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    Regional Spats, ‘Climate Justice’ Hijack Paris Talks on Global Warming
    Dec12

    Regional Spats, ‘Climate Justice’ Hijack Paris Talks on Global Warming

    PARIS—Competing national interests and even personal rivalries have cast a cloud over the international summit on climate change meeting here, and the issue of “climate justice” has proven to be a significant stumbling block in the way of any meaningful deal. At various points during the two-week conference, realpolitik took over, overshadowing...

    Activists: Human Rights Violations Rampant in Russian-Held Crimea
    Dec12

    Activists: Human Rights Violations Rampant in Russian-Held Crimea

    Ukrainian activists say human rights violations are rampant in Crimea, the Russian-annexed peninsula of Ukraine, including people being forced to acquire Russian citizenship and intimidation of nationalists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Darth Vader’s Day
    Dec12

    Darth Vader’s Day

    Valentyn Ogirenko / ReutersWhile the world awaits the debut of the latest Star Wars installment, Ukraine’s Darth Mykolaiovych Vader has some chores to do. He’s got to iron his cloak, vacuum his apartment, and prepare dinner for his family. The Odessa resident, who enjoyed the spotlight earlier this year when he ran for office, invited...

    Hollywood can have Star Wars but Ukraine gets Darth Mykolaiovych Vader
    Dec12

    Hollywood can have Star Wars but Ukraine gets Darth Mykolaiovych Vader

    Darth Vader was bent on galactic domination, but his Ukrainian namesake enjoys more mundane pursuits: local politics, walking the family dog and a spot of embroidery. The Ukrainian citizen, who has changed his name to Darth Mykolaiovych Vader, ran for the post of local mayor in October, his political backers dressed as Stormtroopers. In his...

    Ukraine Parliament Turns Into ‘Fight Club’ As Legislator Attacks Prime Minister
    Dec12

    Ukraine Parliament Turns Into ‘Fight Club’ As Legislator Attacks Prime Minister

    If you think partisan bickering in Congress is tense, check out the Ukrainian Parliament. It makes Capitol Hill seem downright genial by comparison.A massive brawl broke out Friday in the Supreme Rada, Ukraine’s legislative chamber, when Parliament member Oleh Barna physically dragged Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk from the...

    A Sith Lord’s Story
    Dec12

    A Sith Lord’s Story

    A day in the life of Ukraine’s Darth Mykolaiovych Vader …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine: Report by Prime Minister Provokes Fight
    Dec12

    Ukraine: Report by Prime Minister Provokes Fight

    11 de diciembre de 2015, 16:58Kiev, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The annual report by Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseni Yatseniuk before the Supreme Rada (Parliament) provoked a fight between allied political parties and protests close to the host of the Parliament in this capital Friday. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Brawls in Ukraine’s Parliament Are Almost as Good as Hockey Fights
    Dec11

    Brawls in Ukraine’s Parliament Are Almost as Good as Hockey Fights

    Fights broke out in Ukraine’s parliament Friday, and it was far from the first time. …read more Source: Foreign...

    U.S. and Russia trade accusations at U.N. over Ukraine conflict
    Dec11

    U.S. and Russia trade accusations at U.N. over Ukraine conflict

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States and Russia blamed each other on Friday for the continued conflict in Ukraine, with Washington accusing the Kremlin of attempting to suppress public discussion of facts about the nearly two-year-old war. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. and Russia trade accusations at U.N. over Ukraine conflict
    Dec11

    U.S. and Russia trade accusations at U.N. over Ukraine conflict

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States and Russia blamed each other on Friday for the continued conflict in Ukraine, with Washington accusing the Kremlin of attempting to suppress public discussion of facts about the nearly two-year-old war. …read more Source:...