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    Donbass refugees celebrate third Hanukka in Kiev
    Dec27

    Donbass refugees celebrate third Hanukka in Kiev

    Members of scattered Jewish community remain strongly connected despite distance between them. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    The weakening grip of sanctions on Russia: Rosneft’s latest deal
    Dec27

    The weakening grip of sanctions on Russia: Rosneft’s latest deal

    Russia’s Rosneft is one of the largest oil companies in the world, and no stranger to controversy. On Dec. 8, Qatar’s Investment Authority (QIA), through Swiss commodity trading company Glencore, agreed to acquire a 19.5 percent stake in Rosneft for… …read more Source: The...

    Tensions rise between Israel, Ukraine over UNSC vote
    Dec27

    Tensions rise between Israel, Ukraine over UNSC vote

    Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered to minimize the diplomatic contacts with the states that supported a resolution against Israeli settlements. …read more Source:...

    Tourism in Pakistan
    Dec27

    Tourism in Pakistan

    A difficult child of South Asia Estimates show that about 80 million people in Pakistan travel for tourism purposes inside the country annually. But this booming domestic tourism has caught Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) unprepared The time is long gone when countless Americans, British, Canadians, Chinese, Germans, Australians,...

    Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea
    Dec27

    Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

    SOCHI: 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...

    Biden Denies Lobbying Foreign Leaders to Back Anti-Israel U.N. Resolution
    Dec27

    Biden Denies Lobbying Foreign Leaders to Back Anti-Israel U.N. Resolution

    Vice President Joe Biden is denying accusations that he personally lobbied foreign leaders to vote in favor of a hotly contested anti-Israel resolution at the United Nations last week that has brought U.S.-Israel relations to an all time low, according to sources who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon about the matter. Insiders familiar with the...

    Maidan Year Three: Welcome to Ukraine’s Revolutionary Cafe
    Dec27

    Maidan Year Three: Welcome to Ukraine’s Revolutionary Cafe

    A few blocks from Kyiv’s bleak and imposing Stalinist-style Maidan square lies a nondescript alleyway. Passing through a gate, one arrives at Ukraine’s revolutionary café, Bar Baraban, which played a key role in protests resulting in the eventual toppling of the unpopular government of Viktor Yanukovych. Three years ago, as the...

    American Hockey Through Ukrainian Eyes: ‘Like Interrupted Sex’
    Dec27

    American Hockey Through Ukrainian Eyes: ‘Like Interrupted Sex’

    Photo: Andrew Ivakhov From time to time, we at Global Voices translate texts that appear on the Russian Internet, when writers capture something peculiar about the world, as seen by the denizens of the RuNet. Most of our content has to do with politics and social issues, but that’s not a rule, and today’s installment concerns the wild...

    THE WAR  AND CHRISTMAS
    Dec27

    THE WAR AND CHRISTMAS

    Latest news from Ukraine…(Найсвіжіші вістки з рідних земель…) …read more Source:...

    Israel begins punishing countries who supported U.N. resolution
    Dec27

    Israel begins punishing countries who supported U.N. resolution

    Israel is suspending diplomatic ties with nations that supported the controversial United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334, condemning Israeli settlements on land claimed by Palestine. Ron Dermer, the Israeli ambassador to the United States, defended the response with Jake Tapper on CNN: Israeli ambassador to US: “Israel’s enemies...