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    Estonian ambassador in Kyiv: ceasefire largely holding
    Feb16

    Estonian ambassador in Kyiv: ceasefire largely holding

    The situation around Debaltseve is tense, but the ceasefire, which began 00:00 on February 15, is largely holding, said Sulev Kannike, the Estonian ambassador to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 16 Feb 2015
    Feb16

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 16 Feb 2015

    EGYPT BOMBS I.S TARGETS IN LIBYAEgypt has bombed Islamic State (IS) targets in Libya after the Sunni extremist group posted a video purporting to show the beheading of 21 Egyptian Copts, impoverished labourers taken prisoner because of their Christianity. This is the first time Egypt has publicly acknowledged carrying out air strikes in Libya....

    The Business: Monday February 16 2015
    Feb16

    The Business: Monday February 16 2015

    Company news, markets and financial talking points, available from 8am Monday to Friday ED BALLS TARGETS CASH-IN-HAND JOBS Ed Balls is launching an offensive on tax dodging cash-in-hand workers, says The Times. The shadow chancellor has told householders to get a receipt for every low-cost cash job by a gardener, cleaner or handyman because it is...

    Ruble tumble busts Russian buying boom
    Feb16

    Ruble tumble busts Russian buying boom

    Spain was counting on rich Russians to help revive its stricken property market by buying homes on its sunny coasts – until the ruble collapsed on falling oil prices and the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Local...

    [Ticker] Hackers steal $1 billion from financial firms
    Feb16

    [Ticker] Hackers steal $1 billion from financial firms

    Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab says that a hacking ring has stolen up to $1 billion from financial firms over the world including those located in Germany, reports Reuters. The ring has been operational since 2013 and has mostly targeted firms in Russia, the US, Germany, China and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Lithuanian company got under fire in Artemivsk, Ukraine
    Feb16

    Lithuanian company got under fire in Artemivsk, Ukraine

    Despite agreements reached in Minsk, on February 13th afternoon the city of Artemivsk in the Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine was fired by Russian-backed militants. The heating system of Artemivsk is served by the company Artemivsk Energy, part of the Lithuanian holding E Energija, reports LETA/ELTA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Lukashenko: It is important to implement Minsk agreements
    Feb16

    Lukashenko: It is important to implement Minsk agreements

    “The main issue today is to implement these agreements. All the decisions that were made there were right. They are hard won. We, Russians, Ukrainians, and Belarusians, are brothers. We should play this role to stop the conflict.” …read more Source:...

    Italian expert: Minsk agreements improve current situation in Ukraine
    Feb16

    Italian expert: Minsk agreements improve current situation in Ukraine

    The Italian expert views the role of the Minsk meeting and the agreements signed in the Belarusian capital as critically important. They did not solve the conflict but helped improve the current situation. According to the expert, the conflict does not escalate to the maximum. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine ceasefire mostly observed but sporadic fighting persists
    Feb16

    Ukraine ceasefire mostly observed but sporadic fighting persists

    The ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is mostly being observed, but there are reports of mortar fire and sporadic fighting around Luhansk and Debaltseve.… …read more Source:...

    World Thinkers 2015: Anne Applebaum
    Feb16

    World Thinkers 2015: Anne Applebaum

    © Anne Applebaum As the crisis in Ukraine has unfolded Anne Applebaum, from her home in Warsaw, has proven an insightful Pulitzer-winning critic, both of Vladimir Putin and of the west’s response. After the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, she wrote that if Putin did not denounce the separatist rebels in Ukraine, “then we...

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