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    Ukraine Launches Major Offensive To Retake Donetsk Airport
    Jan18

    Ukraine Launches Major Offensive To Retake Donetsk Airport

    After a night of intense shelling by government forces, much of the airport has reportedly been retaken from Russian-backed separatists.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Ukraine leader vows to retake separatist-held east
    Jan18

    Ukraine leader vows to retake separatist-held east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president vowed Sunday to reassert control over his country’s conflict-shattered eastern regions as fighting there reached a new peak of intensity. Petro Poroshenko told a crowd of several thousand gathered in central Kiev that Ukraine wouldn’t “give up an inch” of its land to Russian-backed...

    Russia’s Net Outflows Hit The Highest Level Ever
    Jan18

    Russia’s Net Outflows Hit The Highest Level Ever

    Net capital outflows from Russia were at the highest level ever in 2014. Net outflows by companies and banks reached $151.5 billion in 2014, more than two times as much as in 2013, according to the Russian Central Bank. The last time the level of outflows were around these levels was during the global financial crisis in 2008 — at $133.6 billion....

    Obama to pitch tax increases for wealthy, support for middle class
    Jan18

    Obama to pitch tax increases for wealthy, support for middle class

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is turning to his biggest television audience of the year to pitch tax increases on the wealthiest Americans and put the new Republican Congress in the position of defending top income earners over the middle class. READ MORE: Obama aiming to take control of 2015 agenda As Obama continues to signal what he will...

    Shake it off: These will be the happiest Grammys ever
    Jan18

    Shake it off: These will be the happiest Grammys ever

    Photo illustration by Sarah MacKinnon and Richard Redditt “Just think: while you’ve been getting down and out about the liars and dirty, dirty cheats in the world, you could have been getting down to this sick beat.” Thus speaks Taylor Swift on the breakdown of Shake It Off, the perky first single from her 2014 album, 1989. When the song...

    Ukraine’s Military Says Troops Retake Most Of Donetsk Airport From Rebels
    Jan18

    Ukraine’s Military Says Troops Retake Most Of Donetsk Airport From Rebels

    (Reuters) — Ukrainian troops launched a “mass operation” overnight retaking almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine lost to separatists in recent weeks, military representative Andriy Lysenko said Sunday. The army’s offensive at the airport brought the fighting close to the city of Donetsk itself,...

    Ukraine’s President Poroshenko Vows To Retake Separatist-Held East
    Jan18

    Ukraine’s President Poroshenko Vows To Retake Separatist-Held East

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president has vowed to reassert control over a conflict-shattered eastern region in which fighting hit a new peak of intensity over the weekend. Petro Poroshenko told a crowd of several thousand gathered Sunday in central Kiev that Ukraine would not “give up an inch” of its land to Russian-backed...

    Ukraine leader vows to retake separatist-held east
    Jan18

    Ukraine leader vows to retake separatist-held east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president has vowed to reassert control over a conflict-shattered eastern region in which fighting hit a new peak of intensity over the weekend. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine President Vows To Retake Rebel-Held East
    Jan18

    Ukraine President Vows To Retake Rebel-Held East

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Kyiv will reassert control over the country’s eastern region, where fighting intensified between government troops and pro-Russian separatist rebels over the weekend. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine leader vows to reassert control over separatist-held east
    Jan18

    Ukraine leader vows to reassert control over separatist-held east

    Ukraine’s president has vowed to reassert control over a conflict-shattered eastern region in which fighting hit a new peak of intensity over the weekend. …read more Source: CTV...