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‘Cessation of hostilities’ in Syria lets Russia keep bombing
Feb12

‘Cessation of hostilities’ in Syria lets Russia keep bombing

Major powers agreed on Friday to a “cessation of hostilities” in Syria to begin in a week, doing nothing in the meantime to halt Russian bombing poised to give government forces their biggest victory of the five-year-old war. If implemented, the deal would allow humanitarian aid to reach besieged towns. It has the potential to be the first...

NATO agrees to deter Russia
Feb11

NATO agrees to deter Russia

Baltics, Poland say they need more protection A NATO defense ministers meeting was held at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday. REUTERS/Yves Herman BY ROBIN EMMOTT AND PHIL STEWART Reuters BRUSSELS – NATO agreed on Wednesday to its boldest steps yet to deter Russia from any attack in the Baltics or eastern Europe,...

Political and Corruption Crisis Overshadows Panorama in Ukraine
Feb11

Political and Corruption Crisis Overshadows Panorama in Ukraine

11 de febrero de 2016, 09:55Kiev, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) The increasing reference in the media to the possible dismissal of Prime Minister Arseni Yatseniuk and his Executive, and the limited progress in fighting corruption generate pessimism in the ruling elite of Ukraine. …read more Source: Prensa...

Swine Fever in Crimea: Possible Anti-Russian Biological Warfare
Feb10

Swine Fever in Crimea: Possible Anti-Russian Biological Warfare

10 de febrero de 2016, 08:51By Jorge Petinaud …read more Source: Prensa...

Russian Airborne Forces Ready Maneuver in Southern Russia
Feb09

Russian Airborne Forces Ready Maneuver in Southern Russia

09 de febrero de 2016, 08:50Moscow, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Defence confirmed today that units of the Russian Airborne Forces (VDV) are moving toward their zone of maneuvers in southwestern Russia as part of the surprise inspection to that military district, which began yesterday. A statement from the ministry said that the surprise...

Expectations in Ukraine for Meeting of Ruling Coalition
Feb08

Expectations in Ukraine for Meeting of Ruling Coalition

08 de febrero de 2016, 09:19Kiev, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) The possible dismissal of Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk, and a hypothetical return to the Government of the Minister of Economy and Trade, Aivaras Abromavicius, generate expectations of today””s meeting of the Council of the majority coalition. …read more...

Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox Church leader plan historic meeting in Cuba
Feb05

Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox Church leader plan historic meeting in Cuba

VATICAN CITY – In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that split Christianity, Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in an attempt to begin bridging the church’s East-West divide. The Feb. 12 meeting between Francis and Patriarch Kirill was announced Friday by both churches. It...

Economy head quits in Ukraine
Feb05

Economy head quits in Ukraine

Abromavicius steps down citing corruption Ukraine’s Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius, a Lithuanian former asset-manager, resigned Wednesday. REUTERS PHOTO/VALENTYN OGIRENKO BY NATALIA ZINETS Reuters KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainian Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius quit on Wednesday saying his ministry was being hijacked by corrupt vested...

Ukraine’s Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia
Feb03

Ukraine’s Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia

The risk of open war between Russia and Ukraine is greater than it was a year ago and Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun an “information war” against Germany, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told the German newspaper Bild. Poroshenko, who met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday, said Russia had implemented “not one...

Guardiola to become Man City manager, replacing Pellegrini
Feb02

Guardiola to become Man City manager, replacing Pellegrini

Pep Guardiola and Manchester City have long been considered a likely match: Soccer’s most admired coach and a club with massive spending power seeking to become the dominant force in Europe. It’s been four years in the making, but finally they’ll be united. City announced Monday that Guardiola will take over as manager on a...

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