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    Biden: Ukraine Threatened By Russia And Corruption
    Dec08

    Biden: Ukraine Threatened By Russia And Corruption

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden highlighted twin threats, Russia and corruption, in a landmark speech to the Ukrainian parliament. Biden was applauded warmly as he said the United States would never recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and told lawmakers they had the chance to make a truly free, democratic Ukraine for the first time ever....

    Joe Biden Urges Lawmakers in Ukraine to Fulfill Promise of Uprising
    Dec08

    Joe Biden Urges Lawmakers in Ukraine to Fulfill Promise of Uprising

    The American vice president, addressing the Parliament in Kiev, called on politicians to limit the power of business moguls and to reject self-interest. …read more Source: The New York...

    Poland Arrests Ukrainian Wanted In U.S.
    Dec08

    Poland Arrests Ukrainian Wanted In U.S.

    A prosecutor in Poland says a Ukrainian man has been arrested at the request of the United States, where he is wanted on suspicion of stealing and laundering at least $10 million. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin’s foe Khodorkovsky summoned for questioning
    Dec08

    Putin’s foe Khodorkovsky summoned for questioning

    Russian businessman and Amnesty International prisoner of conscience Mikhail Khodorkovsky smiles as he attends the Foreign Affairs Committee for a debate on human rights situation in Russia at the European Parliament building, in Brussels, Belgium on December 2, 2014. Russia’s former richest man Khodorkovsky, who spent 10 years in prison...

    Air France to resume flights to Tehran after nuclear deal
    Dec08

    Air France to resume flights to Tehran after nuclear deal

    PARIS (AP) — Air France will resume flights to Tehran for the first time in more than seven years, as part of resuming European trade with Iran following a hard-fought deal to curb its nuclear activities. The airline announced in a statement Tuesday that it “is supporting the resumption of commercial exchange with Iran” and will operate flights...

    Ukraine restores some power to Crimea
    Dec08

    Ukraine restores some power to Crimea

    Ukraine says it has partially restored electricity to Crimea, more than two weeks after power lines to the territory were blown up. …read more Source:...

    In rare test, Merkel to face down party rebels on refugees
    Dec08

    In rare test, Merkel to face down party rebels on refugees

    In past years, Angela Merkel has been feted like a superstar at annual meetings of her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, earning thunderous ovations for defending German interests in the euro crisis and facing down Vladimir Putin over Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    In rare test, Merkel to face down party rebels on refugees
    Dec08

    In rare test, Merkel to face down party rebels on refugees

    BERLIN (Reuters) – In past years, Angela Merkel has been feted like a superstar at annual meetings of her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, earning thunderous ovations for defending German interests in the euro crisis and facing down Vladimir Putin over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Meetings of four working groups on Ukraine underway in Minsk
    Dec08

    Meetings of four working groups on Ukraine underway in Minsk

    The present round of meetings opened in the morning on 8 December with a meeting of the working group on political affairs. …read more Source:...

    In rare test, Merkel to face down party rebels on refugees
    Dec08

    In rare test, Merkel to face down party rebels on refugees

    BERLIN (Reuters) – In past years, Angela Merkel has been feted like a superstar at annual meetings of her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, earning thunderous ovations for defending German interests in the euro crisis and facing down Vladimir Putin over Ukraine. …read more Source: The...