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    Deadly Swine Flu Hits Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Kazakhstan
    Jan19

    Deadly Swine Flu Hits Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Kazakhstan

    The deadly swine flu has caused deaths in Russia and other former Soviet republics. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Amid Russian Aggression, Germany Calls For Russia-NATO Talks And Poland Asks For More Troops
    Jan19

    Amid Russian Aggression, Germany Calls For Russia-NATO Talks And Poland Asks For More Troops

    As Central and Eastern European states remain nervous over Russia’s actions in Ukraine, Germany’s foreign minister has called for the Kremlin and NATO to hold more talks, Russian state-owned media reported Tuesday. The call comes after Poland urged NATO to deploy more troops and equipment in the region due to Russian aggression....

    Russia Economy 2016 Update: Moscow’s Once Hot Real Estate Market Feels Oil Price Slump
    Jan19

    Russia Economy 2016 Update: Moscow’s Once Hot Real Estate Market Feels Oil Price Slump

    Oil prices below $30 a barrel paired with Western economic sanctions after the annexation of Crimea have hit Russia’s struggling economy, with Moscow’s housing market dropping by almost 30 percent last year, local media reported Tuesday. The news comes the same day as the International Monetary Fund downgraded its economic growth...

    Meet One of Ukraine’s Wild and Crazy Rich Kids
    Jan19

    Meet One of Ukraine’s Wild and Crazy Rich Kids

    The wild-and-crazy kids of the country’s elite are often known to be hard-partiers and big spenders with little accountability for transgressions. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Google could be poised for a huge 2016
    Jan19

    Russia’s Google could be poised for a huge 2016

    The Motley FoolAs far as headlines go, it hasn’t been a good run lately for investors who’ve bet on the Russian economy. Between record-low oil prices, civil and military unrest in neighboring Ukraine, and constant threats from Russian leader Vladimir Putin, the average Joe sitting at home in America has more than enough reason to shy...

    2 war reporters on the campaign trail in Iowa
    Jan18

    2 war reporters on the campaign trail in Iowa

    …More about Politics, Hillary Clinton, U.S., Us World, and Us …read more Source:...

    China Syndrome Tops Davos Agenda This Week
    Jan18

    China Syndrome Tops Davos Agenda This Week

    Too bad Donald Trump isn’t going to deliver a keynote at next week’s World Economic Forum in Davos. But the Americans have been less keen on Davos for years. Barack Obama has never attended (and Democratic front runner Bernie Sanders wouldn’t be caught dead at Davos) because, frankly, a head of state hanging out with...

    Czech President Milos Zeman Says Integrating Muslims Into Europe Is ‘Practically Impossible’
    Jan18

    Czech President Milos Zeman Says Integrating Muslims Into Europe Is ‘Practically Impossible’

    The Czech president Milos Zeman, known for his anti-immigration stance, says that integrating Muslims into European society is “practically impossible.” “The experience of western European countries which have ghettos and excluded localities shows that the integration of the Muslim community is practically impossible,” Zeman said in a televised...

    Avalanche in French Alps Kills 5 Military, Two Others Injured
    Jan18

    Avalanche in French Alps Kills 5 Military, Two Others Injured

    An avalanche killed at least five military personnel and seriously injured two other servicemen on Monday while they were skiing in the French Alps, local authorities said. The avalanche happened in early afternoon in Valfrejus in the department of Savoie and caught 51 military personnel by surprise as they were skiing off-piste, the police said...

    Russian ruble hits a new low as oil prices weaken
    Jan18

    Russian ruble hits a new low as oil prices weaken

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian ruble, battered by weak oil prices, on Monday fell to an all-time low against the euro and dropped to its lowest level in more than a year against the dollar. The Central Bank set the official exchange rate at over 85 rubles to the euro on Monday. The national currency declined by 2 percent to 79.1 rubles to the dollar...