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    US Heads for Political Showdown with UN
    Dec27

    US Heads for Political Showdown with UN

    United Nations Secretariat BuildingBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Dec 27 2016 (IPS)The United States has had a longstanding love-hate relationship with the United Nations ever since 1952 when the world body began operations in New York city on an 18-acre piece of land which housed an abattoir where cattle was being trucked daily for slaughter.The...

    Moscow Court Rules Change in Power in Ukraine in 2014 Is Coup
    Dec27

    Moscow Court Rules Change in Power in Ukraine in 2014 Is Coup

    A Moscow court has ruled that the events in February 2014 in Ukraine constitute a state coup, reported TASS. The decision of the Dorogomilovsky court came after a request on behalf of former Ukrainian deputy Vladimir Oleynik. The participation of “armed nationalist forces” in the change of the regime is an important factor in the decision of the...

    Poroshenko hopes for closer Belarus-Ukraine ties
    Dec27

    Poroshenko hopes for closer Belarus-Ukraine ties

    This period of effective cooperation has laid a solid foundation for the upward development of the multifaceted relations in the interests of Ukraine and Belarus. Historical and cultural ties between our nations are key to building a successful relationship between the two states based on understanding, trust and mutual respect, reads the...

    Putin says new gas pipeline will boost annexed Crimea’s economy
    Dec27

    Putin says new gas pipeline will boost annexed Crimea’s economy

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia on Tuesday activated a pipeline carrying Russian gas to Crimea with President Vladimir Putin hailing it as a step that would power economic growth on a peninsula Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Moldovan MPs battle president over EU flag
    Dec27

    Moldovan MPs battle president over EU flag

    Members of Moldova’s parliament have re-hung an EU flag over the entrance to the country’s presidential office after new pro-Russia President Igor Dodon had it removed over the Christmas period. Liberal Party MP Alina Zotea posted pictures on Facebook on Monday of the group of parliamentarians returning the EU banner to its...

    FM to foreign diplomats: Don’t meddle in our affairs
    Dec27

    FM to foreign diplomats: Don’t meddle in our affairs

    Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic on Tuesday told foreign diplomats in Belgrade not to lecture Serbia, and not to meddle in the country’s policy.Reacting to a recent statement made by Ukraine’s Ambassador to Serbia Oleksandr Aleksandrovych, who said that by voting against a Kiev-tabled UN General Assembly resolution on Crimea,...

    Lukashenko: Belarus, Ukraine have built a solid system of cooperation
    Dec27

    Lukashenko: Belarus, Ukraine have built a solid system of cooperation

    “Over the period of independence our countries managed to build a solid and comprehensive system of bilateral cooperation relying on openness, trust, and equal cooperation,” the message of greetings read …read more Source:...

    Moscow: US defense policy ‘direct threat’ to Russia
    Dec27

    Moscow: US defense policy ‘direct threat’ to Russia

    Russia considers the U.S. decision to supply arms to anti-government rebels in Syria a “hostile” act, the country’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a statement released Tuesday. Referring to the $600-plus billion National Defense Authorization Act that U.S. President Barack Obama signed into law earlier this month,Â...

    Eurobank concludes sale of Ukrainian unit
    Dec27

    Eurobank concludes sale of Ukrainian unit

    Greece’s Eurobank has concluded the sale of its Ukrainian unit Universal Bank to Ukraine’s financial group TAS Group, it said on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Most powerful photographs of 2016
    Dec27

    Most powerful photographs of 2016

    The world’s best photojournalists this year turned their lenses on glory and gore; on hope and despair; and more than in recent memory, on voters determined to enact change. What’s changed since this time last year? Britain is leaving the European Union, and no one is quite sure what comes next. U.S. President Barack Obama is leaving...

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