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    President al-Assad: Russia’a policy is based on values and interests, the West is not serious in fighting terrorists
    Dec11

    President al-Assad: Russia’a policy is based on values and interests, the West is not serious in fighting terrorists

    Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad gave an interview to the Spanish EFE news agency in which he stressed that the Russians’ values and interests in their policy towards Syria are not in contradiction, noting that as long as the US is not serious in fighting the terrorists, the West won’t be serious. The following is the full...

    Ukraine Toxic Chemical Clean-up Under Investigation
    Dec11

    Ukraine Toxic Chemical Clean-up Under Investigation

    Between 2011 and 2013, an Israeli company called S.I. Group Consort Ltd. won a series of contracts worth more than 1 billion Ukrainian hryvnia (about US$ 125 million at the time) to clean up a hazardous waste sludge pit near the Carpathian Mountains in western Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russia to stay in IMF despite ‘politicization’
    Dec11

    Russia to stay in IMF despite ‘politicization’

    Newest move on Ukraine draws a rare, virulent outburst from Moscow, which says it ‘seriously undermines’ its confidence in the IMF’s decisions …read more Source: World...

    Poland and UK for extending Russia sanctions
    Dec11

    Poland and UK for extending Russia sanctions

    The United Kingdom and Poland agree on several foreign-policy issues including extending the scope of EU trade sanctions against Russia in light of the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Latvia signs an agreement with the Council of Europe on support for Ukraine
    Dec11

    Latvia signs an agreement with the Council of Europe on support for Ukraine

    On 9 December in Strasbourg, the Ambassador of Latvia to the Council of Europe (CoE), Rolands Lappuke signed on behalf of Latvia an agreement with the Council of Europe on Latvia’s contribution of EUR 15 000 to the CoE Action Plan for Ukraine 2015-2017, informed BC the Latvian MFA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Russia Says Will Stay In IMF Despite ‘Politicization’
    Dec11

    Russia Says Will Stay In IMF Despite ‘Politicization’

    Russia will stay in the International Monetary Fund despite the fund’s ‘political’ motives for changing its rules this week so Ukraine could more easily skip payments on its debt to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Invites Netherlands To Help Search For Stolen Art
    Dec11

    Ukraine Invites Netherlands To Help Search For Stolen Art

    Ukraine’s police chief invited the Netherlands to help find a trove of Dutch 17th century paintings that was stolen from a Dutch museum. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Unrest in Syria, Ukraine Focal Points of Latest Kerry Trip
    Dec11

    Unrest in Syria, Ukraine Focal Points of Latest Kerry Trip

    In spite of differences with the United States over the fate of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia has been “constructive” in the multi-national effort to find a political settlement for Syria. On the sidelines of the climate change summit in Paris, Kerry said he intends to travel to Moscow next week for...

    IMF accused of bowing to political pressure in Ukraine support
    Dec11

    IMF accused of bowing to political pressure in Ukraine support

    WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund has been accused of giving in to political pressure in dropping a long established rule on prudential lending so that it can proceed with assistance for Ukraine. That follows similar charges that the fund, the world’s essential backstop in financial crises, bent its rules to support a bailout of...

    9 things Europeans must know about Donald Trump
    Dec11

    9 things Europeans must know about Donald Trump

    If you’re European, chances are you hate the idea of Donald Trump — and are utterly fascinated by it. The Republican frontrunner’s call to ban the entry of Muslims into the United States Monday swept across Europe faster than the Bubonic plague, sparking denunciations from prime ministers and presidents across the continent, and in...