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    Ukraine Not To Receive EU Money As Kyiv Fails To Fully Meet Requirements
    Dec14

    Ukraine Not To Receive EU Money As Kyiv Fails To Fully Meet Requirements

    Ukraine will not receive the third tranche of the European Union’s financial assistance as Kyiv failed to meet some of the EU requirements, the head of the EU delegation to Ukraine said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Question Of War: Ukrainian Journalist Gears Up (Again) For Putin’s Big Press Conference
    Dec14

    A Question Of War: Ukrainian Journalist Gears Up (Again) For Putin’s Big Press Conference

    With his by-now-customary questions about the war in eastern Ukraine, journalist Roman Tsymbalyuk has become a regular fixture at Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual press conference. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Question Of War: Ukrainian Journalist Gears Up (Again) For Putin’s Big Press Conference
    Dec14

    A Question Of War: Ukrainian Journalist Gears Up (Again) For Putin’s Big Press Conference

    With his by-now-customary questions about the war in eastern Ukraine, journalist Roman Tsymbalyuk has become a regular fixture at Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual press conference. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    4 Winter Solstice Rituals From Around the World
    Dec14

    4 Winter Solstice Rituals From Around the World

    Thousands of people around the globe will herald the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, with centuries-old rituals like soaking in fruit-filled baths and dressing up as a devilish folklore legend that punishes naughty children around Christmas. The solstice, which falls on Dec. 21 this year, marks the first...

    The Atlantic Daily: The Next Day
    Dec14

    The Atlantic Daily: The Next Day

    What We’re FollowingMoore Loss: Alabama voters elected Doug Jones, a Democrat, as their next U.S. senator in a historic upset that followed a series of strategic mishaps by Republicans. The victory comes as a blow to President Trump, who failed to mobilize his supporters at both the primary and the general levels of the race. The Republican...

    Poland’s Path and Challenges: A Reality Check
    Dec14

    Poland’s Path and Challenges: A Reality Check

    By Rafal RiedelThough the Polish economy faces external threats, the greatest challenges remain inside the country. The challenges which the Polish economy currently faces consist of the external threats as well as the internal ones. Outside Poland, it is the fear of Russia that is perceived most sharply in Warsaw. Poland is the only EU country...

    Ukraine MP Calls to Expedite Anti-corruption Court Legislation
    Dec14

    Ukraine MP Calls to Expedite Anti-corruption Court Legislation

    Pressure to expedite creation of special court comes amid concerns that Kyiv is backsliding on promised reforms …read more Source: Voice of...

    Rosenstein defends Mueller, Russia investigation
    Dec14

    Rosenstein defends Mueller, Russia investigation

    By Matt Zapotosky and Devlin Barrett | Washington Post WASHINGTON – Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defended special counsel Robert Mueller in the face of critical questioning Wednesday from the House Judiciary Committee about whether bias might have infected Mueller’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential...

    Rosenstein defends Mueller, Russia investigation
    Dec14

    Rosenstein defends Mueller, Russia investigation

    By Matt Zapotosky and Devlin Barrett | Washington Post WASHINGTON – Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defended special counsel Robert Mueller in the face of critical questioning Wednesday from the House Judiciary Committee about whether bias might have infected Mueller’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential...

    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk
    Dec13

    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk

    Ruined houses, shell craters and deserted streets — this is a typical scene in the Oktyabrsky district of Donetsk, the largest city of Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebel region that bears the same name. The self-styled Donetsk and next-door Luhansk “people’s republics” broke away from central rule in 2014 after months of violent...