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    Obama Signs Into Law Bill Authorizing More Russia Sanctions
    Dec19

    Obama Signs Into Law Bill Authorizing More Russia Sanctions

    U.S. President Barack Obama has signed into law legislation passed by the U.S. Congress authorizing more sanctions on Russia for its role in the Ukraine crisis. The president said in a statement Thursday that while he signed the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014, it “does not signal a change” in the administration’s sanctions...

    Obama signs bill to assist Ukraine as he admonishes Russia
    Dec19

    Obama signs bill to assist Ukraine as he admonishes Russia

    The Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 allows the U.S. to help Ukraine restore its sovereignty and territorial integrity. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Putin: Russian Economy to Rebound in 2 Years
    Dec18

    Putin: Russian Economy to Rebound in 2 Years

    Published December 18, 2014 Russian President Vladimir Putin held his annual end-of-the-year news conference Thursday, tackling questions on the Russian economy, the crisis in Ukraine and Russian relations with the west. VOA’s Jeff Custer reports. Comment …read more Source:...

    EU leaders seek long-term strategy to deal with Russia
    Dec18

    EU leaders seek long-term strategy to deal with Russia

    BRUSSELS: European Union leaders gathered in Brussels yesterday seeking common ground on a long-term strategy to deal with an unfriendly but economically wounded Russia. Summit host Donald Tusk, the new president of the leaders’ European Council, said it was vital for stability on the bloc’s eastern borders to start a discussion about...

    OSCE extends observer mission at Russia-Ukraine border until March
    Dec18

    OSCE extends observer mission at Russia-Ukraine border until March

    European security watchdog the OSCE prolonged the mandate of its observer mission at two Russian checkpoints on the border with Ukraine by three months on Thursday, the longest extension so far. …read more Source: World...

    Slovakia to build new pipeline to Turkey via Ukraine
    Dec18

    Slovakia to build new pipeline to Turkey via Ukraine

    The new pipeline will start from the Slovakia-Ukraine border and reach the border between Turkey and Bulgaria …read more Source: Anadolu...

    EU targets oil, gas investment in Crimea
    Dec18

    EU targets oil, gas investment in Crimea

    EU bans European companies from exporting goods used in the exploration and production of oil, gas and minerals to Crimea. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    EU Adopts Tighter Investment Sanctions on Crimea
    Dec18

    EU Adopts Tighter Investment Sanctions on Crimea

    BRUSSELS—European Union governments adopted tighter restrictions on European investment in Crimea onThursday, targeting Russian Black Sea oil and gas explorationand tourism, an EU official said. …read more Source:...

    Putin says Ukraine must remain a single political entity
    Dec18

    Putin says Ukraine must remain a single political entity

    Putin said the Ukraine crisis should be resolved as quickly as possible and that Moscow’s aim was to restore political unity to Ukraine …read more Source: World...

    Putin says Russia economy will be cured but offers no remedy
    Dec18

    Putin says Russia economy will be cured but offers no remedy

    By Timothy Heritage and Alexei Anishchuk President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia’s economy would inevitably rebound after the rouble’s dramatic slide this year but offered no remedy to a deepening financial crisis. Under pressure to show he has a plan to fix the economy, Putin told an end-of-year news conference the actions...

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