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    UN: 9,000 killed in Ukraine conflict, but now violence eases
    Dec09

    UN: 9,000 killed in Ukraine conflict, but now violence eases

    The office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights said a “cease-fire within a cease-fire” agreed in late August, and subsequent withdrawal of heavy weapons from front lines, has calmed violence between government forces and pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Kerry Plans to Visit Russia Within the Week
    Dec09

    Kerry Plans to Visit Russia Within the Week

    Kerry says he plans to visit Russia with in the week to talk Syria and Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Kerry plans to visit Russia within the week
    Dec09

    Kerry plans to visit Russia within the week

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he hopes to visit Russia within the next week for talks on the crisis in Syria and Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Kerry plans to visit Russia within the week
    Dec09

    Kerry plans to visit Russia within the week

    PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he hopes to visit Russia within the next week for talks on the crisis in Syria and Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    US Troops Show Solidarity with Ukraine Through Training
    Dec09

    US Troops Show Solidarity with Ukraine Through Training

    U.S. soldiers in western Ukraine are training Ukrainian soldiers on how to survive and thrive on the battlefield. VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb found the 60-day course is helping to better prepare Ukrainian troops for the fight they face in the country’s east. …read more Source: Voice of...

    IMF Changes Rule On Debt For Ukraine, Russia Complains
    Dec09

    IMF Changes Rule On Debt For Ukraine, Russia Complains

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has changed a rule that would have blocked its financial aid program to Ukraine in the event the country defaulted on its debt owed to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Christmas Is Coming
    Dec09

    Christmas Is Coming

    This weekend in Gdańsk, Santa Claus, or, to be precise, Saint Nicholas, arrived on the boat amid fireworks and song to light up a huge Christmas tree, to take a ride in a special Christmas tramway, and to initiate a great motorcycle parade of Santa Clauses on motorcycles. Saint Nicholas’ Day, observed on December 6 in Central Europe, is the...

    Joe Biden urges Ukraine lawmakers to fulfill promise of uprising
    Dec09

    Joe Biden urges Ukraine lawmakers to fulfill promise of uprising

    KIEV, Ukraine — Vice President Joe Biden urged Ukrainian leaders on Tuesday to curb the power of the business moguls dominating society and to fulfill the promise of the popular revolution that pushed out a pro-Moscow government last year. Addressing the Ukrainian parliament, Biden sternly lectured lawmakers to put aside their self-interests and...

    Activists call for united front against Ukraine’s corrupt oligarchs
    Dec08

    Activists call for united front against Ukraine’s corrupt oligarchs

    KYIV – If there’s anything that Ukrainians can agree on, it’s that the country’s headed for an enormous crisis next year that promises to alter the current state of affairs, particularly the ongoing domination of the nation’s corrupt oligarchy. Not only have Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy...

    Candle-lighting remembrance is first to be held at new Holodomor Memorial
    Dec08

    Candle-lighting remembrance is first to be held at new Holodomor Memorial

    WASHINGTON – This year’s candle-lighting remembrance ceremony in Washington for the millions of people who died in Joseph Stalin’s genocidal famine, the 1932-1933 Holodomor in Ukraine, was unique. For the first time, the annual commemoration took place at the site of the Holodomor Memorial, constructed this year and dedicated three...