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    Ukrainian Pilot In Russian Custody Transferred To Prison Hospital
    Jan29

    Ukrainian Pilot In Russian Custody Transferred To Prison Hospital

    A lawyer for Nadia Savchenko, a Ukrainian military pilot who has been on a hunger strike in a Russian jail since mid-December, has been transferred to a prison hospital due to severe weight loss. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Arctic Council meeting sets up awkward Russian visit to Canada
    Jan29

    Arctic Council meeting sets up awkward Russian visit to Canada

    The federal government is set to host a high-level Russian delegation on Canadian soil in April, despite a deep freeze in relations between the two countries over the crisis in Ukraine. The Russian officials will be participating in an Arctic Council meeting in Iqaluit, during which Canada will complete its two-year chairmanship of the...

    Bosnians split over a 5 million euro weapons export deal to Ukraine that Russia objects to
    Jan29

    Bosnians split over a 5 million euro weapons export deal to Ukraine that Russia objects to

    A Bosnian arms exporter is threatening to sue government officials who are blocking a five million euro deal the company has with Ukraine to please Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Deputy Chairman of Crimean Tatar Mejlis Detained
    Jan29

    Deputy Chairman of Crimean Tatar Mejlis Detained

    Russian authorities say a deputy chairman of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis has been detained on suspicion of organizing “mass disorder” in the regional capital, Simferopol, last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Greek Bailout In Focus As EU Parliament Head Visits Athens
    Jan29

    Greek Bailout In Focus As EU Parliament Head Visits Athens

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The European Parliament’s president arrived in Athens Thursday for a visit closely watched for signs of a potential clash between Greece’s new left-wing government and its bailout lenders. Martin Schulz is the first European Union official to meet Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, whose new Cabinet alarmed the Greek...

    Avdiivka – ‘City Of Ghosts’ In Eastern Ukraine
    Jan29

    Avdiivka – ‘City Of Ghosts’ In Eastern Ukraine

    Avdiivka, just north of Donetsk, has been shelled by both sides of the conflict between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists. There are no soldiers in the town, and many inhabitants have also left. Those who remain have no running water or electricity, many have no gas. Schools and shops are closed. RFE/RL’s Shahida Yakub...

    US And Russia Going To War? Ukraine Crisis May Lead To Military Conflict, Mikhail Gorbachev Warns, Others Not So Sure
    Jan29

    US And Russia Going To War? Ukraine Crisis May Lead To Military Conflict, Mikhail Gorbachev Warns, Others Not So Sure

    Tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine are tantamount to a “new Cold War” that has the possibility of escalating to a military conflict, former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev told the Russian Interfax News Agency Thursday. Gorbachev’s comments were not in line with Russian scholars in the United States – a large majority of...

    France says EU to move to further sanctions over Russian links to Ukraine fighting
    Jan29

    France says EU to move to further sanctions over Russian links to Ukraine fighting

    France says European Union sanctions against separatists in eastern Ukraine and their Russian backers will be reinforced in an attempt to force all sides back to the negotiating table. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Hires Lazard to Assist With Debt Restructuring
    Jan29

    Ukraine Hires Lazard to Assist With Debt Restructuring

    Ukraine has hired investment bank Lazard to assist in negotiations with foreign creditors over restructuring as much as $20 billion of Eurobond debt as the war-torn country’s finances deteriorate. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Special Guest Star: Bibi!
    Jan29

    Special Guest Star: Bibi!

    You know that a TV show has hit a bad stretch when the producers bring in a controversial guest star to boost ratings. A reality show about a two-year-old beauty pageant star is tanking in the ratings? Bring in Sarah Palin to serve as her life coach. Saturday Night Live on a long spiral downward? Invite Anthony Wiener to host — or better...