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    WHO Asks Ukraine To Declare A State Of Emergency. The Reason? Polio
    Dec03

    WHO Asks Ukraine To Declare A State Of Emergency. The Reason? Polio

    Two cases in September raised concern about the country’s low vaccination rate. And a new government campaign to inoculate kids is falling short. …read more Source:...

    Syria: Mission Possible?
    Dec03

    Syria: Mission Possible?

    Imagine this new TV series coming to HBO in 2016. The planet faces an unprecedented peril. The international community brings together a team of experts, each one with a different specialty: the scientist, the general, the computer geek, the engineer, the spook. It’s their job to avert catastrophe.In the pilot episode, we see each member of...

    Putin Threatens Turkey in Speech to Nation
    Dec03

    Putin Threatens Turkey in Speech to Nation

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has threatened Turkey with unspecified actions in addition to sanctions it already put in place this week for the Turkish military’s shooting down a Russian bomber. Putin began his annual “state of the nation” speech to Russia’s parliament, the Federal Assembly, Thursday with a moment of silence...

    Ukraine!? What Ukraine?
    Dec03

    Ukraine!? What Ukraine?

    What Putin didn’t say in his big speech was just as important as what he did say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vladimir Putin Calls For a ‘Powerful Fist’ to Fight Terrorism
    Dec03

    Vladimir Putin Calls For a ‘Powerful Fist’ to Fight Terrorism

    (MOSCOW) — Russian President Vladimir Putin called Thursday for “one powerful fist” to fight terrorism, hinted at more sanctions against Turkey and accused Western powers of creating “a zone of chaos.” Speaking in his state-of-the-nation address televised live, Putin called for an end to what he called double standards that hampered uniting...

    EU Appears Set to Extend Russia Sanctions
    Dec03

    EU Appears Set to Extend Russia Sanctions

    EU officials have confirmed that Russia sanctions will be extended for another six months. Handelsblatt: E.U. countries from eastern Europe, traditionally critical of Russia, wanted to extend the sanctions by a full year while southern European countries argued for an extension of just three or four months. Six months was the compromise, sources...

    Putin Builds Energy Bridge, Switches on the Lights in Crimea
    Dec03

    Putin Builds Energy Bridge, Switches on the Lights in Crimea

    The Russian President turned the peninsula’s power back on in a live TV broadcast. …read more Source:...

    Leaders Call for Joint Response to Security Threat
    Dec03

    Leaders Call for Joint Response to Security Threat

    European leaders warned Thursday that the security situation in Europe remains complex and fragile following the attacks in Paris that killed 130 people last month. The leaders, gathered at a ministerial conference of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, said that only a joint global response can be effective in countering the...

    Putin calls for broad international anti-terror front
    Dec03

    Putin calls for broad international anti-terror front

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin called Thursday for “one powerful fist” to fight terrorism, hinted at more sanctions against Turkey and accused Western powers of creating “a zone of chaos.”Speaking in his state-of-the-nation address televised live, Putin called for an end to what he called double...

    Decoding Putin: The messages hidden within the Russian president’s national address
    Dec03

    Decoding Putin: The messages hidden within the Russian president’s national address

    Vladimir Putin began and ended his annual state of the nation address with it, making crystal clear what is his priority: terrorism. Russia’s fight against Islamist militants was no doubt the main topic of his hourlong speech inside the glittering halls of the Kremlin on Thursday. The president also hit at Turkey over its shooting down of a...