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    FP’s Handy State of the Union Viewing Guide
    Jan20

    FP’s Handy State of the Union Viewing Guide

    As his approval ratings jump to as high as 50 percent thanks to a growing economy and steadily declining unemployment, President Barack Obama is expected to focus heavily on domestic policy in tonight’s State of the Union address rather than foreign policy, where crises around the world have raised doubts about the administration’s...

    Gazprom Says Ukraine To Pay Full Gas Price As Of April 1
    Jan20

    Gazprom Says Ukraine To Pay Full Gas Price As Of April 1

    The chief of Russian gas giant Gazprom says Ukraine’s discount “winter price” for natural gas will end on April 1. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, Poland ink gas pipeline deal
    Jan20

    Ukraine, Poland ink gas pipeline deal

    Daniel J. GraeberKIEV, Ukraine, Jan. 20 (UPI) — The Ukrainian prime minister announced a pipeline deal with neighboring Poland that diversifies the energy sector with better access to liquefied natural gas hubs. …read more Source: United Press...

    Report: Russian troops, equipment entering Ukraine
    Jan20

    Report: Russian troops, equipment entering Ukraine

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Jan. 20 (UPI) — Russian military troops have crossed the border into Ukraine, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk told state-run radio. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukrainian Nationalists Hurt in Grenade Attack
    Jan20

    Ukrainian Nationalists Hurt in Grenade Attack

    Six people were treated in hospital for injuries on Tuesday after what police said was a grenade attack on a group of Ukrainian nationalists in the eastern city of Kharkiv which several officials blamed on pro-Russian forces. The explosion, the latest in a spate of mystery blasts targeting Kharkiv and other Ukrainian cities, occurred on Monday...

    Ukraine shelling claims more civilian lives
    Jan20

    Ukraine shelling claims more civilian lives

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At least three civilians were killed in shelling Tuesday in eastern Ukraine as fighting continued between government and rebel forces in the separatist-held city of Donetsk. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine Shelling Claims More Civilian Lives
    Jan20

    Ukraine Shelling Claims More Civilian Lives

    DONETSK, Ukraine— At least three civilians were killed in shelling Tuesday in eastern Ukraine as fighting continued between government and rebel forces in the separatist-held city of Donetsk. AP reporters saw the bodies of two people killed while waiting for a bus. Separatist authorities said another person died from an attack elsewhere in the...

    Ukraine shelling claims more civilian lives
    Jan20

    Ukraine shelling claims more civilian lives

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At least three civilians were killed in shelling Tuesday in eastern Ukraine as fighting continued between government and rebel forces in the separatist-held city of Donetsk. AP reporters saw the bodies of two people killed while waiting for a bus. Separatist authorities said another person died from an attack elsewhere in...

    FP’s Situation Report: U.S. shifts policy on Syrian President Assad; Paris attacks prompt European rethink on terrorism; EU stands firm on Russia sanctions; and much more from around the world.
    Jan20

    FP’s Situation Report: U.S. shifts policy on Syrian President Assad; Paris attacks prompt European rethink on terrorism; EU stands firm on Russia sanctions; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The United States shifts policy on Syrian President Assad. The White House has long maintained no peace in Syria is possible while President Bashar al-Assad remains in office. However, as the civil war drags on and the fight against the Islamic State continues, the United States now supports two initiatives —...

    Ukraine shelling claims more civilian lives
    Jan20

    Ukraine shelling claims more civilian lives

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At least three civilians were killed in shelling Tuesday in eastern Ukraine as fighting continued between government and rebel forces in the separatist-held city of Donetsk. AP reporters saw the bodies of two people killed while waiting for a bus. Separatist authorities said another person died from an attack elsewhere in...