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    Ukraine: leave it or freeze it
    Dec23

    Ukraine: leave it or freeze it

    Resolving the Ukrainian conflict is at a stalemate, trapped somewhere between sporadic fighting and diplomatic cheap shots, despite a reduction of… …read more Source:...

    Putin Is Developing an Underwater Drone With Nuclear Weapons That Can Target U.S.
    Dec23

    Putin Is Developing an Underwater Drone With Nuclear Weapons That Can Target U.S.

    Russia is developing a drone submarine that can deliver a nuclear warhead or dirty bomb (targets electronics) at U.S. coastal areas. Russian officials confirmed the existence of the program – dubbed Kanyon by the Pentagon – after images of a document detailing plans for the sub were broadcast on Russian state-run television. According to the...

    Seymour Hersh: Hillary’s Plans for Syria Would Create Even More Disasters
    Dec23

    Seymour Hersh: Hillary’s Plans for Syria Would Create Even More Disasters

    ‘Getting rid of Gaddafi has proven to be a horrible event…and we seem not to have learned enough from it.’ At Saturday’s Democratic presidential debate, front-runner Hillary Clinton rejected what she called a “false choice” between defeating the Islamic State and overthrowing Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad....

    International border checkpoint Peschatka commissioned in Belarus
    Dec23

    International border checkpoint Peschatka commissioned in Belarus

    Modernization of the border checkpoint began in February 2013 as part of the cross-border cooperation program of the European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument Poland-Belarus-Ukraine for 2007-2013. The European Union invested €10.9 million in the project. Belarus assigned Br170.7 billion. …read more Source:...

    The young miners of Donbass
    Dec23

    The young miners of Donbass

    In this impoverished part of Ukraine, most men are destined to live their working lives under the ground. …read more Source: AL...

    Russia issues banknote celebrating Crimea annexation (AFP)
    Dec23

    Russia issues banknote celebrating Crimea annexation (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s Central Bank on Wednesday issued a banknote depicting famous landmarks of Crimea, commemorating last year’s annexation of the peninsula that was slammed by the West and led to sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia issues banknote celebrating Crimea annexation
    Dec23

    Russia issues banknote celebrating Crimea annexation

    Banknote with the denomination of 100 rubles is ‘dedicated to Crimea and Sevastopol becoming a part of the Russian Federation,’ the Central Bank says …read more Source: World...

    Reporters Dodge Shells Before New Cease-Fire Begins In Eastern Ukraine
    Dec23

    Reporters Dodge Shells Before New Cease-Fire Begins In Eastern Ukraine

    Two RFE/RL stringers ran for cover during a mortar attack by Russian-backed separatists near the town of Novhorodske in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region on December 22. The latest fighting came just before a new cease-fire agreement reached in Minsk went into effect at midnight. (Vitaly Grynyov and Artem Lyuti, RFE/RL’s Ukrainian...

    Bank of Russia issues banknote with Crimean images
    Dec23

    Bank of Russia issues banknote with Crimean images

    MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – The Central Bank of Russia has released a 100-ruble banknote with Crimean images, it announced on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Putin will go on living with sanctions | Jutarnji list – Croatia
    Dec23

    Putin will go on living with sanctions | Jutarnji list – Croatia

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