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    Democracy Is Being Dismantled Before Our Eyes: Bob Herbert on Sheldon Adelson-Backed GOP Debate
    Dec17

    Democracy Is Being Dismantled Before Our Eyes: Bob Herbert on Sheldon Adelson-Backed GOP Debate

    GuestsBob Herbertdistinguished senior fellow with Demos. From 1993 to 2011, he was an op-ed columnist for The New York Times. This is viewer supported news Tuesday’s debate was held in Las Vegas at the Venetian casino, owned by Republican billionaire backer Sheldon Adelson. Adelson and fellow billionaire Donald Trump held a private meeting...

    IMF rules Ukraine must repay Russian bond
    Dec17

    IMF rules Ukraine must repay Russian bond

    The International Monetary Fund ruled Wednesday that Ukraine must repay a $3 billion bond bought by Russia in 2013. Kiev had been trying to force Moscow to accept restructuring terms agreed with U.S. investment firm Franklin Templeton but Russia insisted that the debt, which matures Sunday, must be paid in full. The IMF has decided that the money...

    Russian president Vladimir Putin’s end of year address
    Dec17

    Russian president Vladimir Putin’s end of year address

    MOSCOW // The latest news from Russian President Vladimir Putin’s end of year news conference:On Russia’s military operation in SyriaPresident Vladimir Putin said that Russian military operation in Syria will continue until a political process starts. Mr Putin said at a televised news conference that once the Syrians decide it is time...

    The Latest: Putin willing to discuss prisoner swap with Kiev
    Dec17

    The Latest: Putin willing to discuss prisoner swap with Kiev

    MOSCOW (AP) — The latest news from Russian President Vladimir Putin’s end of year news conference. All times local. …read more Source: CNS...

    [Ticker] Putin admits ‘military’ tasks in Ukraine
    Dec17

    [Ticker] Putin admits ‘military’ tasks in Ukraine

    Russian leader Vladimir Putin told an annual TV conference Thursday: “We never said there were no people there [Ukraine] who were carrying out certain tasks including in the military sphere … But that does not mean there are Russian troops there, feel the difference.” He previously denied any military involvement. …read...

    PrivatBank in Latvia promises to cooperated fully with the Finance Commission
    Dec17

    PrivatBank in Latvia promises to cooperated fully with the Finance Commission

    Ukraine’s PrivatBank has promised to cooperate fully with the Finance and Capital Market Commission (FKTK) in improving its system of internal controls, the bank has informed LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Why Europe shouldn’t cooperate with Russia’s economic bloc
    Dec17

    Why Europe shouldn’t cooperate with Russia’s economic bloc

    There are several encouraging developments in the European Union’s position on Ukraine and Russia. This week, EU leaders are expected to renew sanctions against Russia for its ongoing invasion of and aggression against Ukraine. Effective next month, the EU’s trade deal with Ukraine will kick in, after a year’s delay to placate...

    Putin admits Russian military presence in Ukraine for first time
    Dec17

    Putin admits Russian military presence in Ukraine for first time

    Russian president concedes military intelligence officers were operating in the country but insists it’s not the same as regular Russian troopsVladimir Putin has for the first time admitted the presence of Russian military specialists in east Ukraine. Russia has repeatedly denied a military presence in the conflict, despite overwhelming...

    Savchenko Goes On Hunger Strike As Detention Is Extended
    Dec17

    Savchenko Goes On Hunger Strike As Detention Is Extended

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, who is in detention in Russia after being accused of involvement in the death of two Russian journalists, has gone on a hunger strike. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Savchenko Goes on Hunger Strike Again
    Dec17

    Savchenko Goes on Hunger Strike Again

    The Russian court has extended custody of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko until April 16, 2016. …read more Source:...