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January 27, 2015, by VOANews

Russia’s credit rating was downgraded Monday, falling below investment grade for the first time in a decade to what the financial world calls “junk status.” The influential Standard & Poor’s […]

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EU increases humanitarian aid to Ukraine

January 27, 2015, by The Prague Post

The European Union is increasing its humanitarian assistance in Ukraine where the latest surge of violence has deepened an already desperate situation ...

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Kremlin-backed fighters gain ground, try to surround Ukrainian troops

January 27, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

Kremlin-backed fighters have continued their onslaught against Ukrainian troops in recent days, gaining more territory. Following reports on the arriv ...


Polish President: Auschwitz tribute should not be politicised

January 26, 2015, by The Warsaw Voice

Polish President Bronisław Komorowski has said that the anniversary commemorations of the liberation of the Nazi death camp in Auschwitz to be held o ...

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    Poroshenko: Russia is responsible for Mariupol killings
    January 25, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

    Ukraine has convincing evidence that Russia is behind the January 24 shelling in Mariupol that killed 30 people, President Petro Poroshenko said during the January 25 meeting of the National […]

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    Ukraine asks IMF for new rescue package
    January 23, 2015, by VOANews

    Ukraine has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a new and broader bailout package and will attempt to renegotiate its debt with bond holders. IMF chief Christine Lagarde announced […]

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    Donetsk Airport overrun by rebels, say army volunteers
    January 22, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

    Kremlin-backed insurgents have taken over Donetsk Airport, killing dozens of Ukrainian troops, members of the army’s volunteer support network said on January 21. Such a loss would mark Ukraine’s most […]