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    Italy clarifies position on Russia sanctions
    Dec15

    Italy clarifies position on Russia sanctions

    Italy’s foreign minister has indicated that Renzi will back an extension of EU economic sanctions on Russia when leaders meet Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Belavia preparing documents for joint use of Minsk-Zaporizhia flight
    Dec15

    Belavia preparing documents for joint use of Minsk-Zaporizhia flight

    “The flight is operated by the Ukrainian air company Motor Sich. A number of agreements with this air carrier have already been signed. More documents pending signing. I hope we will jointly use this flight in the near future,” the official said. …read more Source:...

    John Kerry Meets Putin in Moscow to Talk Syria and Ukraine
    Dec15

    John Kerry Meets Putin in Moscow to Talk Syria and Ukraine

    (MOSCOW) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Russia to try and narrow gaps with Russian leaders over a political transition to end Syria’s civil war and restore stability in eastern Ukraine. After spending last week at climate talks outside the French capital, Kerry arrived early Tuesday in Moscow, where he will meet Russian...

    Kerry seeks to narrow divisions with Russia over Syria
    Dec15

    Kerry seeks to narrow divisions with Russia over Syria

    US secretary of state John Kerry -Reuters US secretary of state John Kerry is in Moscow for talks to try to bridge gaps with Russia over the political process to end Syria’s civil war. He is due to have meetings with president Vladimir Putin and foreign minister Sergei Lavrov. The US and Russia have long disagreed on what role Syrian...

    Kerry in Moscow to Discuss Syria, Ukraine
    Dec15

    Kerry in Moscow to Discuss Syria, Ukraine

    Secretary of State Kerry has arrived in Moscow, where he is soon to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Kerry headed to Russia after talks in Paris with his European counterparts, where they discussed the latest efforts to counter Islamic State in Syria. He is expected to use the visit to frame the next meeting of the International...

    Eastern Ukraine, Europe’s West Bank
    Dec15

    Eastern Ukraine, Europe’s West Bank

    During a recent visit to France, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko sent out a controversial tweet saying that terrorism is a “daily reality for Ukraine.” The tweet triggered vociferous condemnations for trying to tie Ukraine to the Paris tragedy, as well as essays and op-eds in the Ukrainian media defending Poroshenko’s comparison....

    British astronaut swaps family Christmas for space mission
    Dec15

    British astronaut swaps family Christmas for space mission

    BAIKONUR (AFP) – Astronaut Timothy Peake, set to become the first Briton to travel to the International Space Station, said on the eve of his departure that he would look down on Earth at Christmas time and think of his family — hopefully while tucking into some Christmas pudding himself.The former army major — a European Space...

    Football: Barca draw Arsenal in Champions League last 16
    Dec15

    Football: Barca draw Arsenal in Champions League last 16

    NYON (AFP) – European champions Barcelona will go up against English Premier League leaders Arsenal in the Champions League last 16 after they were thrown together in Mondays draw.French heavyweights Paris Saint-Germain were drawn against 2012 winners Chelsea for the third straight season, while Bayern Munich will meet last years finalists...

    The feud between Russia and Turkey has resurfaced at sea
    Dec15

    The feud between Russia and Turkey has resurfaced at sea

    REUTERS/Umit BektasThe nearly month-long feud between Russia and Turkey reached a new battlefield over the weekend: the sea. A Russian warship fired warning shots at a Turkish fishing boat in the Aegean Sea, ostensibly to avoid a possible collision. The Russian Defense Ministry said the boat came within 1,600 feet of the Smetlivy destroyer, one...

    Kerry Arrives In Moscow For Syria, Ukraine Talks With Putin
    Dec15

    Kerry Arrives In Moscow For Syria, Ukraine Talks With Putin

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Moscow early on December 15 for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin later in the day on a political transition to end Syria’s civil war and implementing a peace deal in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...