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    NATO Causing Russia Security Concerns Over Montenegro Membership And Hostility In Eastern Europe
    Dec29

    NATO Causing Russia Security Concerns Over Montenegro Membership And Hostility In Eastern Europe

    NATO is continuing to cause national security threats to Russia, according to a Moscow Foreign Ministry report issued Monday, which cited the U.S.-led alliance’s large military presence in Eastern Europe as a primary concern. Friction between Russia and NATO reached levels not seen since the end of the Cold War in 1991 after Moscow annexed...

    Brave New War
    Dec29

    Brave New War

    U.S. Navy / ReutersFrom China in Asia to Russia in Europe and the Middle East, and ISIS just about everywhere, 2015 has seen the flourishing of conflicts that exist in a gray zone, one which is not quite open war but more than regular competition, which is attuned to globalization, which liberal democracies are ill-equipped to deal with, and...

    Ukraine MP who saluted Hitler is on Israel committee
    Dec29

    Ukraine MP who saluted Hitler is on Israel committee

    Artyom Vitko, who is on a committee to improve Ukraine-Israel ties, sang pro-Hitler songs days after Ukraine apologized for Holocaust role. …read more Source: Arutz...

    In Russia, Recession Takes Bite Out of Holiday Feast
    Dec29

    In Russia, Recession Takes Bite Out of Holiday Feast

    For most Russians, it’s not New Year’s without a Salad Olivier, a dish meant to augur prosperity. This year, soaring food costs mean the tradition can also be a painful reminder of how rapidly many Russians’ wealth is fading amid recession and Western sanctions. The mix of chicken, potatoes, peas, carrots and mayonnaise –...

    Belarus sets quotas for foreign transport operators for 2016
    Dec29

    Belarus sets quotas for foreign transport operators for 2016

    The number of truck passage permits will stay at the level of this year’s target for Ukraine (28,000 permits), Latvia (11,500), Poland (142,000), the UK (300). Jordan, Ireland, and Lebanon will be given 50 permits each. Cyprus will get 120. …read more Source:...

    Russia Denounces Double Standard of the West On Ukraine
    Dec29

    Russia Denounces Double Standard of the West On Ukraine

    29 de diciembre de 2015, 10:47Moscow, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) Human Rights Commissioner of the Foreign Ministry of Russia, Konstantin Dolgov, said today that the West””s double standards on this issue in Ukraine have not contributed to an improvement of the situation. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Germany’s Steinmeier warns Ukraine ceasefire is fragile
    Dec29

    Germany’s Steinmeier warns Ukraine ceasefire is fragile

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned on Tuesday that the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists was becoming more fragile. …read more Source: Channel...

    Germany's Steinmeier warns Ukraine ceasefire is fragile
    Dec29

    Germany's Steinmeier warns Ukraine ceasefire is fragile

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned on Tuesday that the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists was becoming more fragile. …read more Source: The...

    Germany’s Steinmeier warns Ukraine ceasefire is fragile
    Dec29

    Germany’s Steinmeier warns Ukraine ceasefire is fragile

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned on Tuesday that the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists was becoming more fragile. …read more Source:...

    Ruble sinks to new 2015 low over oil price plunge
    Dec29

    Ruble sinks to new 2015 low over oil price plunge

    MOSCOW: Russia’s battered ruble on Tuesday continued its slide on the back of low oil prices, reaching a new 2015 low against the dollar and dropping to below 80 against the euro, reports BSS/AFP. The Russian currency stood on Tuesday at 72.85 against the dollar, down from 72.46 on Monday. The ruble meanwhile stood at 80.02 against the...