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    Putin’s son-in-law is about to get a $1.75 billion boost from the Russian government
    Dec30

    Putin’s son-in-law is about to get a $1.75 billion boost from the Russian government

    ReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) – The son-in-law of Vladimir Putin stands to benefit from $1.75 billion in cheap finance from the Russian state, a Reuters examination of public documents shows. The money will help fund a petrochemical project at a company in which Kirill Shamalov, husband of Katerina Tikhonova, the Russian president’s younger...

    Tim Grierson’s Top Ten Films of 2015
    Dec30

    Tim Grierson’s Top Ten Films of 2015

    In a year marked by much-acclaimed films from major directors like Todd Haynes (Carol), George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road), and Hou Hsiao-Hsien (The Assassin), I found myself feeling a bit out-of-step with the critical consensus. Instead, four first-time feature filmmakers found their way onto my list of the year’s top 10 movies—along with...

    Christian-funded group begins bringing French Jews to Israel
    Dec30

    Christian-funded group begins bringing French Jews to Israel

    (JTA) — An Israeli organization with major funding from Christian donors brought 17 French Jews to Israel in what its founder said was the “end of a monopoly” for the Jewish Agency for Israel. The newcomers brought to Israel by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, or IFCJ, arrived in Israel on Dec. 27. They constituted the first...

    PM Szydło meets Polish Diaspora
    Dec30

    PM Szydło meets Polish Diaspora

    Polish prime minister Beata Szydło met with members of the Polish diaspora from Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus and Ukraine in Warsaw on Tuesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    PM Szydło meeting Polish Diaspora
    Dec30

    PM Szydło meeting Polish Diaspora

    Polish prime minister Beata Szydło met with members of the Polish diaspora from Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus and Ukraine in Warsaw on Tuesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Belarusian peace-loving policy credited with removal of sanctions
    Dec30

    Belarusian peace-loving policy credited with removal of sanctions

    “Our stance can be welcomed because Belarus has always spoken in favor of peace,” noted the President. “We don’t welcome wars or any conflicts whether that be conflicts in Ukraine, Syria, Lebanon, Iran. We don’t accept such things. It is our stance.” …read more Source:...

    Russia Does Not Want Donbas. It Wants Ukraine
    Dec30

    Russia Does Not Want Donbas. It Wants Ukraine

    It’s no secret that the Kremlin has one owner, but there are several towers whispering in his ear. …read more Source:...

    Steinmeier Outlines Objectives for Minsk-2 Implementation in 2016
    Dec30

    Steinmeier Outlines Objectives for Minsk-2 Implementation in 2016

    Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says he is concerned about the fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and names the tasks to be fulfilled in 2016 by all sides to the Donbas conflict. …read more Source:...

    2015, an awful year for Europe’s free media
    Dec30

    2015, an awful year for Europe’s free media

    LONDON — It was a terrible year for journalists in Europe. Attacks by Islamic militants, unjustified arrests, assaults, harassment, threats and tougher legal restrictions made it harder for editors, reporters and photographers to hold the powerful to account across the region this year, according to media organizations and NGOs. Hopes that...

    Germany Warns Ukrainian Cease-Fire ‘Increasingly Fragile’
    Dec30

    Germany Warns Ukrainian Cease-Fire ‘Increasingly Fragile’

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned that the cease-fire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists is becoming more fragile. “Even if the situation in eastern U …read more Source: Big News...