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    Russia Criticizes EU Decision To Extend Ukraine-Related Sanctions
    Dec15

    Russia Criticizes EU Decision To Extend Ukraine-Related Sanctions

    Russia has hit back at a decision by leaders of the European Union to extend for another six months the economic sanctions imposed on Moscow over its “destabilizing” actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Saakashvili Saga (And Why China Should Care)
    Dec15

    The Saakashvili Saga (And Why China Should Care)

    The former Georgian president’s colorful reentry into Ukrainian politics could impact China’s regional aspirations. …read more Source: The...

    Russia regrets EU decision to prolong sanctions
    Dec15

    Russia regrets EU decision to prolong sanctions

    Russia has regretted a decision by the European Union to renew economic sanctions on Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine, the Kremlin says. …read more Source: Iran...

    The Daily Vertical: Why Putin Fears Ukraine
    Dec15

    The Daily Vertical: Why Putin Fears Ukraine

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s chief prosecutor says Saakashvili extradition ‘likely’
    Dec15

    Ukraine’s chief prosecutor says Saakashvili extradition ‘likely’

    …read more Source: Financial...

    Defense budget authorizes provision of lethal weapons  to Ukraine, expands support
    Dec15

    Defense budget authorizes provision of lethal weapons to Ukraine, expands support

    WASHINGTON – The defense budget for 2018, signed by U.S. President Donald Trump, provides $350 million to promote security in Ukraine and authorizes the country to provide lethal weapons, the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States has said. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Kyiv concerned Council of Europe might cave to Russian ‘blackmail’
    Dec15

    Kyiv concerned Council of Europe might cave to Russian ‘blackmail’

    KYIV – Ukrainian officials and politicians have reacted with alarm to reports that the Council of Europe is considering lifting sanctions imposed against Russia over its military intervention in Crimea out of fears that Moscow might otherwise leave the body. “We are extremely concerned,” Dmytro Kuleba, Ukraine’s ambassador to the...

    Almaty independent theatre raises socially sensitive issues in Astana performance
    Dec15

    Almaty independent theatre raises socially sensitive issues in Astana performance

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The Almaty-based independent theatre Artishock travelled to Astana Dec. 12 to present its hit play “Uyat,” (“Shame” in Kazakh), which was warmly welcomed in Almaty in September 2016. “Uyat,” though translated as “shame,” actually reflects a much stronger...

    Russia election date set for March 18
    Dec15

    Russia election date set for March 18

    MOSCOW: Russia’s presidential election will take place on March 18, the upper house of parliament said Friday, in polls that are all but certain to return Vladimir Putin to the Kremlin for a new six-year term. The election campaign will kick off on Monday, agencies quoted senators as saying. “According to our calculations there are...

    EU leaders agree to roll over Russia sanctions – Tusk
    Dec15

    EU leaders agree to roll over Russia sanctions – Tusk

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – EU leaders on Thursday, December 14, agreed to extend tough economic sanctions against Russia over its meddling in Ukraine for 6 months, EU President Donald Tusk said. “EU united on roll-over of economic sanctions on Russia,” Tusk tweeted after leaders discussed the issue at a summit in Brussels. The EU …...