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    Cameraman detained for littering at demo
    Jan27

    Cameraman detained for littering at demo

    A citizens’ protest on behalf of a Russian-held Ukrainian pilot at the Russian Embassy dispersed peacefully Monday afternoon, but not before State Police (VP) officers arrested a cameraman filming the event for the commercial television channel TV3. The arrest prompted outrage over possibly inappropriate actions taken by the law enforcement...

    EU foreign ministers to consider new sanction against Russia
    Jan27

    EU foreign ministers to consider new sanction against Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders asked their foreign ministers on Tuesday to consider an appropriate response to renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine, including new sanctions against Russia, when the ministers meet in Brussels on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Declares State of Emergency in Donbas
    Jan27

    Ukraine Declares State of Emergency in Donbas

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced on Monday that the government decided to declare a state of emergency in the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk. Yatsenyuk added that the overall alert level across the country was heightened in order to coordinate the activities of the authorities and provide security for the citizens....

    Nine Ukrainian soldiers killed, 29 wounded in past 24 hours
    Jan27

    Nine Ukrainian soldiers killed, 29 wounded in past 24 hours

    KIEV (Reuters) – Nine Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 29 wounded in fighting in separatist eastern territories in the past 24 hours, Kiev military spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov said on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    S&P Downgrades Russia’s Credit Rating to `Junk`
    Jan27

    S&P Downgrades Russia’s Credit Rating to `Junk`

    The US rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has downgraded Russia’s credit rating to junk, which is below investment grade. Russia’s credit rating has been lowered to such a level for the first time in a decade, the BBC reports. Having a rating of BB+, Russia is on par with Bulgaria and Indonesia, which makes it...

    Ukrainian rebel attacks on city of Mariupol are condemned by the UN as a war crime
    Jan27

    Ukrainian rebel attacks on city of Mariupol are condemned by the UN as a war crime

    The US and Russia remain as far apart as ever over who is to blame for the current escalation in fighting in eastern Ukraine. The weekend’s deadly… …read more Source:...

    Auschwitz concentration camp: 70 years since liberation
    Jan27

    Auschwitz concentration camp: 70 years since liberation

    Visitors walk inside the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz camp (Picture: Reuters)Around 300 survivors are expected to attend the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp – the youngest in their 70s. The returning internees fear a resurgent anti-Semitism due to a slow forgetting of the...

    VIDEO: Ukraine civilians ‘caught in firing line’
    Jan27

    VIDEO: Ukraine civilians ‘caught in firing line’

    NATO has dismissed as “nonsense” claims by Vladimir Putin that NATO soldiers are fighting alongside Ukrainian government troops in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Nato chief says Putin talking ‘nonsense’ on Ukraine
    Jan26

    [Ticker] Nato chief says Putin talking ‘nonsense’ on Ukraine

    Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday that Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s latest statement on the Ukrainian army is “nonsense”. Putin earlier the same day said the Ukrainian army is acting as “a foreign Nato legion” in order to “contain Russia” rather than to serve Ukraine’s national...

    Russian credit rating cut by Standard & Poor’s
    Jan26

    Russian credit rating cut by Standard & Poor’s

    Ratings agency reports decision to downgrade sovereign credit rating due to Russia’s weakened economic growth prospectsRussia’s sovereign credit rating has been cut to below investment grade with a negative outlook by ratings agency Standard & Poor’s, which says Russia’s economic growth prospects have weakened.The...

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