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    Despite pressure, EU’s sanctions against Russia could last
    Jan06

    Despite pressure, EU’s sanctions against Russia could last

    PARIS (AP) — EU sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine are cutting both ways: hurting Russia as well as pinching some big European companies. But economic relief isn’t likely any time soon, diplomats and analysts say, since EU divisions make the sanctions tough to overturn. France, Germany, Russia … …read more...

    How Russians Are Sent to Fight in Ukraine
    Jan06

    How Russians Are Sent to Fight in Ukraine

    In Yekaterinburg, the main city of Russia’s Ural region, retired army officer Vladimir Yefimov organizes army veterans to fight for Russia in southeastern Ukraine, more than 1,000 miles away. While Russia’s deployment of army troops and non-official Russian “volunteer” fighters in Ukraine is not news, Yefimov describes in new detail...

    Dutch probing what agencies knew about flight risks before MH17 was downed
    Jan06

    Dutch probing what agencies knew about flight risks before MH17 was downed

    Dutch authorities are launching an investigation into what Dutch intelligence agencies knew about the risks of flying through Ukrainian airspace before Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed in July. …read more Source: CTV...

    Freed Ukrainian Journalist Says Separatists ‘Being Trained For An Offensive’
    Jan06

    Freed Ukrainian Journalist Says Separatists ‘Being Trained For An Offensive’

    Ukrainian journalist Roman Cheremskiy was held for almost five months by separatists in the country’s east. He says the rebels are deeply committed to the insurgency and are training for a potential offensive to capture more Ukrainian territory. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Security on the Korean Peninsula
    Jan06

    Security on the Korean Peninsula

    The following speech was delivered on December 3, 2014 at the Chatham House in London Ladies and gentlemen, In just a few days, we will say farewell to 2014 and greet the new year. From my standpoint, this year may be recorded as one of the most eventful years in the post-Cold War era, fraught with difficulties – Syria; Iraq and ISIL,...

    Despite pressure, EU’s sanctions against Russia could last
    Jan06

    Despite pressure, EU’s sanctions against Russia could last

    PARIS (AP) — EU sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine are cutting both ways and pinching some big European companies. But economic relief isn’t likely any time soon, diplomats and analysts say: EU rules make the sanctions tough to overturn. France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine are trying to set up talks in Astana, Kazakhstan,...

    For some Russians, mortgage costs soaring due to ruble slide
    Jan06

    For some Russians, mortgage costs soaring due to ruble slide

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — When they took out a mortgage on a small two-room apartment seven years ago, Oksana Li and her husband hoped to make a new home for themselves and their young son. Now, like thousands of other Russians, they are seeing that dream unravel as they are unable to make payments — even by working longer hours and a second...

    Dutch probing what intelligence agencies knew about flight risks before MH17 downed in Ukraine
    Jan06

    Dutch probing what intelligence agencies knew about flight risks before MH17 downed in Ukraine

    Dutch authorities are launching an investigation into what Dutch intelligence agencies knew about the risks of flying through Ukrainian airspace before Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed in July. …read more Source: FOX...

    Experts: Despite pressure, EU sanctions against Russia over Ukraine crisis won’t end soon
    Jan06

    Experts: Despite pressure, EU sanctions against Russia over Ukraine crisis won’t end soon

    EU sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine are cutting both ways and pinching some big European companies. …read more Source: FOX...

    Despite pressure, EU’s sanctions against Russia could last
    Jan06

    Despite pressure, EU’s sanctions against Russia could last

    France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine are trying to set up talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, toward easing the tensions behind sanctions that have hit Russia’s economy, sent the ruble sinking and affected European companies like banks, oil companies, machinery makers and food giants. …read more Source: San Francisco...