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    China plans station on disputed South China Sea shoal
    Mar17

    China plans station on disputed South China Sea shoal

    BEIJING (AP) — China plans to build an environmental monitoring station on a South China Sea shoal at the heart of a territorial dispute with the Philippines, potentially raising new concerns over Beijing’s actions to assert its claims in the strategically crucial waterbody. The top official in Sansha City that administers China’s...

    What to expect from Trump-Merkel meeting on Russia, NATO
    Mar17

    What to expect from Trump-Merkel meeting on Russia, NATO

    JUDY WOODRUFF: But first: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has her first meeting with President Trump tomorrow at the White House. Mrs. Merkel is seeking reelection later this year. Tops on the agenda for the two leaders: the NATO response to a resurgent Russia and the stability of the European Union after Brexit. I sat down with Germany’s...

    No Sanctions Relief In Sight For Russia
    Mar16

    No Sanctions Relief In Sight For Russia

    Russia may be waiting quite a while for sanctions relief, if the U.S. Senate has anything to say about it. Reuters: The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. Senate Banking Committee both said on Wednesday that sanctions imposed on Russia over its involvement in Ukraine must not be lifted without drastic changes by Russia.Senator Mike Crapo,...

    Freeland condemns Russian aggression in Crimea, prompting Kremlin counterattack
    Mar16

    Freeland condemns Russian aggression in Crimea, prompting Kremlin counterattack

    Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland strongly condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “severe repression of human rights” in occupied Crimea on Thursday, spurring a toughly worded counterattack from the Russian embassy in Ottawa. Ms. Freeland issued a statement Thursday on the third anniversary of Russian forces annexing Crimea,...

    ‘We Should Never Trust Russia,’ Warns U.S. Ambassador To UN
    Mar16

    ‘We Should Never Trust Russia,’ Warns U.S. Ambassador To UN

    The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says Washington should “never trust Russia,” the latest in a series of hawkish statements that have made her a leading Russia critic in President Donald Trump’s administration. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Denounces Russia’s Crimea Annexation On Referendum Anniversary
    Mar16

    U.S. Denounces Russia’s Crimea Annexation On Referendum Anniversary

    The United States on March 16 issued a sharp condemnation of Russia’s seizure of Crimea and the referendum that Moscow staged there and later held up as justification for its annexation of the Black Sea peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Imposes Sanctions on Russian Banks
    Mar16

    Ukraine Imposes Sanctions on Russian Banks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order imposing sanctions on Russian-owned banks, the latest action designed to protest against Russian support for separatists in the east of the country.The move is designed to stop local affiliates of three Russian… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks
    Mar16

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order imposing sanctions on Russian-owned banks, the latest action designed to… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks
    Mar16

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order imposing sanctions on Russian-owned banks, the latest action designed to protest against Russian support for separatists in the east of the country. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks
    Mar16

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order imposing sanctions on Russian-owned banks, the latest action designed to protest against Russian support for separatists in the east of the country …read more Source: ABC...