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    How the West should punish Putin
    Dec27

    How the West should punish Putin

    Over the Christmas week, CapX is republishing its favourite pieces from the past year. You can find the full list here. As NATO scrambles to beef up its defences in the frontline states and Western diplomacy is humiliated in Syria, the New Cold War is no longer a fanciful book title. It is fact. As the author of that book — much-criticised when...

    Armenian St. Gregory Church in Berezhany, Ukraine transferred to the Armenian Apostolic Church
    Dec27

    Armenian St. Gregory Church in Berezhany, Ukraine transferred to the Armenian Apostolic Church

    St. Gregory Church was built in 1764 in the place of an older church built of timber. …read more Source:...

    With US abstention, Israel again forced to face reality of world’s rejection of settlements
    Dec27

    With US abstention, Israel again forced to face reality of world’s rejection of settlements

    NEW YORK, UNITED STATES – DECEMBER 23: United States permanent Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, center at the United Nations Security Council meeting in New York, Dec. 23, 2016. (Volkan Furuncu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) WASHINGTON (JTA) – Ahead of the unknowns a Trump administration will bring to American Middle East policy,...

    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...

    In 2017, Putin faces his toughest challenge: Russian pessimism
    Dec27

    In 2017, Putin faces his toughest challenge: Russian pessimism

    After several years of economic hardship and international pressure over its annexation of Crimea, Russia may see its lot improve next year. But most are skeptical of the possibility of lasting change. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    FACTBOX-Trump fills top jobs for his administration
    Dec27

    FACTBOX-Trump fills top jobs for his administration

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has named Tom Bossert as White House homeland security adviser, the transition team said in a statement on Tuesday. Below is a list of Republican Trump’s selections for top jobs in his administration. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts....

    Hero pilot Savchenko launches Ukraine opposition movement
    Dec27

    Hero pilot Savchenko launches Ukraine opposition movement

    NNA – A popular Ukrainian female combat pilot who served time in a Russian prison gave President Petro Poroshenko a new headache Tuesday by launching her own opposition movement. “This is meant to .. …read more Source: National News...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Unveils New Public Movement
    Dec27

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Unveils New Public Movement

    Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko has announced the formation of a new movement after a split with her former political party. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

    Russia Calls U.S. Move To Better Arm Syrian Rebels A ‘Hostile Act’
    Dec27

    Russia Calls U.S. Move To Better Arm Syrian Rebels A ‘Hostile Act’

    MOSCOW, Dec 27 (Reuters) – Russia said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to ease restrictions on arming Syrian rebels had opened the way for deliveries of shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, a move it said would directly threaten Russian forces in Syria.Moscow last year launched a campaign of air strikes in Syria to help President Bashar...