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    Russian FM: West Must Persuade Ukraine to Honor Peace Deal
    Jan26

    Russian FM: West Must Persuade Ukraine to Honor Peace Deal

    Russia’s foreign minister says the West has given Ukraine a wrong signal by focusing on the need for Moscow to fulfill a peace deal intended to end a conflict in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Russian FM: West must persuade Ukraine to honor peace deal
    Jan26

    Russian FM: West must persuade Ukraine to honor peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister says the extension of Western sanctions against Russia has been interpreted by Ukraine as a permission to drag its feet on fulfilling its end of a peace deal. Lavrov said Tuesday that Ukraine is obliged to hold elections in the rebel east and give it broad rights under peace deal. The February 2015...

    Russian FM: West must persuade Ukraine to honor peace deal
    Jan26

    Russian FM: West must persuade Ukraine to honor peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister says the extension of Western sanctions against Russia has been interpreted by Ukraine as a permission to… …read more Source:...

    Romania Offers $65M Loan To Moldova To Prevent Economy’s Collapse; Sets Reforms As Condition
    Jan26

    Romania Offers $65M Loan To Moldova To Prevent Economy’s Collapse; Sets Reforms As Condition

    Romania offered a loan of 60 million euros ($65 million) to the government of Moldova Tuesday to prevent the latter’s economy from collapsing. The former Soviet republic lies between European Union members Ukraine and Romania, and is the poorest country in Europe. …read more Source: International Business...

    Sorry Israel, Canada is climbing back on the fence. And other reasons to fear for humanity
    Jan26

    Sorry Israel, Canada is climbing back on the fence. And other reasons to fear for humanity

    1. Liberals climb back on the fence in Israel Sebastian Scheiner / APThe family of Israeli Dafna Meir attend her funeral at a cemetery in Jerusalem Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. A Palestinian attacker stabbed and wounded a pregnant Israeli woman in the West Bank before being shot, Israeli officials said. Just what Canada needed is Ottawa climbing back...

    Ukraine To Get Up To $10 Billion In Foreign Aid In 2016
    Jan26

    Ukraine To Get Up To $10 Billion In Foreign Aid In 2016

    Ukraine’s finance minister says the cash-strapped country expects to receive up to $10 billion from foreign sources this year, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    We Don’t Need a Big Military if We Don’t Try to Police the World
    Jan26

    We Don’t Need a Big Military if We Don’t Try to Police the World

    Much is said these days about the mismatch of missions and resources for the military. Indeed, the chants of neoconservatives on Capitol Hill have gotten quite loud: more military spending, more personnel, more weapons. A recent Rand Corporation report also warned that failing to deploy a large enough Army could “lead to a failure of the...

    Romania offers Moldova $65 million loan to spur reforms
    Jan26

    Romania offers Moldova $65 million loan to spur reforms

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s prime minister offered Moldova a loan of 60 million euros ($65 million) on Tuesday to prevent economic collapse in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic — if certain conditions are met. To get the money, Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos said Moldova will have to reform its justice system, fight corruption, sign...

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reaches out to Trudeau government
    Jan26

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reaches out to Trudeau government

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reached out Tuesday to the new government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau while decrying the the government of Trudeau’s predecessor Stephen Harper as “Russia-phobic.” Speaking during a wide-ranging annual foreign affairs news conference in Moscow, Lavrov said Russian President Vladimir Putin and...

    The Kremlin Shows the World How to Make an AIDS Crisis Worse
    Jan26

    The Kremlin Shows the World How to Make an AIDS Crisis Worse

    “I may be small, but I am strong,” says Anya Alimova, a 29-year-old with green hair, as she picks up a heavy backpack bulging with syringes, condoms, HIV tests and other related items. It’s a snowy winter’s evening in east Moscow, and Alimova and her co-worker, Lena Plotnikova, will spend the next few hours distributing these...