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    Adami: Court gives man reprieve on deportation to Ukraine
    Jan15

    Adami: Court gives man reprieve on deportation to Ukraine

    The good news from a jail manager came at a very low moment for Serhii Vakurov: In solitary confinement at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre, anticipating his scheduled deportation Friday to Ukraine where he says corrupt authorities are waiting to kill him for his property. About 90 minutes earlier, a priest dropped by Vakurov’s cell to...

    US, Kremlin officials meet at Russian border for Ukraine talks
    Jan15

    US, Kremlin officials meet at Russian border for Ukraine talks

    The meeting came amid an apparent international push to shore up the brittle truce amid sporadic fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: World...

    A ‘Jungle Bro Session’ and Statue-Toppling: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Jan15

    A ‘Jungle Bro Session’ and Statue-Toppling: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    Venezuelan demonstrators use ropes to topple a Christopher Columbus statue in Caracas. Jorge Silva / ReutersThe Tragic Farce of El Chapo Patrick Radden Keefe | The New Yorker “A number of journalists who have spent years covering the border and the drug wars pointed out that whereas the [Sean] Penn interview is a bit of a stunt—a mutually...

    Top US, Kremlin officials meet at Russian border for closed Ukraine talks
    Jan15

    Top US, Kremlin officials meet at Russian border for closed Ukraine talks

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Top US and Russian officials met Friday in Russias westernmost outpost to discuss the Ukraine crisis amid a fresh international drive to bolster a fragile truce in the east of the ex-Soviet country.US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and top Kremlin aide Vladislav Surkov met near the city of Kaliningrad in Russias...

    Top U.S., Kremlin Officials Meet For Ukraine Talks Near Kaliningrad
    Jan15

    Top U.S., Kremlin Officials Meet For Ukraine Talks Near Kaliningrad

    Assistant U.S. Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and Kremlin aide Vladislav Surkov have met to discuss the Ukraine crisis near Russia’s western exclave of Kaliningrad. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, US officials hold talks on Ukraine crisis: Source
    Jan15

    Russia, US officials hold talks on Ukraine crisis: Source

    Senior officials from Russia and the United States have reportedly held a closed-door meeting to discuss the crisis in eastern Ukraine, which has been the scene of fighting between Kiev’s troops pro-Moscow forces. …read more Source: Iran...

    Is 2016 the Canary in the Coal Mine of Global Risks?
    Jan15

    Is 2016 the Canary in the Coal Mine of Global Risks?

    Recent months have seen many unexpected manifestations of global risks that the Global Risks Report has been warning about over the past years. A number of seemingly disparate events make us think that a wide range of global risks are looming larger on the radar screen than ever before. Have we reached a new level of risk? On New Year’s...

    Winter On Fire Blazes Oscar Trail With Gripping Account Of Ukraine’s Maidan Moment
    Jan15

    Winter On Fire Blazes Oscar Trail With Gripping Account Of Ukraine’s Maidan Moment

    The Oscar-nominated documentary film Winter On Fire serves as a timely and often poignant reminder of the passion that led many Ukrainians to take a leap of faith on the streets of Kyiv two years ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Could 2016 see Ukraine crisis resolved? Russian moves hint yes.
    Jan15

    Could 2016 see Ukraine crisis resolved? Russian moves hint yes.

    The halting Minsk process, meant to peaceably reunite Ukraine with its restive eastern regions, got a big boost in recent weeks with the assignment of two top Putin officials to key positions in the Russian team. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukrainian Revolution Film Bids For Oscar Glory
    Jan15

    Ukrainian Revolution Film Bids For Oscar Glory

    “Winter on Fire,” a documentary about Ukraine’s 2013-14 revolution, has been nominated for this year’s Oscars. The film tells the story of the “Maidan” protests through the eyes of a 12-year-old boy and other participants. Director Evgeny Afineevsky and music composer Jasha Klebe spoke to RFE/RL’s...