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    Ukraine’s Politics Descend Into Slapstick
    Dec15

    Ukraine’s Politics Descend Into Slapstick

    Fistfights do not bode well for reform. …read more Source:...

    Twilight of the Elites
    Dec15

    Twilight of the Elites

    Ever since the Russian seizure of Crimea and the gyrations that accompanied the narrowly averted Grexit, the European Union has been journeying along a reverse loop of history, punctuated by increasingly insular and disjointed national politics, and ever more resounding—if ever more futile—elite appeals to pan-European solidarity on economic and...

    In Moscow, Kerry praises “cooperative effort” with Russia
    Dec15

    In Moscow, Kerry praises “cooperative effort” with Russia

    Secretary of state is meeting with Russian President Putin to talk Syria and Ukraine; says “I hope we can find some common ground” …read more Source:...

    Kerry calls for common ground with Russia on Syria, Ukraine
    Dec15

    Kerry calls for common ground with Russia on Syria, Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — The United States and Russia need to find common ground to end Syria’s civil war and restore stability in eastern Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday, as he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin to try to narrow gaps in the countries’ approaches to the crises. Russia and the U.S. are at odds over...

    Ukrainian man sentenced to 11 years in Russia for spying
    Dec15

    Ukrainian man sentenced to 11 years in Russia for spying

    MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Moscow has sentenced a Ukrainian man to 11 years in prison on spying charges in a case that comes amid continuing Russia-Ukraine tensions. …read more Source: CNS...

    Russian support for Assad, Ukraine rebels tops Kerry’s agenda in Moscow
    Dec15

    Russian support for Assad, Ukraine rebels tops Kerry’s agenda in Moscow

    Secretary of State John Kerry is in Moscow for talks with his Russian counterpart and President Putin. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Moscow Court Jails Ukrainian On Espionage Charges
    Dec15

    Moscow Court Jails Ukrainian On Espionage Charges

    The Moscow City Court has sentenced Ukrainian Valentyn Vyhovskiy to 11 years in prison for espionage. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, ba, ge)
    Dec15

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, ba, ge)

    Reuters/Mike BlakeHere is what you need to know. The Fed begins its two-day meeting. On Tuesday, the Federal Open Market Committee begins its two-day policy meeting. In addition to expecting the Fed to raise its benchmark interest rate for the first time since June 2006, market participants will be on the lookout for clues as to the pace of the...

    Kerry to address Syria, Ukraine in Moscow meeting with Lavrov
    Dec15

    Kerry to address Syria, Ukraine in Moscow meeting with Lavrov

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, Dec. 15 (UPI) — Seeking common ground on Syria and Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met in Moscow. …read more Source: United Press...

    Kerry seeks ‘common ground’ with Russia on Syria, Ukraine
    Dec15

    Kerry seeks ‘common ground’ with Russia on Syria, Ukraine

    Russia, U.S. are odds over the mechanics of a political transition aimed at halting the war in Syria, as well as the military approach to fighting the Islamic State group …read more Source: The Globe and...