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    Sergey Bubka to challenge for IAAF presidency
    Jan29

    Sergey Bubka to challenge for IAAF presidency

    LONDON (BBC): Ukrainian Sergey Bubka will challenge fellow Olympic champion Sebastian Coe for the presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations. Bubka, a former pole vaulter, won an Olympic gold in 1988 as well as six consecutive world championship titles. The 51-year-old, who also set 35 world records, wants to replace...

    Kazakhstan bans rallies, fearing Ukraine-style turmoil: UN report
    Jan29

    Kazakhstan bans rallies, fearing Ukraine-style turmoil: UN report

    Although authorities repeatedly make reference to the ‘rule of law’, the practice in Kazakhstan reflects strong adherence to ‘rule by law’, Mr. Kiai said. …read more Source: AKIpress News...

    More Costs for Russia Unless Moscow Changes Course, Says Joe Biden
    Jan29

    More Costs for Russia Unless Moscow Changes Course, Says Joe Biden

    Vice President Joe Biden says Russia must face increasing penalties unless it changes course on Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    US warns cost of Russian actions in Ukraine will ‘rise’
    Jan29

    US warns cost of Russian actions in Ukraine will ‘rise’

    The United States gave a clear signal Wednesday that Russia will face further sanctions for what the White House says is Moscow’s role in fueling violence in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Times of...

    EU's Schulz warns Tsipras against straying from stance against Russia
    Jan29

    EU's Schulz warns Tsipras against straying from stance against Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) – European Parliament President Martin Schulz warned leftist Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday against diverging from the European Union’s stance towards Russia in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    World › Ukraine rebels claim key victory is within grasp
    Jan29

    World › Ukraine rebels claim key victory is within grasp

    Separatist forces in eastern Ukraine said Wednesday they have almost fully encircled government forces in a town that hosts a strategic railway hub, putting them within grasp of a decisive new victory. Eduard Basurin, the deputy commander of the separatist forces, said the highway linking the town, Debaltseve, to other… …read more Source:...

    Greece-European Union Clash Spreads to Russia Sanctions
    Jan28

    Greece-European Union Clash Spreads to Russia Sanctions

    Greece has created a new headache for the European Union (EU) by questioning sanctions against Russia over Ukraine but is unlikely to block them for fear of harming its own debt negotiations, analysts… …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko and US press Putin on Ukraine violence
    Jan28

    Poroshenko and US press Putin on Ukraine violence

    KIEV – Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko made a personal plea to Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Washington threatened tougher measures Wednesday should Moscow fail to rein in separatists mounting a new offensive in the east of the ex-Soviet republic. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Petro Poroshenko and US Press Vladimir Putin on Ukraine Violence
    Jan28

    Petro Poroshenko and US Press Vladimir Putin on Ukraine Violence

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko made a personal plea to Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Washington threatened tougher measures on Wednesday should Moscow fail to rein in separatists mounting a new offe… …read more Source:...

    EU rebuffs Greek criticism of Ukraine statement
    Jan28

    EU rebuffs Greek criticism of Ukraine statement

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union rebuffed on Wednesday criticism from the new Greek government that it had not been consulted about a statement calling for work on possible new sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The...

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