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    Using Puppets To Warn About Mines
    Dec11

    Using Puppets To Warn About Mines

    Some 168 children have been injured, and 65 killed, by mines and unexploded ordnance since the conflict broke out in eastern Ukraine in March 2014, according to UNICEF figures. Now, Swiss volunteers are taking a puppet show on a tour of schools and kindergartens to teach children the dangers. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more...

    AP Interview: Polish leader says sanctions must remain on Russia despite its fight against IS
    Dec11

    AP Interview: Polish leader says sanctions must remain on Russia despite its fight against IS

    Poland’s new foreign minister said Friday that he welcomes the new cooperation between Russia and the West in the fight against the Islamic State group, but insists that Ukraine’s interests cannot be sacrificed as a reward to Moscow for those efforts. …read more Source: FOX...

    Kerry to meet with Putin on Syria, Ukraine next week
    Dec11

    Kerry to meet with Putin on Syria, Ukraine next week

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Moscow next week for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on two of the most vexing crises in U.S.-Russian relations: Syria’s civil war and Ukraine’s ongoing instability. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Watch What Happens When An All-Out Brawl Breaks Out in Ukrainian Parliament
    Dec11

    Watch What Happens When An All-Out Brawl Breaks Out in Ukrainian Parliament

    As tensions continue to escalate over government corruption, frustrations in the Ukrainian Parliament reached a boiling point when a member of the legislature literally picked up Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk by the crotch and carried him off stage. Yatsenyuk was delivering an annual report on the government’s work when a Parliament...

    Darth Vader lives a normal life in Ukraine
    Dec11

    Darth Vader lives a normal life in Ukraine

    Darth Vader was bent on galactic domination, but his Ukrainian namesake enjoys more mundane pursuits – local politics, walking the family dog and embroidery. …read more Source: The Peace River Record...

    Brawl Erupts in Ukraine Parliament During Session
    Dec11

    Brawl Erupts in Ukraine Parliament During Session

    This is not the first time a fight has broken out in the chamber. …read more Source: ABC...

    Brawl erupts at Ukraine’s parliament
    Dec11

    Brawl erupts at Ukraine’s parliament

    Several dozen Ukrainian lawmakers were involved in scuffles after one deputy tried to drag the prime minister away from the rostrum …read more Source:...

    Watch: A bouquet of roses kicked off Ukraine’s most bizarre parliament brawl ever
    Dec11

    Watch: A bouquet of roses kicked off Ukraine’s most bizarre parliament brawl ever

    MOSCOW — Ukraine’s parliament is known for its knock-down, drag-out brawls, but Friday’s melee was particularly untimely. Just three days earlier, Vice President Biden had urged Ukraine’s famously divided lawmakers to “put aside parochial differences” and pass sweeping reforms almost two years after the Maidan...

    Ukraine lawmaker manhandles PM Yatseniuk in rowdy parliament scenes
    Dec11

    Ukraine lawmaker manhandles PM Yatseniuk in rowdy parliament scenes

    Fighting erupts after member of President Petro Poroshenko’s bloc picks up Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk and pulls him from podium …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Kerry To Discuss Syria, Ukraine Crises In Moscow Next Week
    Dec11

    Kerry To Discuss Syria, Ukraine Crises In Moscow Next Week

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow next week for talks on Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...