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    EU, Ukraine to introduce trade pact despite Russian threats
    Dec07

    EU, Ukraine to introduce trade pact despite Russian threats

    The European Union and Ukraine say they will introduce a free trade pact next month as planned despite Russia’s threat to take retaliatory trade action if its concerns aren’t addressed. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Biden announces more US aid for Ukraine
    Dec07

    Biden announces more US aid for Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has assured Ukraine of continuing U.S. support and announced the release of an additional $190 million in U.S. aid to help support Ukrainian reforms. Biden, speaking Monday on a trip to the Ukrainian capital, also emphasized the need for Russia to fully meet its obligations under February’s...

    Dutch Golden Age art stolen from museum traced to Ukraine
    Dec07

    Dutch Golden Age art stolen from museum traced to Ukraine

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A trove of Dutch Golden Age art stolen from a provincial Dutch museum nearly 11 years ago has been linked to a volunteer militia in Ukraine. The Westfries Museum in the northern town of Hoorn went public Monday with claims that the 24 paintings and 70 pieces of silverware snatched in a burglary on Jan. 9, 2005, are...

    Dutch Golden Age art stolen from museum traced to Ukraine
    Dec07

    Dutch Golden Age art stolen from museum traced to Ukraine

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A trove of Dutch Golden Age art stolen from a provincial Dutch museum nearly 11 years ago has been linked to a volunteer militia in Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    TIME Announces Shortlist for 2015 Person of the Year
    Dec07

    TIME Announces Shortlist for 2015 Person of the Year

    A shortlist of candidates chosen by TIME magazine’s editors for the 2015 Person of the Year was revealed on NBC’s TODAY show Monday morning. The eight contenders are, in alphabetical order: Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, who as leader of ISIS has inspired followers to both fight in his self-declared caliphate of Iraq and Syria, and also stage...

    Arrested Ukrainian Politician Korban Hospitalized With Chest Pains
    Dec07

    Arrested Ukrainian Politician Korban Hospitalized With Chest Pains

    A jailed Ukrainian politician, Hennady Korban, has been hospitalized with what his aides have described as chest pains. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Prosecutors checking independent Russian TV channel
    Dec07

    Prosecutors checking independent Russian TV channel

    MOSCOW (AP) — Prosecutors and fire inspectors are launched checks into Russia’s only independent television channel. The TV station Dozhd said on its website that prosecutors visited their office Monday morning to check compliance with labor and health regulations following a citizen’s request. Dozhd’s director general Natalya...

    Biden makes trip to Ukraine in sign of U.S. support
    Dec07

    Biden makes trip to Ukraine in sign of U.S. support

    Biden’s meetings on Monday with President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and a Tuesday speech at the Ukrainian parliament are intended to counter that concern. …read more Source: USA...

    Biden Visits Ukraine To Reaffirm U.S. Support
    Dec07

    Biden Visits Ukraine To Reaffirm U.S. Support

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kyiv late on December 6 for a two-day visit aimed at pushing Ukraine toward making reforms and reassuring Kyiv that the crisis in Syria is not overshadowing Washington’s concerns about Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Biden in Ukraine in Latest Show of US Support
    Dec07

    Biden in Ukraine in Latest Show of US Support

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is in Ukraine for a visit aimed at pushing the Kyiv government toward continued reforms, while seeking to reassure it that war in Syria has not diminished Washington’s support for Ukraine’s pro-Western ambitions. Biden arrived in Kyiv early Monday local time, and is set to meet with President Petro...