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    EU’s Tusk Slams Russian ‘Aggression’ In Ukraine
    Nov25

    EU’s Tusk Slams Russian ‘Aggression’ In Ukraine

    European Council President Donald Tusk condemned what he called Russian “aggression” in Ukraine, stressing that the best future for Ukraine and other countries in the region lay in close ties with the European Union. He was speaking in Brussels after a summit of the EU’s Eastern Partnership, which brings together the leaders...

    EU Parliament hails Georgia, Ukraine,  Moldova reforms; eyes Russia pressure
    Nov25

    EU Parliament hails Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova reforms; eyes Russia pressure

    BRUSSELS – European Parliament lawmakers overwhelmingly passed a resolution praising reforms in Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova and said the three former Soviet republics could eventually be considered for membership in the European Union. The resolution on November 15 also vowed to maintain “collective pressure on Russia to resolve the conflicts in...

    Don’t be fooled by these 12 foods with really tricky names
    Nov25

    Don’t be fooled by these 12 foods with really tricky names

    (Credit: AP Photo/Matthew Mead) “What’s in a name?” Shakespeare once asked. Well, everything. Food-wise, when it comes to names, the particular label or nickname an ingredient or dish carries can mean the difference between enjoying your meal or being repulsed by testicles when you really wanted seafood. Naming mistakes can also lead you to...

    Tymoshenko Says Ukraine’s Leaders Not Living Up To ‘European Values’
    Nov25

    Tymoshenko Says Ukraine’s Leaders Not Living Up To ‘European Values’

    Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko said that European partners are disappointed with the pace of reforms in Ukraine, and the current leaders in Kyiv are “part of the corruption” in the country. In an interview in Brussels with RFE/RL on the sidelines of the EU Eastern Partnership Summit in Brussels on November 23,...

    Separatist Leader Says He Is Taking Power in Ukraine’s Luhansk Region
    Nov25

    Separatist Leader Says He Is Taking Power in Ukraine’s Luhansk Region

    A senior separatist official of the Ukrainian region of Luhansk says he is taking over power from regional chief Igor Plotnitsky, who said earlier in the week that a coup attempt was trying to force him out of office. Security Minister Leonid Pasechnik said Friday that he was taking over after Plotnitsky resigned for health reasons. There was no...

    Tymoshenko Says Ukraine’s Leaders Not Living Up To ‘European Values’
    Nov25

    Tymoshenko Says Ukraine’s Leaders Not Living Up To ‘European Values’

    Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko said that European partners are disappointed with the pace of reforms in Ukraine, and the current leaders in Kyiv are “part of the corruption” in the country. In an interview in Brussels with RFE/RL on the sidelines of the EU Eastern Partnership Summit in Brussels on November 23,...

    Separatist Leader Says He Is Taking Power in Ukraine’s Luhansk Region
    Nov25

    Separatist Leader Says He Is Taking Power in Ukraine’s Luhansk Region

    A senior separatist official of the Ukrainian region of Luhansk says he is taking over power from regional chief Igor Plotnitsky, who said earlier in the week that a coup attempt was trying to force him out of office. Security Minister Leonid Pasechnik said Friday that he was taking over after Plotnitsky resigned for health reasons. There was no...

    Pentagon prepares for the coming drone war
    Nov25

    Pentagon prepares for the coming drone war

    By Christian Davenport | Washington Post More than a decade after the improvised explosive device became the scourge of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pentagon is battling another relatively rudimentary device that threatens to wreak havoc on American troops: the drone. Largely a preoccupation of hobbyists and experimenting companies, the...

    Don’t be fooled by these 12 foods with really tricky names
    Nov25

    Don’t be fooled by these 12 foods with really tricky names

    (Credit: AP Photo/Matthew Mead) “What’s in a name?” Shakespeare once asked. Well, everything. Food-wise, when it comes to names, the particular label or nickname an ingredient or dish carries can mean the difference between enjoying your meal or being repulsed by testicles when you really wanted seafood. Naming mistakes can also lead you to...

    5 killed in eastern Ukraine in latest flare-up of violence
    Nov24

    5 killed in eastern Ukraine in latest flare-up of violence

    At least five troops have been killed and four injured in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours in what appears to be the worst outburst of violence in months …read more Source: ABC...