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    Ukraine political working group to resume talks in Minsk 20 January
    Jan19

    Ukraine political working group to resume talks in Minsk 20 January

    “The working group on political affairs on East Ukraine settlement will resume talks in Minsk in the morning of 20 January,” the Minsitry of Foreign Affairs said. …read more Source:...

    Russia uses the refugee crisis for propaganda
    Jan19

    Russia uses the refugee crisis for propaganda

    Russian television is reporting that a young girl of Russian-German descent was raped by immigrants in Berlin. The police have denied the claim. The story is reminiscent of propaganda used during the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine ramps up peace talks with French, German envoys
    Jan19

    Ukraine ramps up peace talks with French, German envoys

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has held talks with top German and French diplomats in a push to end the uneasy stalemate in the former Soviet nation’s 21-month pro-Russian separatist conflict …read more Source: The Daily...

    Row over Ukraine city’s new name
    Jan19

    Row over Ukraine city’s new name

    Ukrainian campaigners are at loggerheads over the renaming of Kirovohrad. …read more Source:...

    News24.com | 300 Ukraine towns without power in winter freeze
    Jan19

    News24.com | 300 Ukraine towns without power in winter freeze

    Almost 300 Ukrainian towns have been left without power while snowdrifts and blizzards trapped hundreds of vehicles and dozens of ambulances across the former Soviet state. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Plans Cyber Security Review After ‘Russian’ Attack on Key Airport
    Jan19

    Ukraine Plans Cyber Security Review After ‘Russian’ Attack on Key Airport

    Boryspil airport in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv was the target of a hacker attack officials claim originated in Russia. Image from Wikimedia Commons. Officials in Ukraine are set to reconsider the state’s cyber security and defense systems, including those at airports and railway stations, after a recent malware attack on Kiev’s main...

    Amid Russian Aggression, Germany Calls For Russia-NATO Talks And Poland Asks For More Troops
    Jan19

    Amid Russian Aggression, Germany Calls For Russia-NATO Talks And Poland Asks For More Troops

    As Central and Eastern European states remain nervous over Russia’s actions in Ukraine, Germany’s foreign minister has called for the Kremlin and NATO to hold more talks, Russian state-owned media reported Tuesday. The call comes after Poland urged NATO to deploy more troops and equipment in the region due to Russian aggression....

    Ukraine Trebles Price for Transiting Russian Gas to Europe
    Jan19

    Ukraine Trebles Price for Transiting Russian Gas to Europe

    Ukraine has more than trebled the price for transiting Russian natural gas to Europe via its territory since the start of 2016, according to Ukrainian media outlet energy.apostrophe.com.ua. The change means that Russia’s Gazprom now must pay Ukraine USD 7.9 to carry 1,000 cubic meters of gas along a distance of 100 km of Ukrainian...

    Litvinenko: British inquiry likely to see Russia’s hand in death of ex-KGB agent
    Jan19

    Litvinenko: British inquiry likely to see Russia’s hand in death of ex-KGB agent

    "Everything which blames or is seen as an accusation against Russia is perceived in a very personal way by Vladimir Putin," he said. "He will react in a very angry way which will not help to improve relations with the UK." A British inquiry into the death of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, poisoned in London a decade ago with...

    Canada’s Record of Accepting Refugees, from Chile and Vietnam in the Past, to Syria Today
    Jan19

    Canada’s Record of Accepting Refugees, from Chile and Vietnam in the Past, to Syria Today

    The Santiago Times By Roger Annis The story of Vietnamese ‘boat people’ fleeing Vietnam following the end of the disastrous U.S. war in that country in 1975 is an enduring one in Canada’s political discourse. It has served to cover up uncomfortable truths about U.S. war crimes against the Vietnamese people as well as Canada’s...