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    Greek foreign minister repeats criticism of EU over Ukraine
    Jan29

    Greek foreign minister repeats criticism of EU over Ukraine

    Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias stoked a brewing row with European partners over sanctions against Russia on Thursday, saying Athens would not be pushed into agreement because of its impending debt negotiations. Just days after taking office, the leftwing government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has been embroiled in a dispute with...

    Russia’s Gazprom profits plunge 61%, hit by Ukraine row
    Jan29

    Russia’s Gazprom profits plunge 61%, hit by Ukraine row

    Russia’s gas giant Gazprom on Jan. 29 said its third quarter profits plunged 61 percent as supplies were suspended to Ukraine, one of its main customers …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    EU’s Schulz warns Tsipras against straying from stance against Russia
    Jan29

    EU’s Schulz warns Tsipras against straying from stance against Russia

    European Parliament President Martin Schulz warned leftist Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday against diverging from the European Union’s stance towards Russia in the Ukraine crisis. Tsipras, who won election on Sunday, unsettled European partners on Wednesday by criticising an EU statement that warned Moscow it faced new...

    Strains in US-Russia Relations Predate Current Crisis
    Jan29

    Strains in US-Russia Relations Predate Current Crisis

    Published January 28, 2015 There are signs of increased strains in U.S. relations with Russia. On Monday, the U.S. accused three Russian citizens in the United States of having ties to a Russian spy ring, a charge Russia denies. The charges follow stepped up U.S. criticism of Russia for what Western powers say is Moscow’s continued support...

    Ukraine violence takes rising civilian toll
    Jan29

    Ukraine violence takes rising civilian toll

    Fighting between Ukrainian security forces and pro-Russian …read more Source:...

    Ukraine violence takes rising civilian toll
    Jan29

    Ukraine violence takes rising civilian toll

    Fighting between security forces and pro-Russian rebels in country’s east forces civilians to flee their homes. …read more Source: AL...

    The Turkish Stream: Where to go from here?
    Jan29

    The Turkish Stream: Where to go from here?

    The landmark agreement on the Turkish Stream reached on Jan. 27 shows Moscow’s determination to avoid Ukrainian transit at all costs and start its implementation without delay. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Greek PM Tsipras freezes privatisations, markets tumble
    Jan28

    Greek PM Tsipras freezes privatisations, markets tumble

    Leftist Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras threw down an open challenge to international creditors on Wednesday by halting privatisation plans agreed under the country’s bailout deal, prompting a third day of heavy losses on financial markets.A swift series of announcements signalled the newly installed government would stand by its...

    Putin eyes benefits as rebels gain in Ukraine
    Jan28

    Putin eyes benefits as rebels gain in Ukraine

    MOSCOW: Boxed into a corner by a financial crisis and the West’s refusal to drop sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin has come out fighting. After a relative lull in the conflict in east Ukraine since a ceasefire deal was reached last September, separatists have launched a new offensive. Kiev says the...

    Kyiv, Moscow Trade Barbs Over Escalation of Conflict in E. Ukraine
    Jan28

    Kyiv, Moscow Trade Barbs Over Escalation of Conflict in E. Ukraine

    Russia and Ukraine again blamed each other Wednesday for the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Speaking to reporters in Kyiv, military spokesman Andriy Lysenko described the situation as tense, adding that pro-Russian rebels are attacking the army on all fronts. The spokesman also said that the hostilities have intensified in Debaltseve, a strategic...

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