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    Rights Group Assails Russian Bill Targeting Foreign Organizations
    Jan21

    Rights Group Assails Russian Bill Targeting Foreign Organizations

    The human rights group Amnesty International (AI) has sharply criticized a Russian bill that would ban “undesirable foreign organizations.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine crisis ‘turning point’ close: Russian Deputy PM
    Jan21

    Ukraine crisis ‘turning point’ close: Russian Deputy PM

    The conflict over Ukraine’s borders with Russia may be close to a “turning point”, according to Arkady Dvorkovich, Russia’s deputy Prime Minister. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says its forces attacked by Russian troops
    Jan21

    Ukraine says its forces attacked by Russian troops

    The accusation against Moscow on Tuesday was one of the boldest assertions yet by Ukraine of direct Russian military involvement since the conflict began …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Davos elite gather in shadow of attacks
    Jan21

    Davos elite gather in shadow of attacks

    Davos (Switzerland) (AFP) – The world’s political and business elite gather for their annual meeting in the glitzy Swiss ski resort of Davos from Wednesday, with the shadow of recent attacks in France and ongoing global conflicts looming large.French President Francois Hollande and US Secretary of State John Kerry will be among the...

    State Of The Union Text: Read Obama’s Full Remarks
    Jan21

    State Of The Union Text: Read Obama’s Full Remarks

    President Barack Obama delivered the 2015 State of the Union speech on Tuesday in front of a joint session of Congress, laying out his policy vision for the next year. Read his full remarks as prepared for delivery below:Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We are fifteen years into this new century. Fifteen...

    Berlin Hosts Ukraine Crisis Meeting
    Jan21

    Berlin Hosts Ukraine Crisis Meeting

    The foreign ministers of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine are due to meet on January 21 to discuss the crisis in eastern Ukraine, which has witnessed a spike in fighting in recent days. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Keeping Score on Obama’s State of the Union Address
    Jan21

    Keeping Score on Obama’s State of the Union Address

    President Barack Obama spent much of his State of the Union address on Tuesday touting improvements in the United States economy and advocating for new domestic initiatives including free community college and tax cuts for the middle class — ideas that are virtually certain to be dead on arrival in the Republican-controlled Senate and House. When...

    Obama Says ‘Shadow Of Crisis Has Passed’
    Jan21

    Obama Says ‘Shadow Of Crisis Has Passed’

    In his annual State of the Union address, U.S. President Barack Obama has announced after years of war and recession, “the shadow of crisis has passed, and the state of the union is strong.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Organizers: Putin’s Chief of Staff to Attend Auschwitz Anniversary
    Jan21

    Organizers: Putin’s Chief of Staff to Attend Auschwitz Anniversary

    The head of President Vladimir Putin’s administration will represent Russia at events commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Soviet liberation of the Auschwitz death camp in Poland, a spokesman for the organizers said on Tuesday. Heads of state will gather at the site of the Nazi camp near Krakow in southern Poland on Jan. 27 to remember...

    Drone shows wrecked airport
    Jan21

    Drone shows wrecked airport

    The airport in Donetsk was once a badge of pride for Ukraine. Fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine has left it devastated. Matthew Chance reports. …read more Source:...