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    Ukraine Peace Process Flounders
    Mar05

    Ukraine Peace Process Flounders

    There has been no breakthrough in the latest diplomatic attempt to implement a peace deal in eastern Ukraine, but observers say the so-called Minsk agreements are not “dead” yet. In Paris on Thursday, foreign ministers from France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine — the so-called Normandy Format — tried to get the peace process back on...

    France Calls for Timetable for Ukraine Prisoner Exchange, Elections
    Mar05

    France Calls for Timetable for Ukraine Prisoner Exchange, Elections

    France’s foreign minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, called for a timetable for elections in eastern Ukraine and for release of prisoners on Thursday after meeting with his counterparts from Germany, Russia and Ukraine. While there has been no breakthrough in the region, VOA’s Nike Ching reports there is a concern Russia is using the talks...

    MH370: Families of missing MH370 passengers sue airline as deadline nears
    Mar05

    MH370: Families of missing MH370 passengers sue airline as deadline nears

    KUALA LUMPUR: The families of 12 passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 filed suits against the airline on Friday before a two-year deadline for legal action expires. MH370 disappeared en route to Beijing on March 8, 2014, with 239 passengers and crew on board. Multiple suits have been filed in the United States, Australian,...

    Gazprom Goes Hat in Hand to China for a Loan
    Mar05

    Gazprom Goes Hat in Hand to China for a Loan

    Gazprom is having cash flow problems, which is why it turned to the Bank of China for a 2 billion euro loan this week. The FT reports: The Russian state-controlled gas group agreed the five-year loan — one of the largest ever from a Chinese lender to a Russian company — with Bank of China’s London branch at a meeting in Shanghai on...

    What Ukraine needs now
    Mar04

    What Ukraine needs now

    Two years ago, the people of Ukraine toppled the criminal and tyrannical regime of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych after police opened fire on protestors in Kyiv’s Independence Square. Over 100 people were murdered for making one simple demand of their government — that Ukraine’s citizens be treated with dignity. Those...

    Politics of protest
    Mar04

    Politics of protest

    Useless It seems there is a global rise in street protests from causes ranging from fare increase for students to corruption by status quo politicians. No country is immune from these protests whether it is streets of Sao Palo, Istanbul, Hong Kong and Islamabad just to name few. The major reason for this growing reliance on street protest is the...

    U.S. urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks
    Mar04

    U.S. urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks

    PARIS (Reuters) – Russia needs to use its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to halt attacks by pro-Russian rebels, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Reuters on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    US urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks
    Mar04

    US urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks

    Russia needs to use its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to halt attacks by pro-Russian rebels, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Reuters on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...

    U.S. urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks
    Mar04

    U.S. urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks

    PARIS (Reuters) – Russia needs to use its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to halt attacks by pro-Russian rebels, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Reuters on Friday. …read more Source:...

    High school whiz kid was 23-year-old Ukrainian man
    Mar04

    High school whiz kid was 23-year-old Ukrainian man

    Artur Samarin stayed in the U.S. after his visa expired and spent four years as Asher Potts. …read more Source: Toronto...