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    Activists Attempt to Change Ukraine’s Approach to Climate Change
    Dec01

    Activists Attempt to Change Ukraine’s Approach to Climate Change

    Ukraine today is among 20 largest emitters of greenhouse gases in the world but so far preventing climate change is not yet a priority for the Ukrainian government. The few examples of green technology in Ukraine are exceptions to the rule – and average Ukrainians still consider global climate change a distant problem, unrelated to their...

    US Supplying Ukrainian Army With ‘Secondhand Stuff’
    Dec01

    US Supplying Ukrainian Army With ‘Secondhand Stuff’

    The non-lethal military aid that the U.S. government has supplied to Ukraine is “secondhand stuff,” a Ukrainian special forces commander said recently. In notably poor condition are several Humvees made in the 1980s and 1990s that the United States sent to the country in July to help the Ukrainian government fight Russia-backed separatists. The...

    Russia Blacklists Soros Foundations as ‘Undesirable’
    Dec01

    Russia Blacklists Soros Foundations as ‘Undesirable’

    Russian authorities on Monday blacklisted the Open Society Foundations run by U.S. financier George Soros. Russia’s prosecutor general’s office added the Open Society Foundations and the Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation to a list of “undesirable” organizations, which bans them from continuing to give grants to Russian...

    Ukraine offers to increase food exports to Turkey
    Nov30

    Ukraine offers to increase food exports to Turkey

    Offer follows Russian sanctions in wake of shooting down of warplane …read more Source: Anadolu...

    After Talks With Putin, Obama Set to Meet with Turkish Leader
    Nov30

    After Talks With Putin, Obama Set to Meet with Turkish Leader

    President Barack Obama met with Russian President Vladimir Putin “on the margins” of the COP21 global climate conference in Paris, less than a week after Turkey shot down a Russian military plane. The meeting with Putin was not on the schedule, but Tuesday, there will be a formal bilateral meeting between Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

    The Response to Disruptive Forces Must Be Strong Leadership
    Nov30

    The Response to Disruptive Forces Must Be Strong Leadership

    This post was co-authored with Samuel Rachlin. The race to cash in on the peace dividend after the collapse of communism has rendered us in the “democratic, free and liberal” west unprepared for the threats of the 21st century. There was no contingency planning for the breakdown of the world order, for the resurrection of the...

    Putin: Turkey Shot Down Russian Jet to Protect Islamic State Oil
    Nov30

    Putin: Turkey Shot Down Russian Jet to Protect Islamic State Oil

    Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Turkey of shooting down a Russian warplane in order to protect the Islamic State’s lucrative oil trade, the latest in a series of inflammatory statements made by Moscow against Ankara. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin, Obama talk Syria, Ukraine
    Nov30

    Putin, Obama talk Syria, Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama held a meeting on the sidelines of the Paris climate conference that lasted for around 30 minutes, TASS reports. The meeting, which was held behind the closed doors, had not been planned or discussed beforehand. The presidents used the opportunity of attending the international...

    Ukraine: MP Reveals Documents Detailing Bribery Case Against Yatsenyuk Ally
    Nov30

    Ukraine: MP Reveals Documents Detailing Bribery Case Against Yatsenyuk Ally

    Ukrainian lawmaker Serhiy Leshchenko has revealed Swiss prosecution documents containing details of the case against Mykola Martynenko, deputy head of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s People’s Front party. …read more Source:...

    Obama, Putin discuss Syrian crisis, Russian jet’s downing dispute
    Nov30

    Obama, Putin discuss Syrian crisis, Russian jet’s downing dispute

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama held talks for around 30 minutes on the sidelines of a summit in Paris on Monday at which the two leaders discussed the Syria and Ukraine crises, a Kremlin spokesman said. Dmitry Peskov, the spokesman, told reporters that Obama had expressed regret at the meeting over the downing of a...