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    Inquiry begins into Russian ex-spy’s radiation death
    Jan27

    Inquiry begins into Russian ex-spy’s radiation death

    LONDON: The most sensational spy tale since the Cold War lands in a London court on Tuesday as an inquiry begins to examine alleged Russian state involvement in the radiation poisoning death of Alexander Litvinenko. The former agent with Russia’s FSB security service, who was doing work for Britain’s MI6, was killed with Polonium-210...

    Last survivors recall Auschwitz, ask if lessons learned
    Jan27

    Last survivors recall Auschwitz, ask if lessons learned

    OSWIECIM, Poland – Russia’s Vladimir Putin will be absent from the main event marking 70 years since Soviet troops liberated the Auschwitz death camp in Poland, held against a backdrop of hostilities in Ukraine and warnings of a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe.The commemoration on Tuesday at the site in southern Poland where the Nazis...

    Kiev declares state of emergency in eastern Ukraine
    Jan27

    Kiev declares state of emergency in eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said Monday that his government has imposed a state of emergency in the restive eastern regions in the wake of intensified fighting. …read more Source:...

    Columbia, Indonesia book wins at pageant
    Jan27

    Columbia, Indonesia book wins at pageant

    Colombia’s Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday, Monday in Jakarta, beating out contenders from the US, Ukraine, Jamaica and The Netherlands at the world’s top beauty pageant in Florida.The 22-year-old business student, the granddaughter of legendary tenor Gaston Vega and 1953 Miss Atlantico Elvira Castillo, triumphed over...

    Russia defiant after more threats from West over Ukraine
    Jan27

    Russia defiant after more threats from West over Ukraine

    A defiant President Vladimir Putin on Monday called the Ukrainian army a “Nato foreign legion,” reflecting his readiness to stand up to the West regardless of rising economic costs, as Standard & Poor’s rating agency downgraded Russia’s credit rating to junk. …read more Source: The Times of...

    1st LD Writethru: EU pledges additional 15 mln euros of humanitarian aid to Ukraine 
    Jan27

    1st LD Writethru: EU pledges additional 15 mln euros of humanitarian aid to Ukraine 

    The European Commission was pledging an additional 15 million euros (about 16.95 million U.S. dollars) in humanitarian assistance to Ukraine, according to a press release issued by the European Commission here on Monday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    NATO condemns escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Jan27

    NATO condemns escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine

    The Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Jens Stoltenberg here on Monday condemned the sharp escalation of violence along the ceasefire line in eastern Ukraine by “Russia-backed separatists”. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Putin accuses Kiev of serving NATO interests
    Jan27

    Putin accuses Kiev of serving NATO interests

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday accused the Ukrainian government forces of effectively implementing NATO’s geopolitical objectives. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Russia raids TV channel in Crimea
    Jan27

    Russia raids TV channel in Crimea

    Russian law enforcement officials on Monday raided the premises of Tatar television station ATR in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula Moscow annexed from Ukraine last March, triggering criticism from the OSCE, the European rights watchdog. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Putin defiant after more threats from West over Ukraine
    Jan27

    Putin defiant after more threats from West over Ukraine

    MOSCOW, Russia — A defiant President Vladimir Putin on Monday called the Ukrainian army a “NATO foreign legion,” reflecting his readiness to stand up to the West regardless of rising economic costs, as Standard & Poor’s rating agency downgraded Russia’s credit rating to junk. While the Russian ruble tumbled...

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