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    Russian Officials Scramble For Solutions As Low Oil Price And Economic Problems Bite
    Feb02

    Russian Officials Scramble For Solutions As Low Oil Price And Economic Problems Bite

    MOSCOW — Sergei Glazyev has made his name with a series of forthright and frequently outlandish proclamations on everything from intervention in Ukraine and Syria to Russia’s dwindling oil profits. Tuesday proved no different as the hawkish economic adviser to President Vladimir Putin told reporters in the Russian capital that currency...

    Russia’s economic crisis has produced a ‘bizarre’ paradox
    Feb02

    Russia’s economic crisis has produced a ‘bizarre’ paradox

    Maxim Zmeyev/ReutersAs Russia wrestles with an economic crisis, more and more Porsches and Rolls-Royces are appearing on its roads. It seems something of a paradox; while mass-market car sales in the country have tumbled along with the rouble and oil prices, one area is bucking the trend – luxury cars. Sales of Porsche, Bentley, Rolls-Royce...

    Wikipedia Ukraine Gains 1,000 New Pages in Three Days
    Feb02

    Wikipedia Ukraine Gains 1,000 New Pages in Three Days

    A push to increase Ukrainian-language content on online encyclopedia Wikipedia has resulted in over 1,000 new pages being created in the space of three days, independent news agency Interfax has reported. The preservation of the Ukrainian language has been a priority of the Ukrainian government since toppling pro-Russian President Viktor...

    Guardiola to become Man City manager, replacing Pellegrini
    Feb02

    Guardiola to become Man City manager, replacing Pellegrini

    Pep Guardiola and Manchester City have long been considered a likely match: Soccer’s most admired coach and a club with massive spending power seeking to become the dominant force in Europe. It’s been four years in the making, but finally they’ll be united. City announced Monday that Guardiola will take over as manager on a...

    News24.com | Merkel: Putin should use his influence to end Ukraine crisis
    Feb02

    News24.com | Merkel: Putin should use his influence to end Ukraine crisis

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his influence with pro-Kremlin separatists in eastern Ukraine to bring an end to the conflict in the region. …read more Source:...

    Use influence’ to rein in Ukraine rebels: Angela Merkel tells Putin
    Feb02

    Use influence’ to rein in Ukraine rebels: Angela Merkel tells Putin

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his influence to rein in pro-Kremlin rebels in eastern Ukraine, a day after the German leader warned that a peace deal was not being fully implemented. During a phonecall, Merkel “made it clear to President Putin that in order to...

    Bulgaria Police Arrest Alleged Mastermind of Attack on Ex-Security Agent
    Feb02

    Bulgaria Police Arrest Alleged Mastermind of Attack on Ex-Security Agent

    A Ukrainian citizen has been detained in Bulgaria who the prosecution believes to have masterminded the attack against former security agent Alexei Petrov, the Bulgarian National Television has said.More to follow. …read more Source:...

    Cutting-edge MRI scanner installed in Grodno thanks to transboundary cooperation project
    Feb02

    Cutting-edge MRI scanner installed in Grodno thanks to transboundary cooperation project

    The medical equipment worth €1.3 million has been bought thanks to the hospital’s participation in the transboundary program Poland-Belarus-Ukraine. The equipment has been installed by German specialists. Medics started examining the first few patients on 2 February. …read more Source:...

    US proposes more Pentagon funding for Europe aid, equipment
    Feb02

    US proposes more Pentagon funding for Europe aid, equipment

    Obama, warning that Russia had taken an “aggressive posture” near NATO countries, called it a “challenging and important time” for the alliance, whose members in Europe are increasingly concerned about Russia’s intentions after its incursions in Ukraine. Addressing the beefed-up request for funding to fight IS,...

    FRANCE – RUSSIA -UKRAINE: Ukraine asks French TV channel not to show documentary on far-right militias
    Feb02

    FRANCE – RUSSIA -UKRAINE: Ukraine asks French TV channel not to show documentary on far-right militias

    0 A French documentary on the influence of far-right militias in the Ukraine conflict has caused a storm with the Ukrainian embassy in France asking TV channel Canal+ not to broadcast it. The programme The Masks of the Revolution gave a …read more Source: Radio France...