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    International Analysis:  Conflicts of the Past Year Connected by Corruption
    Jan06

    International Analysis:  Conflicts of the Past Year Connected by Corruption

    Op-Ed by Mary Beth Goodman — The Mark News — A retrospective look at the conflicts dominating the headlines in 2014 presents a grim picture of escalating conflict and human suffering. Underneath the headlines is a common thread connecting the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Ukrainian protesters in the Maidan, and the...

    French President: Sanctions Against Russia Should be Lifted
    Jan05

    French President: Sanctions Against Russia Should be Lifted

    The French president made the call ahead of peace talks between Ukraine and Russia, scheduled for January 15. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Rebels continue attacks into New Year
    Jan01

    Ukraine: Rebels continue attacks into New Year

    Ukrainian separatists carried out sporadic attacks on government forces as the New Year began, wounding three soldiers, the Kiev military said, as President Petro Poroshenko told the nation to brace for a year that would “not be easy”. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Ukraine Massacre has CIA Fingerprints Says Oliver Stone
    Dec31

    Ukraine Massacre has CIA Fingerprints Says Oliver Stone

    The director drew comparisons between the Ukrainian and Venezuelan coups, which, he argued, both involved third-party agitators. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Putin praises Crimea’s ‘return home’
    Dec31

    Russia’s Putin praises Crimea’s ‘return home’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a televised New Year’s address today that the “return home” of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula to Moscow’s control would remain a very important epoch in Russia’s history. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Ukraine’s parliament approves austerity laws needed for draft budget
    Dec28

    Ukraine’s parliament approves austerity laws needed for draft budget

    …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    After turbulent 2014, next year may be no calmer
    Dec28

    After turbulent 2014, next year may be no calmer

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – From financial crisis in Russia to cyber warfare with North Korea, 2014 has generated new flashpoints right into its final days, setting 2015 up to be just as turbulent. Almost all of the major confrontations, such as the battle with Islamic State militants, the West’s stand-off with Russia over Ukraine and […]...

    Russia forecasts economic slump as bailed-out bank gets more funds
    Dec27

    Russia forecasts economic slump as bailed-out bank gets more funds

    MOSCOW, (Reuters) – Slumping oil prices have put Russia’s economy on course for a sharp recession and double-digit inflation next year, government ministers said yesterday, as authorities scaled up a bailout for the first bank to succumb to this month’s rouble crisis. The economy is slowing sharply as Western sanctions over the...

    Prisoner Exchange Goes Ahead Despite Ukrainian Blame Game
    Dec27

    Prisoner Exchange Goes Ahead Despite Ukrainian Blame Game

    The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists entrenched in the east of the country went ahead with a prisoner exchange on Friday, despite having called off a third round of peace talks set to take place in the Belarusian capital of Minsk. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Ukrainian Government, Rebels Swap Prisoners
    Dec26

    Ukrainian Government, Rebels Swap Prisoners

    The prisoner exchange comes as Germany announces a loan to help Kiev rebuild the east of the country. …read more Source:...

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