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    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...

    NATO invites Montenegro to join, as Russia plots response
    Dec02

    NATO invites Montenegro to join, as Russia plots response

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the invitation to Montenegro, which has strong economic and cultural ties to Russia, reaffirmed the alliance’s longstanding “open-door” policy toward potential member states. [...] Viktor Ozerov, chairman of the defense committee at the upper house of Russia parliament, told...

    The Russo – Turkish Crisis: Is the Syrian War Going Global?
    Dec02

    The Russo – Turkish Crisis: Is the Syrian War Going Global?

    Will the downing of the Russian fighter jet by the Turkish armed forces over Turkey’s war-torn border with Syria on 24 November go down in history as the ‘Franz Ferdinand moment’ of our century? Could it trigger a chain of events culminating in the next big confrontation between great powers? The short answer is no: despite the...

    VP Biden to Address Ukraine’s Parliament During Kyiv Visit
    Dec02

    VP Biden to Address Ukraine’s Parliament During Kyiv Visit

    Vice President Joe Biden will deliver an address to Ukraine’s parliament next week during a visit to Kyiv, the capital. Biden’s speech Tuesday will focus on the role the U.S. wants Ukrainian legislators to play in moving their country forward. The Obama administration says it will be the first speech to the parliament by a U.S. leader...

    First Deputy Speaker of Azerbaijan`s Parliament meets head of Presidential Administration of Ukraine
    Dec02

    First Deputy Speaker of Azerbaijan`s Parliament meets head of Presidential Administration of Ukraine

    First Deputy Speaker of Azerbaijan`s Parliament Ziyafat Asgarov has met a delegation led by head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Borys Lozhkin. They discussed Azerbaijani-Ukrainian ties, as well as inter-parliamentary bonds …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...