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Ukraine’s Crimea seeks to become independent state

Ukraine’s Crimea seeks to become independent state

Mar 11, – As the campaign increased for tension-filled Crimea to split off from Ukraine in a weekend referendum and join Russia, the region’s parliament said Tuesday that if voters approve the move it would first declare itself an independent state, a maneuver that could de-escalate the standoff between Moscow and the West. The move […]

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Clashes in Istanbul as Turkish teen injured during protest dies

Clashes in Istanbul as Turkish teen injured during protest dies

Mar 11, – Protesters clashed with police in Turkey’s two biggest cities on Tuesday after the death of a 15-year-old boy who was hit in the head by a tear-gas canister during anti-government demonstrations last summer. Police fired water cannon and tear gas to disperse crowds in Istanbul and Ankara, the latest pre-election headache for […]

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Putin ready to invade Ukraine, armed forces seize Crimea

Putin ready to invade Ukraine, armed forces seize Crimea

Mar 02, – Talk of confrontation or outright war spread rapidly across Ukraine, with pro-Moscow demonstrators raising the Russian flag above government buildings in several cities and anti-Russian politicians calling for mobilization. Russian President Vladimir Putin demanded and won his parliament’s approval on Saturday to invade Ukraine, where his troops have apparently already seized the […]

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