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Ukraine looks to civilian volunteers to help counter possible Russian invasion

Yahoo Daily News 28 Jan 2022
Billboards along the highways in Ukraine — some showing a furious, bare-chested man with a baseball bat chasing a bear — have gone up across the country as Russian troops continue massing along its borders ... Civilian resistance has been part of Ukraine’s heritage ... Ukraine’s ...
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Poland says Russia-Ukraine tensions not seen in decades

The Roanoke Times 28 Jan 2022
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Russian troop movements near Ukraine’s border that have ratcheted up fears of a potential invasion have complicated the international political scene to a degree not seen in decades, Poland's president said Friday ... Russia has amassed more than 100,000 Russian troops near Ukraine.
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Tech, auto stocks lead European shares lower; LVMH shines

Metro USA 28 Jan 2022
(Reuters) -European shares fell as much as 2% on Friday, dragged down by auto and technology stocks, amid prospects of higher interest rates and geopolitical tensions in Ukraine ... security proposals and reiterated that it does not want war over Ukraine.
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European shares end fourth week lower with tech, autos slammed

Metro USA 28 Jan 2022
(Reuters) -European shares fell on Friday, with the STOXX 600 index down for the fourth straight week as auto and technology stocks led declines amid the prospect of higher interest rates and concern over the situation in Russia and Ukraine ... security proposals and reiterated that it does not want war over Ukraine.
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Today’s Headlines: Federal road safety plan follows a deadly year on L.A. streets

The Los Angeles Times 28 Jan 2022
By Laura Blasey and Amy Hubbard. Hello, it’s Friday, Jan ... Advertisement ... ... BUSINESS ... Ukraine’s fate could renew a race for weapons of mass destruction. If there is going to be an end to nuclear proliferation, Ukraine needs to be a success story, not a lost cause.YOUR WEEKEND ... Plus eight more weekend-fun ideas from Times listings coordinator Matt Cooper.
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Germany offers Ukraine helmets, Kyiv's Klitschko "speechless"

Yahoo Daily News 27 Jan 2022
Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht said Berlin, which has faced growing criticism of its refusal to supply arms to Ukraine as other Western countries have done, was responding to a request from the government in Kyiv ... At the weekend, the defence minister had said Germany would also supply a field hospital to Ukraine.
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'A joke': Kyiv mayor on Germany's offer of 5,000 helmets to Ukraine

Live Mint 27 Jan 2022
Germany will supply 5,000 military helmets to Ukraine to help defend against a possible Russian invasion, it said on Wednesday - an offer Kyiv mayor and former world champion boxer Vitali Klitschko dismissed as "a joke" that left him "speechless" ... At the weekend, the defence minister had said Germany would also supply a field hospital to Ukraine.
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What Happens Next in Ukraine Could Change Europe Forever

Time Magazine 27 Jan 2022
A consensus is beginning to form that a new war in Ukraine has become inevitable ... The Russian television anchor Dmitry Kiselyov, known as a reliable Kremlin mouthpiece, explained on air during the past weekend that the current crisis is not about Ukraine ... The crisis is not about Ukraine but about Russia.
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Amid Ukraine crisis, commerce, energy and history color Germany’s Russia policy

Finger Lakes Times 27 Jan 2022
Germany’s reputation in Ukraine took a further blow last weekend when its navy chief, Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach, was forced to resign over remarks in which he asserted that Putin probably deserved more “respect,” and that Ukraine would never win back Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in 2014.
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US refuses to budge on Ukraine in response to Russian demands

Finger Lakes Times 27 Jan 2022
WASHINGTON — With tensions rising over a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Biden administration on Wednesday rejected Moscow’s main demands to ease the crisis, dampening hopes that diplomats can find a peaceful resolution to the standoff ... The move comes as tens of thousands of Russian troops mass on Ukraine’s eastern and northern borders.
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Meet the Ukrainian volunteers training to fight Russians in the streets of Kyiv

Stars and Stripes 27 Jan 2022
KYIV, Ukraine - Every weekend for the past three years, the reservists of Ukraine’s 130th territorial defense battalion have gathered in forests and parks on the edge of Kyiv to train for the worst ... Kyiv’s 130th battalion is one of many such units across Ukraine. In the case of an attack, Ukraine’s government plans to provide weapons.
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France's Macron takes own path, seeks dialogue with Russia

The Roanoke Times 27 Jan 2022
It’s also part of Macron’s domestic political strategy amid campaigning for April’s presidential election, where nationalists are setting the agenda and a war in Ukraine could prove an unwelcome distraction ... And experts question whether it will be enough to deter a Russian invasion of Ukraine.
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Diamond Hands in the Rough

New York Magazine 27 Jan 2022
(Unlike the stock or bond markets, investors can’t expect the government to bail them out or compensate them from getting defrauded, and there are no circuit breakers to keep things from crashing too far.) When I asked crypto traders about what caused bitcoin to fall so quickly ...
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Power grid concerns, weekend snowstorm, coronavirus news & more: What’s trending today

Cleveland 26 Jan 2022
A look at some of the top headlines trending online today around the world including the latest on threats to the power grid, the chance for more snow this weekend, Russia-Ukraine tensions, coronavirus developments surrounding the Omicron surge and much more ... Bomb cyclone could bring powerful nor’easter to Northeast cities this weekend (CNN).

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