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    AIDS crisis brewing in Crimea and east Ukraine: United Nations
    Jan21

    AIDS crisis brewing in Crimea and east Ukraine: United Nations

    January 21, 2015 8:29 AMPARIS (AFP) – A lethal health crisis is brewing in Russian-annexed Crimea and war-torn eastern Ukraine, where injecting drug users have lost access to therapy to wean them off heroin, the UN’s AIDS envoy said Wednesday. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine says forces under attack from Russian troops
    Jan21

    Ukraine says forces under attack from Russian troops

    Ukrainian army units came under attack from Russian regular forces in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday and heavy fighting was taking place, a Ukrainian military spokesman said. The announcement at a specially called news briefing was one of the boldest assertions yet by Ukraine of direct Russian military involvement in the nine-month conflict…...

    World has duty to ensure Ukraine’s success: EU
    Jan21

    World has duty to ensure Ukraine’s success: EU

    The European Union has not forgotten Crimea, the bloc’s foreign policy chief insisted Tuesday, stressing the world’s “first duty” to Ukraine was to ensure it becomes a success. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia open to economic cooperation with Ukraine: Medvedev
    Jan21

    Russia open to economic cooperation with Ukraine: Medvedev

    Moscow has not slammed doors on economic relations with Kiev, including cooperation in the energy sector, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    ‘Russian forces’ attack Ukraine troops in separatist east
    Jan21

    ‘Russian forces’ attack Ukraine troops in separatist east

    KIEV – Ukraine on Tuesday accused Russian forces of attacking its soldiers after crossing over into the ex-Soviet state’s war-wrecked separatist east in violation of a September truce deal. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Survey finds US more attractive place to invest than China
    Jan21

    Survey finds US more attractive place to invest than China

    Amid growing concerns over the global economy, the United States has overtaken China as the number one investment destination among chief executives around the world, a survey found Tuesday.That’s the first time the U.S. has topped the list since accounting and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, or PwC, first started asking the...

    China ‘never paid businessman’ who bought aircraft carrier
    Jan21

    China ‘never paid businessman’ who bought aircraft carrier

    BEIJING: The Chinese businessman who bought an unfinished Soviet-era vessel that became his country’s first aircraft carrier was quoted yesterday as saying that Beijing never repaid the US$120 million it cost him. Entrepreneur Xu Zengping paid Ukraine a US$20 million fee for the Varyag, which was eventually commissioned into the...

    Russian forces attacking Ukraine troops in separatist east, Kiev says
    Jan21

    Russian forces attacking Ukraine troops in separatist east, Kiev says

    Ukraine on Tuesday accused Russian forces of attacking its soldiers after crossing over into the ex-Soviet state’s war-wrecked separatist east in violation of a September truce deal. The charges — met with initial silence by Moscow — should add further tensions to difficult talks in Berlin on Wednesday aimed at stemming a spike in fighting...

    Upsurge in Ukraine Violence Prompts New Peace Push
    Jan20

    Upsurge in Ukraine Violence Prompts New Peace Push

    A massive assault by Russian-backed insurgents on a Ukrainian force hanging on to a ruined airport near the rebels’ main stronghold prompted Germany on Tuesday to announce urgent new peace talks. …read more Source:...

    Russian forces attack Ukraine troops in separatist east: Kiev
    Jan20

    Russian forces attack Ukraine troops in separatist east: Kiev

    A Ukrainian soldier walks near an armoured personnel carrier in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk, in the Donetsk region, on December 24, 2014 -© AFP/File KIEV: Ukraine on Tuesday accused Russian forces of attacking its soldiers fighting pro-Kremlin insurgents in the ex-Soviet republic’s separatist east. “In violation of all prior...

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