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    EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for 6 months: Sources
    Dec18

    EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for 6 months: Sources

    EU member states agreed Friday to roll over for another six months damaging economic sanctions against Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis, EU sources said. …read more Source: Channel...

    The Ideology Behind the Putin-Trump Bromance
    Dec18

    The Ideology Behind the Putin-Trump Bromance

    Adrees Latif / ReutersDuring Russian President Vladimir Putin’s marathon annual news conference on Thursday, the controversial leader heaped praise on Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, calling the candidate “tremendous,” “very bright,” and “talented without any doubt.” By Thursday evening, Trump had released an equally warm...

    EU leaders tackle terrorism in wake of Paris attacks
    Dec18

    EU leaders tackle terrorism in wake of Paris attacks

    EU leaders vowed on Friday to step up the fight against terrorism in the wake of the Paris attacks, wrapping up a dramatic 2015 plagued by a series of crises. Leaders of the bloc’s 28 member states assembled in Brussels for their last summit of a year which opened with the threat of a Greek exit from the euro and ended with a refugee crisis...

    Ukraine refuses to repay $3bn loan owed to Russia after bitter row
    Dec18

    Ukraine refuses to repay $3bn loan owed to Russia after bitter row

    Kiev’s rejection of payment proposal could hinder Ukrainian efforts to restructure country’s growing debt with international creditors Ukraine has refused to repay Russia a $3bn (£2.01bn) loan after a bitter row that could put on hold Kiev’s plans to restructure its growing debt with international creditors.The Ukrainian...

    EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for 6 months: sources
    Dec18

    EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for 6 months: sources

    EU member states agreed Friday to roll over for another six months damaging economic sanctions against Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis, EU sources said …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU Ambassadors Agree to Extends Sanctions on Russia to end-July 2016
    Dec18

    EU Ambassadors Agree to Extends Sanctions on Russia to end-July 2016

    European Union envoys have agreed to extend the bloc’s economic sanctions on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine by another six months until 31 July 2016, newswires reported on Friday. The sanctions, which apply to Russia’s oil, military and energy sectors as well as individuals linked to the Ukraine conflict, were to expire on 31...

    Kyiv halts payment on $3 billion debt to Russia
    Dec18

    Kyiv halts payment on $3 billion debt to Russia

    Ukraine has imposed a “moratorium” on the large loan Moscow granted its neighbor before the regime change, the country’s prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said. The Kremlin has threatened to sue Ukraine over the issue. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine halts $3 billion debt payment to Russia; court fight expected
    Dec18

    Ukraine halts $3 billion debt payment to Russia; court fight expected

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 18 (UPI) — Ukraine is about to default on a $3 billion loan and its creditor, Russia, says it is prepared to go to international court. …read more Source: United Press...

    EU Diplomats Agree To Extend Sanctions On Russia By Six Months
    Dec18

    EU Diplomats Agree To Extend Sanctions On Russia By Six Months

    European Union ambassadors have agreed to extend economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU’s Juncker recommends visa liberalisation for Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo
    Dec18

    EU’s Juncker recommends visa liberalisation for Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo

    Jean-Claude Juncker says the European Commission is in favour of “liberalisation” of visas for Georgia, Kosovo and Ukraine (AFP Photo/Emmanuel Dunand) BRUSSELS: European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said Friday the EU should offer visa-free short-stay travel to the bloc for Ukraine, Georgia and Kosovo, all three locked in bitter disputes...