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    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...

    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

    Meeting came amid apparent international push to shore up brittle truce as sporadic fighting pe… …read more Source:...

    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...

    Celebrating the Malanka winter festival – in pictures
    Jan15

    Celebrating the Malanka winter festival – in pictures

    Villagers in Krasnoilsk, western Ukraine, celebrate Malanka, the old New Year’s Eve. According to the Julian calendar it falls on 13 January, and is marked with two days of festivities to symbolise the release of spring … …read more Source: The...

    Greece, refugee crisis and Brexit? No this ISN’T the end of the EU insists defiant Juncker
    Jan15

    Greece, refugee crisis and Brexit? No this ISN’T the end of the EU insists defiant Juncker

    TOP Brussels bureaucrat Jean-Claude Juncker today defiantly insisted this year isn’t “the beginning of the end” for the European Union despite the problems mounting up for the 28-member bloc. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine launches new China trade route bypassing Russia
    Jan15

    Ukraine launches new China trade route bypassing Russia

    [ILLICHIVSK, UKRAINE] Ukraine on Friday launched the first cargo train to China that will bypass Russia along a new “Silk Road” meant to counter the Kremlin’s most stringent trade embargo on Kiev to date. …read more Source: The Business...

    Ukraine launches new China trade route bypassing Russia
    Jan15

    Ukraine launches new China trade route bypassing Russia

    Ukraine has launched the first cargo train to China that will bypass Russia along a new “Silk Road” meant to counter the Kremlin’s most stringent trade embargo on Kiev to date. …read more Source: The Times of...

    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 – Top US and Russian officials met Friday in Russia’s westernmost outpost to discuss the Ukraine crisis amid attempts to bolster a fragile truce in the east of the ex-Soviet country, a source told AFP.US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and top Kremlin aide Vladislav Surkov met near the city of Kaliningrad in...