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    Putin skips Auschwitz event
    Jan27

    Putin skips Auschwitz event

    Vladimir Putin won’t be at the main event marking 70 years since Soviet troops liberated the Auschwitz death camp in Poland. ||| Oswiecim, Poland – Russia’s Vladimir Putin will be absent from the main event marking 70 years since Soviet troops liberated the Auschwitz death camp in Poland, held against a backdrop of hostilities...

    Litvinenko inquiry begins in UK
    Jan27

    Litvinenko inquiry begins in UK

    The public inquiry into former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko’s death begins in London this week. ||| London – A long-awaited public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko begins in London on Tuesday, nine years after the former KGB spy died after drinking tea poisoned with a rare radioactive isotope in the British capital. From...

    Russia: Ban on Ukraine imports of salt
    Jan27

    Russia: Ban on Ukraine imports of salt

    Russia’s consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor had imposed a temporary ban on salt produced by Artyomsol which is based in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine. ||| RUSSIA’S consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor had imposed a temporary ban on salt produced by Artyomsol which is based in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine,...

    Fear for Ukraine pilot held in Russia
    Jan26

    Fear for Ukraine pilot held in Russia

    A Ukrainian female army pilot may die in detention in Russia where she is on hunger-strike, her lawyer said. ||| Moscow – A Ukrainian female army pilot may die in detention in Russia where she is on hunger-strike, her lawyer said on Monday, calling on President Vladimir Putin to release her. Nadezhda Savchenko was captured by pro-Russian...

    Russia blames Kiev for Ukraine violence
    Jan26

    Russia blames Kiev for Ukraine violence

    Russia warned the West that any attempt to increase economic pressure on Moscow would be “absolutely destructive” blackmail. ||| Moscow – Russia blamed Kiev on Monday for a surge in fighting in Ukraine and warned the West that any attempt to increase economic pressure on Moscow would be “absolutely destructive” blackmail. Pro-Moscow...

    Russia bans salt imports from Artyomsol
    Jan26

    Russia bans salt imports from Artyomsol

    Moscow’s consumer rights watchdog has imposed a temporary ban on salt imports from a state Ukrainian producer. ||| Moscow – Russia’s consumer rights watchdog said on Monday it had imposed a temporary ban on salt imports from a state Ukrainian producer, citing a violation of legislation. Rospotrebnadzor said it had banned salt...

    Billionaires and the scent of Johnnie Walker Blue
    Jan26

    Billionaires and the scent of Johnnie Walker Blue

    There’s an alternative universe at the World Economic Forum, where panel discussions are swapped for private meetings with bankers, and the scent of scotch wafts through the air beginning in the early afternoon. ||| THERE’S an alternative universe at the World Economic Forum, where panel discussions are swapped for private meetings...

    Russia needs R455bn for bank crisis
    Jan26

    Russia needs R455bn for bank crisis

    Russia may have to spend more than $40 billion (R455bn) this year to avert a banking crisis, as the growing likelihood of a sharp recession threatens to pile extra costs on a sector suffering from Western sanctions over Ukraine and a plunge in the rouble. ||| Russia may have to spend more than $40 billion (R455bn) this year to avert a banking...

    ‘De-escalation is priority in Ukraine’
    Jan25

    ‘De-escalation is priority in Ukraine’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said de-escalating the conflict with pro-Russian rebels was key for the Kiev government. ||| Kiev – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday de-escalating the conflict with pro-Russian rebels was the priority for the Kiev government, which stands by a September peace deal signed in Minsk....

    Poroshenko: De-escalation is priority in Ukraine
    Jan25

    Poroshenko: De-escalation is priority in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said de-escalating the conflict with pro-Russian rebels was key for the Kiev government. ||| Kiev – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday de-escalating the conflict with pro-Russian rebels was the priority for the Kiev government, which stands by a September peace deal signed in Minsk....

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