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    Canada providing $200M loan to Ukraine
    Jan28

    Canada providing $200M loan to Ukraine

    OTTAWA – Canada will provide another low-interest, $200-million loan to Ukraine to help promote economic stability.The government says the loan will come from Export Development Canada.The loan agreement includes a provision enabling Canada to audit how the money is used and requires Ukraine to provide regular reports on the...

    Canada providing $200-million loan to Ukraine
    Jan28

    Canada providing $200-million loan to Ukraine

    OTTAWA – Canada will provide another low-interest, $200-million loan to Ukraine to help promote economic stability. The government says the loan will come from Export Development Canada. The loan agreement includes a provision enabling Canada to audit how the money is used and requires Ukraine to provide regular reports on the spending....

    Captured Ukrainian Pilot ‘Wants to Die’
    Jan28

    Captured Ukrainian Pilot ‘Wants to Die’

    Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian army officer and pilot who was captured in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and spirited to prison in Moscow, may die in captivity there on the hunger strike she has pursued for 45 days, her lawyer wrote on January 26. As her attorney, Mark Feygin, urged Russian President Vladimir Putin in a letter to release...

    UK’s Hague slams Russia over Ukraine
    Jan28

    UK’s Hague slams Russia over Ukraine

    Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine is not “not a wise course for Russia”, former U.K. foreign secretary William Hague tells CNBC. …read more Source:...

    Sochi hockey team thriving a year after Winter Olympics
    Jan28

    Sochi hockey team thriving a year after Winter Olympics

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Many Russians laughed when Sochi was selected to host the 2014 Winter Olympics. Not only was Sochi one of the warmest places in Russia, it also had no history of winter sports. But against all odds, Sochi now boasts a professional ice hockey team and a steady following of fans who turn the otherwise deserted Olympic Park into...

    Feds to pledge more in loans to Ukraine
    Jan28

    Feds to pledge more in loans to Ukraine

    The federal government will be announcing that it will provide Ukraine with a “substantial amount of money” in loans and loan guarantees to help stabilize its economy as it wages a battle with Russian-backed rebel forces in the east, CTV News has learned. Some of the money may also come from the International Monetary Fund, CTV’s Ottawa...

    McCain: ‘Delusion’ That Iran Deal Will Lead to Cooperation, ‘The Iranians Are on The March’
    Jan28

    McCain: ‘Delusion’ That Iran Deal Will Lead to Cooperation, ‘The Iranians Are on The March’

    …read more Source: The Washington Free...

    Lavrov: Syrian meeting in Moscow should help peace
    Jan28

    Lavrov: Syrian meeting in Moscow should help peace

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister says Moscow consultations between representatives of the Syrian government and the opposition should help pave the way for a peaceful settlement. Russia, which has staunchly backed Syrian President Bashar Assad throughout the nearly four-year civil war, hoped that hosting the consultations could help...

    Russian Parliament Could Condemn ‘Annexation’ Of East Germany
    Jan28

    Russian Parliament Could Condemn ‘Annexation’ Of East Germany

    Russia’s parliament is considering issuing a statement condemning the “annexation” of East Germany by West Germany a quarter-century ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU plans to boost Russian sanctions as more Ukrainian soldiers killed
    Jan28

    EU plans to boost Russian sanctions as more Ukrainian soldiers killed

    EU has prepared a draft statement for the foreign ministers of its 28 members to agree to extend sanctions against Russia by six months …read more Source: The Globe and...