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    U.S., Russia Spar Over Ukraine Conflict At UN Meeting
    Dec12

    U.S., Russia Spar Over Ukraine Conflict At UN Meeting

    The United States and Russia crossed swords on December 11 over the conflict in Ukraine at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Lawmaker Manhandles PM, Sparking Parliament Brawl
    Dec12

    Ukraine Lawmaker Manhandles PM, Sparking Parliament Brawl

    Fighting erupted among members of Ukraine’s ruling coalition in parliament Friday after a member physically picked up Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk. …read more Source:...

    Russia: UN’s Ukraine meeting shouldn’t discuss human rights
    Dec12

    Russia: UN’s Ukraine meeting shouldn’t discuss human rights

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. Security Council meeting on Ukraine was delayed for nearly an hour and a half because Russia objected to discussing the human rights situation in the country’s separatist-controlled east and Crimea. Once Friday’s meeting began, Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin told council members that human rights...

    Russia: UN’s Ukraine meeting shouldn’t discuss human rights
    Dec12

    Russia: UN’s Ukraine meeting shouldn’t discuss human rights

    A U.N. Security Council meeting on Ukraine was delayed for nearly an hour and a half because Russia objected to discussing the human rights situation in the country’s separatist-controlled east and Crimea. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia: UN’s Ukraine meeting shouldn’t discuss human rights
    Dec12

    Russia: UN’s Ukraine meeting shouldn’t discuss human rights

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. Security Council meeting on Ukraine was delayed for nearly an hour and a half because Russia objected to discussing… …read more Source:...

    United Nations: U.S. and Russia Blame Each Other for Ukraine Conflict
    Dec12

    United Nations: U.S. and Russia Blame Each Other for Ukraine Conflict

    Washington accused Moscow of trying to suppress public discussion of facts about the nearly two-year-old war. …read more Source:...

    Watch: Brawl breaks out in Ukraine parliament
    Dec12

    Watch: Brawl breaks out in Ukraine parliament

    A deputy tried to drag the prime minister away from the rostrum, chaos ensued. …read more Source: USA...

    Activists: Human Rights Violations Rampant in Russian-Held Crimea
    Dec12

    Activists: Human Rights Violations Rampant in Russian-Held Crimea

    Ukrainian activists say human rights violations are rampant in Crimea, the Russian-annexed peninsula of Ukraine, including people being forced to acquire Russian citizenship and intimidation of nationalists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Regional Spats, ‘Climate Justice’ Hijack Paris Talks on Global Warming
    Dec12

    Regional Spats, ‘Climate Justice’ Hijack Paris Talks on Global Warming

    PARIS—Competing national interests and even personal rivalries have cast a cloud over the international summit on climate change meeting here, and the issue of “climate justice” has proven to be a significant stumbling block in the way of any meaningful deal. At various points during the two-week conference, realpolitik took over, overshadowing...

    Darth Vader’s Day
    Dec12

    Darth Vader’s Day

    Valentyn Ogirenko / ReutersWhile the world awaits the debut of the latest Star Wars installment, Ukraine’s Darth Mykolaiovych Vader has some chores to do. He’s got to iron his cloak, vacuum his apartment, and prepare dinner for his family. The Odessa resident, who enjoyed the spotlight earlier this year when he ran for office, invited...