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    EU leaders to endorse Dutch demands on Ukraine: sources
    Dec14

    EU leaders to endorse Dutch demands on Ukraine: sources

    BRUSSELS/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – European Union leaders, anxious to preserve a landmark cooperation agreement with Ukraine, will address Dutch concerns on Thursday by saying the deal does not give Kiev the status of a candidate for membership of the bloc, diplomats said. The post EU leaders to endorse Dutch demands on Ukraine: sources appeared...

    [Ticker] Dutch PM could call for Ukraine deal ratification Friday
    Dec14

    [Ticker] Dutch PM could call for Ukraine deal ratification Friday

    Dutch PM Rutte told the parliament in The Hague on Wednesday that if EU leaders can agree on Thursday on a text about the EU-Ukraine association agreement, his government would call for ratification on Friday. The Netherlands is the only EU country that has not ratified, because Rutte is trying to accommodate voters who rejected the deal in a...

    Crimea treasures loaned to Amsterdam museum must be returned to Ukraine, not Russia: Dutch court
    Dec14

    Crimea treasures loaned to Amsterdam museum must be returned to Ukraine, not Russia: Dutch court

    The ruling came in a tug-of-war that was triggered by Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea, which left the treasures in a legal limbo …read more Source: Vancouver...

    EU leaders to endorse Dutch demands on Ukraine: sources
    Dec14

    EU leaders to endorse Dutch demands on Ukraine: sources

    BRUSSELS/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – European Union leaders, anxious to preserve a landmark cooperation agreement with Ukraine, will address Dutch concerns on Thursday by saying the deal does not give Kiev the status of a candidate for membership of the bloc, diplomats said. …read more Source:...

    Crimea treasures must be returned to Ukraine: Dutch court
    Dec14

    Crimea treasures must be returned to Ukraine: Dutch court

    THE HAGUE – A Dutch court ruled Wednesday that priceless Crimean art treasures loaned to an Amsterdam museum shortly before Russia annexed the peninsula in 2014 should go back to Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    U.S. Accelerates Deployment of Troops to Poland, Baltic States
    Dec14

    U.S. Accelerates Deployment of Troops to Poland, Baltic States

    The United States is accelerating its deployment of troops to Poland, the Baltic states, and Romania meant to ensure security in the region, according to Polish and U.S. defense officials. Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz first announced the decision on Wednesday, in the wake of a discussion with Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, the commander of...

    Trump’s new secretary of state has a big conflict of interest on Russian sanctions
    Dec14

    Trump’s new secretary of state has a big conflict of interest on Russian sanctions

    There’s plenty to say about Donald Trump tapping Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be his secretary of state. But one eyebrow-raising angle here is that Exxon has potentially billions of dollars at stake in one of the biggest foreign policy decisions Trump will consider over the next few years — whether to maintain sanctions on Russia....

    Activists save 2 brown bears from poor conditions in Poland
    Dec14

    Activists save 2 brown bears from poor conditions in Poland

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An animal welfare activist says that two brown bears are being transported from very poor conditions at an unlicensed zoo in northeastern Poland to a spacious enclosure at the other end of the country. The transfer Wednesday puts an end to the illegal keeping of brown bears in Poland, the FOUR PAWS international organization...

    Beating Klitschko would make me a legend: Joshua
    Dec14

    Beating Klitschko would make me a legend: Joshua

    LONDON – Britain’s heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua says beating Ukrainian veteran Wladimir Klitschko in their mouthwatering showdown for the IBF and WBA crowns next April would entitle him to be called a legend. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    What’s Next for U.S.-Russia Relations? Stephen Cohen & Ken Roth on Trump, Hacking & Tillerson
    Dec14

    What’s Next for U.S.-Russia Relations? Stephen Cohen & Ken Roth on Trump, Hacking & Tillerson

    We turn now to take a broader look at U.S.-Russian relations in the wake of Donald Trump’s election. On Tuesday, Trump officially nominated Rex Tillerson, chair and CEO of ExxonMobil, to be secretary of state. Tillerson is known to have close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, who awarded Tillerson the country’s Order of...