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    Savchenko’s Hunger Strike In Russian Custody Enters Fourth Week
    Jan05

    Savchenko’s Hunger Strike In Russian Custody Enters Fourth Week

    A hunger strike by Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko, who is being held in Russian custody, has entered its fourth week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Oliver Stone’s Latest Dictator Suckup
    Jan05

    Oliver Stone’s Latest Dictator Suckup

    The film director’s attempts to curry favor with Vladimir Putin are craven, dishonest, and disrespectful of the Ukrainians who died fighting off Russia. …read more Source: The Daily...

    In Ukraine’s Donetsk, the ‘death clutch’ of a forgotten war: Don Murray
    Jan05

    In Ukraine’s Donetsk, the ‘death clutch’ of a forgotten war: Don Murray

    Despite half-hearted attempts at peace, the fighting in eastern Ukraine carries on, a frozen, almost forgotten conflict in which half a million people have been displaced and there are long lineups for humanitarian aid. …read more Source:...

    The 10 Most Important things In The World Right Now
    Jan05

    The 10 Most Important things In The World Right Now

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Monday. 1. German deputy chancellor Sigmar Gabriel warned on Monday that imposing additional sanctions on Russia might plunge the country into further chaos. 2. Oil prices hit new 5-and-a-half-year lows on Monday amid a supply glut and weak demand. 3. Pope Francis named 20 new cardinals on...

    Kremlin’s Aggression Tests Finland’s Balancing Act
    Jan05

    Kremlin’s Aggression Tests Finland’s Balancing Act

    Helsinki nurtures trade ties with Russia that provide vital revenue, but Moscow’s aggression in the region and the turmoil in Ukraine support Finland’s other strong commitment, to a border defense force. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine ‘Normandy’ Meeting Set For Berlin
    Jan05

    Ukraine ‘Normandy’ Meeting Set For Berlin

    A meeting of the so-called Normandy format group is due to take place in Berlin, where representatives of Ukraine, Russia, France, and Germany will discuss possibilities for a settlement in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Big Explosion Reported In Odesa
    Jan05

    Big Explosion Reported In Odesa

    An explosion occurred in the southern Ukrainian city of Odesa late January 4 near a building that was coordinating aid to military forces battling pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rebel commander of ‘Batman’ battalion killed in eastern Ukraine
    Jan05

    Rebel commander of ‘Batman’ battalion killed in eastern Ukraine

    A Ukrainian security official says a prominent rebel commander in the separatist eastern region of Luhansk has been killed. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian Soccer Player Gasan Magomedov Shot and Killed
    Jan05

    Russian Soccer Player Gasan Magomedov Shot and Killed

    A Russian soccer player was shot Saturday when the car he was driving was hit with machine gun ammunition, the Associated Press reported. Gasan Magomedov, 20, died from his injuries while being transported to the hospital. Magomedov played for the Russian National Football League’s Anzhi Makhachkala. The club is located in the Dagestan...

    What’s next in 2015: Europe and the Middle East
    Jan04

    What’s next in 2015: Europe and the Middle East

    We’ve said goodbye to 2014. And what’s next for 2015? Elizabeth Palmer reports on the high price paid for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s foray into Crimea, and a new phase in U.S.-Iran relations. …read more Source:...