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    DoD official: US pursuing response to Russia treaty breach
    Dec02

    DoD official: US pursuing response to Russia treaty breach

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. defense official says the Obama administration is pursing ways to counter Russia’s violation of a key arms control treaty, but says actions will be rolled into a broader response to Kremlin aggression in Ukraine and other parts of the world. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia Calls Curbs on Ukraine Imports Likely, Cites EU Pact
    Dec02

    Russia Calls Curbs on Ukraine Imports Likely, Cites EU Pact

    Russia is likely to penalize Ukrainian imports starting in January after European Union-brokered talks failed to find a compromise Tuesday, exactly a month before the launch of an EU-Ukraine free-trade pact that Russia opposes. “It is a very probable scenario that there will not be an agreement before January 1 and the nonpreferential trade...

    Crimean Residents Still Don’t Have Power
    Dec02

    Crimean Residents Still Don’t Have Power

    Residents in the Crimean peninsula have been living without electricity since Nov. 22, when protesters blew up the power lines. …read more Source: The New York...

    Revolutions Without Benefits
    Dec01

    Revolutions Without Benefits

    On Sunday, November 15, officials at polling stations yawned while waiting for people to cast ballots for the mayor of Kyiv. The turnout in the latest local elections across the country marked a record low, indicating a widespread disappointment in politicians and politics in Ukraine. (Vitaly Klitschko, the incumbent mayor, won, with a plurality...

    Worldwide Conflicts Threaten to Overshadow Paris Climate Summit
    Dec01

    Worldwide Conflicts Threaten to Overshadow Paris Climate Summit

    PARIS—A U.N.-sponsored climate change summit opened Monday amid gathering clouds of global conflict that threaten to overshadow the negotiations. More than 150 heads of state, including President Barack Obama, attended the opening of the summit. Its benchmark for success: to reach an international deal to limit emissions and hold the global...

    Eka Zguladze-Glucksmann
    Dec01

    Eka Zguladze-Glucksmann

    For Instilling the Maidan’s Spirit in Ukraine’s Police Force …read more Source: Foreign...

    Tatar Activists to Extend Their Blockade of Crimea to the Sea
    Dec01

    Tatar Activists to Extend Their Blockade of Crimea to the Sea

    The coordinator of the blockade says activists are looking for the next stage of protest. …read more Source:...

    Russia Marks AIDS Day With Grim News
    Dec01

    Russia Marks AIDS Day With Grim News

    Russian students, some wearing matching shirts and hats, gathered with a few celebrities in central Moscow Tuesday for what could have been mistaken for a commercial promotion. But they each slowly approached a nurse and had a needle jabbed into them to get tested for HIV. The event was organized by Russia’s Ministry of Health for World...

    Fashion United: Sisters continue tradition started by their mother 38 years ago
    Dec01

    Fashion United: Sisters continue tradition started by their mother 38 years ago

    Tamara Stepchuk-Forrest and Olenka Stepchuk went to university to study art history and forestry, respectively. What they didn’t know at the time was if they fast-forwarded 20 years, they’d be running a family fashion empire. The Stepchuk family’s story is all about staying power. To have that in a world where everything changes...

    Paris Climate Talks Must Address ‘A Total System Stressor’
    Dec01

    Paris Climate Talks Must Address ‘A Total System Stressor’

    Above, watch Rachel Kyte, the World Bank Group’s special envoy for climate change, and Larry Brilliant, chairman of the Skoll Global Threats Fund, give their thoughts on practical steps to battle climate change, and how people can get involved. This article originally appeared on the Aspen Ideas Festival website. With growing urgency and a...