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    Ukraine pushing for return of Crimea
    Jan15

    Ukraine pushing for return of Crimea

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he is seeking help from the EU and the US in securing the return of Crimea to Ukrainian sovereignty. The… …read more Source:...

    Obama’s ‘slippery slope’ delusion
    Jan15

    Obama’s ‘slippery slope’ delusion

    In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama sounded a familiar and somewhat defensive theme about the Islamic State. Let’s not overreact, he said, against “masses of fighters on the back of pickup trucks and twisted souls plotting in apartments or garages … [who] do not threaten our national existence.” To intensify the fight...

    [Ticker] EU prepares to extend Ukraine sanctions by 1 year
    Jan14

    [Ticker] EU prepares to extend Ukraine sanctions by 1 year

    The EU foreign service has proposed extending an asset freeze on former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych and several of his associates by one year when it expires in early March. An EU diplomat familiar with the initial talks, held in Brussels on Thursday, said he’s confident the proposal will pass. …read more Source:...

    Tennis: Dimitrov Leads Dolgopolov in Sydney Quarterfinals When Rain Stops Play    
    Jan14

    Tennis: Dimitrov Leads Dolgopolov in Sydney Quarterfinals When Rain Stops Play    

    Bulgaria’s top male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov was leading Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov 4-6, 6-3, 4-2 at the quarterfinals of the international tournament in Sydney, when rain stopped play, the Australian Associated Press reported on Thursday. The match has been postponed until Friday morning. The winner of the Dimitrov-Dolgopolov...

    Referendum madness
    Jan14

    Referendum madness

    ONE dodgy referendum lost Ukraine Crimea. Another threatens to lose it the European Union. On April 6th the Dutch public will vote on the “association agreement” the EU signed with Ukraine in 2014. The deal cements trade and political links with one of the EU’s most important neighbours; the prospect of losing it under Russian pressure...

    Triangulating Sources to Thin the Fog of War
    Jan14

    Triangulating Sources to Thin the Fog of War

    Ghost village, by Christos Tsoumplekas. January 6, 2012. Ano Simi, Crete, Greece. CC 2.0. Edited by Kevin Rothrock. This article is part of a larger guidebook by RuNet Echo to help people learn how to conduct open-source research on the Russian Internet. Explore the complete guidebook at the special project page. The war in eastern Ukraine was...

    Ukraine in focus as Germany seeks to strengthen OSCE
    Jan14

    Ukraine in focus as Germany seeks to strengthen OSCE

    Germany’s foreign minister has called for “rebuilding trust” among OSCE members, including Russia. He described Germany’s plans to lead the organization during “one of the severest crises in Europe’s security order.” …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Belarus to reinforce border with Ukraine, border section near BelNPP in 2016
    Jan14

    Belarus to reinforce border with Ukraine, border section near BelNPP in 2016

    “We will focus our efforts on our southern border with Ukraine and the section of the border near the nuclear power plant which is currently under construction. There are two border outposts there, Buiki and Zharneli. Their construction is almost finished,” Leonid Maltsev said. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Separatists Block 100+ News Websites in ‘Lugansk People’s Republic’
    Jan14

    Ukrainian Separatists Block 100+ News Websites in ‘Lugansk People’s Republic’

    Users in occupied parts of Lugansk region report over a hundred Ukrainian news sites as blocked. Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. More than one hundred Ukrainian news websites are currently inaccessible in the self-proclaimed “Lugansk People’s Republic,” a section of eastern Ukraine’s Lugansk region that has been occupied by a...

    Ukraine says would sign power contract if Crimea part of Ukraine
    Jan14

    Ukraine says would sign power contract if Crimea part of Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is ready to sign a new contract to supply Crimea with electricity provided the region is recognized as part of Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko told reporters at a news conference on Thursday. …read more Source:...

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