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    Here’s why the Iranian ship seizure won’t derail the nuclear deal
    Jan13

    Here’s why the Iranian ship seizure won’t derail the nuclear deal

    Wikimedia CommonsIran remains on an aggressive footing toward the US six months after the completion of the landmark Iran nuclear deal. At the end of December, an Iranian war ship fired unguided missiles within 1,500 yards of a US aircraft carrier in the Strait of Hormuz. Iran arrested US citizen and businessman Siamak Namazi in October and...

    Ukraine Works Out Debt Restructuring Deal With Russia’s Sberbank
    Jan13

    Ukraine Works Out Debt Restructuring Deal With Russia’s Sberbank

    Ukraine’s Finance Ministry says a deal has been agreed with Russia’s Sberbank to work out a restructuring deal for commercial loans guaranteed by the Ukrainian government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Ban On Russian Products Expands As Economic Trade War Continues
    Jan13

    Ukraine Ban On Russian Products Expands As Economic Trade War Continues

    With no reconciliation in sight, Ukraine said Wednesday it would expand the list of banned Russian products as part of a tit-for-tat trade war that has escalated since 2014, Reuters reported. A Ukrainian ban on the import of Russian food, alcohol and dairy products went into effect Sunday in response to a Russian embargo on Ukrainian goods....

    Lithuania Marks 25th Anniversary of Soviet Crackdown
    Jan13

    Lithuania Marks 25th Anniversary of Soviet Crackdown

    VILNIUS, Lithuania—With flowers and solemn speeches, Lithuanians on Wednesday marked the 25th anniversary of a deadly Soviet crackdown that failed to quash the Baltic country’s quest for independence. Hundreds of people gathered in Vilnius in freezing temperatures to honor the 14 people killed when Soviet troops and tanks moved into a crowd...

    Representatives of LNR, DNR join talks in Minsk
    Jan13

    Representatives of LNR, DNR join talks in Minsk

    The trilateral contact group promoting the peace settlement in Ukraine resumed talks in Minsk on 13 January for the first time in 2016. …read more Source:...

    Lithuania marks 25th anniversary of Soviet crackdown
    Jan13

    Lithuania marks 25th anniversary of Soviet crackdown

    Hundreds of people gathered in Vilnius in freezing temperatures to honor the 14 people killed when Soviet troops and tanks moved into a crowd of protesters outside a TV tower on Jan. 13, 1991. President Dalia Grybauskaite drew parallels between those events and Ukraine’s conflict with Moscow, saying “we feel a bond of unity with the...

    Depardieu’s Stalin film begins shooting in Portugal
    Jan13

    Depardieu’s Stalin film begins shooting in Portugal

    The film starring controversial French-born actor Gérard Depardieu as Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin has begun shooting in Portugal, Russian state news agency RIA Novosti reports. Stalin’s Couch, based on the 2013 novel of the same name ( Le Divan de Staline ) by French author Jean Daniel-Baltassat, is set during the 1950s. Directed by...

    EU launches ‘rule of law’ probe of Poland
    Jan13

    EU launches ‘rule of law’ probe of Poland

    The European Commission decided Wednesday to launch a preliminary assessment of Poland’s recent clampdown on its Constitutional Tribunal, taking the first step toward possible sanctions of Warsaw for actions that may violate the Union’s democratic principles. Frans Timmermans, the Commission’s first vice president, told...

    Yatseniuk Orders to Expand List of Banned Russian Goods to Ukraine
    Jan13

    Yatseniuk Orders to Expand List of Banned Russian Goods to Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arsenii Yatseniuk ordered to expand the list of Russian goods that are banned from import to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko: We Will Not Change European Way
    Jan13

    Poroshenko: We Will Not Change European Way

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that a lot has to be done to make Ukraine a better nation and no one will change this way. …read more Source:...