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    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill
    Nov12

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a bill that bans discrimination of gays, key legislation intended to help pave the way for visa-free travel between Ukraine and the European Union. The 450-seat parliament on Thursday approved the bill with 234 votes. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hailed parliament’s action as a...

    Ukraine completes debt restructuring of around $15 billion (Reuters)
    Nov12

    Ukraine completes debt restructuring of around $15 billion (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Finance Ministry announced on Thursday it had completed a debt restructuring of around $15 billion (£9.86 billion) with creditors and said it remained open to finding a deb… …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill
    Nov12

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill

    Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a bill that bans discrimination of gays, key legislation intended to help pave the way for visa-free travel between Ukraine and the European Union. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill
    Nov12

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a bill that bans discrimination of gays, key legislation intended to help pave the way for… …read more Source:...

    Report: Violence erupts in eastern Ukraine
    Nov12

    Report: Violence erupts in eastern Ukraine

    Dalje English Russian state media reported Thursday that the Ukrainian military had unleashed “massive mortar fire” upon rebel positions in the eastern Donetsk region. The Ukrainian military launched the attack the previous evening on the village of Spartak, near the Donetsk airport, and began shelling the airport in the morning, the TASS news...

    Initial ICC probe says no crimes against humanity at Ukraine’s Maidan (AFP)
    Nov12

    Initial ICC probe says no crimes against humanity at Ukraine’s Maidan (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – A preliminary probe suggests Ukraine’s security forces used “excessive and indiscriminate” force in the 2014 Maidan protests but are not guilty of crimes against humanity, the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor said Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    Kiev intends to introduce free trade with EU despite Russian objections
    Nov12

    Kiev intends to introduce free trade with EU despite Russian objections

    Ukraine is about to sign a free trade deal with the European Union. …read more Source:...

    Russia, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia
    Nov12

    Russia, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia

    And a new confrontation in the Middle East Russia buying into American suspicion that ISIS bombed the Metro jet (“99.9pc sure”) will mean only one thing. Putin will green-light ground troops into Syria, further raising the stakes in the Levant. Russian pride will not take the affront lightly and, if proved, the government will sell the ground...

    Ukraine Says Pro-Russian Rebels Continue to Move Arms Towards Frontlines
    Nov12

    Ukraine Says Pro-Russian Rebels Continue to Move Arms Towards Frontlines

    President Poroshenko has instructed the Ukrainian army to be ready to open fire if attacked. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin-controlled TV airs ‘secret’ plans for nuclear weapon
    Nov12

    Kremlin-controlled TV airs ‘secret’ plans for nuclear weapon

    MOSCOW (AP) — Details of a new Russian submarine-launched nuclear torpedo have been shown on state-controlled TV, a secret the Kremlin said should never have been aired. Some observers, however, saw it as a deliberate leak. The airing of the video on television channels under tight Kremlin control raised suspicions that it was done intentionally...