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    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...

    Putin will not attend Holocaust commemorations at Auschwitz: report
    Jan13

    Putin will not attend Holocaust commemorations at Auschwitz: report

    Distrust caused by the conflict in Ukraine is the likely reason the Russian president will not attend the commemorations in Poland …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Kremlin: Poland failed to invite Putin to Auschwitz event
    Jan13

    Kremlin: Poland failed to invite Putin to Auschwitz event

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin hasn’t been invited to a ceremony in Poland marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp by the Soviet troops. The Interfax news agency quoted Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying Tuesday that Putin hasn’t received an invitation and...

    Russian ruble keeps falling as oil prices tumble
    Jan13

    Russian ruble keeps falling as oil prices tumble

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian ruble is tumbling further down, under pressure from low oil prices. The currency was down nearly 3 percent in morning trading in Moscow on Tuesday, floating around 65 rubles per dollar. The ruble has been battered by slumping global prices for oil, Russia’s main revenue earner, and Western sanctions over Ukraine....

    Russian ruble keeps falling as oil prices tumble
    Jan13

    Russian ruble keeps falling as oil prices tumble

    The ruble has been battered by slumping global prices for oil, Russia’s main revenue earner, and Western sanctions over Ukraine. Russia’s central bank has tried to shore up the ruble by sharply raising its key interest rate and selling its reserves. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Interpol Calls for Arrest of Yanukovych and Other Former Ukrainian Officials
    Jan13

    Interpol Calls for Arrest of Yanukovych and Other Former Ukrainian Officials

    The directive, called a red notice, does not compel any nation to arrest the officials, but declares them to be wanted in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine peace summit scratched after diplomacy fails to break impasse
    Jan13

    Ukraine peace summit scratched after diplomacy fails to break impasse

    The foreign ministers of Russia and Ukraine failed to make progress at a meeting in Berlin on Monday night with their counterparts from France and Germany, prompting cancellation of a four-party peace summit that had been planned for Thursday in Kazakhstan. …read more Source: Los Angeles...