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    Anatoly Antonov says NATO countries pushed Kiev to counterproductive decision, trying to turn Ukraine into a front line of confrontation with Russia.
    Dec25

    Anatoly Antonov says NATO countries pushed Kiev to counterproductive decision, trying to turn Ukraine into a front line of confrontation with Russia.

    Russia says NATO is turning Ukraine into a “frontline of confrontation”. Russian Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov told the Interfax that NATO countries pushed Kiev to counterproductive decision, trying to turn Ukraine into a front line of confrontation with Russia. …read more Source: Radio...

    Pope to address world’s woes in Christmas message
    Dec25

    Pope to address world’s woes in Christmas message

    Vatican City (AFP) – Pope Francis will offer his annual Christmas blessing on Thursday, traditionally an occasion to appeal for remedies to the worlds woes.In his second urbi et orbi (to the city and the world) message, the popular Argentinian pontiff will address the globes 1.2 billion Catholics and millions of others tuning in from around...

    Civilians despair as both sides break rules in East Ukraine
    Dec25

    Civilians despair as both sides break rules in East Ukraine

    Tanya Lokshina In the outskirts of Donetsk, close to the airport, where fierce fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed rebels has been ongoing for months, shelling has become a part of everyday life. Local residents refer to rolls of industrial plastic wrap as “glass panes” — having once replaced the glass in shattered windows...

    Ukraine’s tough choice
    Dec25

    Ukraine’s tough choice

    Ukraine has made a geostrategic choice, which is likely to have far-reaching consequences. Its decision to annul the country’s non-aligned status and formally apply for Nato membership puts it on a warpath with Russia. Parliament voted overwhelmingly to take the Brussels route which, in other words, means rupturing ties with Kremlin. Kiev...

    Crimea hit by outages amid Ukraine power crisis
    Dec25

    Crimea hit by outages amid Ukraine power crisis

    Crimea on Wednesday suffered massive blackouts after Ukraine unexpectedly stopped supplies, sparking traffic jams, hospital closures and panic across the peninsula. Train stations, businesses and the airport had to close down, traffic lights went dark causing huge snarls in the main city of Simferopol, and several people were stuck in lifts....

    Russia Threatens to Cut Ties with NATO If Ukraine Joins
    Dec25

    Russia Threatens to Cut Ties with NATO If Ukraine Joins

    Russia said on Wednesday NATO was turning Ukraine into a “frontline of confrontation” and threatened to sever remaining ties with the Atlantic military alliance if Ukraine’s hopes of joining it were realized. The Kyiv parliament’s renunciation of Ukraine’s neutral status on Tuesday in purs… …read more...

    World › ‘Difficult’ Ukraine talks end without agreement
    Dec25

    World › ‘Difficult’ Ukraine talks end without agreement

    Ukranian and rebel envoys concluded “difficult” marathon talks on Wednesday without agreeing the date of a new round aimed at ending the pro-Russian uprising devastating the ex-Soviet state’s industrial east. The five-hour preliminary discussion in the Belarussian capital Minsk had been tentatively due to be followed by a second...

    ‘Difficult’ Ukraine talks end without new date agreement
    Dec25

    ‘Difficult’ Ukraine talks end without new date agreement

    Ukrainian and rebel envoys concluded “difficult” marathon talks without agreeing the date of a new round aimed at ending the pro-Russian uprising devastating the ex-Soviet state’s industrial east. …read more Source: Channel...

    ‘Difficult’ Ukraine talks end without new date agreement
    Dec25

    ‘Difficult’ Ukraine talks end without new date agreement

    Ukranian and rebel envoys concluded “difficult” marathon talks on Wednesday without agreeing the date of a new round aimed at ending the pro-Russian uprising devastating the ex-Soviet state’s industrial east. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Bitcoin beats hryvnia, rouble as the worst currency
    Dec24

    Bitcoin beats hryvnia, rouble as the worst currency

    IT HAS been a bad year for the Russian rouble and a terrible 12 months for the Ukrainian hryvnia. But it has been a catastrophic 2014 for bitcoin, the virtual currency. While acknowledging that my currency forecasting prowess means that I am driving a desk rather than tanning on a beach, the gyrations do seem to offer some valuable lessons....

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