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    ONE ON ONE: Richard Edelman on the Evaporation of Public Trust
    Jan21

    ONE ON ONE: Richard Edelman on the Evaporation of Public Trust

    “Trust levels are at an all time low; comparable to those of the 2009 ‘Great Recession.’” – Richard EdelmanAs we look back on 2014, we saw a year of unimaginable events: from the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines 370 and the attack on their civilian aircraft over the Ukraine, to the Ebola epidemic that spread...

    Sergey Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister, says Ukraine talks should focus on frontline
    Jan21

    Sergey Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister, says Ukraine talks should focus on frontline

    MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow proposed Wednesday that both Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels pull heavy weapons back to a previously agreed-upon division line to help reduce hostilities, but said nothing about the rebels surrendering any territory they gained by violating the peace deal. On the ground, fighting between Ukraine and … …read...

    New flashpoint in east Ukraine; Russia backs arms pullback
    Jan21

    New flashpoint in east Ukraine; Russia backs arms pullback

    MOSCOW — Separatist forces in eastern Ukraine deployed large quantities of arms and manpower Wednesday to an emerging flashpoint, undermining hopes for a new peace initiative taking shape. Ukraine’s president to cut short a visit to Switzerland to deal with the unfolding crisis. …read more Source: Boston...

    Davos Diary: Ukraine’s New Leader Struggles to Woo Foreign Investors
    Jan21

    Davos Diary: Ukraine’s New Leader Struggles to Woo Foreign Investors

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko had a hard time pitching his country as an investment destination this year, at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Nevertheless, the former confectioner tried to send two conflicting messages simultaneously. One, Russian troops in Ukraine pose an imminent threat and the...

    Poroshenko Demands Russian Troops Leave Ukraine
    Jan21

    Poroshenko Demands Russian Troops Leave Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has accused Russia of sending more than 9,000 troops into Ukrainian territory and has demanded that they leave. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Says No Proof It Sent Troops to Ukraine
    Jan21

    Russia Says No Proof It Sent Troops to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov sought to fend off fresh accusations from Kiev that Moscow is sending soldiers and weapons to Ukraine and said he hoped for progress at talks on the conflict on Wednesday despite renewed fighting. Kiev accused Russian regular forces on Tuesday of attacking its troops in eastern...

    Ukraine’s president points to Russian hand in fighting in eastern Ukraine, seeks EU support
    Jan21

    Ukraine’s president points to Russian hand in fighting in eastern Ukraine, seeks EU support

    Ukraine’s president is courting European support against what he says are 9,000 Russian troops occupying 7 percent of his nation’s territory. …read more Source: FOX...

    The President Of Ukraine Nearly Broke Down In Tears As He Held Up A Piece Of A Blown-Up Bus And Accused Russia Of ‘Terror’
    Jan21

    The President Of Ukraine Nearly Broke Down In Tears As He Held Up A Piece Of A Blown-Up Bus And Accused Russia Of ‘Terror’

    A few minutes ago here at the World Economic Forum in Davos, President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine stood at a podium in the largest room here and held up a big sheet of metal, riddled with holes. It was the most emotional moment at the conference so far. Poroshenko said the metal was once part of a bus that had been driving through a Ukrainian...

    Ukraine president points to Russian hand in conflict
    Jan21

    Ukraine president points to Russian hand in conflict

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Ukraine’s president is courting European support against what he says are 9,000 Russian troops occupying 7 percent of his nation’s territory. …read more Source: U.S....

    You Say Crimea, They Say Taurida
    Jan21

    You Say Crimea, They Say Taurida

    For some Russian officials, annexing Crimea wasn’t enough. Now some want to change its name. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...