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    U.S. sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine
    Dec21

    U.S. sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine

    The US sanctioned more Russian companies over Crimea and Ukraine, a move Moscow criticized as hostile. …read more Source:...

    ECJ advocate-general: Trade deals require national parliaments’ approval
    Dec21

    ECJ advocate-general: Trade deals require national parliaments’ approval

    The European Court of Justice’s advocate-general on Wednesday issued a non-binding opinion saying national and regional parliaments across the EU must also have a say on ratifying trade agreements. In 2014, the European Commission asked the court to rule if the EU-Singapore trade agreement, and similar upcoming deals such as one with...

    Uman synagogue vandalized with pig head bearing swastika
    Dec21

    Uman synagogue vandalized with pig head bearing swastika

    (JTA) – Unknown individuals broke into a synagogue in the Ukrainian city of Uman, sprayed red paint on the walls and left behind a pig’s head with a swastika carved into its forehead. The attack occurred on Tuesday night, DS News reported. The synagogue is part of the Ohel complex, built near the gravesite of the Breslover movement’s...

    Attackers tear-gas Jews, throw pig’s head at tomb of revered rabbi in Ukraine
    Dec21

    Attackers tear-gas Jews, throw pig’s head at tomb of revered rabbi in Ukraine

    Rabbi Nachman of Breslov’s grave draws tens of thousands of Jewish pilgrims each year …read more Source:...

    Increasing fighting in Ukraine claims victims
    Dec21

    Increasing fighting in Ukraine claims victims

    With fighting intensifying in the Donbas War, Ukrainian forces announced on December 20 that one Ukrainian soldier has been killed and nine wounded in the country’s east. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Armenia votes against anti-Russian resolution on Crimea at UN General  Assembly    
    Dec21

    Armenia votes against anti-Russian resolution on Crimea at UN General  Assembly    

    ArmInfo.On December 19, Armenia voted at the United Nations General Assembly against the resolution titled “Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (Ukraine),” which was initiated by Ukraine and supported by the UNGA Third Committee. 70 UN member states (including the EU countries,...

    [Ticker] Report: Majority in Dutch senate supports Ukraine deal
    Dec21

    [Ticker] Report: Majority in Dutch senate supports Ukraine deal

    Dutch state broadcaster NOS reported Tuesday that a majority of Dutch senators will support the deal about the EU-Ukraine treaty PM Rutte brought home last week from an EU summit. Rutte needs a majority in both houses of parliament to ratify the treaty after a referendum in April. The centrist-liberal D66 party and Greens have announced they will...

    [Ticker] Ukraine adopts budget without IMF-requested reforms
    Dec21

    [Ticker] Ukraine adopts budget without IMF-requested reforms

    Ukraine’s parliament approved the country’s budget for 2017 on Wednesday in the hope of triggering more aid from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The budget deficit will be kept at 3 percent of gross domestic product, in line with IMF requirements, but without required pension reforms and without an end to a moratorium on the...

    Prime minister assured of victory in Ukraine vote: NOS
    Dec21

    Prime minister assured of victory in Ukraine vote: NOS

    Prime minister Mark Rutte is assured of winning enough support in the senate for his compromise deal on the EU’s… …read more Source:...

    Juncker and EU top brass force through law to allow ‘SURGE in Eastern European migrants’
    Dec21

    Juncker and EU top brass force through law to allow ‘SURGE in Eastern European migrants’

    THE European Union has been slammed for allowing “an upsurge in migrants from the East” by granting visa-free access to war-ravaged and impoverished nations like Ukraine and Georgia – a move that is likely to anger Vladimir Putin. …read more Source:...