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    What’s Behind Italy’s Step Back On Extending Sanctions Against Russia?
    Dec10

    What’s Behind Italy’s Step Back On Extending Sanctions Against Russia?

    It was supposed to be a done deal: EU envoys had been expected to approve a six-month extension of sanctions against Russia over its interference in Ukraine, as agreed by EU leaders last month. But Italy has upended that plan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dec10

    An instructor watches Denis, left, a Ukrainian soldier who was seriously injured during the anti-terrorist operations in Eastern Ukraine, playing with dolphins during a dolphin-therapy session at an aquarium in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015. Ukrainian movement “Alliance soldiers and volunteers” organizes sessions for the rehabilitation...

    International observers: Eastern Ukraine fighting continues
    Dec10

    International observers: Eastern Ukraine fighting continues

    International observers still witness fighting and the use of banned weapons in eastern Ukraine months after a cease-fire deal was signed, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said on Thursday. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Saakashvili Predicts ‘Defeat’ For Putin’s Russia
    Dec10

    Saakashvili Predicts ‘Defeat’ For Putin’s Russia

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili says Kremlin animosity toward his country was driven by the success of his pro-Western reforms. Saakashvili, who now governs the Odesa region in Ukraine, was speaking with Vitaly Portnikov of RFE/RL’s Russian Service. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    International Observers: Eastern Ukraine Fighting Continues
    Dec10

    International Observers: Eastern Ukraine Fighting Continues

    International observers say fighting in eastern Ukraine continues despite ongoing cease-fire …read more Source: ABC...

    International observers: Eastern Ukraine fighting continues
    Dec10

    International observers: Eastern Ukraine fighting continues

    More than 9,000 people have been killed in fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government troops which has been raging since April 2014, according to the U.N. Alexander Hug, OSCE deputy chief monitor in Ukraine, told reporters on Thursday fighting in eastern Ukraine continues despite the September cease-fire deal that also included...

    International observers: Eastern Ukraine fighting continues
    Dec10

    International observers: Eastern Ukraine fighting continues

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says its observers still witness fighting and the use of banned weapons in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    International observers: Eastern Ukraine fighting continues
    Dec10

    International observers: Eastern Ukraine fighting continues

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says its observers still witness fighting and the use of banned weapons in… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Officer Killed During Raids To Arrest ‘Saboteur’ Group
    Dec10

    Ukrainian Officer Killed During Raids To Arrest ‘Saboteur’ Group

    A Ukrainian security officer has been killed during a special operation to detain an alleged group of saboteurs. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World briefs: Merkel named Time’s Person of the Year
    Dec10

    World briefs: Merkel named Time’s Person of the Year

    NEW YORK — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named Time’s Person of the Year, praised Wednesday by the magazine for her leadership on everything from Syrian refugees to the Greek debt crisis. Time also cited Ms. Merkel’s strong response to “Vladimir Putin’s creeping theft of Ukraine” and on its cover called her...