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    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...

    Ukrainian Police Blame Second Crimean Power Outage On Sabotage
    Jan01

    Ukrainian Police Blame Second Crimean Power Outage On Sabotage

    Ukrainian police are blaming saboteurs yet again for blowing up an electricity pylon that shut down electricity for at least one quarter of the residents of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic
    Jan01

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea — As New Year’s Eve approached, the central square of Crimea’s largest city was festooned with bright festive decorations, including a soaring artificial tree that flashes and winks. But areas just a few steps away were sunk in darkness, the street lamps turned off because of an electricity shortage. …read...

    What Are Russia’s Biggest Threats? Color Revolutions And Extremist Groups Make The List
    Jan01

    What Are Russia’s Biggest Threats? Color Revolutions And Extremist Groups Make The List

    As Russia welcomed the new year, the Kremlin released Thursday a list of what it sees as the biggest security threats facing the country. Color revolutions like those seen in Ukraine and Georgia as well as extremist groups and the activities of foreign nongovernmental organizations all made the list, local media reported. …read more Source:...