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    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict
    Jan12

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict

    A human rights group says civilians are being abducted and tortured by fighters on both sides of the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. An annual report released by Human Rights … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    OSCE head calls for boost to Ukraine observers (AFP)
    Jan12

    OSCE head calls for boost to Ukraine observers (AFP)

    Vienna (AFP) – The OSCE’s observer mission in eastern Ukraine needs to be strengthened by better equipment and the ability to patrol at night, the security body’s new rotating chair Austria said on Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    Polish Foreign Ministry slams damage to WWII monument in Ukraine
    Jan12

    Polish Foreign Ministry slams damage to WWII monument in Ukraine

    The Polish foreign ministry is demanding that the destruction of a monument to the Poles murdered in 1944 in the village of Huta Pieniacka in Ukraine should be examined by authorities. …read more Source: Polskie...

    HRW Report: Threats To Human Rights Increased In 2016
    Jan12

    HRW Report: Threats To Human Rights Increased In 2016

    Human Rights Watch says threats to human rights are increasing as authoritarian leaders tighten their hold on power in many countries and populist parties rise in the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Concerned About US Troops in Poland
    Jan12

    Russia Concerned About US Troops in Poland

    Russia expressed concern Thursday about the arrival of U.S. soldiers and tanks in Poland, saying they are a threat to its security. The first contingent of American soldiers arrived in Poland from Germany Thursday, leading Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov to call the operation a threat to Russia’s “interests and our security.” Eventually the...

    US Troops Enter Poland, 1st Deployment at Russia’s Doorstep
    Jan12

    US Troops Enter Poland, 1st Deployment at Russia’s Doorstep

    WARSAW, Poland — American soldiers rolled into Poland on Thursday, fulfilling a dream some Poles have had since the fall of communism in 1989 to have U.S. troops on their soil as a deterrent against Russia. Some people waved and held up American flags as U.S. troops in tanks and other vehicles crossed into southwestern Poland from Germany and...

    Arrival of U.S. troops in Poland sparks Kremlin’s ire
    Jan12

    Arrival of U.S. troops in Poland sparks Kremlin’s ire

    The deployment is part of NATO’s response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea …read more Source: USA...

    Bulgaria’s Exports to Third Countries Drop by 8.1% January-November 2016
    Jan12

    Bulgaria’s Exports to Third Countries Drop by 8.1% January-November 2016

    According to data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI), in the period January – November 2016, Bulgarian exports to third countries decreased by 8.1%, compared to the same period of 2015 and amounted to BGN 13 422.6 M. The main trade partners of Bulgaria were Turkey, China, Serbia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the...

    In newly retaken town, Ukrainian troops try to win local support
    Jan12

    In newly retaken town, Ukrainian troops try to win local support

    In eastern Ukraine, the de facto border separating the government-controlled west from the separatist-held east has barely moved in two years of conflict. But that doesn’t mean that the battle between Kiev and the pro-Russian rebels isn’t continuing. Just last month, government forces nudged slightly ahead to retake the frontline town...

    UNHCR reports decline in number of Syrians, Ukrainians seeking asylum in Belarus
    Jan12

    UNHCR reports decline in number of Syrians, Ukrainians seeking asylum in Belarus

    If we compare 2016 and 2015, the number of asylum applicants in Belarus is decreasing. This is primarily a result of the decline in the number of Ukrainian nationals applying for protection, Jean-Yves Bouchardy said. …read more Source:...