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    Hero pilot Savchenko launches Ukraine opposition movement
    Dec27

    Hero pilot Savchenko launches Ukraine opposition movement

    NNA – A popular Ukrainian female combat pilot who served time in a Russian prison gave President Petro Poroshenko a new headache Tuesday by launching her own opposition movement. “This is meant to .. …read more Source: National News...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Unveils New Public Movement
    Dec27

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Unveils New Public Movement

    Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko has announced the formation of a new movement after a split with her former political party. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow Court Rules Change in Power in Ukraine in 2014 Is Coup
    Dec27

    Moscow Court Rules Change in Power in Ukraine in 2014 Is Coup

    A Moscow court has ruled that the events in February 2014 in Ukraine constitute a state coup, reported TASS. The decision of the Dorogomilovsky court came after a request on behalf of former Ukrainian deputy Vladimir Oleynik. The participation of “armed nationalist forces” in the change of the regime is an important factor in the decision of the...

    Russia Calls U.S. Move To Better Arm Syrian Rebels A ‘Hostile Act’
    Dec27

    Russia Calls U.S. Move To Better Arm Syrian Rebels A ‘Hostile Act’

    MOSCOW, Dec 27 (Reuters) – Russia said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to ease restrictions on arming Syrian rebels had opened the way for deliveries of shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, a move it said would directly threaten Russian forces in Syria.Moscow last year launched a campaign of air strikes in Syria to help President Bashar...

    Putin gives start to gas supplies to Crimea from continental Russia
    Dec27

    Putin gives start to gas supplies to Crimea from continental Russia

    Russias President Vladimir Putin has given start to new gas supplies to Crimea from continental Russia on Tuesday, the Presidents spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Dec. 27. The launch of th …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukrainian MP to propose moving Kiev’s embassy to Jerusalem
    Dec27

    Ukrainian MP to propose moving Kiev’s embassy to Jerusalem

    Amid row over UN settlement vote, Jewish lawmaker says he plans to present new legislation concerning Ukraine’s mission in Israel. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Two Ukrainian Prisoners Freed in Warring East
    Dec27

    Two Ukrainian Prisoners Freed in Warring East

    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine have released two women they had held prisoner as suspected spies. The release of Anzhelika Presnyakova and Olga Svorak took place Tuesday morning in Donetsk, one of two regions where Russia-backed rebels have been fighting Ukrainian forces since April 2014. The war has killed more than 9,600 people. Svorak, a...

    Poroshenko hopes for closer Belarus-Ukraine ties
    Dec27

    Poroshenko hopes for closer Belarus-Ukraine ties

    This period of effective cooperation has laid a solid foundation for the upward development of the multifaceted relations in the interests of Ukraine and Belarus. Historical and cultural ties between our nations are key to building a successful relationship between the two states based on understanding, trust and mutual respect, reads the...

    McCain: permanent US troops in Estonia, rather than rotation
    Dec27

    McCain: permanent US troops in Estonia, rather than rotation

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Sen. John McCain has pledged U.S. support to the security of Russia’s three Baltic neighbors amid worries that the U.S. may not be fully committed to the defense of NATO allies following statements by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. He added that Washington should consider basing troops permanently at least in...

    Donald Trump, Republicans threaten to get back at UN for Israel resolution
    Dec27

    Donald Trump, Republicans threaten to get back at UN for Israel resolution

    (Credit: Pedro Portal/The Miami Herald via AP) President-elect Donald Trump is joining the cavalcade of Republicans who are denouncing the United Nations over its Friday resolution to stop Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Characteristically, Trump’s tweet focused on insulting the United Nations itself. The United...