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While Putin warns he has the right to invade Ukraine, FM Lavrov agrees to measures aimed at calming the Ukraine crisis
Russia staved off further Western sanctions over its support for separatist militants in eastern Ukraine by reaching an agreement with the top U.S., European and Ukrainian diplomats that aims to ;"de-escalate" tensions between the former Soviet republics without committing Russia to stay out of its neighbors ;domestic affairs.
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Kremlin threatens boycott of Geneva meeting with US, EU, Ukraine
MOSCOW -- Ukraine's interim government on Tuesday made good on threats to move against pro-Russia separatists occupying eastern cities, ;prompting Russian President Vladimir Putin to ;demand ; U.N. condemnation of the use of force in the neighboring country.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin 's unimpeded success in annexing ;Crimea has inspired Russian nationalists in eastern Ukraine ;to seize territory and sown fear region-wide that such provocations will spur Moscow to intervene on behalf of ethnic Russians.
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Erdogan attempt to stifle corruption reports deemed violation of free expression right
The Turkish government's ban on access to the Twitter social media site violates citizens' right to free expression and access should be immediately restored, the country's constitutional court ruled Wednesday.
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Rouhani confident permanent accord can be reached in six months
Iran is fulfilling its commitments under a November agreement with six foreign powers to convert or dilute its stockpile of medium-enriched uranium, International Atomic Energy Agency officials reported Wednesday.
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New accusations that Russia is orchestrating the unrest
MOSCOW -- A threatened sweep by Ukrainian ;armed forces to oust pro-Russia gunmen occupying government buildings in eastern Ukraine failed to materialize after local police in the besieged venues apparently refused to take part in the proclaimed "anti-terrorist operation."
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YouTube still blocked, pending court action
The Turkish government late Thursday ordered Internet service providers to restore access to Twitter , lifting a two-week ban on the microblogging site a day after the nation's highest court ruled it illegal and an infringement on free speech.
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No sign of Russia pulling back troops from Ukraine border, NATO chief says
NATO foreign ministers suspended civilian and military cooperation with Russia on Tuesday and ordered plans for bolstering defenses in ;Eastern Europe to show the Kremlin that it will protect allies in the region from any further Russian aggression, alliance sources told news agencies in Brussels.
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Senior international affairs writer tapping 25 years' experience as a foreign correspondent in Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.
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    Editorial journalism, psychology, 1973 - 1977
    Russian language and Soviet studies 1980-83
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