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    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017
    Dec15

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend the bloc’s main economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine for six months until mid-2017, diplomats said. …read more Source: Libya...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017
    Dec15

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017

    European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend the bloc’s main economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine for six months until mid-2017, diplomats said. …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU leaders back extending sanctions on Russia
    Dec15

    EU leaders back extending sanctions on Russia

    At a summit in Brussels on Thursday, the 28 leaders of European Union countries agreed to extend trade sanctions against Russia for another six months. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Dutch PM clinches deal on Ukraine treaty
    Dec15

    Dutch PM clinches deal on Ukraine treaty

    EU leaders agreed on a text that clarifies what is in, and what is not in the EU-Ukraine association agreement. But Mark Rutte noted he has no guarantee Dutch parliament will support the deal. …read more Source:...

    Netherlands Find Compromise to Enact Ukraine Deal
    Dec15

    Netherlands Find Compromise to Enact Ukraine Deal

    BRUSSELS — European Union leaders reached a compromise with the Netherlands Thursday that should allow the bloc to enact an agreement on closer ties with Ukraine, regarded as a landmark deal to counter Russian influence. Dutch Prime Minister Rutte said Thursday he now has the necessary guarantees to push the deal through the Dutch Parliament as...

    Netherlands, EU Reach Deal On Ukraine Association Agreement
    Dec15

    Netherlands, EU Reach Deal On Ukraine Association Agreement

    European Union leaders have reached an agreement about a demand from the Netherlands on a deal that would establish closer ties between the EU and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Ukroboronprom to increase armored vehicle production
    Dec15

    Ukraine’s Ukroboronprom to increase armored vehicle production

    Ryan MaassKIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 15 (UPI) — Ukraine’s state-owned defense contractor Ukroboronprom announced plans to create a new production workshop for its BTR-3 armored vehicles. …read more Source: United Press...

    The Manchurian cabinet
    Dec15

    The Manchurian cabinet

    US president-elect Donald Trump seems determined to revive a forgotten Hollywood genre: the paranoid melodrama. Perhaps the greatest film in this genre, The Manchurian Candidate, concerns a communist plot to use the brainwashed son of a leading right-wing family to upend the American political system. Given the fondness that Trump and so many of...

    E.U. Officials: E.U. to Extend Russia Sanctions for 6 Months
    Dec15

    E.U. Officials: E.U. to Extend Russia Sanctions for 6 Months

    The European Union will extend its sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the fragile peace agreement in Ukraine, EU officials said Thursday. Two officials said EU nations backed the deal at a summit of EU leaders and the formal decision will be adopted over the next few days. They spoke on condition of...

    EU leaders agree to Dutch demands on Ukraine – Malta PM
    Dec15

    EU leaders agree to Dutch demands on Ukraine – Malta PM

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Thursday that European Union leaders have agreed to Dutch demands on a landmark deal establishing closer ties with Ukraine, which are meant to allow The Hague to ratify it. …read more Source: The...