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    Leader of Latvia's Russian-speakers fears sanctions backfiring
    Jan09

    Leader of Latvia's Russian-speakers fears sanctions backfiring

    RIGA (Reuters) – It’s not so much the risk of conflict with Russia that worries the mayor of the Latvian capital Riga; it’s the threat to jobs and investment as EU sanctions on Moscow rebound on the economy of the Baltic state. …read more Source: The...

    Four soldiers and two civilians are among dead.
    Jan09

    Four soldiers and two civilians are among dead.

    Four Ukrainian soldiers and two civilians were killed in rocket and mortar attacks in Donetsk on Friday. …read more Source: Radio...

    Six killed ahead of planned Ukraine peace talks
    Jan09

    Six killed ahead of planned Ukraine peace talks

    KIEV (AFP) – Four Ukrainian soldiers and two civilians were reported killed Friday in an upsurge in mortar and rocket attacks launched just days ahead of planned international talks on the crisis.Local authorities in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk said two civilians were killed and seven injured in clashes around the industrial citys...

    Tennis: Sharapova stamps her authority in Brisbane
    Jan09

    Tennis: Sharapova stamps her authority in Brisbane

    BRISBANE (AFP) – Top seed Maria Sharapova stamped her authority on the Brisbane International when she downed Ukraines Elina Svitolina 6-1, 6-3 in the semi-finals on Friday.Sharapova was in magnificent touch as she disposed of Svitolina to set up a dream final against Serbias Ana Ivanovic on Saturday.The Russian world number two also showed...

    Ukraine warned Netherlands of danger before MH17 disaster
    Jan09

    Ukraine warned Netherlands of danger before MH17 disaster

    Ukraine had informed the Netherlands about the dangerous situation in its airspace before the MH17 crash in July last year. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Russia bans transvestites and transsexuals from driving
    Jan09

    Russia bans transvestites and transsexuals from driving

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia has passed a controversial law banning transvestites and transsexuals from driving, prompting sharp criticism from rights activists, including a prominent Kremlin advisor.The legislation that entered into force this week bans anyone diagnosed with a range of personality and gender identity disorders, including...

    Russia bans transvestites and transsexuals from driving
    Jan09

    Russia bans transvestites and transsexuals from driving

    MOSCOW: Russia has passed a controversial law banning transvestites and transsexuals from driving, prompting sharp criticism from rights activists, including a prominent Kremlin advisor. The legislation that entered into force this week bans anyone diagnosed with a range of personality and gender identity disorders, including transvestites and...

    Merkel: working on possible meeting on Ukraine in Kazakhstan
    Jan09

    Merkel: working on possible meeting on Ukraine in Kazakhstan

    Major powers trying to resolve the conflict in Ukraine are working to set up a possible meeting in Kazakhstan, but it remains unclear whether it will happen and it won’t resolve the crisis overnight if it does, Germany’s leader said Thursday. …read more Source: AKIpress News...

    Ukraine PM presses Merkel to keep Russia sanctions
    Jan09

    Ukraine PM presses Merkel to keep Russia sanctions

    KIEV: Ukraine s prime minister meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday to press her to keep up the economic pressure on Russia at joint cris …read more Source: The News...

    EU offers Ukraine $2.12 billion more
    Jan09

    EU offers Ukraine $2.12 billion more

    BRUSSELS (AP): The European Union has offered to lend Ukraine a further 1.8 billion euros ($2.12 billion) on the condition that Kiev respects the terms of an international bailout and continues its reform program. The EU’s executive Commission said Thursday that the medium-term loans would help Ukraine deal with deep recession, notably its...

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