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    EU States, Parliament Remove Key Obstacle To Visa-Free Travel For Ukraine, Georgia
    Dec08

    EU States, Parliament Remove Key Obstacle To Visa-Free Travel For Ukraine, Georgia

    European Union member states and the European Parliament have struck a deal to end a dispute that had been holding up a decision to allow Ukrainians and Georgians to visit the bloc without needing a visa. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Unblocks Visa-free Travel for Ukraine, Georgia
    Dec08

    EU Unblocks Visa-free Travel for Ukraine, Georgia

    The European Union will soon let Ukrainians and Georgians visit the bloc without needing a visa after diplomats and lawmakers struck a deal on Thursday to end an internal EU dispute that had been holding up the promised measures. Agreement on a mechanism for suspending such visa waivers in emergencies ends mounting embarrassment for some EU...

    Ties between Russia and the Taliban worry Afghan, US officials
    Dec08

    Ties between Russia and the Taliban worry Afghan, US officials

    Afghan and American officials are increasingly worried that any deepening of ties between Russia and Taliban militants fighting to topple the government in Kabul could complicate an already precarious security situation. Russian officials have denied they provide aid to the insurgents, who are contesting large swathes of territory and inflicting...

    The many contradictions of Trump’s secretary of state candidates
    Dec08

    The many contradictions of Trump’s secretary of state candidates

    At first blush, they seem remarkably alike: 10 older white men, all successful in their chosen fields, and all willing to serve the country if called upon by the incoming president, Donald Trump. But take a closer look at Trump’s batch of secretary of state candidates and the similarities fade quickly. One candidate has called for bombing...

    Doping agency criticizes Russia as Isinbayeva given key role
    Dec08

    Doping agency criticizes Russia as Isinbayeva given key role

    MOSCOW (AP) — Even before Friday’s publication of a new report into alleged state-sponsored doping by Russian athletes, Russia and the World Anti-Doping Agency are bickering. WADA is upset because it was not consulted before a new board was picked to oversee reforms at the suspended Russian drug-testing agency, known as RUSADA. The board is...

    Lawyers For Crimean Journalist Charged With Separatism Start Studying Case
    Dec08

    Lawyers For Crimean Journalist Charged With Separatism Start Studying Case

    Lawyers for Mykola Semena, a Crimean journalist and contributor to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), say their client has received the final written charges from the Russian-imposed authorities in Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU grants visa-free travel Ukraine, Georgia
    Dec08

    EU grants visa-free travel Ukraine, Georgia

    Officials said the deal had been struck to end an internal EU dispute that had been holding up the promised measures. …read more Source:...

    EU unblocks visa-free travel for Ukraine, Georgia
    Dec08

    EU unblocks visa-free travel for Ukraine, Georgia

    Dec 8 The European Union will soon let Ukrainians and Georgians visit the bloc without needing a visa after officials said a deal had been struck on Thursday to end an internal EU dispute that had been holding up the promised measures, Reuters reports. Late-night talks involving EU member states and the European Parliament had reached a...

    Man utd chase europa league progression but have pitch worries in ukraine – Daily Mail
    Dec08

    Man utd chase europa league progression but have pitch worries in ukraine – Daily Mail

    Newsweek Man utd chase europa league progression but have pitch worries in ukraineDaily MailManchester United’s Europa League clash against Zorya Luhansk is expected to go ahead despite concerns over the icy pitch. A point will see United progress from Group A to the last 32, with a loss even enough should Feyenoord fail to win their match...

    Journalist in Crimea Charged With Extremism
    Dec08

    Journalist in Crimea Charged With Extremism

    The lawyer for a Crimean journalist says his client has been charged with extremism for allegedly undermining Russia’s territorial integrity, which could put him in prison for five years. Emil Kurbedinov said late on Wednesday that Mykola Semena, who works for a local website of Radio Free Europe, has been formally charged with extremism....