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    A number of people are noticeably missing from the global jet set
    Feb08

    A number of people are noticeably missing from the global jet set

    ReutersThere are people in the world who rarely stay in one place. They’re the executives, the entrepreneurs, and the global citizens who feel just as comfortable in Dubai as they do in Shanghai. Call them your global jet setters, if you like. And in 2016 they’ve started to notice that some members of their group have gone missing —...

    Russia puts troops on high alert ahead of military drills
    Feb08

    Russia puts troops on high alert ahead of military drills

    Russia has put its troops on combat alert across the country’s southwestern territories amid massive military drills meant to test the readiness of the military. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Monday that troops were scrambled to the drill zone and put on high alert earlier in the day to mark the beginning of the military...

    Normal life in East Ukraine waits on demining efforts
    Feb08

    Normal life in East Ukraine waits on demining efforts

    Wednesday is the first anniversary of the “Minsk agreement”:http://www.osce.org/ukraine-smm/216511 that was supposed to end the crisis between… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine backtracks on Babi Yar plans amid accusations of Holocaust revisionism
    Feb08

    Ukraine backtracks on Babi Yar plans amid accusations of Holocaust revisionism

    Ukrainian gov’t is facing allegations that it’s engaging in historical revisionism following announcement of plans to revamp massacre site to generic symbol rather than emblem of Holocaust. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukraine’s Ex-Economy Minister Sharing Evidence With Anticorruption Investigators
    Feb08

    Ukraine’s Ex-Economy Minister Sharing Evidence With Anticorruption Investigators

    Former Ukrainian Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius says he is providing anticorruption investigators evidence of influence peddling involving key government officials and state companies. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian troops put on high alert as part of massive drills
    Feb08

    Russian troops put on high alert as part of massive drills

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has scrambled thousands of troops and hundreds of warplanes across southwestern Russia for large-scale military drills intended to test the troops’ readiness amid continuing tensions with the West. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that military units were put on combat alert early Monday, marking...

    Thirty Years After Chernobyl, Ukraine Doubles Down On Nuclear Power
    Feb08

    Thirty Years After Chernobyl, Ukraine Doubles Down On Nuclear Power

    Ukraine is pushing ahead with plans to modernize its aging, Soviet-designed nuclear power plants as part of a grander vision to merge with EU energy markets and further cut ties with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Writers from 15 countries to gather in Minsk for symposium
    Feb08

    Writers from 15 countries to gather in Minsk for symposium

    Taking part in the symposium will be representatives of Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, China, Turkey, Israel, and Italy. …read more Source:...

    [Opinion] Dutch voters could derail gay rights in Ukraine
    Feb08

    [Opinion] Dutch voters could derail gay rights in Ukraine

    If Dutch voters stop the EU-Ukraine treaty in a referendum in April, they will help to stall the reform process. What will happen to Ukraine’s LGBT community? …read more Source:...

    Belarus’ Year of Culture to be in spotlight at Minsk Book Fair
    Feb08

    Belarus’ Year of Culture to be in spotlight at Minsk Book Fair

    The 23rd Minsk International Book Fair will be held on 10 to 14 February. Guests from 29 countries, including Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, the United Kingdom, France, the United States and others, will take part in the forum. …read more Source:...