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    Nato considers first formal talks with Russia since 2014
    Jan20

    Nato considers first formal talks with Russia since 2014

    Nato is discussing whether to invite Russia to their first formal talks since 2014, aiming to put ties damaged by the Ukraine crisis back on an even keel, diplomatic sources said Wednesday. Despite their differences both sides recognised the need for “transparency”, the sources said, against a backdrop of a series of crises including...

    5 Ways Social Media Is Changing “Business As Usual” for Governments
    Jan20

    5 Ways Social Media Is Changing “Business As Usual” for Governments

    Social media is changing “business as usual” for governments, opening up democratic processes, delivering services both to understand and surveil constituents, managing threats and conducting direct diplomacy. Even so, adoption of social media is slow and uneven, with vast differences both between and within states. As more and more...

    Ukraine disputes Poland claim of taking 1 million refugees
    Jan20

    Ukraine disputes Poland claim of taking 1 million refugees

    A Ukrainian official is disputing a claim by Polish prime minister that Poland has taken in 1 million Ukrainian refugees. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian ruble slides to record low in Moscow trading
    Jan20

    Russian ruble slides to record low in Moscow trading

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian ruble slid to a record low against the dollar Wednesday under pressure from the low oil price. The ruble traded above 81.8 to the dollar in Moscow on Wednesday evening, down by around four percent. That beat the mark of 80.1 set when the currency crashed in value in December 2014 before stabilizing. Russia’s...

    Ukraine Disputes Poland Claim of Taking 1 Million Refugees
    Jan20

    Ukraine Disputes Poland Claim of Taking 1 Million Refugees

    A Ukrainian official is disputing a claim by Polish prime minister that Poland has taken in 1 million Ukrainian refugees …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine disputes Poland claim of taking 1 million refugees
    Jan20

    Ukraine disputes Poland claim of taking 1 million refugees

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Ukrainian official is disputing a claim by Polish prime minister that Poland has taken in 1 million Ukrainian refugees. The Ukrainian ambassador to Poland, Andrii Deshchytsia, said Wednesday that in fact Poland only granted refugee status to two Ukrainian citizens last year and that the many Ukrainians in Poland are...

    The Case Against Saakashvili
    Jan20

    The Case Against Saakashvili

    It’s temping to see Georgia’s crusading former president as the solution to all of Ukraine’s problems. Here’s why caution is in order. …read more Source: Foreign...

    NATO considers first formal talks with Russia since 2014: Sources
    Jan20

    NATO considers first formal talks with Russia since 2014: Sources

    Despite their differences both sides recognised the need for “transparency”, the sources said, against a backdrop of a series of crises including Ukraine and the war in Syria. …read more Source: Channel...

    4 Things Obama Can Do to Stop the World from Nuking Itself Before He Leaves Office
    Jan20

    4 Things Obama Can Do to Stop the World from Nuking Itself Before He Leaves Office

    Climate change and nuclear weapons pose the biggest risk to our planet’s future. President Obama made a wise decision to avoid reciting a laundry list of new initiatives in his State of the Union address. After all, Congress will be in session only 111 days this year, the Republicans control both houses and he’s a lame duck. So how...

    How Gazprom lost influence over EU gas
    Jan20

    How Gazprom lost influence over EU gas

    Decision to cut off Ukraine looks like one of the great acts of corporate self-sabotage …read more Source: Financial...