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    Ukraine Plans More Missile Launches, Aircraft Tests near Crimea
    Dec02

    Ukraine Plans More Missile Launches, Aircraft Tests near Crimea

    Kiev intends to carry out additional missile and aircraft exercises near Crimea on Friday despite Moscow’s protest. …read more Source:...

    Boris Johnson: UK still committed to Russia sanctions
    Dec02

    Boris Johnson: UK still committed to Russia sanctions

    Britain will still defend democracy when it leaves the EU and is prepared to be tough on Russia, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is expected to say in a speech on Friday, according to the Guardian. The concept of a global liberal order is at risk and democracy is retreating as the “cult of the strongman” takes hold across the world, Johnson...

    Croatia Urged to Fine Tune Foreign Policy Goals
    Dec02

    Croatia Urged to Fine Tune Foreign Policy Goals

    A top adviser to Croatia’s former president says Zagreb has a right to pursue its own foreign policy goals – but it should learn lessons from its clumsy attempt to get involved in the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of sabotaging Trump
    Dec02

    Russia accuses Ukraine of sabotaging Trump

    A top Russian official is accusing the Ukrainian government of undermining U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s presidential campaign by trashing him on social media and disseminating dirt on one of his close associates. A spokeswoman for Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday contended that the Ukrainian government over the...

    Companies in Russia Cautiously Optimistic After Trump Election
    Dec02

    Companies in Russia Cautiously Optimistic After Trump Election

    The election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president has raised hopes in Russia for improved relations that could help investment and trade, especially if Western sanctions imposed over Ukraine are eased. U.S. and Russian companies at Moscow government-supported industrial park Technopolis are cautiously optimistic about prospects for...

    Ukraine seeks new food markets
    Dec02

    Ukraine seeks new food markets

    Ukraine is looking for new markets for its food exports due to a Russian embargo on products from the country. …read more Source:...

    Companies in Russia Cautiously Optimistic for Business After Trump Election
    Dec02

    Companies in Russia Cautiously Optimistic for Business After Trump Election

    The election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president has raised hopes in Russia for improved relations that could help investment and trade, especially if Western sanctions imposed over Ukraine are eased. U.S. and Russian companies at Moscow government-supported industrial park Technopolis are cautiously optimistic about prospects for...

    The next war: Space
    Dec02

    The next war: Space

    Much international reporting is done these days about Mosul, Aleppo, the Turkish border, Iran, North Korea, Russia, Crimea and the South China Sea. No surprise, since these are places politicians talk about, where lives are lost, saved or left… …read more Source: The...

    Eastern Ukraine Conflict Set to Escalate, OSCE Monitor Warns
    Dec02

    Eastern Ukraine Conflict Set to Escalate, OSCE Monitor Warns

    The head of the independent body monitoring the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine has told VOA the conflict is on the brink of a major escalation. Monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe report up to 7,000 cease-fire violations every week along eastern Ukraine’s 500-kilometer front line. Mission chief Alexander Hug...

    OSCE Monitors: Eastern Ukraine Conflict on Brink of Major Escalation
    Dec02

    OSCE Monitors: Eastern Ukraine Conflict on Brink of Major Escalation

    The head of the independent body monitoring the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine has told VOA the conflict is on the brink of a major escalation. Alexander Hug says heavy weapons are being used in civilian areas. As Henry Ridgwell reports, pro-Russian rebels continue to block monitors’ access to many of the conflict zones. …read more...