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    French teacher arrested following deaths of 2 students in Alps avalanche
    Jan14

    French teacher arrested following deaths of 2 students in Alps avalanche

    An investigation into the deaths — the third being a Ukrainian skier — was opened for involuntary manslaughter. The students were skiing on a closed slope. …read more Source: Toronto...

    [Ticker] EU prepares to extend Ukraine sanctions by 1 year
    Jan14

    [Ticker] EU prepares to extend Ukraine sanctions by 1 year

    The EU foreign service has proposed extending an asset freeze on former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych and several of his associates by one year when it expires in early March. An EU diplomat familiar with the initial talks, held in Brussels on Thursday, said he’s confident the proposal will pass. …read more Source:...

    Tennis: Dimitrov Leads Dolgopolov in Sydney Quarterfinals When Rain Stops Play    
    Jan14

    Tennis: Dimitrov Leads Dolgopolov in Sydney Quarterfinals When Rain Stops Play    

    Bulgaria’s top male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov was leading Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov 4-6, 6-3, 4-2 at the quarterfinals of the international tournament in Sydney, when rain stopped play, the Australian Associated Press reported on Thursday. The match has been postponed until Friday morning. The winner of the Dimitrov-Dolgopolov...

    Indian-origin directors Asif Kapadia’s ‘Amy’, Sanjay’s Super Team at Oscars
    Jan14

    Indian-origin directors Asif Kapadia’s ‘Amy’, Sanjay’s Super Team at Oscars

    Indo-British director Asif Kapadia’s documentary “Amy”, based on the life of singer Amy Winehouse, and Indian-American Sanjay Patel’s animated short film “Sanjay’s Super Team” have bagged nominations at this year’s Academy Awards. “Amy” has been nominated in the Best Documentary Feature...

    Ukraine seeks US, EU help to secure Crimea return
    Jan14

    Ukraine seeks US, EU help to secure Crimea return

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko says he has been seeking assistance from the United States and European Union for reclaiming the strategic Black Sea Crimea peninsula from Russia. …read more Source: Iran...

    Referendum madness
    Jan14

    Referendum madness

    ONE dodgy referendum lost Ukraine Crimea. Another threatens to lose it the European Union. On April 6th the Dutch public will vote on the “association agreement” the EU signed with Ukraine in 2014. The deal cements trade and political links with one of the EU’s most important neighbours; the prospect of losing it under Russian pressure...

    Triangulating Sources to Thin the Fog of War
    Jan14

    Triangulating Sources to Thin the Fog of War

    Ghost village, by Christos Tsoumplekas. January 6, 2012. Ano Simi, Crete, Greece. CC 2.0. Edited by Kevin Rothrock. This article is part of a larger guidebook by RuNet Echo to help people learn how to conduct open-source research on the Russian Internet. Explore the complete guidebook at the special project page. The war in eastern Ukraine was...

    Ukraine in focus as Germany seeks to strengthen OSCE
    Jan14

    Ukraine in focus as Germany seeks to strengthen OSCE

    Germany’s foreign minister has called for “rebuilding trust” among OSCE members, including Russia. He described Germany’s plans to lead the organization during “one of the severest crises in Europe’s security order.” …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine Expects to Restore Control Over Rebel East This Year
    Jan14

    Ukraine Expects to Restore Control Over Rebel East This Year

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s president on Thursday said he expects the separatist-held eastern Ukraine to fall back under government control before the year’s end. A military conflict between government forces and Russia-backed rebels has killed more than 9,000 people and left parts of the Ukrainian industrial heartland in ruin since...

    Adam: Algonquin has every right to teach in Saudi Arabia
    Jan14

    Adam: Algonquin has every right to teach in Saudi Arabia

    Isolation or engagement? The question has confounded governments and policy makers throughout history when faced with rogue countries or leaders whose behaviour is beyond the pale. Apartheid South Africa, China, Cuba, Iran and others have faced the pain of isolation with varying degrees of success, and now some have set their sights on Saudi...