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    NATO: Security body urges Russia to prod Ukraine rebels to honour truce
    Dec20

    NATO: Security body urges Russia to prod Ukraine rebels to honour truce

    Provisions in the ceasefire deal call for the withdrawal of heavy weaponry from the regions of Donetsk and Lugansk. NATO on Monday urged Russia to use its clout with insurgents in eastern Ukraine to make a troubled truce stick, as the two sides held talks to defuse the worst tensions since the Cold War.But NATO said gaps with Moscow remained wide...

    The Real Saboteurs of a Trump Foreign Policy
    Dec20

    The Real Saboteurs of a Trump Foreign Policy

    The never-Trumpers are never going to surrender the myth that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the hacking of Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and the Democratic National Committee to defeat Clinton and elect Donald Trump. Their investment in the myth is just too huge. For Clinton and her campaign, it is the only way to...

    Through the looking glass: FSU immigrants fret about ‘survival’ of US Jewry
    Dec20

    Through the looking glass: FSU immigrants fret about ‘survival’ of US Jewry

    Addressing Russian-speaking Jews, Israeli leaders born behind the Iron Curtain say American Jewry is in more ‘danger’ than Jews in France, Iran, or Ukraine …read more Source: The Times of...

    IMF’s Lagarde down, not out, despite conviction
    Dec20

    IMF’s Lagarde down, not out, despite conviction

    WASHINGTON: Despite her conviction by a French court for negligence, Christine Lagarde is likely to continue to lead the International Monetary Fund even at the risk of weakening the fund’s image. The fate of the former French finance minister — who replaced another former French official caught up in a sex scandal — now is in the hands of...

    Five Ukrainian Soldiers Killed in Clashes with Pro-Russian Separatists
    Dec20

    Five Ukrainian Soldiers Killed in Clashes with Pro-Russian Separatists

    Five Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 16 injured in the past 24 hours of skirmishes with pro-Russian separatist militias in eastern Ukraine, the country’s ministry of defense said on Monday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    IMF’s Lagarde down, not out, despite conviction
    Dec20

    IMF’s Lagarde down, not out, despite conviction

    WASHINGTON: Despite her conviction by a French court for negligence, Christine Lagarde is likely to continue to lead the International Monetary Fund even at the risk of weakening the fund’s image. The fate of the former French finance minister – who replaced another former French official caught up in a sex scandal – now is in the hands of...

    41 die in Siberia after drinking bath oil for alcoholic kicks
    Dec20

    41 die in Siberia after drinking bath oil for alcoholic kicks

    MOSCOW: At least 41 residents of the Siberian city of Irkutsk have died after drinking scented bath oil in a desperate search for an alcoholic high in one of the deadliest cases of its kind in years, Russian investigators said on Monday. Use of counterfeit or surrogate alcohol is rife in Russia’s regions, where two years of economic pain...

    NATO, Russia discuss air safety talks but differ on Ukraine
    Dec20

    NATO, Russia discuss air safety talks but differ on Ukraine

    NATO and Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine, the alliance’s top official said Monday, but have discussed a proposal to try to improve air safety over the Baltic Sea. …read more Source: CTV...

    Trumped by Putin: Hillary Clinton lost for many reasons, but Russia’s involvement was the most disturbing
    Dec20

    Trumped by Putin: Hillary Clinton lost for many reasons, but Russia’s involvement was the most disturbing

    Donald Trump; Vladimir Putin (Credit: Getty/Drew Angerer/AP/Photo montage by Salon) Donald Trump will officially be inaugurated as president of the United States on Jan. 20, in no small part because of the direct intervention in and manipulation of the American electoral process by Vladimir Putin, Russia’s strongman who rose to power as a...

    Ukraine’s ‘bold’ move to nationalize bank
    Dec20

    Ukraine’s ‘bold’ move to nationalize bank

    KIEV – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko is nationalizing the country’s largest retail bank in an effort to stabilize the country’s financial sector, a move that comes at a perilous time of heightened political disenchantment domestically and growing doubts about western support for Kiev. In a...