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    Resumed violence threatens Ukraine cease-fire
    Dec08

    Resumed violence threatens Ukraine cease-fire

    An uptick in fighting comes as the world’s attention is focused on terrorism and Syria. …read more Source: USA...

    Ongoing violence threatens Ukraine cease-fire
    Dec08

    Ongoing violence threatens Ukraine cease-fire

    An uptick in fighting comes as the world attention is focused on terrorism and Syria’s war …read more Source: USA...

    History Doesn’t Take Sides
    Dec07

    History Doesn’t Take Sides

    As President Obama’s speech from the Oval Office after the San Bernardino terrorist massacre limped to its close, he attempted to reassure a shaken nation by declaring “I am confident we will succeed in this mission because we are on the right side of history.” This is one of the President’s favorite formulations, a rhetorical comfort...

    Russia Prepares to Sue Ukraine
    Dec07

    Russia Prepares to Sue Ukraine

    Russia says it is preparing to take Ukraine to court over an outstanding $3 billion loan Moscow issued to the government of former President Viktor Yanukovich in the weeks leading up to his abdication in the face of tenacious street protests in early 2014. Reuters: Russia has offered to restructure the debt in equal installments over the next...

    Ukraine ‘in process’ of resuming power supplies to Crimea: Ukrenergo
    Dec07

    Ukraine ‘in process’ of resuming power supplies to Crimea: Ukrenergo

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is resuming electricity supplies to Russian-annexed Crimea, a state energy official said on Monday, more than two… …read more Source:...

    Joe Biden Says U.S. Is Still Backing Ukraine
    Dec07

    Joe Biden Says U.S. Is Still Backing Ukraine

    During a visit to Kiev, the vice president assured Ukrainian leaders that Russian cooperation in Syria would not change America’s position. …read more Source: The New York...

    Dutch Golden Age Art Stolen From Museum Traced to Ukraine
    Dec07

    Dutch Golden Age Art Stolen From Museum Traced to Ukraine

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A trove of Dutch Golden Age art stolen from a provincial Dutch museum nearly 11 years ago has been linked to a volunteer nationalist militia in Ukraine, the museum announced Monday. The Westfries Museum in the northern town of Hoorn went public with claims that the 24 paintings snatched in a burglary on Jan. 9, 2005,...

    Ukraine’s Corruption Battle: The Fight Against Graft Goes Online
    Dec07

    Ukraine’s Corruption Battle: The Fight Against Graft Goes Online

    Natalia Shyrba had never even been to the southwestern Ukrainian city of Odessa when she decided to move there in August to take an unpaid job fighting one of the country’s biggest problems: corruption. The 26-year old who was born in Ukraine left behind a comfortable life in Philadelphia to help build an online government platform where...

    Biden Calls On Russia To Stop ‘Continued Aggression’ Against Ukraine
    Dec07

    Biden Calls On Russia To Stop ‘Continued Aggression’ Against Ukraine

    On a visit to the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden announced $190 million in new financial and said the United States will never accept Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Life Is Not A (Foreign) Beach For Russians
    Dec07

    Life Is Not A (Foreign) Beach For Russians

    When a top Russian tourism official said that beach and sea vacations were a foreign idea, it triggered a tsunami of anger — especially when the same official was found to have owned property on a tropical Indian Ocean island. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...