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    AP Interview: Polish leader: Sanctions on Russia must remain
    Dec11

    AP Interview: Polish leader: Sanctions on Russia must remain

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s new foreign minister says he welcomes the new cooperation between Russia and the West in the fight against the Islamic State group, but insists that Ukraine’s interests cannot be sacrificed as a reward to Moscow for those efforts. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine Lawmaker Manhandles PM Yatseniuk in Rowdy Parliament Scenes
    Dec11

    Ukraine Lawmaker Manhandles PM Yatseniuk in Rowdy Parliament Scenes

    Fighting broke out among members of Ukraine’s ruling coalition in parliament on Friday after a member of President Petro Poroshenko’s bloc physically picked up Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk and pulled him from the podium. Yatseniuk was defending his embattled government’s record when lawmaker Oleh Barna walked over to him,...

    Ukrainian Deputy Attacks Yatsenyuk As Brawl Breaks Out In Parliament
    Dec11

    Ukrainian Deputy Attacks Yatsenyuk As Brawl Breaks Out In Parliament

    A fight broke out among deputies belonging to Ukraine’s ruling coalition after a lawmaker tried to remove Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk from the podium as he spoke to parliament. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mass brawl breaks out in Ukrainian parliament
    Dec11

    Mass brawl breaks out in Ukrainian parliament

    A mass brawl erupts in the Ukrainian parliament when Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is attacked by a political opponent as he addresses the chamber. …read more Source: USA...

    Brawl breaks out in Ukrainian parliament during vote
    Dec11

    Brawl breaks out in Ukrainian parliament during vote

    Ukraine’s parliament has again proven to be one of the world’s fiercest. But at least this time the brawl began in gentlemanly fashion. A debate inside Ukraine’s parliament ahead of a vote of no-confidence in the government of Arseniy Yatsenyuk Friday quickly devolved into a bizarre tussle after one lawmaker walked up to the...

    Darth Lenin Comes to Odessa
    Dec11

    Darth Lenin Comes to Odessa

    For decades, a statue of Vladimir Lenin had stood in a square adjacent to a factory in Odessa. The sculpture’s days were numbered: In April 2015, Ukraine’s parliament passed a law banning the former Soviet republic’s remaining Communist monuments. But instead of dismantling the figure, the factory allowed artist Alexander Milov...

    Russia Says Will Stay In IMF Despite ‘Politicization’
    Dec11

    Russia Says Will Stay In IMF Despite ‘Politicization’

    Russia will stay in the International Monetary Fund despite the fund’s ‘political’ motives for changing its rules this week so Ukraine could more easily skip payments on its debt to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Invites Netherlands To Help Search For Stolen Art
    Dec11

    Ukraine Invites Netherlands To Help Search For Stolen Art

    Ukraine’s police chief invited the Netherlands to help find a trove of Dutch 17th century paintings that was stolen from a Dutch museum. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Unrest in Syria, Ukraine Focal Points of Latest Kerry Trip
    Dec11

    Unrest in Syria, Ukraine Focal Points of Latest Kerry Trip

    In spite of differences with the United States over the fate of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia has been “constructive” in the multi-national effort to find a political settlement for Syria. On the sidelines of the climate change summit in Paris, Kerry said he intends to travel to Moscow next week for...

    Unrest in Syria, Ukraine are Focal Points of Latest Kerry Trip
    Dec11

    Unrest in Syria, Ukraine are Focal Points of Latest Kerry Trip

    Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that in spite of differences with the United States over the fate of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russia has been “constructive” in the multinational effort to find a political settlement for Syria. Kerry commented on the sidelines of the climate change summit in Paris as he announced plans to...