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    EU leaders say Russia-Germany gas line could break EU rules
    Dec18

    EU leaders say Russia-Germany gas line could break EU rules

    European Union leaders raised objections to a massive new pipeline project that would pump natural gas directly from Russia to Germany, claiming that the scheme would break EU laws. The Nord Stream 2 project would expand the current Nord Stream pipeline under the Baltic Sea which directly links Germany to natural gas reserves in Siberia. The...

    Ukraine’s rowdy parliament replaces its deputies with children  –  but only for a day
    Dec18

    Ukraine’s rowdy parliament replaces its deputies with children – but only for a day

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    Podcast: What A Long, Strange Year It’s Been
    Dec18

    Podcast: What A Long, Strange Year It’s Been

    Vladimir Putin’s marathon year-end press conference is an annual ritual that is never short of pithy one-liners. And in the midst of all the spin, theatrics, and bluster, it is also an event rich in messaging about the Kremlin’s current thinking and its priorities for the year ahead. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    6 Pinoy crew missing after Danish ship sinks near Indonesia
    Dec18

    6 Pinoy crew missing after Danish ship sinks near Indonesia

    Batam, Indonesia – Six Filipino crewmen were missing Thursday after their cargo ship collided with a chemical tanker and sank off western Indonesia, officials said. Six other people were rescued. The Danish cargo ship Thorco Cloud collided with the chemical tanker Stolt Commitment about 13 kilometers off Indonesia’s Batam island late...

    Kiev has a nasty case of anti-communist hysteria
    Dec18

    Kiev has a nasty case of anti-communist hysteria

    Ukraine has banned a party that is neither communist nor dangerous – clearing the way for a new left loyal to neither Russia nor the westAn anti-communist hysteria is prevailing in Kiev. After banning Soviet symbols earlier this year, a court has now outlawed the Communist party of Ukraine, preventing it from organising and taking part in...

    Children take seats at Ukraine’s often-rowdy parliament
    Dec18

    Children take seats at Ukraine’s often-rowdy parliament

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament, better known for its frequent fistfights, on Friday replaced its rowdy deputies with children — but only for one day. …read more Source: U.S....

    Children take seats at Ukraine’s often-rowdy parliament
    Dec18

    Children take seats at Ukraine’s often-rowdy parliament

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament, better known for its frequent fistfights, on Friday replaced its rowdy deputies with children — but only for one day. Heated debates at the Verkhovna Rada in Kiev have in the past spilled over into scuffles. One deputy a week ago lifted Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk from the rostrum and dragged...

    Children Take Seats at Ukraine’s Often-Rowdy Parliament
    Dec18

    Children Take Seats at Ukraine’s Often-Rowdy Parliament

    Ukraine’s rowdy parliament replaces its deputies with children _ but only for a day …read more Source: ABC...

    Children take seats at Ukraine’s often-rowdy parliament
    Dec18

    Children take seats at Ukraine’s often-rowdy parliament

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament, better known for its frequent fistfights, on Friday replaced its rowdy deputies with children — but… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine not to repay $3-billion debt to Russia: Premier
    Dec18

    Ukraine not to repay $3-billion debt to Russia: Premier

    Ukraine’s prime minister says the country will not pay back its USD three-billion debt to Russia despite Moscow’s warning that it would take legal action against Kiev if it misses looming deadline for the debt redemption. Addressing a cabinet meeting on Friday, Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Kiev had decided to impose a “moratorium” on the...