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    Ukraine Set To Rename Over 900 Towns With Soviet Names
    Jan06

    Ukraine Set To Rename Over 900 Towns With Soviet Names

    More than 900 Ukrainian towns and villages will be renamed over the course of the year, in accordance with Ukraine’s push to remove commemorations of Soviet and Communist-era figures, the head of Ukraine’s state Institute for National Memory told Channel 5 on Wednesday. Since Ukraine’s pro-European Maidan protests toppled the...

    Matthew Fisher: North Korea H-bomb testing is another foreign policy failure for lame-duck Obama
    Jan06

    Matthew Fisher: North Korea H-bomb testing is another foreign policy failure for lame-duck Obama

    From North Korea to Afghanistan, Egypt, Libya, Iraq and Syria, to Ukraine, eastern Europe and the South China Sea, Obama’s presidency has been a bust …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukrainians call for Coca-Cola boycott
    Jan06

    Ukrainians call for Coca-Cola boycott

    Ukrainians call for a boycott of Coca-Cola after the company shares a festive map of Russia including annexed Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Opinion: Syria – a Study in International Cynicism
    Jan06

    Opinion: Syria – a Study in International Cynicism

    If all goes well, the latest diplomatic manoeuvre on Syria will take place sometime this month. However, what one can expect from the forthcoming session which is unanimously endorsed by the United Nations Security Council, is far from certain. The first thing to know about the proposed diplomatic exercise is that it is only tangentially related...

    World Disorder in the New Year
    Jan06

    World Disorder in the New Year

    Stephen F. CohenCivil, terrorist, and trade wars are now destabilizing the international order, abetted by the US-Russian Cold War. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. Navy commander says nuclear force key to U.S. survival
    Jan06

    U.S. Navy commander says nuclear force key to U.S. survival

    Robert Burns of the Associated Press has this article of interest: In his blueprint for a stronger Navy, the sea service’s new top boss, Adm. John M. Richardson, is blunt about what he thinks matters most: nuclear punch. Battling terrorists is today’s problem, but in looking toward a farther horizon, Richardson wants a Navy built to...

    Malaysia Airlines lifts bag ban on Europe flights after backlash on social media
    Jan06

    Malaysia Airlines lifts bag ban on Europe flights after backlash on social media

    KUALA LUMPUR // Malaysia Airlines on Wednesday lifted a much-criticised ban on checking in baggage on flights to Paris and Amsterdam, just one day after limiting bags to lighten the plane and save fuel.The airline had banned check-in baggage for Tuesday and Wednesday flights to the two European cities due to “unseasonably strong headwinds” on a...

    Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan discuss transit transportation
    Jan06

    Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan discuss transit transportation

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Belarus Endorses Political Solution to Ukrainian Conflict
    Jan06

    Belarus Endorses Political Solution to Ukrainian Conflict

    06 de enero de 2016, 10:38Minsk, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The Foreign Ministry of Belarus endorsed the need for a political settlement of the conflict in Ukraine and the compliance with the agreements made on Minsk on the part of the warring parties, highlighted an annual report on foreign policy. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Orthodox Christians celebrate Epiphany
    Jan06

    Orthodox Christians celebrate Epiphany

    Orthodox Christianity celebrates the birth and baptism of JesusIn Russia, Serbia, Ukraine and other Orthodox countries that observe a different religious calendar, it’s Christmas Eve Roman Catholics and Protestants celebrate story of the wise men who followed a star to Jesus’ cradle … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The...