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    Ukraine ‘in process’ of resuming power supplies to Crimea: Ukrenergo
    Dec07

    Ukraine ‘in process’ of resuming power supplies to Crimea: Ukrenergo

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is resuming electricity supplies to Russian-annexed Crimea, a state energy official said on Monday, more than two… …read more Source:...

    Joe Biden Says U.S. Is Still Backing Ukraine
    Dec07

    Joe Biden Says U.S. Is Still Backing Ukraine

    During a visit to Kiev, the vice president assured Ukrainian leaders that Russian cooperation in Syria would not change America’s position. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine’s Corruption Battle: The Fight Against Graft Goes Online
    Dec07

    Ukraine’s Corruption Battle: The Fight Against Graft Goes Online

    Natalia Shyrba had never even been to the southwestern Ukrainian city of Odessa when she decided to move there in August to take an unpaid job fighting one of the country’s biggest problems: corruption. The 26-year old who was born in Ukraine left behind a comfortable life in Philadelphia to help build an online government platform where...

    Dutch Golden Age Art Stolen From Museum Traced to Ukraine
    Dec07

    Dutch Golden Age Art Stolen From Museum Traced to Ukraine

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A trove of Dutch Golden Age art stolen from a provincial Dutch museum nearly 11 years ago has been linked to a volunteer nationalist militia in Ukraine, the museum announced Monday. The Westfries Museum in the northern town of Hoorn went public with claims that the 24 paintings snatched in a burglary on Jan. 9, 2005,...

    Biden Calls On Russia To Stop ‘Continued Aggression’ Against Ukraine
    Dec07

    Biden Calls On Russia To Stop ‘Continued Aggression’ Against Ukraine

    On a visit to the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden announced $190 million in new financial and said the United States will never accept Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Life Is Not A (Foreign) Beach For Russians
    Dec07

    Life Is Not A (Foreign) Beach For Russians

    When a top Russian tourism official said that beach and sea vacations were a foreign idea, it triggered a tsunami of anger — especially when the same official was found to have owned property on a tropical Indian Ocean island. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine rebels linked to trove of stolen Dutch Golden Age art
    Dec07

    Ukraine rebels linked to trove of stolen Dutch Golden Age art

    A trove of Dutch Golden Age art stolen from a provincial Dutch museum nearly 11 years ago has been linked to a volunteer nationalist militia in Ukraine, the museum announced Monday. …read more Source: CTV...

    U.S. Navy begins PASSEX exercise with Baltic navies
    Dec07

    U.S. Navy begins PASSEX exercise with Baltic navies

    Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) — The U.S. Navy began its bilateral passing exercise known as PASSEX with ships from the Romanian, Turkish, and Ukrainian Navies on Sunday. …read more Source: United Press...

    How Facebook, Google And Twitter Are Combating Terrorism
    Dec07

    How Facebook, Google And Twitter Are Combating Terrorism

    Facebook, Google and Twitter are stepping up efforts to combat online propaganda and recruiting by Islamic militants, but the Internet companies are doing it quietly to avoid the perception that they are helping the authorities police the Web.On Friday, Facebook Inc said it took down a profile that the company believed belonged to San Bernardino...

    US Pledges $190M Financial Support To Ukraine, Must Fight Corruption, Says VP Joe Biden
    Dec07

    US Pledges $190M Financial Support To Ukraine, Must Fight Corruption, Says VP Joe Biden

    During U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s fourth visit to Ukraine Monday since the Russian annexation of Crimea, he announced the U.S. will provide the financially battered Eastern European country with $190 million in financial assistance, Reuters reported. The announcement comes as Ukraine works to reform its political and economic systems...