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    Brawl in Ukraine parliament after MP manhandles premier
    Dec11

    Brawl in Ukraine parliament after MP manhandles premier

    A fight erupted between dozens of lawmakers in Ukraine’s parliament on Friday after an MP picked up Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and hoisted him away from the podium as he was defending his embattled government’s record. Yatsenyuk had almost ended up his weekly questions session when a lawmaker from President Petro...

    Watch: A bouquet of roses kicked off Ukraine’s most bizarre parliament brawl ever
    Dec11

    Watch: A bouquet of roses kicked off Ukraine’s most bizarre parliament brawl ever

    MOSCOW — Ukraine’s parliament is known for its knock-down, drag-out brawls, but Friday’s melee was particularly untimely. Just three days earlier, Vice President Biden had urged Ukraine’s famously divided lawmakers to “put aside parochial differences” and pass sweeping reforms almost two years after the Maidan...

    US secretary of state John Kerry to meet Putin on Syria, Ukraine issue next week
    Dec11

    US secretary of state John Kerry to meet Putin on Syria, Ukraine issue next week

    US secretary of state John Kerry will travel to Moscow next week for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on two of the most vexing crises in US-Russian relations: Syria’s civil war and Ukraine’s ongoing instability. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Putin sends 20,000 troops to beef up Russian rebels in bloody Ukraine civil war
    Dec11

    Putin sends 20,000 troops to beef up Russian rebels in bloody Ukraine civil war

    VLADIMIR Putin has deployed an extra 20,000 soldiers to the frontline of Ukraine’s civil war, as temperatures and hopes of a lasting ceasefire continue to plummet. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Parliament Brawl Video: Watch Fight Erupt With Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk And Lawmakers
    Dec11

    Ukraine Parliament Brawl Video: Watch Fight Erupt With Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk And Lawmakers

    As Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk was speaking Friday in the country’s parliament, a lawmaker approached him and offered him a bouquet of red roses before trying to remove him from the podium, kicking off another mass brawl among politicians, local media reported. Ukraine’s parliament has seen its fair share of brawls over...

    Beeline receives interstate award for significant contribution to Armenia’s telecommunication sector
    Dec11

    Beeline receives interstate award for significant contribution to Armenia’s telecommunication sector

    Beeline has been awarded with an interstate prize for its significant contribution to the development of Armenia’s telecommunication sector. The award was granted on the sidelines of the 48th session of the Interstate Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification of the Commonwealth of Independence States (CIS). Over 150...

    In 2004-2013 average illicit financial flow from Armenia was $983 mln per annum
    Dec11

    In 2004-2013 average illicit financial flow from Armenia was $983 mln per annum

    The Global Financial Integrity’s “Illicit Financial Flows from Developing Countries: 2004-2013? study ranks Armenia 70th among 149 countries by the volume of illicit outflows. The study was published on December 9. The average annual illicit financial outflow from Armenia was $983 mln....

    AP Interview: Polish leader: Sanctions on Russia must remain
    Dec11

    AP Interview: Polish leader: Sanctions on Russia must remain

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s new foreign minister says he welcomes the new cooperation between Russia and the West in the fight against the Islamic State group, but insists that Ukraine’s interests cannot be sacrificed as a reward to Moscow for those efforts. …read more Source: CNS...

    Scuffles erupt at Ukraine’s parliament, PM dragged from post
    Dec11

    Scuffles erupt at Ukraine’s parliament, PM dragged from post

    Scuffles involving several dozen lawmakers have erupted at Ukraine’s parliament after one deputy tried to drag the prime minister away from the rostrum. Arseniy Yatsenyuk was giving his report at the Supreme Rada on Friday when a deputy from the president’s party went up to the rostrum with a bunch of red roses. After he handed the...

    Brawl breaks out in Ukraine Parliament
    Dec11

    Brawl breaks out in Ukraine Parliament

    Lawmakers scuffle amid collection of signatures for resignation of unpopular PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk …read more Source:...