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    Europe: Russian court jails blogger for five years for extremist posts
    Dec30

    Europe: Russian court jails blogger for five years for extremist posts

    A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced a blogger to five years in jail for what it said was his extremist activity on the Internet after he urged people to attend a protest against high transport fares and criticised Russian intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: Standard...

    News24.com | Uncertainty in Ukraine’s rebel east
    Dec30

    News24.com | Uncertainty in Ukraine’s rebel east

    People in In Ukraine’s rebel east say they are living with uncertainty as the aura in the capital, Donetsk, feels more forced than festive. …read more Source:...

    World’s rich get a bit poorer
    Dec30

    World’s rich get a bit poorer

    The world’s 400 wealthiest individuals shed $19 billion in 2015, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. ||| New York – The richest people on Earth became a bit poorer this year. The world’s 400 wealthiest individuals shed $19 billion in 2015, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Falling commodities prices and...

    News24.com | Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic
    Dec28

    News24.com | Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic

    Crimeans enter New Year with struggles, but no desire to return to Ukraine’s fold, reports say, although many inhabitants face hardship. …read more Source:...

    AFP’s person of the year: Merkel
    Dec28

    AFP’s person of the year: Merkel

    AFP journalists have chosen German chancellor Angela Merkel as the most influential figure of 2015. ||| Berlin – AFP journalists have chosen Angela Merkel as the most influential figure of 2015 after the German chancellor stamped her mark on the European migrant and Greek financial crises.The vote by editorial staff from all services and...

    Merkel takes centre stage in EU’s year of crises
    Dec28

    Merkel takes centre stage in EU’s year of crises

    In a year of crises for Europe, from the Ukraine war to Greece’s debt turmoil to the historic refugee influx, Germany’s Angela Merkel emerged as the continent’s de facto leader, drawing more praise and fire than ever. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Mother braves east Ukraine frontline for children’s homework
    Dec24

    Mother braves east Ukraine frontline for children’s homework

    For Oksana Boiko’s children, the trip to school used to be a short walk to the other side of their tiny village of Zaytseve in east Ukraine. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Russia: Country issues Crimea banknote in move likely to irk Ukraine
    Dec23

    Russia: Country issues Crimea banknote in move likely to irk Ukraine

    Russia's central bank said in a statement it would issue 20 million of the new notes. It has previously minted a 10 rouble coin to celebrate Russia's control of Crimea. Russia on Wednesday issued a new banknote dedicated to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula it annexed last year, in a move likely to anger Kiev which says it wants the...

    This time it is not Putin: Ukraine flirts with political suicide
    Dec23

    This time it is not Putin: Ukraine flirts with political suicide

    Russia’s focus on Syria helps soothe conflict in Ukraine, offering window for reform, recovery from recession, but administration in Kiev is overrun by internal squabbles …read more Source: Business...

    News24.com | Ukraine won’t pay $3bn debt to Russia
    Dec18

    News24.com | Ukraine won’t pay $3bn debt to Russia

    Ukraine has announced it will not make good on its $3bn debt to Russia due this weekend, deepening a row with Moscow which said it would take Kiev to court. …read more Source:...

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