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    Russia says Ukraine's renunciation of 'non-aligned; status will boost tensions – agency
    Dec23

    Russia says Ukraine's renunciation of 'non-aligned; status will boost tensions – agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday Ukraine’s renunciation of its “non-aligned” status was counterproductive and would only boost tensions around the crisis in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    The talks will involve envoys from Ukraine, Russia and pan-European Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
    Dec23

    The talks will involve envoys from Ukraine, Russia and pan-European Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.

    A fresh round of peace talks with Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels will take place in the Belarusian capital Minsk on Wednesday. It was announced by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, after consultations on phone with his French, Russian and German counterparts. The talks will involve envoys from Ukraine, Russia and the pan-European...

    Ukraine parliament takes historic step toward NATO
    Dec23

    Ukraine parliament takes historic step toward NATO

    KIEV – Ukraine’s parliament took a historic step toward NATO membership on Tuesday by overwhelmingly voting to revoke the nation’s neutral status, which it adopted under Russian pressure in 2010. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine Parliament Takes Historic Step Toward NATO Membership
    Dec23

    Ukraine Parliament Takes Historic Step Toward NATO Membership

    Ukraine’s parliament took a historic step toward NATO membership on Tuesday by overwhelmingly voting to revoke the nation’s neutral status, which it adopted under Russian pressure in 2010. …read more Source:...

    Russia says Ukraine's renunciation of 'non-aligned' status to hit ties -agency
    Dec23

    Russia says Ukraine's renunciation of 'non-aligned' status to hit ties -agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine’s renunciation of its “non-aligned” status is an unfriendly step towards Russia and will only “add to nuisances” in ties, Russia’s envoy to the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian parliament votes to renounce Ukraine's 'non-aligned' status
    Dec23

    Ukrainian parliament votes to renounce Ukraine's 'non-aligned' status

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament voted on Tuesday for the country to renounce its “non-aligned” status and work towards membership in the NATO alliance. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine parliament takes historic step toward Nato membership
    Dec23

    Ukraine parliament takes historic step toward Nato membership

    December 23, 2014 6:26 PMKIEV (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament took a historic step toward Nato membership on Tuesday by overwhelmingly voting to revoke the nation’s neutral status, which it adopted under Russian pressure in 2010. …read more Source: The Straits...

    International journalist deaths soar in 2014
    Dec23

    International journalist deaths soar in 2014

    NEW YORK: The gruesome murders of foreign journalists by the Islamic State group contributed to 2014 being a particularly deadly year for international correspondents, an annual review by the Committee to Protect Journalists reported on Tuesday. The CPJ study found that an “unusually high proportion” of the 60 journalists who died...

    Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian
    Dec23

    Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian

    DONETSK (AP) -In eastern Ukraine, where the countrys pro-Russian insurgency has claimed thousands of lives, the regions top university is a major victim of the bitterness and rifts the fighting has caused.The conflict has not only split the university in half and forced many students and professors to quit, it also has affected everything from...

    Report: At least 60 journalists killed in 2014
    Dec23

    Report: At least 60 journalists killed in 2014

    At least 60 journalists around the world were killed in 2014 while on the job or because of their work, and 44 percent of them were targeted for murder, the Committee to Protect Journalists said.An “unusually high proportion,” or about one-fourth, of those killed were international journalists, though the overwhelming number of...

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