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    Putin Calls for Cooperation with US in Message to Obama
    Jan01

    Putin Calls for Cooperation with US in Message to Obama

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a New Year’s message to U.S. President Barack Obama, has called for cooperation between their countries to respond to international challenges.Ties between Moscow and Washington reached a post-Cold War low when Russia annexed Ukraine’s… …read more Source:...

    In New Year Messages, Europe’s Leaders Call for Strength
    Jan01

    In New Year Messages, Europe’s Leaders Call for Strength

    The year 2015 seemed close to overwhelming Europe. Various crises hit the continent, testing its unity, security and economic stability. But, the continent seems to have survived—enough at least to head, perhaps a little unsteadily, into 2016. Greece didn’t leave the eurozone as economists thought it might back in July. The hundreds of...

    One of the world’s major oil producers could face a huge problem in 2016
    Jan01

    One of the world’s major oil producers could face a huge problem in 2016

    Tife Owolabi/ReutersThis coming year is shaping up to be a difficult one for economies that are disproportionately dependent on oil. This is especially true for Nigeria, where there’s a possibility of renewed conflict in the country’s oil-producing Niger Delta region, according to SBM Intelligence’s recently published...

    Ukrainian Military, Separatists Trade Accusations Of Truce Violation
    Jan01

    Ukrainian Military, Separatists Trade Accusations Of Truce Violation

    The Ukrainian military and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine accused each other on January 1 of violating a shaky holiday truce between the warring sides. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia To Sue Ukraine For Defaulting On Debt
    Jan01

    Russia To Sue Ukraine For Defaulting On Debt

    Russia says it’s suing Ukraine for defaulting on a $3 billion Eurobond debt owed to Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU-Ukraine Free Trade Deal Comes Into Effect
    Jan01

    EU-Ukraine Free Trade Deal Comes Into Effect

    Ukraine’s free-trade agreement with the European Union has come into force, coinciding with the start of Moscow’s food embargo against Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Obama Report Card: The Good, the Bad and the Incomplete
    Jan01

    The Obama Report Card: The Good, the Bad and the Incomplete

    Forget hope and change. Let’s look at the record. When Barack Obama ran for president in 2008 and 2012, he didn’t just run on hope and change. He made hundreds of promises, everything from changing the way CEOs are taxed to allowing Americans to buy prescription drugs abroad. Those and scores more didn’t happen. And he...

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Moscow To Sue Kiev Over $3B Debt
    Jan01

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Moscow To Sue Kiev Over $3B Debt

    Russia will file a lawsuit against Ukraine for failing to pay a $3 billion debt to Moscow, the country’s finance ministry said Thursday. It, however, added that Moscow was ready to consider any significant offer from Ukraine over the debt. …read more Source: International Business...

    Drone Footage Of New Year’s Celebrations In Kyiv
    Jan01

    Drone Footage Of New Year’s Celebrations In Kyiv

    …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

    Ukrainians Debating Whether To Celebrate Christmas On December 25
    Jan01

    Ukrainians Debating Whether To Celebrate Christmas On December 25

    Ukrainians are debating a petition to celebrate Christmas on December 25, like western Europe, rather than continuing to mark the holiday on January 7 according to Orthodox Christian tradition. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...