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    Avalanche: teacher charged with involuntary homicide
    Jan17

    Avalanche: teacher charged with involuntary homicide

    A French teacher who took students onto a closed skiing piste in the French Alps where an avalanche killed two of them and a Ukrainian tourist has been charged with involuntary homicide, his lawyer said on Saturday. …read more Source: The Local...

    Christmas in Grozny
    Jan17

    Christmas in Grozny

    GROZNY, Russia — As I entered the lobby of my hotel in Grozny, I came face to face with two men dressed in tight black uniforms, revolvers hanging from their waists. They bore no military or police insignia, just two patched flags: Chechen on the right arm, and Russian on the left. A slightly unnerving welcome. I would hear a lot about these...

    Conflict settlement in Ukraine named OSCE key task
    Jan16

    Conflict settlement in Ukraine named OSCE key task

    The Belarusian side is convinced that the road to stable and lasting peace lies through the full and good-faith fulfillment of the Minsk Agreements by all the parties. …read more Source:...

    Hug: Minsk Agreements must and can be implemented in Ukraine
    Jan16

    Hug: Minsk Agreements must and can be implemented in Ukraine

    “There is no alternative to the Minsk Agreements and implementing this document is needed and desirable,” said Alexander Hug as he visited Kominternovo and Shirokino in Donetsk Oblast. …read more Source:...

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook Plus: Political DOGFIGHT — OBAMA and the ‘E’ word — EURO jet set — EU COOKIE monster
    Jan16

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook Plus: Political DOGFIGHT — OBAMA and the ‘E’ word — EURO jet set — EU COOKIE monster

    WHO LET THE DOGS OUT?: If 2015 was the year of the grumble about a possible extended term for European Parliament President Martin Schulz (above left), then 2016 is the year of the roar. Opposition to Schulz holding onto the office — which anchors the grand coalition between the European People’s Party (EPP) and the Socialists and Democrats...

    Kerry to travel to Switzerland, Middle East, Asia: State Department
    Jan15

    Kerry to travel to Switzerland, Middle East, Asia: State Department

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Zurich on Jan. 20 to discuss Syria and Ukraine with his Russian counterpart before heading to Davos for the World Economic Form, the State Department said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Greece, refugee crisis and Brexit? No this ISN’T the end of the EU insists defiant Juncker
    Jan15

    Greece, refugee crisis and Brexit? No this ISN’T the end of the EU insists defiant Juncker

    TOP Brussels bureaucrat Jean-Claude Juncker today defiantly insisted this year isn’t “the beginning of the end” for the European Union despite the problems mounting up for the 28-member bloc. …read more Source:...

    Celebrating the Malanka winter festival – in pictures
    Jan15

    Celebrating the Malanka winter festival – in pictures

    Villagers in Krasnoilsk, western Ukraine, celebrate Malanka, the old New Year’s Eve. According to the Julian calendar it falls on 13 January, and is marked with two days of festivities to symbolise the release of spring … …read more Source: The...

    Miss Me? Witty Hackers Put Sherlock Villain Moriarty on Kyiv Subway Screens
    Jan15

    Miss Me? Witty Hackers Put Sherlock Villain Moriarty on Kyiv Subway Screens

    Moriarty, the villain from BBC’s Sherlock series surprised Kyiv metro riders on January 14. Image from Nash Kiev Facebook community. The subway passengers in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv got quite a shock on January 14 when images of Moriarty, the infamous villain from the Sherlock books and films, started popping up on the screens in the...

    “Cost of EU-Russia sanctions reaches 75 billion last year”
    Jan15

    “Cost of EU-Russia sanctions reaches 75 billion last year”

    Russia’s losses due to EU sanctions amounted to EUR 25 billion last year, First Deputy Minister of Economic Development Aleksei Likhachev said this week.Speaking at the 2016 Gaidar Forum conference, he said that EU’s estimated losses due to Russia’s countermeasures were EUR 50 billion in 2015, and EUR 40 billion the year before....

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