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    The embroiderer strikes back. Meet Ukraine’s Darth Vader
    Dec12

    The embroiderer strikes back. Meet Ukraine’s Darth Vader

    Darth Vader was bent on galactic domination, but his Ukrainian namesake enjoys more mundane pursuits – local politics, walking the family dog and embroidery. …read more Source:...

    Matt Gurney: In Ukraine conflict, Vladimir Putin banking on a distracted West
    Dec12

    Matt Gurney: In Ukraine conflict, Vladimir Putin banking on a distracted West

    TORONTO – While the West remains preoccupied with climate change and ISIL, on the frontlines in eastern Ukraine, the fighting has never really stopped. It’s slowed. Both sides have pulled most of the heavy weapons back, and that means fewer civilian settlements being chewed over by artillery and mortar fire. But Russian forces — let’s...

    Scuffles erupt at Ukrainian parliament
    Dec12

    Scuffles erupt at Ukrainian parliament

    Scuffles involving several dozen lawmakers erupted in Ukraine’s parliament after one deputy tried to drag the prime minister away from the rostrum on Friday. Arseniy Yatsenyuk was giving his report in the Supreme Rada when a deputy from the president’s party went up to the rostrum with a bunch of red roses. After he handed […] The...

    Russia delays UN meeting on Ukraine, refusing to discuss human rights
    Dec12

    Russia delays UN meeting on Ukraine, refusing to discuss human rights

    A U.N. Security Council meeting on Ukraine was delayed for nearly an hour and a half because Russia objected to discussing the human rights situation in Crimea. …read more Source: Global...

    US to Russia: Let Badly Needed Aid Reach Eastern Ukraine
    Dec12

    US to Russia: Let Badly Needed Aid Reach Eastern Ukraine

    The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is urging Russia to honor the Minsk peace deal and allow badly needed humanitarian aid into Ukraine. “Few relief organizations are able to work in the separatist-controlled areas because … the separatists suspended and expelled U.N. and international humanitarian organizations in July,”...

    Ukraine aims for achieving self-sufficiency in energy by 2025
    Dec12

    Ukraine aims for achieving self-sufficiency in energy by 2025

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said Friday that his country is determined to achieve energy independence by 2025. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    U.S., Russia Spar Over Ukraine Conflict At UN Meeting
    Dec12

    U.S., Russia Spar Over Ukraine Conflict At UN Meeting

    The United States and Russia crossed swords on December 11 over the conflict in Ukraine at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia: UN’s Ukraine meeting shouldn’t discuss human rights
    Dec12

    Russia: UN’s Ukraine meeting shouldn’t discuss human rights

    Samantha Power, the United States United Nations Ambassador and President of the UN Security Council for December, addresses the security council on the situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, at UN headquarters in New York. The U.N. human rights chief has told the Security Council it is “essential”...

    Ukraine Lawmaker Manhandles PM, Sparking Parliament Brawl
    Dec12

    Ukraine Lawmaker Manhandles PM, Sparking Parliament Brawl

    Fighting erupted among members of Ukraine’s ruling coalition in parliament Friday after a member physically picked up Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk. …read more Source:...

    Russia: UN’s Ukraine meeting shouldn’t discuss human rights
    Dec12

    Russia: UN’s Ukraine meeting shouldn’t discuss human rights

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. Security Council meeting on Ukraine was delayed for nearly an hour and a half because Russia objected to discussing the human rights situation in the country’s separatist-controlled east and Crimea. Once Friday’s meeting began, Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin told council members that human rights...