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    Kiev Journal: Ukrainian War Veterans Trade Heat of Battle for Pizza Ovens
    Jan26

    Kiev Journal: Ukrainian War Veterans Trade Heat of Battle for Pizza Ovens

    A new pizzeria in Kiev that hires only veterans of the war in eastern Ukraine as cooks offers free pies to veterans and hope in a place that hasn’t had much lately. …read more Source: The New York...

    Intelligent video surveillance system to be installed on Belarus-Ukraine border
    Jan26

    Intelligent video surveillance system to be installed on Belarus-Ukraine border

    “In 2016 we are planning to sign a €350,000 contract for the development of an automated intelligent video surveillance system to monitor the movement of vehicles and goods through the Belarusian-Ukrainian border,” said Yuri Senko. …read more Source:...

    Schools Closed In Kharkiv As Ukraine Announces Flu Epidemic
    Jan26

    Schools Closed In Kharkiv As Ukraine Announces Flu Epidemic

    Authorities in Ukraine’s eastern city of Kharkiv have closed all secondary schools due to a flu outbreak. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Latvia to continue non-recognition policy of Russian annexation of Crimea  – The Baltic Times
    Jan26

    Latvia to continue non-recognition policy of Russian annexation of Crimea – The Baltic Times

    Latvia’s Foreign Minister, Edgars Rinkevics, confirmed during a Latvian parliamentary session on January 26, that the country will pursue …… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Ukraine, Poland And Lithuania Create Military Brigade Amid Russian Regional Aggression
    Jan26

    Ukraine, Poland And Lithuania Create Military Brigade Amid Russian Regional Aggression

    Troops from Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine will form a new brigade that will take part in peacekeeping missions and help Kiev increase its military abilities, the Associated Press reported Monday. The brigade is scheduled to be operational in 2017 as Eastern European states continue to worry about Russian aggression in the region. …read more...

    Putin is ‘picture of corruption’: US Treasury official
    Jan26

    Putin is ‘picture of corruption’: US Treasury official

    LONDON: A senior US Treasury official has directly accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of corruption, in a BBC programme that aired Monday. The US government imposed sanctions against a number of Kremlin insiders in 2014 after Russia’s annexation of Crimea in Ukraine, but did not accuse Putin of direct involvement in corruption....

    Russian FM: West must persuade Ukraine to honor peace deal
    Jan26

    Russian FM: West must persuade Ukraine to honor peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia’s foreign minister says the extension of Western sanctions against Russia has been interpreted by Ukraine as a permission to drag its feet on fulfilling its end of a peace deal.Lavrov said Tuesday that Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Romania offers Moldova $65 million loan to spur reforms
    Jan26

    Romania offers Moldova $65 million loan to spur reforms

    Romania’s prime minister offered Moldova a loan of 60 million euros ($65 million) on Tuesday to prevent economic collapse in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic — if certain conditions are met. To get the money, Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos said Moldova will have to reform its justice system, fight corruption, sign a draft agreement for a...

    Russian FM: West must persuade Ukraine to honor peace deal
    Jan26

    Russian FM: West must persuade Ukraine to honor peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister says the extension of Western sanctions against Russia has been interpreted by Ukraine as a permission to drag its feet on fulfilling its end of a peace deal. Lavrov said Tuesday that Ukraine is obliged to hold elections in the rebel east and give it broad rights under peace deal. The February 2015...

    Russian FM: West Must Persuade Ukraine to Honor Peace Deal
    Jan26

    Russian FM: West Must Persuade Ukraine to Honor Peace Deal

    Russia’s foreign minister says the West has given Ukraine a wrong signal by focusing on the need for Moscow to fulfill a peace deal intended to end a conflict in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...