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    Ukraine Expects to Restore Control Over Rebel East This Year
    Jan14

    Ukraine Expects to Restore Control Over Rebel East This Year

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s president on Thursday said he expects the separatist-held eastern Ukraine to fall back under government control before the year’s end. A military conflict between government forces and Russia-backed rebels has killed more than 9,000 people and left parts of the Ukrainian industrial heartland in ruin since...

    Adam: Algonquin has every right to teach in Saudi Arabia
    Jan14

    Adam: Algonquin has every right to teach in Saudi Arabia

    Isolation or engagement? The question has confounded governments and policy makers throughout history when faced with rogue countries or leaders whose behaviour is beyond the pale. Apartheid South Africa, China, Cuba, Iran and others have faced the pain of isolation with varying degrees of success, and now some have set their sights on Saudi...

    Belarus to reinforce border with Ukraine, border section near BelNPP in 2016
    Jan14

    Belarus to reinforce border with Ukraine, border section near BelNPP in 2016

    “We will focus our efforts on our southern border with Ukraine and the section of the border near the nuclear power plant which is currently under construction. There are two border outposts there, Buiki and Zharneli. Their construction is almost finished,” Leonid Maltsev said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine expects to restore control over rebel east this year
    Jan14

    Ukraine expects to restore control over rebel east this year

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president says he expects the government to restore control over the separatist-held eastern Ukraine before the year’s end. …read more Source: CNS...

    Turkey and Central Asia, a Slow-burn Story to Watch
    Jan14

    Turkey and Central Asia, a Slow-burn Story to Watch

    Turkey has been much in the news lately, most recently with the suicide bombing at the very heart of Istanbul. Its relation with Syria, Islamic State, Europe, and Russia has properly been the focus of attention in past months. But even in times of crisis, an observer needs to keep longer stories and trends also in view. One slower-burn story...

    Big Oil Is Collapsing: The Dangers of the Resulting Political Shake-Up
    Jan14

    Big Oil Is Collapsing: The Dangers of the Resulting Political Shake-Up

    The longer such price levels persist, the more devastating the consequences are likely to be. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.As 2015 drew to a close, many in the global energy industry were praying that the price of oil would bounce back from the abyss, restoring...

    Ukraine says would sign power contract if Crimea part of Ukraine
    Jan14

    Ukraine says would sign power contract if Crimea part of Ukraine

    Ukraine is ready to sign a new contract to supply Crimea with electricity provided the region is recognised as part of Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko told reporters at a news conference on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Customs facilitation agreement between Syria and Russia will soon see the light of day
    Jan14

    Customs facilitation agreement between Syria and Russia will soon see the light of day

    Damascus, SANA – Exporters Union discussed with a Russian delegation on Thursday ways of activating trade exchange and the arrangements required to signing a customs facilitation agreement between the two countries. The Union’s chairman Mohammad al-Sawah said work is under way to sign the agreement that is related to customs exemptions and...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko seeks EU, US help to get Crimea back (AFP)
    Jan14

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko seeks EU, US help to get Crimea back (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday he wanted EU and US help in securing Crimea’s return from Russian control and vowed to regain sovereignty over the separatist east in 2016. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian Separatists Block 100+ News Websites in ‘Lugansk People’s Republic’
    Jan14

    Ukrainian Separatists Block 100+ News Websites in ‘Lugansk People’s Republic’

    Users in occupied parts of Lugansk region report over a hundred Ukrainian news sites as blocked. Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. More than one hundred Ukrainian news websites are currently inaccessible in the self-proclaimed “Lugansk People’s Republic,” a section of eastern Ukraine’s Lugansk region that has been occupied by a...