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Section: The Wall Street Journal (USA)

      Events That Shaped a Turbulent 2014
      Dec31

      Events That Shaped a Turbulent 2014

      From the rise of Islamic State to the Republicans’ sweep of the midterm elections, the past year brought a number of game-changing news developments. Among them were the Ebola outbreak, the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., the Ukraine crisis and the drop in oil prices. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      New ‘Leaders’ Pop Up in Eastern Ukraine
      Dec31

      New ‘Leaders’ Pop Up in Eastern Ukraine

      Ukraine appointed a billionaire as governor of one town, but a local man disagrees, saying he won the job during a pro-Russia rally. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Visa Suspends Operations in Crimea
      Dec26

      Visa Suspends Operations in Crimea

      International payment system company Visa Inc. suspended its operations in Crimea after another round of U.S. sanctions, the company said Friday. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Ukraine Cuts Power, Train Services to Crimea
      Dec26

      Ukraine Cuts Power, Train Services to Crimea

      Ukraine cut off electricity and train services to Crimea, moves that could raise tensions with Russia, which annexed the peninsula in March and has been prodding Kiev to negotiate with Moscow-backed rebels in the country’s eastern provinces. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Ukraine, Rebels Make Little Progress in Talks
      Dec25

      Ukraine, Rebels Make Little Progress in Talks

      Scant progress was made at the first high-level talks in months between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels, although both sides said that after hours of talks they agreed to exchange some prisoners. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Ukraine Angers Russia by Ending ‘Nonaligned’ Status
      Dec23

      Ukraine Angers Russia by Ending ‘Nonaligned’ Status

      Ukraine ended its status as a nonaligned nation, reopening aspirations to join NATO and drawing a quick rebuke from Moscow, which has accused the West of bringing hostile forces to its borders. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      EU Sees Not Enough of the Right Sort of Change
      Dec19

      EU Sees Not Enough of the Right Sort of Change

      Brussels Beat: The European Union’s relations with Russia plummeted over Ukraine, while the eurozone failed to see the sustainable recovery it hoped for. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      EU Toughens Sanctions on Crimean Companies
      Dec18

      EU Toughens Sanctions on Crimean Companies

      The EU toughened its sanctions on Crimea-based companies, introducing measures that range from a ban on cruise ships visiting local ports to a ban on sales of energy and telecoms technology. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Putin’s Year of Defiance, Miscalculation
      Dec18

      Putin’s Year of Defiance, Miscalculation

      The Kremlin gambled that Russia could tolerate Western sanctions over Ukraine. Then oil prices plunged. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Scant U.S. Hope for Russian Reversal
      Dec17

      Scant U.S. Hope for Russian Reversal

      After Ruble’s fall, Western policy makers are waiting to see whether a weakened Kremlin will call off its intervention in Ukraine to win a reprieve from economic sanctions, but officials aren’t optimistic. …read more Source: The Wall Street...