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    Kerry Calls on Russia, Ukraine to Restore Cease-fire
    Dec03

    Kerry Calls on Russia, Ukraine to Restore Cease-fire

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has told a group of European foreign ministers that Russia and Ukraine both must work to end tensions and restore the cease-fire in Ukraine. Kerry spoke Thursday at the annual ministerial council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, a two-day session held in Belgrade, Serbia. In his...

    Putin Promises To Deliver More Power In Visit To Crimea
    Dec03

    Putin Promises To Deliver More Power In Visit To Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to deliver new electricity supplies to power-short Crimea in a surprise visit December 2 to the disputed territory. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia State Of The Nation Live Stream: Watch President Vladimir Putin’s Address
    Dec03

    Russia State Of The Nation Live Stream: Watch President Vladimir Putin’s Address

    With a sagging economy and involvement in conflicts from Ukraine to Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin will give his annual state of the nation address Thursday. The speech is expected to begin at noon in Moscow (4 a.m. EST), the Moscow Times reported. …read more Source: International Business...

    Putin opens Crimean ‘energy bridge’
    Dec03

    Putin opens Crimean ‘energy bridge’

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has traveled to the capital of Crimea to open an electricity connection with the Russian mainland, 10 days after the peninsula lost power coming from Ukraine. After Russia annexed Crimea in March 2014, it began building an underwater electricity cable system to the peninsula from Russia’s Krasnodar...

    Putin Opens Crimean ‘Energy Bridge’
    Dec03

    Putin Opens Crimean ‘Energy Bridge’

    Putin inaugurates electricity connection to Crimea …read more Source: ABC...

    Canada’s mission to Iraq could be expanded to include police training, says Dion
    Dec03

    Canada’s mission to Iraq could be expanded to include police training, says Dion

    The scope of the Trudeau government’s reconfigured mission in Iraq will be broader than just the military and could include a sizable police training contingent, Canada’s foreign affairs minister said Wednesday. Stephane Dion found himself repeatedly buttonholed in the polished hallways of NATO headquarters over the last two days,...

    Five things to watch for in Putin’s State of the Nation address
    Dec03

    Five things to watch for in Putin’s State of the Nation address

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to give his annual state of the nation address in Moscow on Thursday. The speech comes at the end of a year that has been both economically and politically difficult for Russia. The country’s economy is still reeling and the country is involved in two ongoing wars — in Syria and Ukraine. International...

    Polio Outbreak In Ukraine Prompts WHO Call To Action
    Dec02

    Polio Outbreak In Ukraine Prompts WHO Call To Action

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The World Health Organization is urging Ukraine’s health ministry to declare a state of emergency due to a polio outbreak, a move meant to prompt more action from the government in Kiev.In September, Ukraine announced two polio cases – the first in Europe since 2010.The U.N. health agency recommended that...

    Ukraine’s Crazy Polio Outbreak
    Dec02

    Ukraine’s Crazy Polio Outbreak

    With only half the countrys children vaccinated, it was inevitable that something like this would happen in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Astronauts Come to Congress
    Dec02

    Astronauts Come to Congress

    Astronauts Kjell Lindgren (left) and Scott Kelly NASA / ReutersTo testify before Congress, you don’t actually have to be in the room. That’s the case for NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station, who occasionally beam into congressional hearings via satellite. On Wednesday, Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren appeared before...