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    Putin gives start to gas supplies to Crimea from continental Russia
    Dec27

    Putin gives start to gas supplies to Crimea from continental Russia

    Russias President Vladimir Putin has given start to new gas supplies to Crimea from continental Russia on Tuesday, the Presidents spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Dec. 27. The launch of th …read more Source: Big News...

    Two Ukrainian Prisoners Freed in Warring East
    Dec27

    Two Ukrainian Prisoners Freed 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 Donetsk, one of two regions where Russia-backed rebels have been fighting Ukrainian forces since April 2014. The war has killed more than 9,600 people. Svorak, a...

    Ukrainian MP to propose moving Kiev’s embassy to Jerusalem
    Dec27

    Ukrainian MP to propose moving Kiev’s embassy to Jerusalem

    Amid row over UN settlement vote, Jewish lawmaker says he plans to present new legislation concerning Ukraine’s mission in Israel. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Poroshenko hopes for closer Belarus-Ukraine ties
    Dec27

    Poroshenko hopes for closer Belarus-Ukraine ties

    This period of effective cooperation has laid a solid foundation for the upward development of the multifaceted relations in the interests of Ukraine and Belarus. Historical and cultural ties between our nations are key to building a successful relationship between the two states based on understanding, trust and mutual respect, reads the...

    McCain: permanent US troops in Estonia, rather than rotation
    Dec27

    McCain: permanent US troops in Estonia, rather than rotation

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Sen. John McCain has pledged U.S. support to the security of Russia’s three Baltic neighbors amid worries that the U.S. may not be fully committed to the defense of NATO allies following statements by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. He added that Washington should consider basing troops permanently at least in...

    Donald Trump, Republicans threaten to get back at UN for Israel resolution
    Dec27

    Donald Trump, Republicans threaten to get back at UN for Israel resolution

    (Credit: Pedro Portal/The Miami Herald via AP) President-elect Donald Trump is joining the cavalcade of Republicans who are denouncing the United Nations over its Friday resolution to stop Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Characteristically, Trump’s tweet focused on insulting the United Nations itself. The United...

    Soft is out! Putin, Trump force EU to harden its defense
    Dec27

    Soft is out! Putin, Trump force EU to harden its defense

    Far from Lithuania’s icy roads, where the exercise involving 4,000 allied troops from 11 nations sought to impress nearby Russia, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker stressed the need for a stronger defense posture before EU legislators earlier this month. Even if the seeds of change were already planted, Trump shouted loud and...

    Hero pilot Savchenko launches Ukraine opposition movement (AFP)
    Dec27

    Hero pilot Savchenko launches Ukraine opposition movement (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A popular Ukrainian female combat pilot who served time in a Russian prison gave President Petro Poroshenko a new headache Tuesday by launching her own opposition movement. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin says new gas pipeline will boost annexed Crimea’s economy
    Dec27

    Putin says new gas pipeline will boost annexed Crimea’s economy

    MOSCOW – Russia on Tuesday activated a pipeline carrying Russian gas to Crimea with President Vladimir Putin hailing it as a step that would power economic growth on a peninsula Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014. Crimea has no land border… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Summons Israeli Envoy to Protest Cancellation of PM’s Visit
    Dec27

    Ukraine Summons Israeli Envoy to Protest Cancellation of PM’s Visit

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Ukraine summoned Israel’s ambassador to protest Tel Aviv’s decision to cancel a planned visit by Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman. …read more Source: Fars News...