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    Ukrainian Troops Retake Almost All Of Donetsk Airport From Rebels
    Jan18

    Ukrainian Troops Retake Almost All Of Donetsk Airport From Rebels

    By Natalia Zinets and Lina Kushch KIEV, Jan 18 (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops recaptured almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine they had lost to separatists in recent weeks, even as thousands gathered in Kiev for a state-sponsored peace march on Sunday. The offensive brought fighting close to the big industrial city of...

    Ukraine forces reclaim Donetsk airport in new offensive
    Jan18

    Ukraine forces reclaim Donetsk airport in new offensive

    Ukrainian troops launched a ‘mass operation’ overnight, retaking almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine lost to separatists in recent weeks. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine leader vows to retake separatist-held east
    Jan18

    Ukraine leader vows to retake separatist-held east

    KIEV, Ukraine — 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...

    Ukraine leader vows to reassert control as fighting hits new heights in the east
    Jan18

    Ukraine leader vows to reassert control as fighting hits new heights in the east

    KIEV, Ukraine — 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 Kyiv that Ukraine wouldn’t “give up an inch” of its land to Russian-backed...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine hits new heights
    Jan18

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine hits new heights

    Petro Poroshenko vows to reassert control over separatist-held region …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine leader vows to retake separatist-held east
    Jan18

    Ukraine leader vows to retake separatist-held east

    Ukrainian President 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 separatists.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    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...

    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....

    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...

    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:...