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    Hidden sting raises costs for Ukraine in Russian trade war
    Jan15

    Hidden sting raises costs for Ukraine in Russian trade war

    KIEV, Ukraine — With the conflict in Ukraine already having ravaged bilateral trade, Russia canceling a free-trade pact with its former ally wasn’t seen as a big danger. But there was a twist. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    U.S., Russian Top Diplomats To Meet On Ukraine, Syria January 19
    Jan15

    U.S., Russian Top Diplomats To Meet On Ukraine, Syria January 19

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Zurich on January 19 to discuss the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko Says No More Power For Crimea Until Rejoins Ukraine
    Jan15

    Poroshenko Says No More Power For Crimea Until Rejoins Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Ukraine is prepared to restore electricity to Crimea after more than a month of severe outages, but only if the peninsula annexed by Russia rejoins Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kerry, Lavrov to Meet on Syria, Ukraine
    Jan15

    Kerry, Lavrov to Meet on Syria, Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry have agreed to meet for talks on Syria and Ukraine Wednesday in Zurich. The U.S. State Department said Thursday Lavrov and Kerry agreed to meet after speaking by telephone. The Russian foreign ministry said Kerry and Lavrov were talking “on the instructions of the...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko: Restoration of Sovereignty Top Priority for 2016
    Jan14

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko: Restoration of Sovereignty Top Priority for 2016

    Ukraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko, said on Thursday he expected territory in the east held by Russian-backed rebels to return to Ukrainian control before the end of the year. At the same time, he said he hopes to set into motion mechanisms that would lead to the “de-occupation” of Crimea, which Russia annexed in 2014. Speaking in Kyiv...

    Western Europe Jewish migration to Israel hits all-time high
    Jan14

    Western Europe Jewish migration to Israel hits all-time high

    Western Europe Jewish migration to Israel hits all-time high …read more Source:...

    There Will Be Chaos: Big Oil’s Collapse and the Birth of a New World Order
    Jan14

    There Will Be Chaos: Big Oil’s Collapse and the Birth of a New World Order

    The longer such price levels persist, the more devastating the consequences are likely to be. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.As 2015 drew to a close, many in the global energy industry were praying that the price of oil would bounce back from the abyss, restoring...

    Ukraine Goes Dark: Russia-Attributed Hackers Take Down Power Grid
    Jan14

    Ukraine Goes Dark: Russia-Attributed Hackers Take Down Power Grid

    As many as 80,000 residents in western Ukraine lost power for six hours on Dec. 23. Cybersecurity firms SANS ICS and iSight Partners have attributed the blackout to Russian hacking group Sandworm and its malicious software, BlackEnergy 3. Cyberattacks on power grids and other critical infrastructure are not new, but this most recent attack seems...

    French teacher arrested following deaths of 2 students in Alps avalanche
    Jan14

    French teacher arrested following deaths of 2 students in Alps avalanche

    An investigation into the deaths — the third being a Ukrainian skier — was opened for involuntary manslaughter. The students were skiing on a closed slope. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine Expects to Restore Control Over Rebel East This Year
    Jan14

    Ukraine Expects to Restore Control Over Rebel East This Year

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s president on Thursday said he expects the separatist-held eastern Ukraine to fall back under government control before the year’s end. A military conflict between government forces and Russia-backed rebels has killed more than 9,000 people and left parts of the Ukrainian industrial heartland in ruin since...