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    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...

    US, NATO Allies Concerned by Russia, but Need Its Help
    Dec01

    US, NATO Allies Concerned by Russia, but Need Its Help

    Amid concerns over Russian action in Ukraine, Syria, US and NATO also seeking Moscow’s help …read more Source: ABC...

    Amid concerns over Russian action in Ukraine, Syria, US and NATO also seeking Moscow’s help
    Dec01

    Amid concerns over Russian action in Ukraine, Syria, US and NATO also seeking Moscow’s help

    The United States and its NATO allies struggled Tuesday to come up with a clear message to send Russia at a time of conflicting concerns in Europe and the Middle East. …read more Source: FOX...

    US, NATO allies concerned by Russia, but need its help
    Dec01

    US, NATO allies concerned by Russia, but need its help

    Meeting in Brussels, which just emerged from a virtual lockdown prompted by terror threats, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other top diplomats discussed ways to intensify the campaign in Syria against Islamic State extremists and calm tensions between Turkey and Russia after Ankara shot down a Russian warplane that it believed crossed its...

    Russia Challenging Japan? Kremlin To Build Military Compounds On Disputed Kuril Islands
    Dec01

    Russia Challenging Japan? Kremlin To Build Military Compounds On Disputed Kuril Islands

    With attention on Russia’s role in Syria and Ukraine, the Kremlin’s long-term dispute with the Japan over the Kuril Islands has fallen to the wayside. But after a Kremlin announcement Tuesday that it would construct military compounds on the islands, relations with Japan were likely to become even more strained. …read more...

    Ukrainian President Pardons Russian in Prisoner Exchange
    Dec01

    Ukrainian President Pardons Russian in Prisoner Exchange

    President Petro Poroshenko has pardoned a Russian citizen arrested in eastern Ukraine and exchanged him for a Ukrainian serviceman held by Russian-backed separatists. Poroshenko announced the exchange on his official website, which showed a photograph of him meeting early Tuesday with the freed Ukrainian, Andrei Grechanov. The president said he...

    U.S. sending 30-year-old, obsolete equipment to Ukraine military
    Dec01

    U.S. sending 30-year-old, obsolete equipment to Ukraine military

    You know he doesn’t like to upset Vladimir. That’s why he welched on the U.S. commitment to install missile defense systems in Poland and the Czech Republic. That’s why he whispered to Dmitri Medvedev that he could be more flexible as soon as he got past that dumb election. Ukraine is a tricky question, though, for Barack Obama....