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    Spotify has cancelled its launch in Russia
    Feb02

    Spotify has cancelled its launch in Russia

    Spotify, one of the world’s biggest music streaming services, has cancelled its plan to launch in Russia. BBC Russia reports today that the Swedish company has taken a dramatic U-turn and dismissed the would-be head of the country’s division, Alexander Kubaneishvili. Kubaneishvili announced the news in a letter to partners, Russian...

    Russian Rocket Puts British Satellite Into Orbit
    Feb02

    Russian Rocket Puts British Satellite Into Orbit

    A Russian Proton-M rocket launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on February 1 carried the British Inmarsat-5F2 communications satellite into space. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    5 Ukrainian soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting
    Feb02

    5 Ukrainian soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Officials say five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 29 wounded in the past day in eastern Ukraine as fighting rages around a strategic railway hub. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukrainians Remember Victims Of Mariupol Rocket Attack
    Feb02

    Ukrainians Remember Victims Of Mariupol Rocket Attack

    Events were held in Ukraine on February 1 to honor the victims of a rocket attack which killed 30 civilians in the southern port of Mariupol, held by government forces, on January 24. In Kyiv, crosses with the names of the victims were placed outside the Russian embassy. In the evening, in Mariupol itself, candles were lit on the central Theater...

    As Central Americans move through courts, thousands wait In limbo
    Feb02

    As Central Americans move through courts, thousands wait In limbo

    SAN ANTONIO – Thousands of immigrants seeking legalization through the U.S. court system have had their hearings cancelled and are being told by the government that it may be 2019 or later before their futures are resolved. Some immigration lawyers fear the delay will leave their clients at risk of deportation as evidence becomes dated, witnesses...

    5 Ukrainian soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting
    Feb02

    5 Ukrainian soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Officials say five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 29 wounded in the past day in eastern Ukraine as fighting rages around a strategic railway hub. Defense Ministry Spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov told The Associated Press Monday that fighting remains most intense around Ukraine-held Debaltseve, which is now almost...

    5 Ukrainian soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting
    Feb02

    5 Ukrainian soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting

    Defense Ministry Spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov told The Associated Press Monday that fighting remains most intense around Ukraine-held Debaltseve, which is now almost entirely encircled by Russia-backed rebels. Municipal authorities in Donetsk, the main rebel stronghold in the region some 60 kilometers (37 miles) southwest of Debaltseve, said in...

    5 Ukrainian troops killed as fighting continues for key eastern railway hub
    Feb02

    5 Ukrainian troops killed as fighting continues for key eastern railway hub

    Officials say five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 29 wounded in the past day in eastern Ukraine as fighting rages around a strategic railway hub. …read more Source: FOX...

    Report: US Taking ‘Fresh Look’ at Providing Lethal Aid to Ukraine
    Feb02

    Report: US Taking ‘Fresh Look’ at Providing Lethal Aid to Ukraine

    A leading U.S. newspaper says Washington is reconsidering its stance on providing defensive weapons and equipment to Kyiv. The New York Times reported Sunday that while President Barack Obama has not made a decision about supplying lethal aid to Ukraine’s security forces, his administration is taking a “fresh look” at the...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Feb02

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Monday. 1. An Australian journalist for Al Jazeera English who had been serving a 7-year jail sentence in Egypt on charges of aiding a terrorist organisation was released and deported on Sunday after spending 400 days in prison. 2. At least 8,000 pro-democracy protesters marched through the...