Archive for March 22nd, 2014

March 22, 2014, by VOANews

Russian forces appear to have taken control of the last Ukrainian military bases on the Crimean peninsula. Russian forces and their supporters stormed two Ukrainian bases in Crimea, effectively giving […]

Macedonian presidential election campaign starts officially on March 24

March 22, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The electoral campaign for the presidential elections in Macedonia starts on March 24, while parties have carried out the last preparations before it ...

Ukraine forces holding out as Russia moves on Crimean bases

March 22, 2014, by VOANews

Russian forces have been seizing Ukrainian military bases and warships in Crimea as Moscow finalizes its annexation of the Black Sea peninsula. While ...

Ukrainian language under siege in Crimea

March 22, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

Filing out of their Ukrainian language school – one of just six in the whole of Crimea – fourth graders Lisa and Masha spoke of how much t ...

  • Turkey’s Twitter ban backfires as millions find workarounds
    March 22, 2014, by Matthew Hilburn of VOANews

    The Turkish government’s attempt to block Twitter has largely backfired, analysts and social media watchers say. Not even a day after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the social media […]