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    EU ‘plays short-sighted sanctions game’ instead of fighting terrorism together: Moscow
    Dec22

    EU ‘plays short-sighted sanctions game’ instead of fighting terrorism together: Moscow

    The European Union should join Russia in its battle against international terrorism instead of imposing “illogical” and “ineffective” sanctions, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in response to the six-month prolongation of restrictive measures by the EU. “Instead of building constructive cooperation in countering the key challenges of our...

    Russia Slams European Union for Extending Sanctions
    Dec22

    Russia Slams European Union for Extending Sanctions

    Russia on Monday lashed out at the European Union for prolonging sanctions over the Ukraine crisis for another six months rather than choosing to cooperate over issues including the fight against terrorism. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    Council of Europe comes out against Ukrainian ban on Nazi and Communist symbols
    Dec22

    Council of Europe comes out against Ukrainian ban on Nazi and Communist symbols

    Law is ‘attempt to re-write country’s history,’ and is a ‘violation of freedom of expression,’ according to Holocaust museum, rights groups. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    EU extends anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Dec21

    EU extends anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    The European Union has agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its alleged involvement in the Ukraine crisis. “On 21 December 2015, the Council prolonged EU economic sanctions against Russia until 31 July 2016,” the EU Council press service said in a communique in Brussels on Monday. The...

    The Year in Pictures 2015
    Dec21

    The Year in Pictures 2015

    THIS was the year of the great unraveling, with international orders and borders challenged or broken, with thousands of deaths, vast flows of migrants and terrorist attacks on some of the most cherished symbols of civilization, both Western and Muslim. Palmyra and Paris (twice). Aleppo, Homs, Kobani and even San Bernardino, Calif. The Syrian war...

    Russia slams EU for extending sanctions
    Dec21

    Russia slams EU for extending sanctions

    MOSCOW: Russia on Monday lashed out at the European Union (EU) for prolonging sanctions over the Ukraine crisis for another six months rather than choosing to co-operate over issues including the fight against terrorism. “It is necessary to point out that instead of building constructive co-operation to counter the key challenges of our times...

    EU prolongs economic sanctions on Russia until mid-2016
    Dec21

    EU prolongs economic sanctions on Russia until mid-2016

    The European Union on Monday extended its economic sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine until the end of next July, drawing a swift rebuke from the Russian economy minister. The EU has linked the lifting of the sanctions to full implementation of a peace deal in east Ukraine, where more than 9,000 people have been killed in...

    Russia, EU trade talks fail, Kiev set to face retaliation
    Dec21

    Russia, EU trade talks fail, Kiev set to face retaliation

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    EU-Ukraine trade pact  talks with Russia end without result
    Dec21

    EU-Ukraine trade pact talks with Russia end without result

    Talks aimed at addressing Russia’s concerns about a free trade agreement between the European Union and Ukraine have ended without result and as a result, it will go into force as planned Jan. 1 …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine media says govt has banned Limp Bizkit leader Durst
    Dec21

    Ukraine media says govt has banned Limp Bizkit leader Durst

    Ukrainian news media are reporting that the country’s national security service has banned the leader of the group Limp Bizkit from entering the country for five years …read more Source: The Daily...

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