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    EU Diplomats Agree To Extend Sanctions On Russia By Six Months
    Dec18

    EU Diplomats Agree To Extend Sanctions On Russia By Six Months

    European Union ambassadors have agreed to extend economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine halts $3 billion debt payment to Russia; court fight expected
    Dec18

    Ukraine halts $3 billion debt payment to Russia; court fight expected

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 18 (UPI) — Ukraine is about to default on a $3 billion loan and its creditor, Russia, says it is prepared to go to international court. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine’s rowdy parliament replaces deputies with children for a day
    Dec18

    Ukraine’s rowdy parliament replaces deputies with children for a day

    The Ukrainian parliament, better known for its frequent fistfights, on Friday replaced its rowdy deputies with children — but only for one day. …read more Source: CTV...

    Children take seats at Ukraine’s often-rowdy parliament
    Dec18

    Children take seats at Ukraine’s often-rowdy parliament

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament, better known for its frequent fistfights, on Friday replaced its rowdy deputies with children — but only for one day. …read more Source: U.S....

    Podcast: What A Long, Strange Year It’s Been
    Dec18

    Podcast: What A Long, Strange Year It’s Been

    Vladimir Putin’s marathon year-end press conference is an annual ritual that is never short of pithy one-liners. And in the midst of all the spin, theatrics, and bluster, it is also an event rich in messaging about the Kremlin’s current thinking and its priorities for the year ahead. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Children Take Seats at Ukraine’s Often-Rowdy Parliament
    Dec18

    Children Take Seats at Ukraine’s Often-Rowdy Parliament

    Ukraine’s rowdy parliament replaces its deputies with children _ but only for a day …read more Source: ABC...

    Children take seats at Ukraine’s often-rowdy parliament
    Dec18

    Children take seats at Ukraine’s often-rowdy parliament

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament, better known for its frequent fistfights, on Friday replaced its rowdy deputies with children — but only for one day. Heated debates at the Verkhovna Rada in Kiev have in the past spilled over into scuffles. One deputy a week ago lifted Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk from the rostrum and dragged...

    Children take seats at Ukraine’s often-rowdy parliament
    Dec18

    Children take seats at Ukraine’s often-rowdy parliament

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament, better known for its frequent fistfights, on Friday replaced its rowdy deputies with children — but… …read more Source:...

    EU chief says Russia-Germany gas line could break EU rules
    Dec18

    EU chief says Russia-Germany gas line could break EU rules

    BRUSSELS (AP) — A top European Union official says the Nord Stream gas pipeline project that would deliver supplies direct to Germany from Russia appears to break EU rules. European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday that “Nord Stream does not help diversification, nor would it reduce our energy dependence.” But Tusk said the EU’s...

    Ukraine to Russia: Don’t Expect That $3 Billion We Owe You
    Dec18

    Ukraine to Russia: Don’t Expect That $3 Billion We Owe You

    Ukraine faces a looming debt default after the country’s finance ministry said Thursday that the country cannot make a $3 billion debt due to Russia this weekend without violating a debt-restructuring deal with other international creditors. Ukraine, which is supposed to pay down the debt by Sunday, said it is ready to keep negotiating with...