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    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...

    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

    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....

    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:...

    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...

    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...

    Tusk Says Nord Stream 2 Does Not Meet EU Energy Rules
    Dec18

    Tusk Says Nord Stream 2 Does Not Meet EU Energy Rules

    European Council President Donald Tusk says the proposed Nord Stream-2 pipeline extension does not meet EU energy rules on supply diversification and would undermine Ukraine’s role as a gas transit state. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

    Presidents of Ukraine, Poland agree to cooperate in countering Russia
    Dec18

    Presidents of Ukraine, Poland agree to cooperate in countering Russia

    KYIV – Amid renewed Russian military aggression on the Donbas frontlines, which has brought a new round of dead and wounded, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hosted a visit by Polish President Andrzej Duda on December 14-15 during which they consolidated their cooperation across many spheres. Riding a wave of conservative political victories...