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    Russia capital flight more than doubled in 2014 to $151 bn
    Jan19

    Russia capital flight more than doubled in 2014 to $151 bn

    Moscow (AFP) – Net capital outflows from Russia more than doubled in 2014 to $151.5 billion, prompted by the Ukraine crisis and the plunging value of the ruble, according to statistics from the central bank.Russia in 2013 had already seen its high level of capital flight, a recurring problem for the country, reach $61 billion.In early...

    Ukrainian troops retake most of Donetsk airport
    Jan19

    Ukrainian troops retake most of Donetsk airport

    Ukrainian troops recaptured almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine they had lost to separatists in recent weeks. …read more Source:...

    E.U. Ministers Discuss Jihadist Threat in Wake of Charlie Hebdo Terror Attacks
    Jan19

    E.U. Ministers Discuss Jihadist Threat in Wake of Charlie Hebdo Terror Attacks

    Twenty-eight foreign ministers are set to meet in Brussels on Monday to discuss persistent threats against the European Union from Islamic militants, as well as the renewed fighting between the Ukrainian military and separatist insurgents. However, the ministers are not scheduled to hammer out any decisions regarding how the bloc will respond to...

    Ukraine rebels claim they control Donetsk airport after heavy fighting
    Jan19

    Ukraine rebels claim they control Donetsk airport after heavy fighting

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine claimed Monday that they have seized control of the Donetsk airport after days of intense fighting. Ukrainian officials have not confirmed a retreat. …read more Source: FOX...

    Pro-Russia rebels claim to control Donetsk airport after battle
    Jan19

    Pro-Russia rebels claim to control Donetsk airport after battle

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine claimed Monday that they have seized control of the Donetsk airport after days of intense fighting. Ukrainian officials have not confirmed a retreat. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine Honors Victims Of Volnovakha Bus Massacre
    Jan19

    Ukraine Honors Victims Of Volnovakha Bus Massacre

    Thousands of people joined marches across Ukraine on January 18 to honor the 12 people killed on a bus near Volnovakha in eastern Ukraine five days earlier. Many held placards stating “Je Suis Volnovakha.” Kyiv blames the attack, the bloodiest single incident in several months, on pro-Russian separatists. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian...

    Rebels claim to control Donetsk airport after intense fight; no confirmation from Kiev
    Jan19

    Rebels claim to control Donetsk airport after intense fight; no confirmation from Kiev

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine are claiming that they have seized control of the Donetsk airport after days of intense fighting. …read more Source: FOX...

    Rebels claim to control Donetsk airport after intense fight
    Jan19

    Rebels claim to control Donetsk airport after intense fight

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine are claiming that they have seized control of the Donetsk airport after days of intense fighting. Ukrainian officials have not confirmed a retreat. Rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko said at a press conference early Monday in Donetsk that the rebels had taken control of the airport....

    Rebels claim to control Donetsk airport after intense fight
    Jan19

    Rebels claim to control Donetsk airport after intense fight

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine are claiming that they have seized control of the Donetsk airport after days of intense fighting. The separatist stronghold was shaken by intense outgoing and incoming artillery fire over the weekend as a bitter battle raged for the air terminal and surrounding areas. …read more...

    Rebels claim to control Donetsk airport after intense fight
    Jan19

    Rebels claim to control Donetsk airport after intense fight

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine are claiming that they have seized control of the Donetsk airport after days of intense fighting. Ukrainian officials have not confirmed a retreat. …read more Source: U.S....