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    France says Russia sanctions to remain in place
    Mar09

    France says Russia sanctions to remain in place

    France’s foreign minister says sanctions on Russia cannot be lifted until there is progress in Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    France says Russia sanctions to remain in place
    Mar09

    France says Russia sanctions to remain in place

    France’s foreign minister says sanctions on Russia cannot be lifted until there is progress in Ukraine. The European Union sanctions were imposed on Russia for backing separatists in eastern Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Canada’s foreign minister says Russia is spreading disinformation about her grandfather
    Mar09

    Canada’s foreign minister says Russia is spreading disinformation about her grandfather

    OTTAWA — Canada’s chilly relations with Russia have taken a nasty turn with charges of disinformation leveled by Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland against Russia over allegations that her long-dead, Ukrainian-born grandfather was a Nazi collaborator in occupied Poland. Freeland, a 49-year-old former journalist and fluent Russian...

    Canada in Brief, March 9-15
    Mar09

    Canada in Brief, March 9-15

    Sajjan, Freeland announce Canada to extend Ukraine training mission to 2019 OTTAWA—The Liberal government is extending Canada’s military mission in Ukraine for another two years as it attempts to send a signal of continued solidarity with the eastern European country. Canada first deployed about 200 troops to Ukraine in the summer of 2015...

    Two Foreigners in the UAE Face Long Jail Terms For Having Sex Even Though they Were Engaged
    Mar09

    Two Foreigners in the UAE Face Long Jail Terms For Having Sex Even Though they Were Engaged

    A South African man and his Ukrainian fiancee have been detained in the United Arab Emirates for having sex outside of marriage. Emlyn Culverwell‚ 29, and Iryna Nohai, 27, were arrested in an Abu Dhabi hospital in late January after a doctor discovered that Nohai, who had been suffering from stomach cramps, was pregnant, the BBC reports. Sex...

    Israeli Leader To Urge Putin To Oust Iran And Its Allies From Syria, Lebanon
    Mar09

    Israeli Leader To Urge Putin To Oust Iran And Its Allies From Syria, Lebanon

    Russia will be a center for diplomacy on March 9, hosting both the leaders of Israel and Turkey, as well as the foreign minister of Germany. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Women In Kyiv Say They March For Equality, Not Flowers And Compliments
    Mar09

    Women In Kyiv Say They March For Equality, Not Flowers And Compliments

    Nearly a thousand people marched through Kyiv on International Women’s Day calling for women to rise up, fight domestic violence, and demand equality. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    As Trump’s Team Faces More Scrutiny Over Russia Ties, Russians See End Of Bromance
    Mar09

    As Trump’s Team Faces More Scrutiny Over Russia Ties, Russians See End Of Bromance

    MOSCOW ― While Americans are wondering if U.S. President Donald Trump’s team is too closely tied to Russia, Russians themselves are unconcerned with these connections. Instead, politicians, media and ordinary people express an anxious frustration rooted in the impact of the unending controversy rather than the allegations themselves. The...

    News of the day from across the globe, March 9
    Mar09

    News of the day from across the globe, March 9

    The national police department said 38 people were injured and the country’s Health Ministry said 14 were in serious condition with severe burns. Romanian and American troops staged joint exercises as part of a New York-based Army brigade’s nine-month deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, which aims to reassure...

    Authorities looked into Manafort protégé
    Mar09

    Authorities looked into Manafort protégé

    U.S. and Ukrainian authorities have expressed interest in the activities of a Kiev-based operative with suspected ties to Russian intelligence who consulted regularly with Paul Manafort last year while Manafort was running Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.The operative, Konstantin Kilimnik, came under scrutiny from officials at the...