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    European Union Will Likely Extend Sanctions Against Russia
    Dec11

    European Union Will Likely Extend Sanctions Against Russia

    The EU targeted Russia’s energy, banking and defense sectors in July 2014, blaming Moscow for driving a separatist revolt in east Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    With Turkey Bashing, Putin Seeks to Save Face
    Dec11

    With Turkey Bashing, Putin Seeks to Save Face

    Photo credit: Zaman, Turgut Engin Downing of a Russian warplane by Turkish jets on the Turkish-Syrian border has provided an enabling environment for Russian President Vladimir Putin to polish his image. Increasingly sharp rhetoric from the Russian side has two primary goals: To avoid hard military action and prop up the Russian leader. Russia...

    Diplomats See EU Extending Russia Sanctions Next Week
    Dec10

    Diplomats See EU Extending Russia Sanctions Next Week

    The European Union is likely to extend economic sanctions against Russia next week before leaders of the bloc meet for a summit, diplomats said, after unexpected opposition by Italy blocked the rollover earlier this week. The EU targeted Russia’s energy, banking and defense sectors in July 2014, blaming Moscow for driving a separatist...

    All Is Forgiven?
    Dec10

    All Is Forgiven?

    Besides Vladimir Putin, who has benefitted the most from the terrorist attacks in Paris and from the wave fear that has gripped Europe? Prime Minister Viktor Orbán of Hungary, as well as several other populist leaders from Central Europe, are determined not to let this crisis go to waste, using it to boost their approval ratings at home and...

    Economists Slam Russian PM’s Optimistic Growth Forecast
    Dec10

    Economists Slam Russian PM’s Optimistic Growth Forecast

    Russian economists have slammed Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s optimistic outlook on his country’s economy. In a group interview with five Russian television channels Wednesday, Medvedev claimed Russia’s economy was no longer receding and, by his estimation, would begin growing in 2016. “Based on the data that are available to...

    Ukraine says its ready to help search for stolen Dutch art
    Dec10

    Ukraine says its ready to help search for stolen Dutch art

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s police chief has promised to work with Netherlands to help find a trove of Dutch Golden Age art that was stolen from a provincial Dutch museum. Khatia Denakoidze told reporters Thursday her office is waiting for an official request from Dutch prosecutors, adding that Ukrainian police stand ready to welcome...

    Ukraine says its ready to help search for stolen Dutch art
    Dec10

    Ukraine says its ready to help search for stolen Dutch art

    Ukraine’s police chief has promised to work with Netherlands to help find a trove of Dutch Golden Age art that was stolen from a provincial Dutch museum. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    2015: The Year in Photos, September-December
    Dec10

    2015: The Year in Photos, September-December

    Damir Sagolj / ReutersAs the year comes to a close, it’s time to take a look back at some of the most memorable events and images of 2015. Among the events covered in this essay (the last of a three-part photo summary of the year): Thick smog in Beijing raises “red alerts”, Canada elects a new Prime minister, Palestinian attacks surge in...

    Ukraine says its ready to help search for stolen Dutch art
    Dec10

    Ukraine says its ready to help search for stolen Dutch art

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s police chief has promised to work with Netherlands to help find a trove of Dutch Golden Age art that was stolen… …read more Source:...

    Alexievich Receives Nobel Literature Prize
    Dec10

    Alexievich Receives Nobel Literature Prize

    Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich has received her Nobel Prize in Literature from the king of Sweden in Stockholm. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...