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    Ukraine: 10 civilians die in rebel shelling of checkpoint
    Jan13

    Ukraine: 10 civilians die in rebel shelling of checkpoint

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian officials say 10 civilians have been killed and a further 13 wounded in rebel shelling of a military checkpoint in eastern Ukraine. The Donetsk regional administration answering to the central government in Kiev said in a statement that the rebels shelled the checkpoint near the town of Volnovakha in the Donetsk...

    Ukraine: 10 civilians die in rebel shelling of checkpoint
    Jan13

    Ukraine: 10 civilians die in rebel shelling of checkpoint

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian officials say 10 civilians have been killed and a further 13 wounded in rebel shelling of a military checkpoint in eastern Ukraine. The Donetsk regional administration answering to the central government in Kiev said in a statement that the rebels shelled the checkpoint near the town of Volnovakha in the Donetsk...

    Karimov: Uzbekistan Will Never Join Soviet-Style Alliance
    Jan13

    Karimov: Uzbekistan Will Never Join Soviet-Style Alliance

    Uzbek President Islam Karimov says his country will never join any “alliance similar to the U.S.S.R.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The State Of Global Monetary Policy In A Chart And A Map
    Jan13

    The State Of Global Monetary Policy In A Chart And A Map

    Monetary policy is far from uniform around the world. In the developed western economies, the US and the UK are slowly shifting from very loose policy to gradually tighter policy. The European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan look to ease further. Even the People’s Bank of China has an easing bias. Meanwhile, central bankers in Russia,...

    FP’s Situation Report: ‘Charlie Hebdo’ investigation focuses on al Qaeda and the Islamic State; A new threat to France emerges from North Africa; U.S. military social media accounts breached by alleged Islamic State hackers; and much more.
    Jan13

    FP’s Situation Report: ‘Charlie Hebdo’ investigation focuses on al Qaeda and the Islamic State; A new threat to France emerges from North Africa; U.S. military social media accounts breached by alleged Islamic State hackers; and much more.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The Charlie Hebdo investigation focuses on the attackers’ possible connections to al Qaeda and the Islamic State. French authorities are looking into a video of Amedy Coulibaly, the 32-year-old man who killed four people at a kosher grocery store in Paris Friday, in which he pledges allegiance to the...

    Ukraine Summit Called Off Over Lack of Progress
    Jan13

    Ukraine Summit Called Off Over Lack of Progress

    Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France have scrapped plans for a summit this week on the conflict in Ukraine because of a lack of progress in implementing a four-month-old ceasefire agreement. With bloodshed continuing between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists, there was no sign of when a new attempt at a big-power meeting...

    Russia To Boost Combat Capabilities In Crimea, Kaliningrad, Arctic
    Jan13

    Russia To Boost Combat Capabilities In Crimea, Kaliningrad, Arctic

    Russia has announced plans to strengthen its military capabilities on the annexed Crimean Peninsula, in the Arctic, and in its westernmost territory — the exclave of Kaliningrad. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ruble tumbles further along with oil prices
    Jan13

    Ruble tumbles further along with oil prices

    Moscow (AFP) – The Russian ruble tumbled against the dollar and the euro for the second day in a row on Tuesday, punished as oil prices plunged further.The ruble was worth 64.68 against the dollar and 76.43 against the euro at around 0900 GMT, down from 63.17 and 74.68 on Monday evening.Stocks in the oil exporting nation were also hit, with...

    Russia to strengthen military capabilities in Crimea, Kaliningrad, Arctic: report
    Jan13

    Russia to strengthen military capabilities in Crimea, Kaliningrad, Arctic: report

    President Vladimir Putin signed a new military doctrine in December, underlining the need to protect Russia’s interests in the Arctic region …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Nadia Savchenko: The Most Controversial Prisoner Of The War In Ukraine
    Jan13

    Nadia Savchenko: The Most Controversial Prisoner Of The War In Ukraine

    Somewhere behind the walls of Moscow’s pre-trial detention centre No 6, the Ukrainian MP and helicopter pilot, is slowly starving after 30 days of living on just water and tea. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...