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    Leader: The new young fogeys
    Feb03

    Leader: The new young fogeys

    Twenty-two years after Oasis sang, “All I need are cigarettes and alcohol,” the young are abandoning both. Every generation likes to bemoan the excesses and irresponsibility of the young. This should stop. The youth of today – the “new young fogeys”, as we call them – are the best-behaved generation since the social and cultural upheavals of the...

    Germany’s Merkel presses Putin on Ukraine separatists
    Feb03

    Germany’s Merkel presses Putin on Ukraine separatists

    BERLIN (AP) — The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged President Vladimir Putin to use Russia’s influence with separatists in eastern Ukraine to help secure progress toward a political solution. …read more Source: CNS...

    Putin and Kissinger to Meet for ‘Friendly Dialogue’
    Feb03

    Putin and Kissinger to Meet for ‘Friendly Dialogue’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in Moscow, as the two have apparently kept in close touch through the years, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. German-born Kissinger served as national security advisor and later as secretary of state in the administrations of Presidents Richard...

    Ukraine warns of rising risk of war with Russia
    Feb03

    Ukraine warns of rising risk of war with Russia

    Hopes for Ukraine were hit on Wednesday, when the country’s president warned that the risk of war with Russia had risen and its economy minister resigned. …read more Source:...

    Poland salutes plan to boost NATO presence in Eastern Europe
    Feb03

    Poland salutes plan to boost NATO presence in Eastern Europe

    Poland’s foreign minister says the protection of NATO’s eastern borders needs to be increased in light of the “apparently unresolvable” conflict between Russia and Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ukraine’s economy minister quits, blaming Poroshenko ally
    Feb03

    Ukraine’s economy minister quits, blaming Poroshenko ally

    Ukraine’s economy minister resigned Wednesday, blaming a business partner of President Petro Poroshenko for blocking economic reforms. Aivaras Abromavičius, 40, a minister since December 2014, said at a press conference that he wouldn’t be a “puppet” for officials he accused of blocking overhauls of the country’s economy and...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia
    Feb03

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia

    The risk of open war between Russia and Ukraine is greater than it was a year ago and Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun an “information war” against Germany, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told the German newspaper Bild …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Poroshenko warns war between Ukraine, Russia more likely now
    Feb03

    Poroshenko warns war between Ukraine, Russia more likely now

    Andrew V. PestanoKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 3 (UPI) — Ukrainian President Poroshenko warned open war with Russia is more likely now than last year, also accusing the Kremlin of not carrying out peace agreements. …read more Source: United Press...

    Bulgaria charges four Ukrainians over Sofia grenade attack
    Feb03

    Bulgaria charges four Ukrainians over Sofia grenade attack

    Bulgarian prosecutors have charged four Ukrainians with attempted murder after a grenade attack on a former security agent in Sofia last October, a senior prosecutor said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine economy minister resigns over state graft
    Feb03

    Ukraine economy minister resigns over state graft

    Kiev – Ukraine’s economy minister abruptly tendered his resignation Wednesday saying overwhelming corruption had stifled his efforts to push through measures essential to getting growth back on track in the cash-strapped country.Aivaras Abromavicius’s shock departure laid bare divisions within the pro-Western government of...