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    NATO, Russia discuss air safety talks but differ on Ukraine
    Dec19

    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. NATO … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    NATO, Russia Discuss Air Safety Talks but Differ on Ukraine
    Dec19

    NATO, Russia Discuss Air Safety Talks but Differ on Ukraine

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

    Ukraine says five troops killed in worst clash in months
    Dec19

    Ukraine says five troops killed in worst clash in months

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – Ukraine said five of its troops were killed Sunday by pro-Russian insurgents in the bloodiest clash in the war-scarred ex-Soviet republic in months. …read more Source: The China...

    Latvia’s PrivatBank works as usual – financial watchdog
    Dec19

    Latvia’s PrivatBank works as usual – financial watchdog

    Latvia’s PrivatBank is working as usual and there is no special customer activity observed after the Ukrainian government made an announcement on nationalization of Ukrainian’s PrivatBank, the Latvian Finance and Capital Markets Commission (FCMC) said LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    ‘We Had A Future. And A Past.’
    Dec19

    ‘We Had A Future. And A Past.’

    I’m telling you, the book Secondhand Time by Svetlana Alexievich is a stunner. I’m finding it hard to put down. It’s an oral history of life in post-Soviet Russia. Alexievich simply lets people talk — all kinds of people. In the US, most of us figured that all Russians, aside from Communist Party officials, would be thrilled to...

    European Union sanctions against Russia extended again
    Dec19

    European Union sanctions against Russia extended again

    Ed AdamczykBRUSSELS, Dec. 19 (UPI) — The European Union’s European Council announced a six-month extension of sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine on Monday. …read more Source: United Press...

    UPDATED: Regulator watching Latvia’s PrivatBank
    Dec19

    UPDATED: Regulator watching Latvia’s PrivatBank

    Latvia’s financial regulator, the Financial and Capital Markets Commisison (FKTK) said December 19 it was monitoring the situation following the announcement that Ukraine was nationalizing its largest retail bank, PrivatBank. …read more Source:...

    “Looking to the Future When Dealing with Putin Only Leads to Self-Deception”
    Dec19

    “Looking to the Future When Dealing with Putin Only Leads to Self-Deception”

    Karina Orlova: Vladimir Putin often accuses the United States of trying to dominate the world—expanding its influence, and constantly pressing others. I’m paraphrasing an article authored by the Russian President, recently published in the Italian newspaper La Stampa. At a conference in Helsinki last week, you were elected to lead the newly...

    Why the North Korea Threat Is Greatly Exaggerated
    Dec19

    Why the North Korea Threat Is Greatly Exaggerated

    Close As President Barack Obama prepares to leave office, consider the world he has left us. In Syria, Bashar al-Assad’s regime—backed by Iran and Russia—is finishing a savage bombing campaign to retake Aleppo. Tens of thousands have been killed, hundreds of thousands have been exiled and an entire generation of Sunni Arabs in the country...

    Ukraine Miners Struggle For Economic Survival
    Dec19

    Ukraine Miners Struggle For Economic Survival

    Ukraine’s eastern region of Luhansk has been shaken by a separatist conflict — and so has the local economy. The town of Hirske, located in government-controlled territory, depends on a coal mine for most of its jobs, but major investments are needed for the operation to continue. With clashes continuing just a few kilometers away,...