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    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. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    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...

    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

    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...

    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...

    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...

    The Secret Diplomacy That Could End the East-West Confrontation Over Ukraine
    Jan20

    The Secret Diplomacy That Could End the East-West Confrontation Over Ukraine

    Stephen F. CohenThough scarcely reported in the US media, all leaders involves in the epicenter of the new Cold War have launched a concerted campaign to end the Ukrainian civil (and US-Russian proxy) war. …read more Source: The...

    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...

    Seeking Asylum In Ukraine, Russian Dissidents Get Cold Shoulder
    Jan20

    Seeking Asylum In Ukraine, Russian Dissidents Get Cold Shoulder

    More than 200 Russian dissidents have fled to Ukraine over the past two years, but only a handful have been granted political asylum. Some fear they could be sent back and are warning that Ukraine is not a safe place for embattled Russian opposition activists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia-Ukraine Trade War Update: Economic Embargo Has 70 More Products Added To List
    Jan20

    Russia-Ukraine Trade War Update: Economic Embargo Has 70 More Products Added To List

    Ukraine has announced scores of additional Russian products will be tacked on to an existing list of embargoed goods as the trade war between the neighboring countries escalated further Wednesday, local media reported. The move comes one day after French and German diplomats met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in an effort to end the...