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    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating latest truce
    Dec24

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating latest truce

    Over 9,000 people have been killed since the start of the conflict in eastern Ukraine in April 2014. – AFP File Photo KIEV: Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russian rebels accused each other of violating a holiday ceasefire Wednesday, just hours after it came into force in the war-torn country’s east. “Illegal armed groups have already...

    Ukraine’s brawling parliament hopes to learn from Israel’s — but who’s really worse?
    Dec24

    Ukraine’s brawling parliament hopes to learn from Israel’s — but who’s really worse?

    Israel’s honorary consul in Ukraine, Oleg Vyshniakov, left, posing with officials from the Ukrainian parliament at the Knesset in Jerusalem, Dec. 16, 2015. (Dmitry Spicheko) When Israelis rank the things that make them proud of their country, the Knesset is rarely first on the list. Or second. Or third. In a survey in April, Israelis put...

    Salute to Vienna at Arsht
    Dec24

    Salute to Vienna at Arsht

    Knight Concert Hall presents a Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert at 8 p.m. Saturday with The Strauss Symphony of America and dancers from Kiev-Aniko Ballet of Ukraine and international … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Russia issues banknote dedicated to Crimea
    Dec24

    Russia issues banknote dedicated to Crimea

    Russia has issued a new banknote dedicated to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula it annexed last year. It is a move that is certain to anger Kyiv,… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating latest truce
    Dec23

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating latest truce

    KIEV: Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russian rebels accused each other of violating a holiday ceasefire on Wednesday, just hours after it came into force in the war-torn country’s east. “Illegal armed groups have already violated these agreements. Since the beginning of the day we recorded seven enemy shellings of our positions,” military...

    Russia Issues Crimea Banknote
    Dec23

    Russia Issues Crimea Banknote

    Russia has issued a new banknote dedicated to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula annexed illegally by the Kremlin last year. The new banknote, worth 100 rubles ($1.41), depicts a memorial to sunken ships …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia’s Legal Battle for Ukraine Debt Fraught With Politics
    Dec23

    Russia’s Legal Battle for Ukraine Debt Fraught With Politics

    Russia plans to sue Ukraine in an English court to recover a multibillion-dollar loan Moscow made to Kyiv in December 2013, just weeks before Ukraine’s then-President, Viktor Yanukovych, facing a popular uprising, fled to Russia. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has ordered officials to prepare a lawsuit against Ukraine for refusing...

    Putin to Firefighters: No Christmas Pay for You
    Dec23

    Putin to Firefighters: No Christmas Pay for You

    It’s not a merry time of year for Russia’s firefighters. The Times reports: Russian firefighters and other emergency services employees face a bleak Christmas after they were told that their salaries would go unpaid.The workers were advised to take out bank loans. “The ministry has no money,” an unnamed accountant at the emergencies...

    Photos: Canada’s military photographers chronicle land, air and sea operations
    Dec23

    Photos: Canada’s military photographers chronicle land, air and sea operations

    Defence Watch makes use of the Canadian Forces Combat Camera/CF imaging technician photos. Here are some of the most interesting photos of the last little while, captured by the CF’s photographers during operations and exercises: Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Moncton, a Kingston-class maritime coastal defence vessel, at anchor in Albert...

    ‘Sharia-compliant’ airline takes off in Malaysia
    Dec23

    ‘Sharia-compliant’ airline takes off in Malaysia

    No alcohol will be permitted and Halal food will be served on flights that airline says are open to all religions. The new airline has 355 employees which includes eight pilots and 50 cabin crew [EPA] Asia Pacific, Malaysia Malaysia’s first “sharia-compliant” airline made its inaugural domestic flight over the weekend and it hopes to...