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    2 Ukrainian prisoners released in warring east
    Dec27

    2 Ukrainian prisoners released in warring east

    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine have released two women they had held prisoner as suspected spies. The release of Anzhelika Presnyakova and Olga Svorak took place Tuesday morning in the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    ‘What the Russians Did Was Utterly Unprecedented’
    Dec27

    ‘What the Russians Did Was Utterly Unprecedented’

    Well before the White House or U.S. intelligence agencies publicly blamed the Russian government for interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, two members of Congress did. Back in September, Adam Schiff, the leading Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, and Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee,...

    Moscow: US defense policy ‘direct threat’ to Russia
    Dec27

    Moscow: US defense policy ‘direct threat’ to Russia

    Russia considers the U.S. decision to supply arms to anti-government rebels in Syria a “hostile” act, the country’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a statement released Tuesday. Referring to the $600-plus billion National Defense Authorization Act that U.S. President Barack Obama signed into law earlier this month,Â...

    How Rex Tillerson got his lesson on Iraq
    Dec27

    How Rex Tillerson got his lesson on Iraq

    In 2013, Rex Tillerson flew to Baghdad for a rescue mission: to save Exxon Mobil’s access to some of the world’s largest deposits of oil.That trip to meet then-Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki came more than a year after the Exxon CEO had enraged Baghdad by signing a deal with the Kurdish regional government to drill in the...

    2 Ukrainian Prisoners Released in Warring East
    Dec27

    2 Ukrainian Prisoners Released in Warring East

    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine have released two women they had held prisoner as suspected spies …read more Source: ABC...

    Israel says ‘reducing’ ties with nations over UN vote
    Dec27

    Israel says ‘reducing’ ties with nations over UN vote

    JERUSALEM: Israel’s foreign ministry said Tuesday the country was “reducing” ties with nations that voted for last week’s UN Security Council resolution demanding a halt to settlement building in Palestinian territory. Refuting reports that ties had been suspended, foreign ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said in a message to...

    Eurobank concludes sale of Ukrainian unit
    Dec27

    Eurobank concludes sale of Ukrainian unit

    Greece’s Eurobank has concluded the sale of its Ukrainian unit Universal Bank to Ukraine’s financial group TAS Group, it said on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    140 Ukrainian olim land in Israel on ‘Freedom Flight’
    Dec27

    140 Ukrainian olim land in Israel on ‘Freedom Flight’

    Jewish refugees from the Donbass region still comprise a significant portion of those headed to Israel from Ukraine. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Kazakhstan, Russia sign new cooperation agreement for Baikonur spaceport
    Dec27

    Kazakhstan, Russia sign new cooperation agreement for Baikonur spaceport

    ASTANA (TCA) — Kazakhstan and Russia signed a concept of cooperation at Kazakhstan’s Baikonur space launch complex following talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev in St. Petersburg on December 26, TASS news agency reported. The document was signed by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry...

    Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea
    Dec27

    Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

    Russian rescuers found Monday the first parts of the Syria-bound military plane that plunged into the Black Sea, as officials dismissed terrorism as a possible cause of the crash that killed all 92 people on board. The Tu-154 jet, whose passengers included more than 60 members of the internationally-renowned Red Army Choir, was heading to...