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    Dutch Golden Age Art Stolen From Museum Traced to Ukraine
    Dec07

    Dutch Golden Age Art Stolen From Museum Traced to Ukraine

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A trove of Dutch Golden Age art stolen from a provincial Dutch museum nearly 11 years ago has been linked to a volunteer nationalist militia in Ukraine, the museum announced Monday. The Westfries Museum in the northern town of Hoorn went public with claims that the 24 paintings snatched in a burglary on Jan. 9, 2005,...

    Ukraine’s Corruption Battle: The Fight Against Graft Goes Online
    Dec07

    Ukraine’s Corruption Battle: The Fight Against Graft Goes Online

    Natalia Shyrba had never even been to the southwestern Ukrainian city of Odessa when she decided to move there in August to take an unpaid job fighting one of the country’s biggest problems: corruption. The 26-year old who was born in Ukraine left behind a comfortable life in Philadelphia to help build an online government platform where...

    Biden Calls On Russia To Stop ‘Continued Aggression’ Against Ukraine
    Dec07

    Biden Calls On Russia To Stop ‘Continued Aggression’ Against Ukraine

    On a visit to the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden announced $190 million in new financial and said the United States will never accept Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Life Is Not A (Foreign) Beach For Russians
    Dec07

    Life Is Not A (Foreign) Beach For Russians

    When a top Russian tourism official said that beach and sea vacations were a foreign idea, it triggered a tsunami of anger — especially when the same official was found to have owned property on a tropical Indian Ocean island. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Stolen Dutch art found in Ukraine ‘risks being sold illegally
    Dec07

    Stolen Dutch art found in Ukraine ‘risks being sold illegally

    © AFP/File | Five months ago, two men claiming to be from the ultra-nationalist Organisation of Ukrainian Nationalists militia entered the Dutch embassy in Kiev claiming to have stumbled upon the complete collection of paintings THE HAGUE: Two dozen 17th-century Dutch paintings stolen a decade ago have resurfaced in Ukraine, a Dutch museum...

    Stolen Dutch art found in Ukraine ‘risks being sold illegally’ (AFP)
    Dec07

    Stolen Dutch art found in Ukraine ‘risks being sold illegally’ (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Two dozen 17th-century Dutch paintings stolen a decade ago have resurfaced in Ukraine, a Dutch museum revealed Monday, warning that the works were in danger of being sold on the black market after its own efforts to retrieve them failed. …read more Source: The West...

    TIME Magazine: ISIS leader, Donald Trump, Putin, 5 others make 2015 Person of the Year shortlist
    Dec07

    TIME Magazine: ISIS leader, Donald Trump, Putin, 5 others make 2015 Person of the Year shortlist

    Prominent on the list are ISIS leader, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, US billionaire and presidential candidate, Donlad Trump and Russian President, Vladimir Putin. TIME magazine has released its shortlist of nominees for the TIME Person of the Year 2015.Prominent on the list are ISIS leader, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, US billionaire and presidential...

    Ukraine rebels linked to trove of stolen Dutch Golden Age art
    Dec07

    Ukraine rebels linked to trove of stolen Dutch Golden Age art

    A trove of Dutch Golden Age art stolen from a provincial Dutch museum nearly 11 years ago has been linked to a volunteer nationalist militia in Ukraine, the museum announced Monday. …read more Source: CTV...

    U.S. Navy begins PASSEX exercise with Baltic navies
    Dec07

    U.S. Navy begins PASSEX exercise with Baltic navies

    Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) — The U.S. Navy began its bilateral passing exercise known as PASSEX with ships from the Romanian, Turkish, and Ukrainian Navies on Sunday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Biden says Russia must fulfil Ukraine peace deal, hand back Crimea
    Dec07

    Biden says Russia must fulfil Ukraine peace deal, hand back Crimea

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said during a visit to Kiev on Monday that Washington remained committed to its demands for Russia to adhere to a shaky Ukrainian peace agreement and hand back Crimea to Kiev. …read more Source: The Daily...