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    Ukrainian parliament approves bill banning discrimination of gays
    Nov12

    Ukrainian parliament approves bill banning discrimination of gays

    Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a bill that bans discrimination of gays, key legislation intended to help pave the way for visa-free travel between Ukraine and the European Union. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill
    Nov12

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill

    Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a bill that bans discrimination of gays, key legislation intended to help pave the way for visa-free travel between Ukraine and the European Union. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill
    Nov12

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a bill that bans discrimination of gays, key legislation intended to help pave the way for… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Says Pro-Russian Rebels Continue to Move Arms Towards Frontlines
    Nov12

    Ukraine Says Pro-Russian Rebels Continue to Move Arms Towards Frontlines

    President Poroshenko has instructed the Ukrainian army to be ready to open fire if attacked. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin-controlled TV airs ‘secret’ plans for nuclear weapon
    Nov12

    Kremlin-controlled TV airs ‘secret’ plans for nuclear weapon

    MOSCOW (AP) — Details of a new Russian submarine-launched nuclear torpedo have been shown on state-controlled TV, a secret the Kremlin said should never have been aired. Some observers, however, saw it as a deliberate leak. The airing of the video on television channels under tight Kremlin control raised suspicions that it was done intentionally...

    Ukraine Same-Sex Marriage Law? Bill Bans Anti-Gay Discrimination, Paving Way To Visa-Free EU Travel
    Nov12

    Ukraine Same-Sex Marriage Law? Bill Bans Anti-Gay Discrimination, Paving Way To Visa-Free EU Travel

    In a move that could give Ukrainians access to visa-free travel to the European Union, Ukraine’s parliament passed a law Thursday that bans workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation, local media reported. Members of parliament had failed to pass the law in previous attempts over fears that it would lead to same-sex marriage....

    Russian Ex-policeman Convicted as CIA Spy
    Nov12

    Russian Ex-policeman Convicted as CIA Spy

    A court in Moscow has convicted a former policeman and sentenced him to 13 years in prison for passing state secrets to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said Thursday that Yevgeny Chistov admitted he was a CIA spy for three years and pleaded guilty to charges of treason. Chistov was a police...

    Flurry Of Claims Spells Trouble For What’s Left Of Ukraine Cease-Fire Regime
    Nov12

    Flurry Of Claims Spells Trouble For What’s Left Of Ukraine Cease-Fire Regime

    Far from international front pages, the situation in eastern Ukraine is once again on the verge of open warfare. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Electricity Latest Economic Battleground
    Nov12

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Electricity Latest Economic Battleground

    In the latest economic battle between Ukraine and Russia, Ukraine announced that beginning Friday, it would suspend its electricity imports from Russia, local news source Interfax reported. Ukraine imported 400 megawatts from Russia per day, and the move was seen as part of Ukraine’s drive to become less economically dependent on its...

    Russian News Stations Air ‘Secret’ Plans For Nuclear Weapons
    Nov12

    Russian News Stations Air ‘Secret’ Plans For Nuclear Weapons

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said plans for a new submarine-launched nuclear torpedo shown on Kremlin-controlled television were secret and should never have been aired.NTV and Channel One showed a large document — filmed over a military officer’s shoulder during a meeting with Putin — with drawings and details...