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    Biden makes 2-day trip to Ukraine in sign of US support
    Dec06

    Biden makes 2-day trip to Ukraine in sign of US support

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is coming to Ukraine’s capital for a two-day visit aimed at pushing the country toward making reforms and reassuring it that the crisis in Syria is not overshadowing Washington’s concerns about Ukraine. Fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists has significantly...

    Biden Makes 2-Day Trip to Ukraine in Sign of US Support
    Dec06

    Biden Makes 2-Day Trip to Ukraine in Sign of US Support

    US Vice President Biden makes 2-day trip to Ukraine in sign of Washington’s support …read more Source: ABC...

    Biden makes 2-day trip to Ukraine in sign of US support
    Dec06

    Biden makes 2-day trip to Ukraine in sign of US support

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is coming to Ukraine’s capital for a two-day visit aimed at pushing the country toward making… …read more Source:...

    Russia Says U.S. Refused Guarantees For Ukraine’s Loan
    Dec06

    Russia Says U.S. Refused Guarantees For Ukraine’s Loan

    The Russian Finance Ministry says that without Washington’s guarantee for Ukraine’s debt, Moscow cannot restructure the $3 billion loan and will sue Kyiv if it doesn’t repay the debt by December 20, when it is due. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US Regrets Latest Russian Ban on Western NGO
    Dec06

    US Regrets Latest Russian Ban on Western NGO

    The U.S. State Department says it regrets a Russian decision to ban an economic development foundation once supported by President Vladimir Putin and former U.S. President George W. Bush. A U.S. statement late Friday came hours after Russian prosecutors declared the U.S.-Russia Foundation and Rule of Law (USRF) an “undesirable”...

    A Nobel Laureate’s Sobering Message about Belarus
    Dec05

    A Nobel Laureate’s Sobering Message about Belarus

    On Monday, the Nobel Committee will present its prize for literature to Svetlana Alexievich, a writer from Belarus, which is frequently called “Europe’s last dictatorship.” Unlike most authors who have received this prize, Alexievich doesn’t write fiction or poetry. Her books are based on interviews with ordinary people who speak for...

    US VP Biden Heads to Ukraine to Stress Continued Support
    Dec05

    US VP Biden Heads to Ukraine to Stress Continued Support

    Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to visit Ukraine early next week to reassure government leaders and reformers of the United States’ continued support “in face of continued Russian military intervention” in the country’s restive east, administration officials said. Biden, making his fifth visit to Ukraine as vice president, plans...

    Savchenko Trial Expected To Finish By End Of Year
    Dec05

    Savchenko Trial Expected To Finish By End Of Year

    A spokesman for Russia’s top investigative agency says the trial of the Ukrainian military officer charged with the murder of two Russian journalists is expected to finish before the end of the year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tragedy played big role in evolution of UM coach Mark Richt
    Dec05

    Tragedy played big role in evolution of UM coach Mark Richt

    Tragedy led Richt to Christianity in 1986Two of the coach’s four children are adopted from UkraineTestaverde: “There’s no better role model for my son.” … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Pentagon Spokesman Defends Quality of Equipment Sent to Ukraine
    Dec05

    Pentagon Spokesman Defends Quality of Equipment Sent to Ukraine

    As some 300 U.S. soldiers train Ukrainian soldiers at a compound in western Ukraine, the Pentagon is countering reports of old and dilapidated U.S. equipment being given to Ukrainian fighters in the country’s east. The Pentagon, which has committed more than $265 million in security assistance to Ukraine since the fighting began, says U.S....