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    Minsk platform hailed as instrumental in negotiating peaceful settlement in Ukraine
    Jan22

    Minsk platform hailed as instrumental in negotiating peaceful settlement in Ukraine

    The process is progressing. The process has been effective as the ceasefire mostly holds. There is shelling, but people do not die, Ukraine’s Consul General said. …read more Source:...

    Flu Virus Is New Killer In Eastern Ukraine
    Jan22

    Flu Virus Is New Killer In Eastern Ukraine

    A flu epidemic is sweeping through the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk — and the conflict smoldering nearby is making the situation even worse. Doctors are unable to identify the exact strain of the virus, because the laboratory they need is across the front lines in separatist-controlled Donetsk. (RFE/RL’s Current Time TV)...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine Expects $7 Bln from IMF
    Jan22

    Poroshenko: Ukraine Expects $7 Bln from IMF

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said Ukraine expects to receive $7 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) this year. …read more Source:...

    US to seek boost in UN humanitarian funding amid refugee crisis
    Jan22

    US to seek boost in UN humanitarian funding amid refugee crisis

    US Secretary of State John Kerry attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland on Friday, January 22, 2016. Photo: AP DAVOS: US Secretary of State John Kerry took aim Friday at government corruption, saying it fuels crime, violent extremism and disillusionment with society that contributes to the global...

    Ukraine Celebrates Day of Unification and Freedom
    Jan22

    Ukraine Celebrates Day of Unification and Freedom

    On January 22, Ukraine is celebrating the Day of Unification and Freedom. …read more Source:...

    Russia Boosts Military Presence In Response To Increasing NATO Drills In Eastern Europe
    Jan22

    Russia Boosts Military Presence In Response To Increasing NATO Drills In Eastern Europe

    The Russian military will strengthen its presence in the country’s western and central region in 2016 as a response to the intensifying NATO drills amid the Ukraine crisis. NATO forces have increased their presence in eastern Europe since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, a move that triggered strong opposition from Western...

    Kerry says governmental corruption fuels extremism
    Jan22

    Kerry says governmental corruption fuels extremism

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry took aim Friday at government corruption, saying it fuels crime, violent extremism and disillusionment with society that contributes to the global refugee crisis. He also said the Obama administration will seek a major boost in funding for refugee support this year and press for at...

    Football: Besiktas sign Ukrainian goalkeeper
    Jan22

    Football: Besiktas sign Ukrainian goalkeeper

    Moved from Dnipro, Boyko inks 4.5-year-contract with Turkish club …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Armenia to be guest of honor at Minsk Book Fair
    Jan22

    Armenia to be guest of honor at Minsk Book Fair

    Armenia will be the Guest of Honor of the Minsk International Book Fair to be held in the Belarusian capital on 10 to 14 February, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Information Ministry. In different years, the honorary title was given to Russia, Ukraine, Israel, Kazakhstan, France, Germany, Venezuela, and China. This year’s edition of the...

    Ukraine Levies $3.5 Billion Fine On Russia’s Gazprom
    Jan22

    Ukraine Levies $3.5 Billion Fine On Russia’s Gazprom

    Ukraine’s state antimonopoly agency has imposed a $3.5 billion fine on Russia’s Gazprom for allegedly abusing its monopoly control of Ukraine’s natural-gas transit system. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...