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    Beijing could turn the South China Sea into a ‘Chinese lake’ by 2030
    Jan20

    Beijing could turn the South China Sea into a ‘Chinese lake’ by 2030

    REUTERSBy 2030, China will be such an unquestioned superpower that the South China Sea will be nothing more than a “Chinese lake,” the Center for Strategic and International Studies writes in a new report. China’s dominance in the region is due to Beijing’s projected continual development of aircraft carrier groups and the...

    Ukraine toughens position in negotiations to end conflict
    Jan20

    Ukraine toughens position in negotiations to end conflict

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    Ukraine toughens position in negotiations to end conflict
    Jan20

    Ukraine toughens position in negotiations to end conflict

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” Ukraine is hardening its position in negotiations to end the conflict in the country’s east, saying it must regain control of its entire border with Russia before elections can be held in the regions controlled… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Gazprom’s Spinning Wheels
    Jan20

    Gazprom’s Spinning Wheels

    Russia’s state-owned natural gas company Gazprom has seen its market value drop by nearly 90 percent over the past six years, and it has itself to blame. As the FT reports, Gazprom’s decision (twice) to turn off gas to Ukraine in recent winters has pushed Europe into seeking ways to blunt Putin’s energy weapon: The cut-offs...

    News24.com | Kiev, Warsaw clash over Ukrainians in Poland
    Jan20

    News24.com | Kiev, Warsaw clash over Ukrainians in Poland

    Kiev and Warsaw have disagreed on whether the one million Ukrainians living in Poland are refugees or economic migrants, as Europe tackles an unprecedented immigration crisis. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Toughens Position in Negotiations to End Conflict
    Jan20

    Ukraine Toughens Position in Negotiations to End Conflict

    Ukraine hardens its position in negotiations to end the conflict in the country’s east, saying it must regain control of its entire border with Russia before elections can be held in the regions controlled by Russia-backed rebels …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine plans new diplomatic push to recover Crimea: Finance Minister
    Jan20

    Ukraine plans new diplomatic push to recover Crimea: Finance Minister

    DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Ukraine plans soon to launch a fresh diplomatic initiative to recover the Crimean peninsula from Russia which annexed it in 2014, Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko told Reuters on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Latvia marks 25th anniversary of resistance to Soviet rule
    Jan20

    Latvia marks 25th anniversary of resistance to Soviet rule

    Hundreds of people gathered in Riga’s old town, where white-striped burgundy Latvian flags flapped from buildings and on rooftops of the freezing capital. In 1991, more than 15,000 people across the country participated in erecting barricades, including former policeman Renars Zalais, who was wounded in an attack by elite Soviet commandos...

    UN Foresees Slight Improvement in Global Growth
    Jan20

    UN Foresees Slight Improvement in Global Growth

    The United Nations foresees a slight improvement in world economic growth over the next two years, following last year’s less than stellar performance. According to the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016 report — jointly published by the U.N. Conference on Trade and Development and the U.N. Economic Commission for Europe — the...

    Ukrainian ambassador rejects Polish premier’s ‘million refugees’ claim
    Jan20

    Ukrainian ambassador rejects Polish premier’s ‘million refugees’ claim

    Ukraine’s ambassador to Poland on Wednesday rejected the Polish prime minister’s claim that her country hosts a million Ukrainian refugees, saying they were not refugees and could at most be called “economic migrants”. …read more Source: Channel...