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    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...

    #Crimea is #Ukraine!
    Jan14

    #Crimea is #Ukraine!

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

    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...

    U.S., EU Condemn Rising Ukraine Violence
    Jan14

    U.S., EU Condemn Rising Ukraine Violence

    The European Union and United States have condemned the rising violence in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    News of the day from across the globe, Jan. 14
    Jan14

    News of the day from across the globe, Jan. 14

    An attack on a passenger bus in eastern Ukraine killed 11 people Tuesday, likely dealing the final blow to hopes that a short-lived and shaky cease-fire could take hold. The holiday period was spent in relative tranquillity after a new truce was called in December between government troops and Russian-backed militia. The Cuban spy traded to the...

    Fighting Escalates in Ukraine With Attacks on Bus, Donetsk Airport
    Jan14

    Fighting Escalates in Ukraine With Attacks on Bus, Donetsk Airport

    KIEV (Reuters) – A passenger bus came under heavy fire in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, killing at least 11 people, Ukrainian authorities said, and fighting intensified around the international airport in the city of Donetsk as separatists tried to oust government forces. The latest violence flared after Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany...

    Ukraine bus attack kills 12, could herald grim future as truce staggers
    Jan14

    Ukraine bus attack kills 12, could herald grim future as truce staggers

    DONETSK, Ukraine — An attack on a passenger bus in eastern Ukraine killed 12 people Tuesday, likely dealing the final blow to hopes that a short-lived and shaky cease-fire could take hold. Across Donetsk, the city that Russian-backed separatists call their capital, explosions and the sound of shells whistling overhead are again unnerving the...