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    Ukraine sees echoes of the 1990s as financial crisis bites
    Feb09

    Ukraine sees echoes of the 1990s as financial crisis bites

    A CRIPPLING financial crisis in Ukraine is turning the clock back to the 1990s, when people kept dollars in their socks rather than at banks and smuggled cars to sell them on the black market and avoid the tax man. …read more Source: The Business...

    Russia's Putin says Kiev on "dead-end track" in east Ukraine
    Feb09

    Russia's Putin says Kiev on "dead-end track" in east Ukraine

    [MOSCOW] Russian President Vladimir Putin said Kiev must stop its military operation in east Ukraine and cease exerting economic pressure on rebel-held regions, warning that it was on a “dead-end track fraught with … catastrophe”. …read more Source: The Business...

    His absence speaks louder than words
    Feb09

    His absence speaks louder than words

    NEW YORK CITY — My thoughts have lately been turning to war, and war there is aplenty. In Iraq and Syria, the barbaric band of misanthropes calling itself the Islamic State holds on to a large swath of territory, beheading its captives and in the instance of the captured Jordanian pilot burning him alive. In Ukraine, Russian-backed...

    World › Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine to discuss peace talks
    Feb09

    World › Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine to discuss peace talks

    As Russian-backed separatists gain ground in eastern Ukraine, efforts to broker peace appeared to gain momentum Sunday, with leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine announcing plans for four-way talks this week. The proposed meeting Wednesday in the Belarusian capital of Minsk emerged from a phone call between German Chancellor…...

    Emergency Ukraine summit planned for Wednesday
    Feb09

    Emergency Ukraine summit planned for Wednesday

    FRENCH, German and Ukrainian leaders are planning a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in a frantic bid to halt escalating bloodshed in east Ukraine. …read more Source: The Business...

    Ukraine arrests journalist after call to dodge draft
    Feb08

    Ukraine arrests journalist after call to dodge draft

    Ukraine’s security service arrested a journalist on treason charges Sunday after he posted a video online urging people to dodge the country’s new military draft, his wife and officials said. Ruslan Kotsaba — a television journalist from the western region of Ivano-Frankivsk — was ordered held in custody for 60 days pending...

    Leaders Agree to New Ukraine Peace Talks
    Feb08

    Leaders Agree to New Ukraine Peace Talks

    The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany discussed by phone on Sunday a French-German peace plan to end the fighting in Ukraine. The talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin, … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Ukraine Arrests Journalist After Call to Dodge Draft
    Feb08

    Ukraine Arrests Journalist After Call to Dodge Draft

    Ukraine’s security service arrested a journalist on treason charges on Sunday after he posted a video online urging people to dodge the country’s new military draft, his wife and officials said. …read more Source:...

    Bank’s services for arms dealers in conflict with its own policy
    Feb08

    Bank’s services for arms dealers in conflict with its own policy

    An Indian Express Investigation in collaboration with Le Monde and International Consortium of Investigative Journalists By: Will Fitzgibbon & Martha M Hamilton It was a scene of incredible carnage. In July 2003, a recently re-armed rebel group, Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy, resumed its two-month siege of the capital,...

    HSBC sheltered murky cash linked to dictators, arms dealers
    Feb08

    HSBC sheltered murky cash linked to dictators, arms dealers

    An Indian Express Investigation in collaboration with Le Monde and International Consortium of Investigative Journalists By: Gerard Ryle, Will Fitzgibbon, Mar Cabra, Rigoberto Carvajal, Marina Walker Guevara, Martha M Hamilton and Tom Stites Secret documents reveal that global banking giant HSBC profited from doing business with arms dealers who...

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