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    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic
    Dec28

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (AP) — As New Year's Eve approaches, the central square of Crimea's largest city is festooned with bright festive decorations, including a soaring artificial tree that flashes and winks. But areas just a few steps away are sunk in darkness, the street lamps turned off because of an electricity shortage…....

    Russian Ruble drops to 2015 low amid oil price slump
    Dec28

    Russian Ruble drops to 2015 low amid oil price slump

    Russia’s battered ruble reached its 2015 low as the slump in oil prices weighs on the outlook for the country’s recession-hit economy. The ruble stood at 72.46 against the dollar, dropping below 72 for the first time since December 2014. The Russian currency also stood at 79.55 against the euro, its lowest value since August. A woman...

    Crimeans Enter 2016 Struggling, but Optimistic
    Dec28

    Crimeans Enter 2016 Struggling, but Optimistic

    As New Year’s Eve approaches, the central square of Crimea’s largest city is festooned with bright festive decorations, including a soaring artificial tree that flashes and winks. But areas just a few steps away are sunk in darkness, the street lamps turned off because of an electricity shortage. Sevastopol and the rest of Crimea are...

    News24.com | Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic
    Dec28

    News24.com | Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic

    Crimeans enter New Year with struggles, but no desire to return to Ukraine’s fold, reports say, although many inhabitants face hardship. …read more Source:...

    Political Feuding Imperils Ukraine’s Future, Obama’s Record
    Dec28

    Political Feuding Imperils Ukraine’s Future, Obama’s Record

    By Alessandra Prentice and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) – On his most recent visit to Kiev, U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden said he spends more time speaking to Ukrainian officials than to his own wife. He may not be exaggerating: senior U.S. officials, including Biden, are deeply embroiled in trying to persuade Ukraine’s leadership to hold...

    Belarus to assess impact of Russia’s restrictions on Ukrainian goods
    Dec28

    Belarus to assess impact of Russia’s restrictions on Ukrainian goods

    Belarus has set up an interagency working group to assess the impact and formulate proposals for the protection of national interests with regard to Russia’s restrictive measures against goods originating from Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Merkel takes centre stage in EU’s year of crises (AFP)
    Dec28

    Merkel takes centre stage in EU’s year of crises (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – In a year of crises for Europe, from the Ukraine war to Greece’s debt turmoil to the historic refugee influx, Germany’s Angela Merkel emerged as the continent’s de facto leader, drawing more praise and fire than ever. …read more Source: The West...

    Merkel takes center stage in EU year of crises
    Dec28

    Merkel takes center stage in EU year of crises

    In a year of crises for Europe, from the Ukraine war to Greece’s debt turmoil to the historic refugee influx, Germany’s Angela Merkel emerged as the continent’s de facto leader, drawing more praise and fire than ever. …read more Source: Global...

    Poll: About 54% of Belarusians consider president election main event of 2015
    Dec28

    Poll: About 54% of Belarusians consider president election main event of 2015

    Other significant events included the negotiations of the Ukraine contact group in Minsk (5%), the celebration of the 70th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War, the construction of the nuclear power plant in Ostrovets, and the speech made by the head of state at the UN Summit (2% of respondents for each event). …read more...

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic
    Dec28

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (AP) ” As New Year’s Eve approaches, the central square of Crimea’s largest city is festooned with bright festive decorations, including a soaring artificial tree that flashes and winks. But areas just a few steps… …read more Source: The New Zealand...