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    Ukraine Rebel Leader Says Government Forces Surrounded
    Jan30

    Ukraine Rebel Leader Says Government Forces Surrounded

    Russian state news agency RIA Novosti has quoted pro-Russian rebel leader Aleksandr Zakharchenko as saying his forces have surrounded Ukrainian units near Debaltseve, a flashpoint in the recent escalation of a conflict that has killed more than 5,100 people in eastern Ukraine since April. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Charges Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko With Illegal Border Crossing
    Jan30

    Russia Charges Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko With Illegal Border Crossing

    A lawyer for Nadia Savchenko, a Ukrainian military pilot who has been on a hunger strike in a Russian jail since mid-December, says new a charge has been filed against his client. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New sanctions on Russia are ‘economic war’
    Jan30

    New sanctions on Russia are ‘economic war’

    The EU’s decision to extend sanctions against Russia is akin to “economic war,” the head of one of Russia’s largest banks told CNBC. …read more Source:...

    Moscow, Washington discuss possible Kerry visit to Russia: sources
    Jan30

    Moscow, Washington discuss possible Kerry visit to Russia: sources

    A visit would be John Kerry’s first to Russia since the start of the conflict in Ukraine, during which ties between Washington and Moscow have plunged to their worst level since the Cold War …read more Source: The Globe and...

    10 Things You Need To Know Before European Markets Open
    Jan30

    10 Things You Need To Know Before European Markets Open

    Here’s everything you need to know in markets today. Greece’s New Government Has Its First European Talks Today. Greece’s new anti-austerity government is set to hold its first talks Friday with its eurozone partners about its ambitions to secure a reduction in the massive debts linked to its €240 billion ($269 billion)...

    Russian Woman Accused Of Treason Over Suspected Troop Deployment
    Jan30

    Russian Woman Accused Of Treason Over Suspected Troop Deployment

    Svetlana Davydova’s husband said his wife phoned the Ukrainian Embassy in Moscow in April and said that a military base near their home had emptied out, suggesting the soldiers may have been deployed to Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pro-Ukraine Activist Climbs Onto NYC Opera Stage, Likens Putin To Hitler
    Jan30

    Pro-Ukraine Activist Climbs Onto NYC Opera Stage, Likens Putin To Hitler

    A protester climbed onto the stage of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City after a performance by Russian classical music titans Anna Netrebko and Valery Gergiev and held up a sign criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Greek government set for first talks with eurozone partners
    Jan30

    Greek government set for first talks with eurozone partners

    Athens (AFP) – Greece’s new anti-austerity government is set to hold its first talks Friday with its eurozone partners about its ambitions to secure a reduction in the massive debts linked to its 240-billion-euro ($269 billion) international bailout.But the talks come hot on the heels of a warning by the European Union and Germany...

    Henry Kissinger, Mikhail Gorbachev separately warn about Ukraine crisis blowing out of control
    Jan30

    Henry Kissinger, Mikhail Gorbachev separately warn about Ukraine crisis blowing out of control

    As Russian-backed rebels scored another victory is Eastern Ukraine Thursday, two giants of 20th-century geopolitics issued separate warnings about the crisis, suggesting it could evolve into a deeper, direct conflict between the United States and Russia with dangerous consequences. Testifying at a U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee hearing,...

    EU Extends Targeted Sanctions on Russia
    Jan30

    EU Extends Targeted Sanctions on Russia

    European Union foreign ministers agreed Thursday to extend by six months targeted sanctions against individuals and companies in Russia and eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...