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    Gorbachev warns of “hot war” over Ukraine
    Jan29

    Gorbachev warns of “hot war” over Ukraine

    Ex-Soviet leader says Russia has been “dragged” into a new Cold War as tensions with the West spiral downward …read more Source:...

    Syria talks in Moscow end without visible results
    Jan29

    Syria talks in Moscow end without visible results

    MOSCOW (AP) — Representatives of the Syrian government and the opposition have wrapped up four days of consultations in Russia with a general statement avoiding any sharp issues. Vitaly Naumkin, the head of the Moscow-based Institute for Eastern Studies who moderated the discussions, said Thursday they focused on a platform for future talks and...

    New Ukraine peace talks to take place Friday
    Jan29

    New Ukraine peace talks to take place Friday

    Minsk (AFP) – Belarus said that a new round of Ukrainian peace negotiations involving the warring sides and overseen by European and Russian envoys would be held on Friday in Minsk.”The Contact Group on Ukraine has informed the Belarussian side of its intention to hold its next meeting in Minsk on January 30,” the Belarussian...

    Russia Warns West of ‘Big Catastrophe’ Over Ukraine
    Jan29

    Russia Warns West of ‘Big Catastrophe’ Over Ukraine

    Moscow’s envoy to European security watchdog OSCE urged the United States and Europe on Thursday to stop supporting the “party of war’” in Ukraine and warned a “big catastrophe” could lie ahead, according to Russia’s Foreign Ministry. “I would like to appeal to the representatives of countries that have influence on...

    Strikes cause flight cancelations at German airports
    Jan29

    Strikes cause flight cancelations at German airports

    Private security workers at two German airports, Duesseldorf and Cologne-Bonn, walked off the job Thursday in a one-day warning strike. The strike, part of an ongoing dispute over wages, caused dozens of flight cancelations. See also: Before and after photos: War reduces Ukraine’s Donetsk airport to rubble At Cologne-Bonn airport, 40 of 190...

    France says EU will step up sanctions against Ukraine separatists
    Jan29

    France says EU will step up sanctions against Ukraine separatists

    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: CTV...

    France says EU to move to increase sanctions on Russia
    Jan29

    France says EU to move to increase sanctions on Russia

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, center, arrives for a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. EU foreign ministers h… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Belarus Says Ukraine Talks To Be Held January 30
    Jan29

    Belarus Says Ukraine Talks To Be Held January 30

    A new round of talks on the conflict in eastern Ukraine is due to take place on January 30 amid an escalation in fighting and mounting casualties, according to the Foreign Ministry of Belarus, which will host the meeting. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    France says EU to move to increase sanctions on Russia
    Jan29

    France says EU to move to increase sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS (AP) — 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: U.S....

    France says EU to move to increase sanctions on Russia
    Jan29

    France says EU to move to increase sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS (AP) — 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. French European Affairs Minister Harlem Desir said ahead of Thursday’s meeting of EU foreign ministers that the bloc needs “the maximum...