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    Ukrainian leader’s confectionery firm to close Russian factory
    Jan20

    Ukrainian leader’s confectionery firm to close Russian factory

    Ukraine’s largest confectionery company, owned by President Petro Poroshenko, plans to close its only factory in Russia, saying it had become impossible to do business there because of trade restrictions and anti-Ukrainian sentiment. The Lipetsk plant in western Russia has seen production decline since March 2014 when Moscow annexed...

    Russians Full of Optimism in Davos
    Jan20

    Russians Full of Optimism in Davos

    Russian stock and bond markets have risen about 50 percent, boosted by rebounding oil and — more recently — expectations the new United States presidency of Donald Trump will ease the sanctions imposed over Moscow’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    The FBI is leading an investigation into Donald Trump’s connections with Russia
    Jan20

    The FBI is leading an investigation into Donald Trump’s connections with Russia

    In this Jan. 13, 2017, photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Trump’s meetings this week with CEOs seeking federal approval for major mergers are raising red flags for ethics lawyers concerned that about the possible erosion of a firewall between the regulators tasked with...

    The Government Secrets Trump Is About to Discover
    Jan20

    The Government Secrets Trump Is About to Discover

    When Dwight Eisenhower was elected president in 1952, outgoing president Harry Truman informed him of an important secret: Days before the election the United States had tested the world’s first hydrogen bomb in the Pacific. The nation now possessed a weapon roughly a hundred times as powerful as any before—and almost nobody else knew.Eight...

    Give Trump A Chance
    Jan20

    Give Trump A Chance

    The president-elect of the United States, Donald J. Trump, deserves a chance. With the “-elect” suffix about to be dismantled, there is no escaping the fact that “The Donald” will be the new commander-in-chief. It is also a reality that his election is mired in controversies. So many, in fact, that it is hard to keep...

    SitRep on Inauguration Day: Infighting Between Mattis, Trump Team; Obama Staffers Staying; Intel Agencies Investigating Trump/Russia Ties
    Jan20

    SitRep on Inauguration Day: Infighting Between Mattis, Trump Team; Obama Staffers Staying; Intel Agencies Investigating Trump/Russia Ties

    Gitmo Dwindles; B-2 Hits ISIS in Libya; Ukraine’s Defense Industry; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    UK chancellor: Donald Trump creates more uncertainty than Brexit
    Jan20

    UK chancellor: Donald Trump creates more uncertainty than Brexit

    U.K. Chancellor Philip Hammond said Friday that Donald Trump’s presidency will create “an even bigger piece of uncertainty” for the EU than Brexit, Reuters reports. In a discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Hammond said: “Anything that changes the settled status quo of a Europe that lives with Russia as a neighbor, but lives...

    Ukraine’s Uman airport to service pilgrims thanks to $140m investment
    Jan20

    Ukraine’s Uman airport to service pilgrims thanks to $140m investment

    (JTA) — Ukrainian officials have agreed to renovate an old army airport near the city of Uman and open it to commercial flights, including from Israel. The renovation, reported on Monday by the news site Life, is made possible thanks to a $140 million investment by unnamed parties from the United states. The opening of an airport near Uman,...

    Ukraine Arrests Late Uzbek President’s Relative
    Jan20

    Ukraine Arrests Late Uzbek President’s Relative

    Ukraine has arrested a relative of Uzbekistan’s late President Islam Karimov who is wanted by Tashkent for the alleged embezzlement of hundreds of millions of dollars. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Turkey: Syrian, Ukrainian students welcome school break
    Jan20

    Turkey: Syrian, Ukrainian students welcome school break

    Turkey hosts over 1 million Syrian child refugees, as well as thousands seeking asylum from conflict in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Anadolu...