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    Oettinger caught up in new allegations over ethics
    Nov15

    Oettinger caught up in new allegations over ethics

    European Commissioner for Digital Economy Günther Oettinger is caught up in a new case of alleged ethics violations concerning a trip he took on the private plane of a pro-Russia German businessman. Oettinger took a private plane to fly from Brussels to Budapest May 18 that was owned by Klaus Mangold, a former member of the board of management of...

    Kyiv Locked Down As Hundreds Protest Ukraine’s Government
    Nov15

    Kyiv Locked Down As Hundreds Protest Ukraine’s Government

    Ukrainian authorities locked down the heart of the capital on November 15 as hundreds of demonstrators protested outside government buildings over poor economic conditions and rising prices for vital necessities such as natural gas and bread. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    France: Breitbart’s focus on country welcomed by far-right
    Nov15

    France: Breitbart’s focus on country welcomed by far-right

    She welcomed Trump's stunning victory last week, saying his rise signalled the "building of a new world." A leader of France’s far-right National Front said Tuesday that she welcomed reported plans by ultra-conservative US website Breitbart News to expand in France and support the party’s presidential campaign.Breitbart...

    France: Breitbart’s focus on country welcomed by far-right
    Nov15

    France: Breitbart’s focus on country welcomed by far-right

    She welcomed Trump's stunning victory last week, saying his rise signalled the "building of a new world." A leader of France’s far-right National Front said Tuesday that she welcomed reported plans by ultra-conservative US website Breitbart News to expand in France and support the party’s presidential campaign.Breitbart...

    Crimean Safari Park Fights For Survival
    Nov15

    Crimean Safari Park Fights For Survival

    Russian businessman Oleg Zubkov bought an abandoned Soviet military base in Crimea and turned it into a safari park. The park once had 500,000 visitors a year, but since Russia’s annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula, numbers are way down. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Arctic is the First Stop in the United States Reset with Russia
    Nov15

    The Arctic is the First Stop in the United States Reset with Russia

    Mark E. Rosen Security, Much work is needed to find ways to accommodate Russian fears of NATO encirclement and its concerns that the heavily ethnic Russian populations in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea have political and social protections. Throughout the primaries President elect Donald Trump asserted that he wanted to have a more constructive...

    Ukrainian MPs brawl over Kremlin link accusations
    Nov15

    Ukrainian MPs brawl over Kremlin link accusations

    Allen ConeKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 15 (UPI) — Ukrainian ministers of parliament have engaged in fights in back-to-back days — and they both involved allegations of ties to Russia. …read more Source: United Press...

    NATO chief says alliance wants dialogue with Russia
    Nov15

    NATO chief says alliance wants dialogue with Russia

    “We think it is important to respect the territorial integrity and sovereignty of all nations, including Ukraine,” Stoltenberg said. …read more Source:...

    EU Council welcomes progress in talks with Armenia
    Nov15

    EU Council welcomes progress in talks with Armenia

    The Council of the European Union discussed current multilateral and bilateral relations with the six Eastern Partnership countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. Ministers had an exchange of views on the implementation of the Partnership and possible deliverables to be achieved in 2017, notably with...

    Trump and Putin not due to meet before Trump’s inauguration – Kremlin
    Nov15

    Trump and Putin not due to meet before Trump’s inauguration – Kremlin

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump are not due to meet before Trump assumes office on Jan. 20, 2017, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. The two men spoke by phone on Monday night and agreed to work together towards “constructive cooperation”, including on fighting terrorism. Trump had previously spoken of...