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    Ukraine faces fresh crisis after economy minister quits
    Feb04

    Ukraine faces fresh crisis after economy minister quits

    Ukraine faced the prospect Thursday of a fresh political crisis as its reformist economy minister resigned in protest at alleged influence-peddling and state graft. …read more Source: Global...

    These Are the World’s ‘Most Miserable’ Economies
    Feb04

    These Are the World’s ‘Most Miserable’ Economies

    Venezuela, Argentina and South Africa top the list of the “world’s most miserable economies,” according to a new Bloomberg report. The list ranks 63 world economies factoring in each country’s unemployment and inflation rates.Top ranking Venezuela, four times as miserable as its closest competitor on the list, has a staggering...

    Ukraine faces fresh crisis after economy minister quits (AFP)
    Feb04

    Ukraine faces fresh crisis after economy minister quits (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine faced the prospect Thursday of a fresh political crisis sparked by its reformist economy minister’s resignation in protest at alleged influence-peddling and state graft. …read more Source: The West...

    MEPs Condemn Russia’s ‘Unprecedented’ Abuses Against Crimean Tatars
    Feb04

    MEPs Condemn Russia’s ‘Unprecedented’ Abuses Against Crimean Tatars

    The European Parliament has passed a resolution slamming the “unprecedented levels of human rights abuses” being perpetrated against Crimean Tatars by Russian authorities in the Moscow-annexed Ukrainian region. Since the beginning of the year, Crimean Tatars have endured a wave of searches, interrogations, confiscations, and other...

    Ukraine struggles to recruit soldiers for war in east
    Feb04

    Ukraine struggles to recruit soldiers for war in east

    War-weary Ukraine is struggling to recruit soldiers to fight pro-Russian separatists in the east, with enthusiasm sapped by reports of ill-equipped troops and poor treatment of families of missing soldiers. …read more Source: Channel...

    Political Crisis Boosts Moldova’s Pro-Russians but Corruption Real Threat
    Feb04

    Political Crisis Boosts Moldova’s Pro-Russians but Corruption Real Threat

    A corruption crisis unfolding in Moldova has given a boost to Russia-leaning political parties, say analysts, even as the country remains on a pro-Europe path. Protesters in January stormed the parliament building in the capital, Chisinau, and demanded new elections after the closed-door, midnight inauguration of Pavel Filip, the third prime...

    Lithuania’s Power Play Challenges Russia’s Energy Dominance In Baltics
    Feb04

    Lithuania’s Power Play Challenges Russia’s Energy Dominance In Baltics

    It used to have some of the most expensive electricity prices in Europe and was reliant on Russia for all of its energy needs. Today, Lithuania is no longer at the mercy of Moscow, thanks to a liquefied natural gas terminal it has developed. The small Baltic nation is now helping its neighbors break their dependence on Russian gas....

    Six additional Ukrainian TV channels to appear in Europe, including Baltic States
    Feb04

    Six additional Ukrainian TV channels to appear in Europe, including Baltic States

    Six additional TV channels will be transmitted over Europe, including Baltic states, announced satellite operator SES, who’s one of the teleports operates in Riga, providing satellite communications services to broadcasters over more than 50 orbital satellite fleet. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Video Shows Raid On Crimean Tatar Business
    Feb04

    Video Shows Raid On Crimean Tatar Business

    This activist video shows a Russian police raid on the Simferopol headquarters of SimSitiTrans, a business owned by the father of Crimean Tatar activist Lenur Islyamov. Masked men, dressed in black and carrying assault rifles, leave refuse to answer any questions or present any ID. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland Relaunches Inquiry into 2010 Presidential Jet Crash in Russia
    Feb04

    Poland Relaunches Inquiry into 2010 Presidential Jet Crash in Russia

    Poland’s new government on Thursday relaunched an inquiry into the death of President Lech Kaczynski in a plane crash in Russia in 2010, a move likely to strain Warsaw’s relations with its former overlord, already fragile over the Ukraine crisis. An inquiry by the previous government returned a verdict of pilot error but the winner of...