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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Putin: If Kosovo could do it, so could Crimea
    Jan11

    Putin: If Kosovo could do it, so could Crimea

    “It is not borders and state territories that matter, but people’s fortunes,” Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.In an interview for Germany’s Bild newspaper, he reiterated his position that Russia respected international law in the case of the annexation of Crimea. …read more Source:...

    EDB: Economic activity in the CIS countries stabilize in Q3 2015
    Jan11

    EDB: Economic activity in the CIS countries stabilize in Q3 2015

    DUSHANBE, January 11, 2016, Asia-Plus — In the third quarter of 2015, economic activity in the CIS countries stabilized on the whole, thanks to the slowdown or a pause in its decline in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, according to the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB). …read more Source:...

    Putin says he wants global cooperation against terrorism: Bild
    Jan11

    Putin says he wants global cooperation against terrorism: Bild

    Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual end-of-year news conference in Moscow, Russia, December 17, 2015.REUTERS/MAXIM ZMEYEV Russia wants to fight terrorism jointly with the rest of the world, President Vladimir Putin said in an interview published on Monday, while again accusing the West of exacerbating international crises...

    ‘No’ vote in Dutch Ukraine referendum could lead to crisis: Juncker
    Jan11

    ‘No’ vote in Dutch Ukraine referendum could lead to crisis: Juncker

    A no vote in the Dutch referendum on a key treaty between Ukraine and the EU could lead the way… …read more Source:...

    Russian president calls for int’l cooperation against terrorism
    Jan11

    Russian president calls for int’l cooperation against terrorism

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is willing to fight terrorism in cooperation with the rest of the world, criticizing the West for having contributed to an upsurge in terrorism with military interventions in Iraq and Libya. “We are faced with common threats, and we still want all countries, both in Europe and the whole world, to join...

    Russia ‘wants global action on terrorism’
    Jan11

    Russia ‘wants global action on terrorism’

    Russia wants to fight terrorism jointly with the rest of the world, President Vladimir Putin said. ||| Moscow – Russia wants to fight terrorism jointly with the rest of the world, President Vladimir Putin said in an interview published on Monday, while again accusing the West of exacerbating international crises that had contributed to it....

    Putin: Sanctions are ‘theatre of the absurd’
    Jan11

    Putin: Sanctions are ‘theatre of the absurd’

    In an interview with Germany’s Bild, the Russian president said EU economic measures against Russia “are merely harming both sides” and blames Ukraine for the continuing war. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s ruble tanks on first day of trading after holiday
    Jan11

    Russia’s ruble tanks on first day of trading after holiday

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian ruble has tanked on the first day of trading after a ten-day holiday period as the price of oil continues to decline. The national currency dropped by nearly 2 percent half an hour into trading to 76.1 rubles on Monday at the Moscow stock exchange’s first currency trading session since Dec. 31. Oil prices, the...

    Flaunting Our Ignorance: We’re Looking at You, GOP Candidates
    Jan11

    Flaunting Our Ignorance: We’re Looking at You, GOP Candidates

    It’s more than good ole American anti-intellectualism — we celebrate our ignorance and wear it as a badge of pride. “When did ignorance become a point of view?” the cartoon character Dilbert once asked. It’s a question that has become increasingly resonant these days—especially in our public life, and especially in our political...

    Four more people killed in war-torn eastern Ukraine
    Jan11

    Four more people killed in war-torn eastern Ukraine

    Four people have been killed in renewed fighting in Ukraine’s war-torn east, where government forces are fighting pro-Russians. “Over the last day, two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed,” Ukraine’s military spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk said on Sunday. He said one of the two was killed near the village of Zaitseve, some 55...