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    Lack of aid deepens suffering in conflict-hit east Ukraine
    Jan14

    Lack of aid deepens suffering in conflict-hit east Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Valentina Dudareva’s voice cracks with despair as she stands in the snow, surveying the bombed-out windows of her apartment block in Donetsk, the separatist capital in eastern Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Del Potro ousts top seed Fognini in Sydney comeback
    Jan14

    Del Potro ousts top seed Fognini in Sydney comeback

    Sydney (AFP) – Defending champion Juan Martin del Potro came from a set down to dump top seed Fabio Fognini out of the Sydney International and advanced to the quarter-finals on Wednesday.The Argentine Grand Slam champion has won his first two matches in 10 months at the tournament following wrist surgery as he fights his way back to the...

    Civilians Killed As Shell Hits Bus In Eastern Ukraine
    Jan14

    Civilians Killed As Shell Hits Bus In Eastern Ukraine

    (NOTE: Video includes graphic images) Ukrainian authorities say 10 civilians have been killed and 13 wounded by a missile that hit a bus in eastern Ukraine. The incident occurred late on January 13 at a Ukrainian military checkpoint near the town of Volnovakha, southwest of the rebel-held provincial capital of Donetsk. (Reuters) …read more...

    Russian minister promises to limit government spending
    Jan14

    Russian minister promises to limit government spending

    The Russian ruble lost about half of its value last year under the combined blow of slumping global prices for oil and Western sanctions over Ukraine. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    #Crimea is #Ukraine!
    Jan14

    #Crimea is #Ukraine!

    #Crimea is #Ukraine! …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russian minister promises to limit government spending
    Jan14

    Russian minister promises to limit government spending

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s finance minister has promised to maintain a tight lid on spending as the country faces its worst economic downturn in 15 years. Anton Siluanov said an earlier plan to boost government spending by nearly 12 percent this year is unrealistic, and some of the planned expenditures should be cut. He told an economic forum...

    God, Save Ukraine!
    Jan14

    God, Save Ukraine!

    God, Save Ukraine! …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russia says inflation could reach 17% in 2015
    Jan14

    Russia says inflation could reach 17% in 2015

    Moscow (AFP) – Inflation in Russia could hit 17 percent this year, the deputy economy minister said Wednesday, as the ruble suffers on the back of slumping oil prices. “Peak inflation will come in March-April when year-on-year inflation could reach 15 to 17 percent,” Alexei Vedev was quoted as saying by the state-run TASS news...

    Nishikori beats tough conditions for Kooyong Classic win
    Jan14

    Nishikori beats tough conditions for Kooyong Classic win

    Melbourne (AFP) – Japan’s Kei Nishikori fought past a tough Australian challenge from Jordan Thompson to post a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7/4) opening win at the Kooyong Classic on Wednesday.The defending champion at the eight-man tune-up for the Australian Open needed just over two hours to earn the victory.US Open finalist Nishikori, ranked...

    World Chess Champ Magnus Carlsen Lost An Amazing Game
    Jan14

    World Chess Champ Magnus Carlsen Lost An Amazing Game

    Norway’s 24-year-old chess phenom, Magnus Carlsen, successfully defended his World Chess Championship late last year in Sochi, Russia, once again defeating 44-year-old Viswanathan Anand of India. But that doesn’t mean Carlsen is unbeatable, as we just learned. On Monday at a big and very important tournament, the Tata Steel in Wijk...