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    Ukrainian military spokesman says operation has not violated Minsk 12-point peace plan.
    Jan18

    Ukrainian military spokesman says operation has not violated Minsk 12-point peace plan.

    In Ukraine, government troops launched a mass operation and retook almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in east of the country. According to the Ukrainian military spokesman troops succeeded in almost completely clearing the airport. The spokesman said the operation had not violated the Minsk 12-point peace plan agreed with Russia and...

    Ukraine's military says troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels
    Jan18

    Ukraine's military says troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops launched a “mass operation” overnight and have retaken almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine lost to separatists in recent weeks, military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Russians keep calm and shop on in face of rising prices
    Jan18

    Russians keep calm and shop on in face of rising prices

    MOSCOW (AFP) – For shoppers like pensioner Tatiana Ivanovna buying their weekly groceries in a Moscow supermarket, these are increasingly tough times.Fuelled by a double whammy of a plummeting ruble and the embargoes Russia slapped on many Western products in retaliation for sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, inflation is soaring.Prices on...

    Battle for key eastern Ukrainian airport intensifies
    Jan18

    Battle for key eastern Ukrainian airport intensifies

    Clashes between Ukraine’s army and pro-Russian rebels for control of Donetsk’s airport intensified Saturday, with explosions and heavy gunfire shaking the area throughout much of the day and at least six more people killed. Kiev rushed reinforcements to the snowy eastern front lines, while soldiers in the area spoke of some of the...

    Russians keep calm and shop on in face of rising prices
    Jan18

    Russians keep calm and shop on in face of rising prices

    For shoppers like pensioner Tatiana Ivanovna buying their weekly groceries in a Moscow supermarket, these are increasingly tough times. Fuelled by a double whammy of a plummeting ruble and the embargoes Russia slapped on many Western products in retaliation for sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, inflation is soaring.Prices on meat, fish and...

    Explosions rock Ukraine airport as battle intensifies
    Jan18

    Explosions rock Ukraine airport as battle intensifies

    DONETSK, Ukraine: Clashes between Ukraine s army and pro-Russian rebels for control of a battered airport intensified on Saturday, with explosions and …read more Source: The News...

    Obama to seek tax increases on wealthy to help middle class
    Jan18

    Obama to seek tax increases on wealthy to help middle class

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will call for increasing taxes on the wealthiest Americans then using the revenue to fund new tax credits and other cost-saving measures for the middle class in his first address before a Republican-led Congress.The presidents proposals are likely to be cheered by the Democratic Partys liberal base,...

    Obama to seek tax increases on wealthy to help middle class
    Jan18

    Obama to seek tax increases on wealthy to help middle class

    President Barack Obama will call for increasing taxes on the wealthiest Americans then using the revenue to fund new tax credits and other cost-saving measures for the middle class in his first address before a Republican-led Congress.The president’s proposals are likely to be cheered by the Democratic Party’s liberal base, but the...

    UN Security Council to meet on Ukraine crisis
    Jan18

    UN Security Council to meet on Ukraine crisis

    UNITED NATIONS – The UN Security Council will meet next week to discuss the flareup of violence in Ukraine, diplomats said Friday. A meeting of the 15-member council will be held on Wednesday at the request of Lithuania. There has been an upsurge in violence this week, with fighting around Donetsk airport on Thursday forcing monitors from...

    UN Security Council to meet on Ukraine crisis
    Jan18

    UN Security Council to meet on Ukraine crisis

    The UN Security Council will meet next week to discuss the flareup of violence in Ukraine, diplomats said Friday.A meeti …read more Source: The Korea...

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