Archive for March 17th, 2014

March 17, 2014, by Margaret Besheer of VOANews

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday expressed “deep disappointment” and concern, a day after Ukraine’s Crimea region voted to align itself with Moscow in a controversial referendum. Ban has been […]

Ukraine: ‘EU needs to follow through’

March 17, 2014, by Deutsche Welle

DW: EU foreign ministers have imposed sanctions – travel bans and asset freezes – on 13 Russian officials and eight Ukrainian officials fr ...

vladimir putin and barack obama at the G20 summit in Mexico

Analysis: Cold War reflexes return to Europe over Ukraine

March 17, 2014, by VOANews

The Cold War is back. Russia’s military seizure of Crimea and preparations for a possible annexation of the southern Ukrainian province have rev ...

Putin recognises Crimea as sovereign state

March 17, 2014, by VOANews

President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Monday recognizing Crimea as a sovereign state after the Ukrainian region’s pro-Russian leaders decl ...

  • Baltic states call Crimea referendum illegitimate
    March 17, 2014, by The Baltic Times

    Estonia considers the so-called referendum carried out on March 16 in Crimea, Ukraine, on whether to join the Russian Federation to be illegal and does not recognise its legitimacy, the […]

  • Russian occupiers of 1968 and 2014 get a memorial in Prague!
    March 17, 2014, by The Prague Post

    A monument in Olšany cemetery commemorates Russians who provided ‘fraternal assistance’ in 1968 Czechoslovakia or 2014 Crimea. A memorial to the Soviet invaders of Czechoslovakia in 1968 was unveiled at […]