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    The broadcaster presented a concert featuring Russian singers supportive of the separatist movement in Ukraine
    Jan03

    The broadcaster presented a concert featuring Russian singers supportive of the separatist movement in Ukraine

    Anger over the New Year’s Eve broadcast by Inter, Ukraine’s major television channel, centers on the appearance of pop singers who support the separatist movement in the country. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    EU Enlargement Chief: Bloc Wants Good Ties With Eastern Neighbors, Central Asia
    Jan03

    EU Enlargement Chief: Bloc Wants Good Ties With Eastern Neighbors, Central Asia

    The European Union’s enlargement chief says the EU wants to pursue good relations with its Eastern Partnership countries but that each case must be viewed individually. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    AirAsia Search And Rescue Find Two Large Objects
    Jan03

    AirAsia Search And Rescue Find Two Large Objects

    JAKARTA/PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesia search and rescue teams hunting for the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet have located two “big objects” in the Java Sea, agency chief Fransiskus Bambang Soelistyo told reporters on Saturday. The two objects found just before midnight on Friday are around 30 meters (90 feet)...

    Why Would Anybody Adopt the Euro in 2015?
    Jan03

    Why Would Anybody Adopt the Euro in 2015?

    On Thursday, Lithuania became the 19th country to join the euro-zone. The move made it the last Baltic nation to adopt the currency, and the timing was inauspicious—the euro looks more and more like an economic death sentence as depressions spread across the continent. Proving skeptics right, less than 24 hours later, the currency’s value...

    Germany Says Ukraine, Russia Ready To Meet ‘As Soon As Possible’
    Jan02

    Germany Says Ukraine, Russia Ready To Meet ‘As Soon As Possible’

    The German Foreign Ministry says Russia and Ukraine have agreed to meet “as soon as possible” to discuss ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadian exporters to Russia assess crisis
    Jan02

    Canadian exporters to Russia assess crisis

    OTTAWA – Canadian exporters stung by Russia’s currency crisis and its retaliatory sanctions against the West wonder what 2015 will hold for a market filled with promise less than 12 months ago.Companies from farm-equipment manufacturers to pork producers spent much of 2014 adjusting to the economic instability in Russia, a country...

    Ukraine Reports First Military Death of 2015
    Jan02

    Ukraine Reports First Military Death of 2015

    Ukraine on Friday reported its first military death of 2015 in its conflict with pro-Russian separatists, saying a soldier had been killed and five others wounded in attacks by the rebels. “In the past 24 hours one Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and another five have been injured because of provocative actions [by separatists],”...

    Criticism for Ukraine TV’s New Year’s Eve concert
    Jan02

    Criticism for Ukraine TV’s New Year’s Eve concert

    Ed AdamczykKIEV , Ukraine, Jan. 2 (UPI) — Anger over the New Year’s Eve broadcast by Inter, Ukraine’s television channel, centers on the appearance of singers who support the separatist movement. …read more Source: United Press...

    Canadian exporters assess Russian currency crisis, sanctions
    Jan02

    Canadian exporters assess Russian currency crisis, sanctions

    OTTAWA – Canadian exporters stung by Russia’s currency crisis and its retaliatory sanctions against the West wonder what 2015 will hold for a market filled with promise less than 12 months ago. Companies from farm-equipment manufacturers to pork producers spent much of 2014 adjusting to the economic instability in Russia, a country that...

    Ukraine is in a full-scale financial crisis as the country’s GDP dropped 7.5% and its inflation went up 21%
    Jan02

    Ukraine is in a full-scale financial crisis as the country’s GDP dropped 7.5% and its inflation went up 21%

    Hontareva said Ukraine’s banking system is non-functioning and the hryvnia has become the worst (or one of the worst) performing currency worldwide. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...