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    Latvian Court Rejects Russian Singer Kobzon’s Appeal Of Entry Ban
    Jan14

    Latvian Court Rejects Russian Singer Kobzon’s Appeal Of Entry Ban

    Latvia’s Constitutional Court has refused to consider an appeal by Iosif Kobzon, a prominent singer and ruling-party lawmaker in Russia’s parliament, against a ban that bars him from entering the Baltic nation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lack of aid deepens suffering in conflict-hit east Ukraine
    Jan14

    Lack of aid deepens suffering in conflict-hit east Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Valentina Dudareva’s voice cracks with despair as she stands in the snow, surveying the bombed-out windows of her apartment block in Donetsk, the separatist capital in eastern Ukraine. Cold, poor and hungry, Dudareva is among the masses of people trapped by fighting between the government and Russian-backed militias,...

    Aid shortfall deepens suffering in war-wracked eastern Ukraine as food, cash run low
    Jan14

    Aid shortfall deepens suffering in war-wracked eastern Ukraine as food, cash run low

    Valentina Dudareva’s voice cracks with despair as she stands in the snow, surveying the bombed-out windows of her apartment block in Donetsk, the separatist capital in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Lack of aid deepens suffering in conflict-hit east Ukraine
    Jan14

    Lack of aid deepens suffering in conflict-hit east Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Valentina Dudareva’s voice cracks with despair as she stands in the snow, surveying the bombed-out windows of her apartment block in Donetsk, the separatist capital in eastern Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Lack of aid deepens suffering in conflict-hit east Ukraine
    Jan14

    Lack of aid deepens suffering in conflict-hit east Ukraine

    Cold, poor and hungry, Dudareva is among the masses of people trapped by fighting between the government and Russian-backed militias, reliant on outside help that often fails to arrive. Anger she once reserved for the Ukrainian armed forces shelling the city is now directed at the separatist government. The U.N.’s Office for the...

    Del Potro ousts top seed Fognini in Sydney comeback
    Jan14

    Del Potro ousts top seed Fognini in Sydney comeback

    Sydney (AFP) – Defending champion Juan Martin del Potro came from a set down to dump top seed Fabio Fognini out of the Sydney International and advanced to the quarter-finals on Wednesday.The Argentine Grand Slam champion has won his first two matches in 10 months at the tournament following wrist surgery as he fights his way back to the...

    Civilians Killed As Shell Hits Bus In Eastern Ukraine
    Jan14

    Civilians Killed As Shell Hits Bus In Eastern Ukraine

    (NOTE: Video includes graphic images) Ukrainian authorities say 10 civilians have been killed and 13 wounded by a missile that hit a bus in eastern Ukraine. The incident occurred late on January 13 at a Ukrainian military checkpoint near the town of Volnovakha, southwest of the rebel-held provincial capital of Donetsk. (Reuters) …read more...

    Russian minister promises to limit government spending
    Jan14

    Russian minister promises to limit government spending

    The Russian ruble lost about half of its value last year under the combined blow of slumping global prices for oil and Western sanctions over Ukraine. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Russian minister promises to limit government spending
    Jan14

    Russian minister promises to limit government spending

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s finance minister has promised to maintain a tight lid on spending as the country faces its worst economic downturn in 15 years. Anton Siluanov said an earlier plan to boost government spending by nearly 12 percent this year is unrealistic, and some of the planned expenditures should be cut. He told an economic forum...

    #Crimea is #Ukraine!
    Jan14

    #Crimea is #Ukraine!

    #Crimea is #Ukraine! …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...