Archive for March 5th, 2014

March 5, 2014, by VOANews

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has announced additional multi-national talks in the coming days on the crisis in Ukraine, and said Western and Ukrainian diplomats are calling for face-to-face […]

Serbian volunteers in Sevastopol

March 5, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Serbian volunteers presenting themselves as the members of the “Chetnik movement” have arrived in Sevastopol “to support Russian people” amid ...

Green light for the next tranche to Cyprus

March 5, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Board of Directors of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) is expected to approve the disbursement of the next tranche of 150 million euro to Cy ...

What’s On: Brazzobrazzie brass festival at Sofia Live Club, March 7 and 8

March 5, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The 2014 Brazzobrazzie, the third annual such festival of brass music, is at Sofia Live Club in the Bulgarian capital city on March 7 and 8. A major d ...

  • Opinion: EU, US must bring Putin to reason
    March 5, 2014, by Bernd Riegert of Deutsche Welle

    How does one stop a head of state with autocratic tendencies, who brutally pursues his interests without regard to how others will view him? Questions like these topped the Monday […]

  • UN special envoy forced to leave Crimea
    March 5, 2014, by Elizabeth Arrott of VOANews

    The United Nations special envoy on Ukraine was forced to leave Crimea after being stopped by gunmen and surrounded by a crowd on Wednesday.Robert Serry cut short his diplomatic efforts […]

  • British foreign secretary William Hague
    US, UK, Ukraine urge direct Kyiv-Moscow talks
    March 5, 2014, by VOANews

    The United States, Britain, and Ukraine have called for direct talks between Kyiv and Moscow, saying they are crucial to resolving the conflict in Ukraine’s Crimean region. The foreign ministers […]

  • Hagel: US pledges to stand with Ukrainian people
    March 5, 2014, by Michael Bowman of VOANews

    The United States has canceled military exercises with Russia over its actions in Ukraine, while boosting military contacts with NATO partners and other nations in Eastern Europe. “This is a […]