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    Investors wary as Russian pipeline project splits EU
    Dec22

    Investors wary as Russian pipeline project splits EU

    By Alissa de Carbonnel and Barbara Lewis Investors are wary of pouring money into a planned doubling of Gazprom’s Nord Stream gas link to Germany, analysts said, amid doubts about regulatory approvals and deep political divisions. Since taps opened five years ago on the first pipeline from Russia’s Baltic coast to Germany, bypassing...

    Massive LiveJournal Troll Network Pushes Pro-Kremlin Narratives
    Dec22

    Massive LiveJournal Troll Network Pushes Pro-Kremlin Narratives

    Multiple LiveJournal blogs linked to a Twitter bot network discovered earlier publish pro-Kremlin posts on a regular basis. Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. Since spring 2014, thousands of fake LiveJournal blogs have been mass-posting content promoting a pro-Kremlin stance on world events, attacking Western leaders and praising Russian president...

    ‘Ukraine stands with the State of Israel’
    Dec22

    ‘Ukraine stands with the State of Israel’

    Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko draws commonalities in Jewish, Ukrainian struggles for independence during state visit. …read more Source: Arutz...

    EU extends sanctions against defiant Russia
    Dec22

    EU extends sanctions against defiant Russia

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – The EU extended damaging economic sanctions against Russia on Monday amid sharp differences over relations with Moscow which struck back with a furious tirade and its own import ban against Ukraine. …read more Source: The China...

    EU extends Russian sanctions further 6 months
    Dec22

    EU extends Russian sanctions further 6 months

    The European Union said on Monday that it has extended sanctions against Russia another six months over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Working groups on Ukraine settlement resume talks in Minsk
    Dec22

    Working groups on Ukraine settlement resume talks in Minsk

    On 22 December the tripartite contact group is expected to gather for a meeting as well. It is planned that this will be the last round of the Minsk talks on Ukraine in 2015. …read more Source:...

    It is time to stop the indiscriminate bombing and shelling of urban areas
    Dec22

    It is time to stop the indiscriminate bombing and shelling of urban areas

    If governments do not want civilians to be forced to flee, we need to protect them from the use of explosive weapons in populated areasWhen dynamite was invented in 1867, Alfred Nobel was reportedly acutely aware of its horrendous potential. Bertha von Suttner, his personal friend and Austrian Nobel Peace Prize laureate in 1905, relates how Nobel...

    Israel welcomes Ukrainian president at risk of aggravating Russia
    Dec22

    Israel welcomes Ukrainian president at risk of aggravating Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Proroshenko invited President Reuven Rivlin to visit in Odessa, the birthplace of Rivlin’s mentor, Ze’ev Jabotinsky. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Coordinators of Ukraine’s working groups meet in Minsk
    Dec22

    Coordinators of Ukraine’s working groups meet in Minsk

    It is expected that the Belarusian capital will host meetings of the working groups on security, economic, political and humanitarian affairs on 22 December. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian diplomat calls on Tajiks to resist propaganda of ‘certain TV channels’
    Dec22

    Ukrainian diplomat calls on Tajiks to resist propaganda of ‘certain TV channels’

    DUSHANBE, December 22, 2015, Asia-Plus – Ukraine is reportedly concerned over the fact that student quotas allotted to Tajikistan are not used in full. Ukrainian Ambassador to Tajikistan Victor Nikityuk gave a press conference at the Republican Press Center in Dushanbe on December 22. “Ukraine has allotted Tajikistan a student quota of 20 seats...