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    Putin likely OK’d Alexander Litvinenko death, British inquiry says
    Jan22

    Putin likely OK’d Alexander Litvinenko death, British inquiry says

    British investigators say Russian President Vladimir Putin probably personally approved the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko, a Russian spy-turned-dissident who was exiled in Britain after criticizing Putin and describing him, among other things, as a pedophile. Retired High Court Judge Robert Owen, who conducted the inquiry, wrote that he...

    Moscow rages at ex-spy murder report
    Jan22

    Moscow rages at ex-spy murder report

    President Vladimir Putin appears set to escape sanctions despite being blamed over the murder of Alexander Litvinenko. ||| Moscow – The Russian President, Vladimir Putin, appears set to escape sanctions despite being personally blamed over the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, with the British Government being accused of a weak response to...

    Saudi-Ukrainian businessmen to explore investment
    Jan22

    Saudi-Ukrainian businessmen to explore investment

    RIYADH: The first meeting of the Saudi-Ukrainian businessmen will be held in Riyadh on Feb.1. Describing the meeting as a private sector initiative, Ukrainian Ambassador Vadim Vakhrushev told a press conference here on Tuesday that the businessmen dialogue will aim to introduce the most important investment areas in Ukraine. He said he had...

    Poland quibbles over who’s a refugee and who’s a migrant
    Jan22

    Poland quibbles over who’s a refugee and who’s a migrant

    WARSAW — Beata Szydło sought to deflect pressure for Poland to take asylum seekers by telling the European Parliament that the country is already doing its share. “You speak of migration — that’s a serious problem. Poland has taken in around a million refugees from Ukraine. People whom no one wanted to help,” Poland’s prime minister...

    EU, European stocks gain as ECB hints at more stimulus
    Jan22

    EU, European stocks gain as ECB hints at more stimulus

    NEW YORK (AFP) – European and US stocks staged a rebound Thursday on hints of additional European Central Bank stimulus and a rise in oil prices from 12-year lows.After plunging by 3.5 percent Wednesday, major European indices in Frankfurt, London and Paris shot up nearly two percent after the ECB signalled it stood ready to help if the...

    Russia’s Litvinenko Is Just One Of Many Silenced Kremlin Critics
    Jan22

    Russia’s Litvinenko Is Just One Of Many Silenced Kremlin Critics

    While a report by a British judge found that Russian president Vladimir Putin probably approved of the Russian security service’s plan to kill Alexander Litvinenko, a former KGB officer turned Kremlin critic, justice remains far for many other dead, disappeared or jailed Putin critics. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, 56...

    Kiev, Amsterdam coordinate policies ahead of vote on EU-Ukraine Association
    Jan22

    Kiev, Amsterdam coordinate policies ahead of vote on EU-Ukraine Association

    KIEV, Jan. 22 — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed the EU-Ukraine relations with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, coordinating their positions ahead of a referendum on the approval of the Association Agreement between Brussels and Kiev, the presidential press service said Thursday. The Netherlands is set to hold the advisory...

    U.S., German leaders discuss refugee crisis
    Jan22

    U.S., German leaders discuss refugee crisis

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 — U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday discussed by phone the European response to the refugee crisis, the White House said. Both leaders agreed that the upcoming Syria donors conference in London presents an important opportunity to galvanize global efforts to address the Syrian...

    British inquiry: Putin ‘probably’ approved murder of KGB agent
    Jan22

    British inquiry: Putin ‘probably’ approved murder of KGB agent

    Former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko lying in a London hospital in November 2006, dying of radiation poisoning. Photo credit: NYT LONDON (REUTERS/BLOOMBERG/AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin probably approved a Russian intelligence operation to murder former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, a judge led-British inquiry into the 2006 killing...

    Obama Plans Summit On Global Refugees At UN
    Jan22

    Obama Plans Summit On Global Refugees At UN

    U.S. President Barack Obama plans to host world leaders for a summit on global refugees at the UN General Assembly in September. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...