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    German-Russian ties feel Cold War-style chill over rape case
    Feb01

    German-Russian ties feel Cold War-style chill over rape case

    By Andreas Rinke and Paul Carrel Moscow’s intervention in an alleged rape case involving a German-Russian girl has heightened suspicions in Berlin that it is trying to stir up trouble, with a view to weakening Chancellor Angela Merkel. The case of the 13-year-old, named only as Lisa F., became the focus of political intrigue after she told...

    Ways out of a blind alley in Ukraine
    Feb01

    Ways out of a blind alley in Ukraine

    Almost one year after the Minsk agreement to resolve the Ukraine crisis, diplomats are working frantically behind the scenes but the two sides are still entrenched. Frank Hofmann reports from Kyiv. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko calls for ceasefire in eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    Poroshenko calls for ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

    President Petro Poroshenko has called for peace to be implemented in Ukraine’s east during a trip to Berlin. His demand comes a day before Kyiv’s parliament discusses constitutional reform for more autonomy for the east. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko calls for ceasefire in eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    Poroshenko calls for ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

    President Petro Poroshenko has called for peace to be implemented in Ukraine’s east during a trip to Berlin. His demand comes a day before Kyiv’s parliament discusses constitutional reform for more autonomy for the east. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russia still sending troops, weapons to east Ukraine: Poroshenko (AFP)
    Feb01

    Russia still sending troops, weapons to east Ukraine: Poroshenko (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – Ukraine’s president Monday accused Russia of sending troops and weapons into the ex-Soviet state’s conflict-torn east, and warned that a fragile peace deal was not being fully implemented. …read more Source: The West...

    Kyiv Criticizes French TV Documentary On Maidan Protests
    Feb01

    Kyiv Criticizes French TV Documentary On Maidan Protests

    The Ukrainian Embassy in Paris has expressed disappointment at a French television channel’s decision to collaborate on, and air, a documentary that Kyiv argues grossly distorts events of the country’s 2013-14 upheaval that ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chechen leader Kadyrov posts video of Russian opposition leader in gun sights
    Feb01

    Chechen leader Kadyrov posts video of Russian opposition leader in gun sights

    Mikhail Kasyanov, whose co-leader of Russian party was gunned down a year ago, says video by Chechnya’s pro-Kremlin leader is ‘direct threat of a murder’Chechnya’s Kremlin-backed leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, has posted a video of the Russian opposition leader Mikhail Kasyanov in a gunman’s crosshairs.Kadyrov has engaged in...

    Man City land Guardiola to drive European dream
    Feb01

    Man City land Guardiola to drive European dream

    Bayern Munich’s coach Pep Guardiola during the match on December 5, 2015. Photo: Reuters LONDON: English Premier League club Manchester City have named Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola as their new manager from July, hoping the Spaniard can emulate the glory years he enjoyed at Barcelona. READ ALSO Guardiola to manage Manchester City from...

    ‘We are prepared for a guilty verdict,’ says lawyer of Ukrainian air force pilot jailed in Russia
    Feb01

    ‘We are prepared for a guilty verdict,’ says lawyer of Ukrainian air force pilot jailed in Russia

    Jailed Ukrainian air force pilot Nadyia Savchenko, whose case has become a cause célèbre since she was detained in June 2014 on charges of directing a fatal mortar attack on two Russian journalists, is testifying in a Russian court today, but her lawyers say only some form of political intervention will get her released. …read more Source:...

    National Power Grids Increasingly Targeted in Cyber Attacks
    Feb01

    National Power Grids Increasingly Targeted in Cyber Attacks

    Ukraine’s electric power grid is once again under cyberattack, just one month after a similar incident successfully brought down portions of the system and left millions in the dark. Worse, researchers studying the attacks say the malware believed responsible – a new version of the so-called BlackEnergy bug – has likely spread to numerous...