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    The Prime Minister of Ukraine was crotch-lifted from his podium in an epic parliamentary brawl
    Dec14

    The Prime Minister of Ukraine was crotch-lifted from his podium in an epic parliamentary brawl

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk was pulled from his podium during Friday’s parliamentary proceedings and hoisted up by his crotch by a member of an opposition faction. This prompted a very physical brawl that would last for several minutes as more and more lawmakers got involved in the scuffle. On Friday Yatseniuk was defending...

    Russia Military Spending 2016: Navy, Air Force To Modernize, Expand, Kremlin Says
    Dec14

    Russia Military Spending 2016: Navy, Air Force To Modernize, Expand, Kremlin Says

    The Kremlin announced Monday it would purchase 200 planes and helicopters as well as up to 30 ships and submarines annually to modernize its armed forces, amid high tensions between Ankara and Moscow following a Russian destroyer firing warning shots at a Turkish ship in the Aegean Sea over the weekend. The announcement comes as Russia’s...

    EU has imposed wide-ranging economic sanctions targeting Russia’s banking, oil and defence sectors.
    Dec14

    EU has imposed wide-ranging economic sanctions targeting Russia’s banking, oil and defence sectors.

    European Union leaders will start debate sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine conflict at a summit this week and are expected to extend them for another six months. According to reports, EU imposed wide-ranging economic sanctions targeting Russia’s banking, oil and defence sectors after the last year shooting down of a Malaysia...

    EU leaders set to extend Russia sanctions at summit (AFP)
    Dec14

    EU leaders set to extend Russia sanctions at summit (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – EU leaders will debate sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine conflict at a summit this week and are expected to extend them for another six months, officials said on Monday. …read more Source: The West...

    Champions League: Arsenal v Barcelona; Chelsea v PSG
    Dec14

    Champions League: Arsenal v Barcelona; Chelsea v PSG

    Credits Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino Gunners get ‘nightmare’ tie against the champions of Europe as Chelsea face Paris Saint-Germain for third year running Reaction Monday, December 14, 2015 – 1:39pm …read more Source: The...

    What does Vladimir Putin want from the UN’s next secretary-general?
    Dec14

    What does Vladimir Putin want from the UN’s next secretary-general?

    The shadow of an American or Russian veto will colour the next year at the United Nations. In the years of crisis and decline that followed the breakup of the Soviet Union, three things enabled Russia to hold on to its status as a great power. The first was the large stockpile of Soviet nuclear weapons that confirmed it as America’s only...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, NWL, JAH)
    Dec14

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, NWL, JAH)

    REUTERS/Valentyn OgirenkoHere is what you need to know. China admits to cooking the books. A report from China’s state-run news agency, Xinhua, says “several” officials in the country’s Northeast have admitted to fabricating economic data to show higher growth than obtained. In one instance, Liaoning gross domestic product...

    EU summit to hold ‘surprising’ Russia sanctions debate
    Dec14

    EU summit to hold ‘surprising’ Russia sanctions debate

    EU leaders will, this week, on Italy’s request debate whether to extend Russia sanctions, in a step called “surprising” by Poland. Ukraine visa-free report may also be postponed. …read more Source:...

    Matchups for the UEFA Champions League’s Round of 16 set
    Dec14

    Matchups for the UEFA Champions League’s Round of 16 set

    Matchups for the UEFA Champions League’s Round of 16 were set on Monday. Chelsea will once again face Paris Saint-Germain, the team that knocked the Blues out of the Champions League last 16 last season, while Arsenal, which overcame a disastrous start to the group stage just to advance, will face even longer odds when it goes head-to-head...

    Polish President holding talks in Ukraine
    Dec14

    Polish President holding talks in Ukraine

    Polish President Andrzej Duda is to hold talks with Ukrainian leaders on trade and politics during an official visit to Kiev on Tuesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...