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    Biden More costs for Russia unless Moscow changes course
    Jan29

    Biden More costs for Russia unless Moscow changes course

    Biden spoke by phone with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (por-oh-SHEHN'-koh) on Wednesday, just as advances by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine were threatening to torpedo the … …read more Source: Big News...

    EU Consensus On Russia Sanctions Stalled By Greek Objections
    Jan29

    EU Consensus On Russia Sanctions Stalled By Greek Objections

    BRUSSELS — EU diplomats say ambassadors of the 28-nation bloc have failed to reach consensus on new sanctions targeting Russia for its role in the Ukraine crisis and the extension of current … …read more Source: Big News...

    Biden: More costs for Russia unless Moscow changes course
    Jan29

    Biden: More costs for Russia unless Moscow changes course

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Vice President Joe Biden says Russia must face increasing penalties unless it changes course on Ukraine.Biden spoke by phone with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday, just as advances by pro-Russian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia considers censuring West Germany
    Jan29

    Russia considers censuring West Germany

    Over 25 years after the Berlin Wall’s fall, Russian lawmakers are considering a proposal to condemn West Germany’s 1990 “annexation” of East Germany as Moscow’s answer to Western denunciation of its seizure of Crimea. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    New key victory for Ukraine rebels
    Jan29

    New key victory for Ukraine rebels

    Separatist forces in eastern Ukraine say they have almost fully encircled government forces in a town that hosts a strategic railway hub. …read more Source:...

    Russia urged to free Ukrainian officer on hunger strike
    Jan28

    Russia urged to free Ukrainian officer on hunger strike

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia has come under pressure from Europe’s human rights watchdog and the United States to free Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian air force officer who is on hunger strike in a Russian prison.Savchenko is awaiting trial… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    U.S. To Provide Ukraine $2 Billion In Loan Guarantees
    Jan28

    U.S. To Provide Ukraine $2 Billion In Loan Guarantees

    The United States has pledged $2 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine to help Kyiv with “near-term social spending” this year, and said it was ready to step up sanctions against Russia if … …read more Source: Big News...

    EU Draft Says Sanctions On Russia Extended To December
    Jan28

    EU Draft Says Sanctions On Russia Extended To December

    BRUSSELS — According to a draft statement by the European Union, the asset freezes and travel bans imposed on dozens of Russians, Russian entities, and pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine following … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine Court Wants Cameo From Hollywoods Oliver Stone
    Jan28

    Ukraine Court Wants Cameo From Hollywoods Oliver Stone

    Famed Hollywood director Oliver Stone created a small social media storm when a post on his Facebook page late last year showed him interviewing and casually strolling through a park with fugitive … …read more Source: Big News...

    EU set to add to sanctions blacklist over Ukraine (AFP)
    Jan28

    EU set to add to sanctions blacklist over Ukraine (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – EU foreign ministers will add names to a blacklist of individuals sanctioned over the Ukraine crisis when they meet Thursday but stop short of new measures targeting Russia’s economy, sources said. …read more Source: The West...

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