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    Champions League last 16 draw lines up mouth watering ties as Arsenal draw Barcelona.
    Dec14

    Champions League last 16 draw lines up mouth watering ties as Arsenal draw Barcelona.

    Monday, December 14, 2015- The wait is over. The Champions League last 16 draw has been concluded with a couple of mouth watering clashes being lined up.Top of the pick is obviously, Arsenal, who will have to overcome Barcelona across two legs in order to reach the quarter-finals of the elite club competition.Arsene Wenger’s charges have...

    Belavia: Belarus-Ukraine air passenger traffic continues to grow
    Dec14

    Belavia: Belarus-Ukraine air passenger traffic continues to grow

    As was reported, the passenger traffic on Minsk-Kiev routes started growing as from 25 October when Russia and Ukraine imposed a ban on air service. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine To Try In Absentia Self-Appointed ‘President Of Southeastern Ukraine’
    Dec14

    Ukraine To Try In Absentia Self-Appointed ‘President Of Southeastern Ukraine’

    Ukrainian officials say that a man who has proclaimed himself to be “president of Southeastern Ukraine” will be tried in absentia in Ukraine’s eastern city of Kharkiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Prime Minister of Ukraine was crotch-lifted from his podium in an epic parliamentary brawl
    Dec14

    The Prime Minister of Ukraine was crotch-lifted from his podium in an epic parliamentary brawl

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk was pulled from his podium during Friday’s parliamentary proceedings and hoisted up by his crotch by a member of an opposition faction. This prompted a very physical brawl that would last for several minutes as more and more lawmakers got involved in the scuffle. On Friday Yatseniuk was defending...

    Russia Military Spending 2016: Navy, Air Force To Modernize, Expand, Kremlin Says
    Dec14

    Russia Military Spending 2016: Navy, Air Force To Modernize, Expand, Kremlin Says

    The Kremlin announced Monday it would purchase 200 planes and helicopters as well as up to 30 ships and submarines annually to modernize its armed forces, amid high tensions between Ankara and Moscow following a Russian destroyer firing warning shots at a Turkish ship in the Aegean Sea over the weekend. The announcement comes as Russia’s...

    EU leaders set to extend Russia sanctions at summit (AFP)
    Dec14

    EU leaders set to extend Russia sanctions at summit (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – EU leaders will debate sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine conflict at a summit this week and are expected to extend them for another six months, officials said on Monday. …read more Source: The West...

    EU has imposed wide-ranging economic sanctions targeting Russia’s banking, oil and defence sectors.
    Dec14

    EU has imposed wide-ranging economic sanctions targeting Russia’s banking, oil and defence sectors.

    European Union leaders will start debate sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine conflict at a summit this week and are expected to extend them for another six months. According to reports, EU imposed wide-ranging economic sanctions targeting Russia’s banking, oil and defence sectors after the last year shooting down of a Malaysia...

    Champions League: Arsenal v Barcelona; Chelsea v PSG
    Dec14

    Champions League: Arsenal v Barcelona; Chelsea v PSG

    Credits Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino Gunners get ‘nightmare’ tie against the champions of Europe as Chelsea face Paris Saint-Germain for third year running Reaction Monday, December 14, 2015 – 1:39pm …read more Source: The...

    What does Vladimir Putin want from the UN’s next secretary-general?
    Dec14

    What does Vladimir Putin want from the UN’s next secretary-general?

    The shadow of an American or Russian veto will colour the next year at the United Nations. In the years of crisis and decline that followed the breakup of the Soviet Union, three things enabled Russia to hold on to its status as a great power. The first was the large stockpile of Soviet nuclear weapons that confirmed it as America’s only...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, NWL, JAH)
    Dec14

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, NWL, JAH)

    REUTERS/Valentyn OgirenkoHere is what you need to know. China admits to cooking the books. A report from China’s state-run news agency, Xinhua, says “several” officials in the country’s Northeast have admitted to fabricating economic data to show higher growth than obtained. In one instance, Liaoning gross domestic product...