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    EU Appears Set to Extend Russia Sanctions
    Dec03

    EU Appears Set to Extend Russia Sanctions

    EU officials have confirmed that Russia sanctions will be extended for another six months. Handelsblatt: E.U. countries from eastern Europe, traditionally critical of Russia, wanted to extend the sanctions by a full year while southern European countries argued for an extension of just three or four months. Six months was the compromise, sources...

    Putin Builds Energy Bridge, Switches on the Lights in Crimea
    Dec03

    Putin Builds Energy Bridge, Switches on the Lights in Crimea

    The Russian President turned the peninsula’s power back on in a live TV broadcast. …read more Source:...

    Leaders Call for Joint Response to Security Threat
    Dec03

    Leaders Call for Joint Response to Security Threat

    European leaders warned Thursday that the security situation in Europe remains complex and fragile following the attacks in Paris that killed 130 people last month. The leaders, gathered at a ministerial conference of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, said that only a joint global response can be effective in countering the...

    Putin calls for broad international anti-terror front
    Dec03

    Putin calls for broad international anti-terror front

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin called Thursday for “one powerful fist” to fight terrorism, hinted at more sanctions against Turkey and accused Western powers of creating “a zone of chaos.”Speaking in his state-of-the-nation address televised live, Putin called for an end to what he called double...

    Decoding Putin: The messages hidden within the Russian president’s national address
    Dec03

    Decoding Putin: The messages hidden within the Russian president’s national address

    Vladimir Putin began and ended his annual state of the nation address with it, making crystal clear what is his priority: terrorism. Russia’s fight against Islamist militants was no doubt the main topic of his hourlong speech inside the glittering halls of the Kremlin on Thursday. The president also hit at Turkey over its shooting down of a...

    The 15 coolest images from Wikipedia’s first-ever science photography competition
    Dec03

    The 15 coolest images from Wikipedia’s first-ever science photography competition

    This year marks the first year of the European Science Photo competition. Scientists and photographers from around Europe have submitted their stunning entries to the competition. Then winners will be chosen at the end of the year. The competition is run by Wikipedia and is the result of the Estonian Science Photo Competition, which ran...

    Leaders call for joint response to security threat
    Dec03

    Leaders call for joint response to security threat

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — European leaders warned Thursday that the security situation in Europe remains complex and fragile following the attacks in Paris that killed 130 people last month. The leaders, gathered at a ministerial conference of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, said that only a joint global response can be...

    Angela Merkel accepts German Reform movement’s top honor
    Dec03

    Angela Merkel accepts German Reform movement’s top honor

    BERLIN (JTA) — Refugees in Germany must unlearn the anti-Semitism fed to them in their home countries, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in accepting the German Reform movement’s top annual award. Merkel on Wednesday was presented with the Abraham Geiger Prize, worth more than $10,000, for her commitment as “guarantor of basic democratic values...

    Kerry Calls on Russia, Ukraine to Restore Cease-fire
    Dec03

    Kerry Calls on Russia, Ukraine to Restore Cease-fire

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has told a group of European foreign ministers that Russia and Ukraine both must work to end tensions and restore the cease-fire in Ukraine. Kerry spoke Thursday at the annual ministerial council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, a two-day session held in Belgrade, Serbia. In his...

    Putin Promises To Deliver More Power In Visit To Crimea
    Dec03

    Putin Promises To Deliver More Power In Visit To Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to deliver new electricity supplies to power-short Crimea in a surprise visit December 2 to the disputed territory. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...