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Today In History: March 18 1965

Alexei Leonov became the first man to float in space  On March 18, 1965 one of the most important milestones in the race for the conquest of space took place. For the first time a man literally went for a walk into space. It was the Russian cosmonaut Alexei Leonov. Moscow television offered images of this first spacewalk […]Load more...

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Tens of Thousands March in Moscow

Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Russian capital, Moscow, in opposing demonstrations: those supporting the involvement of Russia in Ukraine, and those who are against it. Government supporters shouted «Crimea is Russian land», while opponents said that the presence of Russian troops on the Ukrainian peninsula was «shameful». The […]Load more...

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Increased Western Pressure on Russia

Western leaders warned Russia to cease its attempts to annex the Crimea or otherwise face sanctions. U.S. President Barack Obama, said Moscow would pay a price if it continues its current path. Speaking from the White House after meeting with interim Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Obama said a referendum, scheduled for Sunday, on […]Load more...

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Ukraine On Alert for A Russian Invasion

Officials of the interim government of Ukraine assured that the country faces the threat of a full-scale invasion by the Russian army stationed at their borders. The secretary of the Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Andriy Parubiy said that Russian troops are only two or three hours walk from the capital, Kiev, and that […]Load more...

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US and Chinese Presidents Analyze Ukrainian Crisis

U.S. President Barack Obama discussed the Ukrainian crisis with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping . The White House said the two leaders had agreed on the importance of upholding the principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity. The Chinese agency, Xinhua news said that Xi Jinping has called on all parties to channel their differences through […]Load more...