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    Ukrainian Military Leader Vows No Letup Against Rebels
    Jan28

    Ukrainian Military Leader Vows No Letup Against Rebels

    A spokesman for Ukraine’s front-line military told VOA on Wednesday that commanders would do whatever was necessary to defend areas threatened by the latest offensive by Russian-backed rebels in the east. Speaking at a military base in eastern Ukraine as trucks carrying supplies and heavy equipment came and went, Lieutenant Colonel Leonid...

    Ukrainian Brides May Solve China’s Gender Gap, Chinese Media Claims
    Jan28

    Ukrainian Brides May Solve China’s Gender Gap, Chinese Media Claims

    “Their economy is depressed but beautiful women are running rampant,” the state-run Beijing News reported Jan. 22 in a story suggesting that Ukrainian women could be the solution to China’s woman shortage. The piece, illustrated with charts, bubbles, and cartoon illustrations of lonely Chinese men, was a breezy attempt to make light of...

    Canada Will Provide Another Low-Interest, $200-Million Loan to Ukraine to Help Promote Economic Stability
    Jan28

    Canada Will Provide Another Low-Interest, $200-Million Loan to Ukraine to Help Promote Economic Stability

    Canada will provide a second C$200 million ($160 million) low-interest loan to Ukraine, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced on Wednesday. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Mitt Romney Is About To Launch An Attack Against Hillary Clinton
    Jan28

    Mitt Romney Is About To Launch An Attack Against Hillary Clinton

    Mitt Romney is about to go on the offensive as he mulls a 2016 presidential campaign. In a Wednesday speech at Mississippi State University, the 2012 GOP nominee will throw multiple barbs at Hillary Clinton, the expected front-runner on the Democratic side. Romney’s plans were revealed in a copy of his prepared remarks published by Time...

    Ukraine Court Wants Cameo From Hollywood’s Oliver Stone
    Jan28

    Ukraine Court Wants Cameo From Hollywood’s Oliver Stone

    Famed Hollywood director Oliver Stone created a small social media storm when a post on his Facebook page late last year showed him interviewing and casually strolling through a park with fugitive former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych. Now Stone might face a summons by a Ukrainian court to provide information on the deposed leader’s...

    Poroshenko and US press Putin on Ukraine violence
    Jan28

    Poroshenko and US press Putin on Ukraine violence

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko made a personal plea to Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Washington threatened tougher measures Wednesday should Moscow fail to rein in separatists mounting a new offensive in the east of the ex-Soviet republic.Poroshenko’s personal letter and US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew’s...

    Bid to Condemn ‘Annexation of East Germany’ in Russian Parliament
    Jan28

    Bid to Condemn ‘Annexation of East Germany’ in Russian Parliament

    The speaker of the Russian Parliament, today announced that if Russia ‘annexed’ Crimea, then the West ‘annexed’ eastern Germany in 1989. Sergey Naryshkin put forward a motion in front of the parliamentary committee for international affairs which would condemn the German reunification as an annexation. The proposal originally came...

    ‘Tangible’ Terror Threat at Euro 2016, Warn Organisers
    Jan28

    ‘Tangible’ Terror Threat at Euro 2016, Warn Organisers

    There is a “palpable” threat of acts of terror being carried out at the tournament after the recent Paris attacks, according to the president of the Euro 2016 organising committee, Jacques Lambert. The attacks, which saw radical Islamists target the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a kosher grocery, have heightened fears that the...

    Sorry, Ukraine, You Can’t Beat Putin
    Jan28

    Sorry, Ukraine, You Can’t Beat Putin

    Sanctions may have helped restrain Russia’s incursions into Ukraine, but they can’t defeat Putin. Ukraine needs to cut a deal and not try to join NATO. …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine may get ‘terrorist’ designation by EU
    Jan28

    Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine may get ‘terrorist’ designation by EU

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine may soon be designated “terrorists” by the European Union. EU diplomats in Brussels who are crafting new sanctions against Moscow say that the decision to affix the terrorism label to the turmoil in Donetsk and Luhansk is under “serious consideration,” Radio Free Europe Radio...