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    Western arms makers see sales fall, Russia rises: SIPRI
    Dec14

    Western arms makers see sales fall, Russia rises: SIPRI

    Arms manufacturers in North America and Western Europe dominated international arms sales in 2014, but their market share dropped while Russian and Asian companies saw theirs rise, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) reported Monday. Total turnover for the 100 biggest arms and military services companies declined for the...

    Newsmakers: The very worst of 2015
    Dec14

    Newsmakers: The very worst of 2015

    ENTERTAINMENT TV and movies are supposed to bring joy. Jaime Weinman highlights some entertainment that proved to be let-downs and troubled. (Everett Collection) ‘Sesame Street’ It was launched as a populist kids’ show, set in the inner city and aimed at children who didn’t have a lot of money. Now it’s moving to HBO, the...

    Activists Take to the Top of Lviv City Hall to Highlight Human Rights in Ukraine
    Dec14

    Activists Take to the Top of Lviv City Hall to Highlight Human Rights in Ukraine

    Volodymyr Beglov, a Ukrainian journalist and civic activist, reading the Declaration of Human Rights in Lviv. Image by Yurko Dyachyshyn. On December 10—International Human Rights Day—Ukrainian civic activists, journalists, and lawyers came together at the very top of Lviv City Hall to read aloud an important document—the Universal Declaration of...

    EU leaders set to extend Russia sanctions at summit
    Dec14

    EU leaders set to extend Russia sanctions at summit

    EU leaders will debate sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine conflict at a summit this week and are expected to extend them for six months, foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Monday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kerry heads to Moscow for tough talks on Syria and Ukraine with Russia’s Putin
    Dec14

    Kerry heads to Moscow for tough talks on Syria and Ukraine with Russia’s Putin

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    The Ugly State of Russia’s Economy
    Dec14

    The Ugly State of Russia’s Economy

    MOSCOW – Russia’s economy is faring poorly as the New Year approaches. Gross domestic product has swung back to a level last seen in the first of 2008 and the economy has essentially stagnated over the last seven years. The reason for the problem that officials most frequently cite, and that President Vladimir Putin mentioned in his...

    Ukraine Violates Truce and Bombards Rebel Region
    Dec14

    Ukraine Violates Truce and Bombards Rebel Region

    14 de diciembre de 2015, 11:53Kiev, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) The spokesman of the Ministry of Defense of Donetsk People””s Republic (DPR), Eduard Basurin, denounced that Ukraine””s troops bombed the rebel territory over 82 times in the last week. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Kerry heads to Moscow for tough Syria, Ukraine talks
    Dec14

    Kerry heads to Moscow for tough Syria, Ukraine talks

    PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Russia to try and narrow gaps with Russian leaders over a political transition to… …read more Source:...

    Kerry to Focus on Syria, Ukraine During Russia Trip
    Dec14

    Kerry to Focus on Syria, Ukraine During Russia Trip

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will use a visit to Russia to frame the next meeting of the International Syria Support Group, which is expected to take place Friday in New York, a senior State Department official said. The official said Kerry also will discuss efforts to get full implementation of the Minsk agreement, which includes a...

    Kerry heads to Moscow for tough Syria, Ukraine talks
    Dec14

    Kerry heads to Moscow for tough Syria, Ukraine talks

    PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Russia for talks aimed at narrowing gaps with Russian leaders over a political transition to end Syria’s civil war and restoring stability in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...