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    Ukrainian lawmaker says Russia oppressing Crimean Turks
    Dec16

    Ukrainian lawmaker says Russia oppressing Crimean Turks

    Mustafa Dzhemilev says Russia stepped up persecution after downing of Russian plane by Turkey …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine’s leaders say dismissing PM not on the agenda
    Dec16

    Ukraine’s leaders say dismissing PM not on the agenda

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian parliament should not consider dismissing Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk, the country’s president, parliament’s speaker and Yatseniuk said in joint statement on Tuesday, in which they called on lawmakers to work together to pass critical reform bills. …read more Source:...

    Sign from God? Divine intervention claim as ‘mysterious crosses’ appear over warzones
    Dec15

    Sign from God? Divine intervention claim as ‘mysterious crosses’ appear over warzones

    BIZARRE flying cross shapes that some believe are ‘heavenly signs’ have been allegedly filmed appearing near the conflict zones of the war in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s leaders say dismissing PM not on the agenda
    Dec15

    Ukraine’s leaders say dismissing PM not on the agenda

    The Ukrainian parliament should not consider dismissing Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk, the country’s president, parliament’s speaker and Yatseniuk said in joint statement on Tuesday, in which they called on lawmakers to work together to pass critical reform bills. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia Cracks Down On Human Rights, Ukrainian ‘Spy’ During John Kerry Visit
    Dec15

    Russia Cracks Down On Human Rights, Ukrainian ‘Spy’ During John Kerry Visit

    On the same day Russian President Vladimir Putin met with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss the ongoing wars in Syria and Ukraine, Putin signed a decree allowing Russia’s Constitutional Court to decide whether or not to accept the rulings of international human rights courts and a Moscow court sentenced a Ukrainian citizen to 11...

    Poland calls for extension of EU sanctions on Russia
    Dec15

    Poland calls for extension of EU sanctions on Russia

    The Polish president has called for an extension of EU sanctions imposed last year on Russia over the Ukraine crisis. Andrzej Duda was in Kyiv… …read more Source:...

    Eduard Sharmazanov says OSCE Minsk Group may impose sanctions on Baku
    Dec15

    Eduard Sharmazanov says OSCE Minsk Group may impose sanctions on Baku

    The upcoming meeting of the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan and the Turkish leadership’s instigations and provocative statements has resulted in a new wave of escalation in the Karabakh conflict zone. Eduard Sharmazanov, Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament, made such statement to ArmInfo recalling that Azerbaijan resorts to...

    The Pipeline Dividing Europe
    Dec15

    The Pipeline Dividing Europe

    Though many expected the EU to renew sanctions against Russia for its incursions in Ukraine as a matter of course, Italy has delayed proceedings by asking for more discussion on the matter. Important to this discussion seems to be Berlin’s intention to move forward with the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which would increase...

    First Briton to travel to ISS blasts off into space
    Dec15

    First Briton to travel to ISS blasts off into space

    Member of the International Space Station expedition 46/47, British ESA astronaut Timothy Peake gestures to his children during a sending-off ceremony at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on 15 December 2015, before travelling on board the Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS). Photo: Reuters Baikonur, December 15...

    Kerry seeks ‘real progress’ on Syria in Moscow talks
    Dec15

    Kerry seeks ‘real progress’ on Syria in Moscow talks

    US Secretary of State John Kerry sought in a visit to Moscow on Tuesday to make progress in narrowing differences with Russian leader Vladimir Putin over how to end the conflict in Syria. At the start of a three-hour meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Kerry said he wanted to prepare the ground for a third round of talks of world...