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    DAVOS WATCH: Anxiety over Greece, currency wars, QE support
    Jan22

    DAVOS WATCH: Anxiety over Greece, currency wars, QE support

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The World Economic Forum held in the Swiss ski resort of Davos has the official goal of “improving the state of the world.” In practice, it’s a massive networking event that brings together 2,500 heads of state, business leaders, philanthropists and artists. Here are some glimpses of what’s happening and...

    Shelling of city bus in east Ukraine leaves 13 dead
    Jan22

    Shelling of city bus in east Ukraine leaves 13 dead

    A mortar shell hit a bus Thursday in the Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk, killing at least 13 people, the city’s leader said. It was not immediately clear which side was responsible for the attack, but angry residents punched and kicked a captured soldier dragged to the scene by the rebels. …read more Source: FOX...

    NATO: Fighting in eastern Ukraine fiercer than ever
    Jan22

    NATO: Fighting in eastern Ukraine fiercer than ever

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Fighting in eastern Ukraine is fiercer than ever in some locations, NATO’s top commander in Europe said Thursday — adding that the weapons systems seen now in the region have in the past heralded a fresh incursion by Russian troops. What’s more, said Breedlove, NATO intelligence has begun to detect “the...

    Russia accuses Poles of ‘mockery of history’ over Auschwitz
    Jan22

    Russia accuses Poles of ‘mockery of history’ over Auschwitz

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Russia has accused Poland of engaging in a “mockery of history” after the Polish foreign minister credited Ukrainian soldiers, rather than the Soviet Red Army, with liberating Auschwitz 70 years ago. The situation is particularly awkward since Auschwitz was liberated by Soviet troops on Jan. 27, 1945, and some of...

    Key Russian military equipment seen in eastern Ukraine; some fighting fiercer than ever
    Jan22

    Key Russian military equipment seen in eastern Ukraine; some fighting fiercer than ever

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine is fiercer than ever in some locations, NATO’s top commander in Europe said Thursday — adding that the weapons systems seen now in the region have in the past heralded a fresh incursion by Russian troops. …read more Source: FOX...

    U.S. Commander: Russian Support to Ukrainian Separatists Has ‘Doubled’
    Jan22

    U.S. Commander: Russian Support to Ukrainian Separatists Has ‘Doubled’

    The top U.S. Army commander in Europe says Russia has substantially increased its support for separatists in eastern Ukraine since a ceasefire agreement was reached last September, the Hill reports. Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges told reporters that the influx of Russian equipment sent to the rebels has “doubled” in recent months: “When you look at the...

    The Death of Ukraine’s Cyborg Army
    Jan22

    The Death of Ukraine’s Cyborg Army

    On Tuesday night, in a State of the Union speech that was heavy on domestic policy, President Barack Obama heralded a list of American accomplishments abroad, none more dubious than his claim that America was demonstrating “strength” in its response to the Ukraine crisis. “We’re upholding the principle that bigger nations can’t bully...

    Russia accuses Poland of ‘mockery of history’ for crediting Ukrainians in Auschwitz liberation
    Jan22

    Russia accuses Poland of ‘mockery of history’ for crediting Ukrainians in Auschwitz liberation

    Russia has accused Poland of engaging in a “mockery of history” after the Polish foreign minister credited Ukrainian soldiers, rather than the Soviet Red Army, with liberating Auschwitz 70 years ago. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia accuses Poles of ‘mockery of history’ over Auschwitz
    Jan22

    Russia accuses Poles of ‘mockery of history’ over Auschwitz

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Russia has accused Poland of engaging in a “mockery of history” after the Polish foreign minister credited Ukrainian soldiers, rather than the Soviet Red Army, with liberating Auschwitz 70 years ago…. …read more Source: Associated...

    13 killed in shelling of city bus in east Ukraine
    Jan22

    13 killed in shelling of city bus in east Ukraine

    13 killed in shelling of city bus in east Ukraine …read more Source:...