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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    In Russia, recession takes a bite out of the holiday feast
    Dec29

    In Russia, recession takes a bite out of the holiday feast

    MOSCOW (AP) — For most Russians, it’s not New Year’s without a Salad Olivier, a dish meant to augur prosperity. This year, soaring food costs mean the tradition can also be a painful reminder of how rapidly many Russians’ wealth is fading amid recession and Western sanctions. The mix of chicken, potatoes, peas, carrots and...

    Big victories for international diplomacy | Tages-Anzeiger – Switzerland
    Dec29

    Big victories for international diplomacy | Tages-Anzeiger – Switzerland

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    EU emerges relatively unscathed from 2015 | Kapital – Bulgaria
    Dec29

    EU emerges relatively unscathed from 2015 | Kapital – Bulgaria

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    Opinion: Impressions from a Gulf Visit
    Dec29

    Opinion: Impressions from a Gulf Visit

    The famous quote “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics” attributed to Benjamin Disraeli and Mark Twain among others may not sound true now as it used to in the past; statistics, as a science, has advanced a lot since then. Thus, it may be beneficial to take seriously some predictions made based on surveys conducted by...

    Ukraine’s central bank governor says 2015 inflation hit 44 percent (Reuters)
    Dec29

    Ukraine’s central bank governor says 2015 inflation hit 44 percent (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank governor said on Wednesday that inflation this year had hit 44 percent, up from 24.9 percent in 2014. Valeriia Hontareva also said that foreign e… …read more Source: The West...

    Pre-historic migration from Middle East brought farming to Ireland
    Dec29

    Pre-historic migration from Middle East brought farming to Ireland

    WASHINGTON // Ireland underwent a massive prehistoric wave of immigration from the Middle East and eastern Europe, which could explain how modern farming arrived in the region, researchers said in a study released on Monday.The major finding, traceable via in genome sequencing, may end a long-running debate among scientists, some of whom thought...

    Lipmans: selling Liepajas metalurgs to KVV Group was a case of corruption
    Dec29

    Lipmans: selling Liepajas metalurgs to KVV Group was a case of corruption

    Selling the insolvent joint-stock metallurgical company Liepajas metalurgs to Ukraine’s KVV Group was clearly a case of corruption, businessman Kirovs Lipmans told a press conference yesterday, cites LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Body found under Kievyan bridge
    Dec29

    Body found under Kievyan bridge

    On December 29 at 09:46 a call was received that a body of about 30-year-old citizen had been found under Kievyan bridge in Yerevan. Help is needed. A rescue group and the CMC operative group left for the scene. Additional information will be provided. …read more Source:...

    Book Of Putin’s One Liners Is ‘Ideal’ Holiday Gift For Russian Patriots
    Dec29

    Book Of Putin’s One Liners Is ‘Ideal’ Holiday Gift For Russian Patriots

    MOSCOW, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Some of Vladimir Putin’s saltiest one liners have been turned into a book by his supporters who have sent a batch to the Kremlin touting it as the ideal holiday gift for patriotic Russian officials.The tome, entitled “The Words that are changing the World,” is the latest expression of admiration...

    Civilian deaths reported in east Ukraine shelling
    Dec29

    Civilian deaths reported in east Ukraine shelling

    Intense shelling rocked several small towns and villages in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region during the weekend, causing civilian casualties, reports from Ukrainian authorities and pro-independence rebels showed on Monday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...