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    Poroshenko Breaches Minsk Agreements and Criticizes Little Advances
    Jan22

    Poroshenko Breaches Minsk Agreements and Criticizes Little Advances

    22 de enero de 2016, 13:06Moscow, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, pretexted today lacki of security in Donbass to justify the breaching until now of the political stage established in the peace agreements, signed in Minsk, on February 15, 2015. …read more Source: Prensa...

    U.S.-Ukraine relations: support at a time of war
    Jan22

    U.S.-Ukraine relations: support at a time of war

    U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden gets a standing ovation while addressing the Verkhovna Rada on December 8. Supporters of Ukraine thought they had won a great victory at the end of 2014 with the passage and the signing of the Ukraine Freedom Support Act; they thought the U.S. would indeed provide Ukraine with the lethal weapons […] …read more...

    Britain Under Pressure to Punish Putin Over Litvinenko Poisoning
    Jan22

    Britain Under Pressure to Punish Putin Over Litvinenko Poisoning

    Calls grew Friday for the government of British Prime Minister David Cameron to penalize Russia following the release Thursday of the results of a public inquiry on the 2006 murder of dissident Alexander Litvinenko. The exiled former Russian spy died after meeting two Russian agents at a London hotel and drinking green tea they had laced with...

    Ukrainian oligarchs settle mine dispute worth billions out of court
    Jan22

    Ukrainian oligarchs settle mine dispute worth billions out of court

    Victor Pinchuk reaches deal with Gennadiy Bogolyubov and Igor Kolomoisky before London trial, over rights to iron ore facility he says he paid £100m forA £1.3bn dispute between three Ukrainian oligarchs – one of whom is a major donor to Tony Blair’s Faith Foundation – has been settled out of court just three days before a...

    Ukraine sticks Russia with massive gas bill
    Jan22

    Ukraine sticks Russia with massive gas bill

    KIEV – Ukraine on Friday stepped up its economic warfare with Russia by demanding a mult-billion-dollar payment from the Gazprom gas giant for allegedly underpaying Kiev for its fuel transits to European states. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    ‘Panic’ as Europe faces demise over refugees, top officials say
    Jan22

    ‘Panic’ as Europe faces demise over refugees, top officials say

    The incessant flow of now over one million refugees to Europe from war-torn Syria and Iraq has handed the EU yet another crisis, following last year’s debt battles with Greece and the face-off with Russia over Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia sanctions could be lifted ‘in months’: Kerry
    Jan22

    Russia sanctions could be lifted ‘in months’: Kerry

    DAVOS (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday held out the prospect of lifting Western sanctions against Russia within months if the Minsk peace accord to end the conflict in Ukraine is fully implemented.With effort and with bona-fide legitimate intent to solve the problem on both sides, it is possible in these next months to...

    Saudis slam ‘irrational’ oil price as market tanks under $27
    Jan22

    Saudis slam ‘irrational’ oil price as market tanks under $27

    LONDON (AFP) – The worlds biggest oil exporter Saudi Arabia declared this week that ultra-low oil prices were irrational as crude hit new 12-year lows under $27 on the global supply glut.The markets dramatic slump culminated on Wednesday with New York crude collapsing to $26.19 per barrel — a point last seen in May 2003.London Brent...

    Kerry hints at lifting of sanctions on Russia
    Jan22

    Kerry hints at lifting of sanctions on Russia

    Top US diplomat John Kerry has stated that the Minsk peace plan could be fulfilled in the coming months, allowing sanctions on Moscow to be lifted. The Russian economy has been shaken by the embargo and low oil prices. …read more Source:...

    ‘Panic’ as Europe faces demise over refugees, top officials say
    Jan22

    ‘Panic’ as Europe faces demise over refugees, top officials say

    The incessant flow of now over one million refugees to Europe from war-torn Syria and Iraq has handed the EU yet another crisis, following last year’s debt battles with Greece and the face-off with Russia over Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...