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    Russia To Continue ‘Efforts’ To Normalize Ukraine Ties
    Dec22

    Russia To Continue ‘Efforts’ To Normalize Ukraine Ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Moscow “will continue making efforts” to resolve trade disputes with the European Union and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    E.U. extends sanctions on Russia
    Dec22

    E.U. extends sanctions on Russia

    Shawn PriceBRUSSELS, Dec. 21 (UPI) — The European Union extended sanctions against Russia for an additional six months, continuing a major economic slowdown in the country. …read more Source: United Press...

    World briefs: EU extends sanctions against Russia
    Dec22

    World briefs: EU extends sanctions against Russia

    BRUSSELS — The European Union on Monday extended sanctions against Russia for six months, achieving unity among 28 member nations despite rising divisions over how long to press a major trading partner on its annexation of Crimea and fueling of a separatist war in Ukraine. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Russia Warns Cancelling Nord Stream Project Would Hurt Europe
    Dec22

    Russia Warns Cancelling Nord Stream Project Would Hurt Europe

    Russia warned December 21 that any move by the European Union to cancel the Nord Stream gas pipeline from Russia’s Baltic coast to Germany would only hurt Europe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Bans Lim Bizkit Rock Group Lead Singer For Five Years
    Dec22

    Ukraine Bans Lim Bizkit Rock Group Lead Singer For Five Years

    Ukrainian news media reported December 21 that the country’s national security service has banned the leader of the U.S. rock band Limp Bizkit from entering the country for five years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Last-Ditch Talks With Russia Fail To Resolve Impasse Over Trade
    Dec22

    Last-Ditch Talks With Russia Fail To Resolve Impasse Over Trade

    Last-ditch negotiations aimed at addressing Russia’s concerns about a free trade agreement between the European Union and Ukraine ended without result December 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Stalin Gaining Popularity in Putin’s Russia
    Dec22

    Stalin Gaining Popularity in Putin’s Russia

    Russia’s Communist Party on Monday honored the birthday of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin with flowers and speeches during an annual ritual at his grave on Moscow’s Red Square. Gennady Zyuganov, head of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF), gave a long, admiring speech on Stalin to the gathered crowd. ”Today, the...

    European Union extends sanctions against Russia
    Dec22

    European Union extends sanctions against Russia

    BRUSSELS — The European Union on Monday extended sanctions against Russia for six months, achieving unity among 28 member nations despite rising divisions over how long to press a major trading partner on its annexation of Crimea and fueling of a separatist war in Ukraine. The decision to extend the sanctions comes at the end of a difficult year...

    Russia Says Ukraine Failed To Repay Multibillion Debt
    Dec21

    Russia Says Ukraine Failed To Repay Multibillion Debt

    Russia’s Finance Ministry says Ukraine has failed to repay a $3 billion Eurobond debt owed to Russia by December 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Blast Hits Donetsk Bus Stop
    Dec21

    Blast Hits Donetsk Bus Stop

    Russian news agencies have reported that a powerful explosive device went off late on December 21 in the city of Donetsk, in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...