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    Russia Says U.S. Refused Guarantees For Ukraine’s Loan
    Dec06

    Russia Says U.S. Refused Guarantees For Ukraine’s Loan

    The Russian Finance Ministry says that without Washington’s guarantee for Ukraine’s debt, Moscow cannot restructure the $3 billion loan and will sue Kyiv if it doesn’t repay the debt by December 20, when it is due. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US Regrets Latest Russian Ban on Western NGO
    Dec06

    US Regrets Latest Russian Ban on Western NGO

    The U.S. State Department says it regrets a Russian decision to ban an economic development foundation once supported by President Vladimir Putin and former U.S. President George W. Bush. A U.S. statement late Friday came hours after Russian prosecutors declared the U.S.-Russia Foundation and Rule of Law (USRF) an “undesirable”...

    On Volunteer Day, Ukrainians Honor Grassroots Efforts with a Social Media Campaign
    Dec05

    On Volunteer Day, Ukrainians Honor Grassroots Efforts with a Social Media Campaign

    Volunteers participating in “The Real Ones” photo exhibition. Photo from Справжні on Facebook December 5 is International Volunteer Day, and this year, Ukrainians came out in force on Facebook, Twitter and elsewhere to say a heartfelt “thank you” to their country’s volunteer community for all the work they have done—and are still doing....

    Social media companies step up battle against militant propaganda
    Dec05

    Social media companies step up battle against militant propaganda

    SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook, Google and Twitter are stepping up efforts to combat online propaganda and recruiting by Islamic militants, but the Internet companies are doing it quietly to avoid the perception that they are helping the authorities police the Web. On Friday, Facebook Inc said it took down a profile that the company believed belonged to...

    A Nobel Laureate’s Sobering Message about Belarus
    Dec05

    A Nobel Laureate’s Sobering Message about Belarus

    On Monday, the Nobel Committee will present its prize for literature to Svetlana Alexievich, a writer from Belarus, which is frequently called “Europe’s last dictatorship.” Unlike most authors who have received this prize, Alexievich doesn’t write fiction or poetry. Her books are based on interviews with ordinary people who speak for...

    Social media companies step up battle against militant propaganda
    Dec05

    Social media companies step up battle against militant propaganda

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -Facebook, Google and Twitter are stepping up efforts to combat online propaganda and recruiting by Islamic militants, but the Internet companies are doing it quietly to avoid the perception that they are helping the authorities police the Web.On Friday, Facebook Inc said it took down a profile that the company believed...

    Washington’s Balkan power play
    Dec05

    Washington’s Balkan power play

    BELGRADE — NATO’s invitation to Montenegro this week to join the military alliance was more than a kindness to a small ex-Yugoslav republic. It was another sign of a battle for influence in the Balkans between Russia and the U.S. And America is the one on the offensive. In recent weeks high-level U.S. and NATO officials have visited the...

    Russia to sue Ukraine if debt is not repaid by December 20
    Dec05

    Russia to sue Ukraine if debt is not repaid by December 20

    MOSCOW – Russia is set to file a lawsuit against Ukraine if Kiev fails to have repaid the $3-billion debt by December 20, Russia’s …read more Source:...

    How to regain control of Europe
    Dec05

    How to regain control of Europe

    Objectively speaking, the unprecedented, bloody terrorist attacks in Paris on the night of November 13 were not related to the European refugee crisis that has rumbled on for many months. Certainly the attacks could not have been caused by France’s acceptance of refugees because France, unlike Germany and Sweden, has not been accepting...

    Russia says US refused guarantees for Ukraine’s liabilities
    Dec05

    Russia says US refused guarantees for Ukraine’s liabilities

    Russia has received an official refusal from the U.S. government to provide guarantees for Ukraine’s liabilities, Russian news agencies reported on Saturday, citing Russia’s Finance Ministry. …read more Source: Channel...