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A year after Russia took Crimea, stronger Ukraine military braces for long fight

KIEV, Ukraine (Tribune News Service) — The irony of a year of war with Russia is that Ukraine today is far better prepared to defend itself than it …

Putin risks further sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, says Philip Hammond

Vladimir Putin risks a further round of punitive EU economic sanctions against Russia if Moscow-backed separatists mount another large offensive in the Ukraine, UK foreign secretary Philip Hammond has said.<p>Speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr show, Hammond said the post-cold war detente between Russia …

War in Ukraine: Is America Covertly Supplying Weapons?

America's President still says no, but rumors out of the Mideast have some wondering, "Well, maybe..."<p>Despite impassioned pleas from Ukraine's …

EU Increasingly Abandons Obama on Ukraine? | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>As reported on Saturday March 7th by both German Economic News, and Spiegel magazine, the ongoing lies and arrogance from U.S. President Barack</i> …

Banks beat retreat from sanction-hit Russia

Barclays and RBS cut loans, while Standard Chartered closed its office last year<p>Standard Chartered closed its Moscow office and Barclays cut loans to Russia by £1.3bn, as British banks beat a retreat from the sanctions-hit country last year, it has emerged.<p>Royal Bank of Scotland and HSBC also put …

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Kerry warns of more Russia sanctions, after fatality-free day in Ukraine

Kerry told lawmakers in Washington during congressional hearings that Russia and pro-Moscow separatists were not respecting the Minsk ceasefire …

U.S. and Britain consider new sanctions against Russia

LONDON — The U.S. and Britain on Saturday discussed new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s week-old cease-fire unravels, though it was unclear if …