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    Row over Ukraine city’s new name
    Jan19

    Row over Ukraine city’s new name

    Ukrainian campaigners are at loggerheads over the renaming of Kirovohrad. …read more Source:...

    News24.com | 300 Ukraine towns without power in winter freeze
    Jan19

    News24.com | 300 Ukraine towns without power in winter freeze

    Almost 300 Ukrainian towns have been left without power while snowdrifts and blizzards trapped hundreds of vehicles and dozens of ambulances across the former Soviet state. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Plans Cyber Security Review After ‘Russian’ Attack on Key Airport
    Jan19

    Ukraine Plans Cyber Security Review After ‘Russian’ Attack on Key Airport

    Boryspil airport in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv was the target of a hacker attack officials claim originated in Russia. Image from Wikimedia Commons. Officials in Ukraine are set to reconsider the state’s cyber security and defense systems, including those at airports and railway stations, after a recent malware attack on Kiev’s main...

    Amid Russian Aggression, Germany Calls For Russia-NATO Talks And Poland Asks For More Troops
    Jan19

    Amid Russian Aggression, Germany Calls For Russia-NATO Talks And Poland Asks For More Troops

    As Central and Eastern European states remain nervous over Russia’s actions in Ukraine, Germany’s foreign minister has called for the Kremlin and NATO to hold more talks, Russian state-owned media reported Tuesday. The call comes after Poland urged NATO to deploy more troops and equipment in the region due to Russian aggression....

    Ukraine Trebles Price for Transiting Russian Gas to Europe
    Jan19

    Ukraine Trebles Price for Transiting Russian Gas to Europe

    Ukraine has more than trebled the price for transiting Russian natural gas to Europe via its territory since the start of 2016, according to Ukrainian media outlet energy.apostrophe.com.ua. The change means that Russia’s Gazprom now must pay Ukraine USD 7.9 to carry 1,000 cubic meters of gas along a distance of 100 km of Ukrainian...

    Litvinenko: British inquiry likely to see Russia’s hand in death of ex-KGB agent
    Jan19

    Litvinenko: British inquiry likely to see Russia’s hand in death of ex-KGB agent

    "Everything which blames or is seen as an accusation against Russia is perceived in a very personal way by Vladimir Putin," he said. "He will react in a very angry way which will not help to improve relations with the UK." A British inquiry into the death of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, poisoned in London a decade ago with...

    Canada’s Record of Accepting Refugees, from Chile and Vietnam in the Past, to Syria Today
    Jan19

    Canada’s Record of Accepting Refugees, from Chile and Vietnam in the Past, to Syria Today

    The Santiago Times By Roger Annis The story of Vietnamese ‘boat people’ fleeing Vietnam following the end of the disastrous U.S. war in that country in 1975 is an enduring one in Canada’s political discourse. It has served to cover up uncomfortable truths about U.S. war crimes against the Vietnamese people as well as Canada’s...

    Top French, German envoys in Ukraine for peace talks
    Jan19

    Top French, German envoys in Ukraine for peace talks

    Envoys arrive in Kyiv in the midst of a diplomatic upsurge in efforts to resolve one of Europe’s deadliest crises since the Balkans war of the 1990s …read more Source: World...

    Russia Economy 2016 Update: Moscow’s Once Hot Real Estate Market Feels Oil Price Slump
    Jan19

    Russia Economy 2016 Update: Moscow’s Once Hot Real Estate Market Feels Oil Price Slump

    Oil prices below $30 a barrel paired with Western economic sanctions after the annexation of Crimea have hit Russia’s struggling economy, with Moscow’s housing market dropping by almost 30 percent last year, local media reported Tuesday. The news comes the same day as the International Monetary Fund downgraded its economic growth...

    Gazprom draws $2.549 bln gas bill to Naftogaz of Ukraine
    Jan19

    Gazprom draws $2.549 bln gas bill to Naftogaz of Ukraine

    MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – Russian gas giant Gazprom has drawn a $2.549 bln bill to Naftogaz of Ukraine for the Russian gas Ukraine had not taken in the third quarter of 2015 under “take or pay” condition, Gazprom said in a statement on Tuesday. …read more Source:...