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    Vladimir Putin Makes Surprise Visit to Crimea After Power Shortages
    Dec03

    Vladimir Putin Makes Surprise Visit to Crimea After Power Shortages

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday made a surprise visit to Crimea, inaugurating an undersea cable project to bring a new power supply to the strategic Black Sea peninsula. …read more Source:...

    Malaysia Airlines takes next step on turnaround with Emirates deal
    Dec03

    Malaysia Airlines takes next step on turnaround with Emirates deal

    BERLIN: Malaysia Airlines has signed adeal to expand a partnership with Emirates airline, which willalso see it exit some loss-making European routes as part of aturnaround drive under new Chief Executive Christoph Mueller. The two airlines have signed a code share deal that willallow Malaysia customers to book routes to Europe with...

    Canada’s mission to Iraq could be expanded to include police training, says Dion
    Dec03

    Canada’s mission to Iraq could be expanded to include police training, says Dion

    The scope of the Trudeau government’s reconfigured mission in Iraq will be broader than just the military and could include a sizable police training contingent, Canada’s foreign affairs minister said Wednesday. Stephane Dion found himself repeatedly buttonholed in the polished hallways of NATO headquarters over the last two days,...

    Five things to watch for in Putin’s State of the Nation address
    Dec03

    Five things to watch for in Putin’s State of the Nation address

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to give his annual state of the nation address in Moscow on Thursday. The speech comes at the end of a year that has been both economically and politically difficult for Russia. The country’s economy is still reeling and the country is involved in two ongoing wars — in Syria and Ukraine. International...

    Polio Outbreak In Ukraine Prompts WHO Call To Action
    Dec02

    Polio Outbreak In Ukraine Prompts WHO Call To Action

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The World Health Organization is urging Ukraine’s health ministry to declare a state of emergency due to a polio outbreak, a move meant to prompt more action from the government in Kiev.In September, Ukraine announced two polio cases – the first in Europe since 2010.The U.N. health agency recommended that...

    Ukraine’s Crazy Polio Outbreak
    Dec02

    Ukraine’s Crazy Polio Outbreak

    With only half the countrys children vaccinated, it was inevitable that something like this would happen in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukrainian mogul Firtash predicts Kiev government will fall next year
    Dec02

    Ukrainian mogul Firtash predicts Kiev government will fall next year

    VIENNA (Reuters) – Ukrainian billionaire Dmytro Firtash said the Ukrainian government is politically bankrupt and will probably fall early next year, in his most outspoken criticism of the pro-Western leadership in Kiev since it came to power almost two years ago. …read more Source:...

    Russia Warns Of Penalties On Kyiv After Failed Trade Talks
    Dec02

    Russia Warns Of Penalties On Kyiv After Failed Trade Talks

    Russia is likely to penalize Ukrainian imports starting in January after negotiators failed to agree on ways to address Moscow’s objections to Kyiv’s free-trade agreement with the European Union. “It …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukrainian billionaire cancels trip home after threat of arrest
    Dec02

    Ukrainian billionaire cancels trip home after threat of arrest

    Interior minister dissuades Dmytro Firtash from returning to Kiev by posting picture of armed fighters at airportA controversial Ukrainian oligarch had his attempts to return to Kiev for the first time in nearly two years stymied on Wednesday, after the interior minister threatened to have him arrested at the airport by a group of far-right...

    Astronauts Come to Congress
    Dec02

    Astronauts Come to Congress

    Astronauts Kjell Lindgren (left) and Scott Kelly NASA / ReutersTo testify before Congress, you don’t actually have to be in the room. That’s the case for NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station, who occasionally beam into congressional hearings via satellite. On Wednesday, Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren appeared before...