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    Russia: Sanctions over Ukraine ‘destructive’ blackmail
    Jan26

    Russia: Sanctions over Ukraine ‘destructive’ blackmail

    Russia blamed Kiev for a surge in fighting in Ukraine and warned the West against “absolutely destructive” blackmail through sanctions. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Security Forces Raid Crimean Tatar TV Station
    Jan26

    Security Forces Raid Crimean Tatar TV Station

    In Crimea, armed, masked security forces raided the headquarters of the only TV station on the Russian-controlled peninsula broadcasting in the Tatar language. ATR television said that Russia’s Investigative Committee, along with counter-terrorism officials, were looking for materials relating to a Tatar protest last year. Human rights...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Advance In Eastern Ukraine, Fighting Intensifies
    Jan26

    Pro-Russian Rebels Advance In Eastern Ukraine, Fighting Intensifies

    By Natalia Zinets and Denis Dyomkin KIEV/ST PETERSBURG, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Russian-backed rebels pushed forward on Monday with a new offensive that has brought all-out war back to eastern Ukraine after a five-month ceasefire, bringing U.S. and European threats of tighter Western financial sanctions against Moscow. Washington and Brussels...

    Who Killed Litvinenko? Perhaps Not Russia After All
    Jan26

    Who Killed Litvinenko? Perhaps Not Russia After All

    It has taken more than eight years. But finally, at 10am on Tuesday 27 January, the doors to court 73 at London’s Royal Courts of Justice will swing open; the barristers, solicitors, reporters, and a host of other interested parties will troop in, and judge Sir Robert Owen will declare the start of a public inquiry into the death of...

    Russian security forces raid independent Crimean TV station
    Jan26

    Russian security forces raid independent Crimean TV station

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian security forces raided independent Crimean television station ATR on Monday, seizing equipment and telling employees they were looking for archival footage of an anti-Russia protest last year, station officials said. In an emotional video posted on YouTube, deputy director Liliya Budzhurova said that armed men from...

    Kremlin Cries Blackmail As West Presses Russia To Rein In Rebels
    Jan26

    Kremlin Cries Blackmail As West Presses Russia To Rein In Rebels

    Western governments stepped up pressure on Moscow to rein in Russian-backed separatists as the casualty toll mounted on January 26 after the rebels announced a new offensive in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Escalating unrest in Ukraine prompts emergency meetings
    Jan26

    Escalating unrest in Ukraine prompts emergency meetings

    JC FinleyKIEV, Ukraine, Jan. 26 (UPI) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is concerned that Russian-backed militants intend to withdraw from the internationally recognized Minsk agreements. …read more Source: United Press...

    Hackers Hit Malaysia Airlines Website
    Jan26

    Hackers Hit Malaysia Airlines Website

    Malaysia Airlines said Monday that its website had been “compromised,” though it denied reports that hackers had actually infiltrated the site itself and said no customer information was at risk. Beginning late Sunday night, users going on the airline’s website were directed to a page touting messages from a group claiming to be aligned...

    Ukrainian soldiers killed in intensified rebel attacks
    Jan26

    Ukrainian soldiers killed in intensified rebel attacks

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in intensified clashes with pro-Russian rebels in the eastern conflict zone in the past 24 hours, the Kiev military said on Monday, reporting fierce fighting at the strategic small town of Debaltseve. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Independent Crimean TV station raided by Russian security forces
    Jan26

    Independent Crimean TV station raided by Russian security forces

    Independent Crimean television station ATR has been raided by armed security officials, who told employees they were looking for archival footage of an anti-Russia protest last year. …read more Source: FOX...