zissels says. …read more Source: Toronto...