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    Vladimir Putin’s Most Attention-Seeking PR Stunts
    Dec29

    Vladimir Putin’s Most Attention-Seeking PR Stunts

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is ending 2016 on a high, with state polls showing his approval rating at nearly 87 percent—the highest it’s been all year, and only three points off his all-time record. Despite Russia’s financial crisis and controversy abroad, the Russian president continues to be personally the most trusted public...

    A Ukrainian Christmas . . .
    Dec29

    A Ukrainian Christmas . . .

    Whether it’s celebrated according to the Gregorian or the Julian calendar, Christmastide in Ukraine this season might seem to be one in which the bad news is all the news there is. Russian aggression, low-key but lethal, continues in the eastern regions of the country, as do cyber-warfare and other forms of Russian agitprop throughout the...

    Ukraine releases 15 people to separatists near front line
    Dec29

    Ukraine releases 15 people to separatists near front line

    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say the government has released 15 people who had been held in custody. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Accuses Obama of ‘Personal Hatred’ as U.S. Prepares to Announce New Sanctions
    Dec29

    Russia Accuses Obama of ‘Personal Hatred’ as U.S. Prepares to Announce New Sanctions

    Moscow has accused U.S. President Barack Obama of “personal hatred” for Russia, after reports he will introduce new sanctions in light of allegations that Russian hackers interfered in the U.S. presidential election. Russian officials and state enterprises have been under several sets of sanctions since 2014, due to Moscow’s involvement...

    Ukraine releases 15 people to separatists near front line
    Dec29

    Ukraine releases 15 people to separatists near front line

    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say the government has released 15 people who had been held in custody. The separatist mouthpiece Donetsk News Agency said Thursday that government representatives handed … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine releases 15 people to separatists near front line
    Dec29

    Ukraine releases 15 people to separatists near front line

    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say the government has released 15 people who had been held in custody. The separatist mouthpiece Donetsk News Agency said Thursday that government representatives handed … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ukraine releases 15 people to separatists near front line
    Dec29

    Ukraine releases 15 people to separatists near front line

    MOSCOW (AP) — Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say the government has released 15 people who had been held in custody.The separatist… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Releases 15 People to Separatists Near Front Line
    Dec29

    Ukraine Releases 15 People to Separatists Near Front Line

    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say the government has released 15 people who had been held in custody …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine releases 15 people to separatists near front line
    Dec29

    Ukraine releases 15 people to separatists near front line

    MOSCOW (AP) — Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say the government has released 15 people who had been held in custody. The separatist mouthpiece Donetsk News Agency said Thursday that government representatives handed over eight men and seven women, some of them in poor health, to rebel commanders at a checkpoint near rebel stronghold...

    Jewish immigration to Israel dips 13% overall despite a 10-year high from Russia
    Dec29

    Jewish immigration to Israel dips 13% overall despite a 10-year high from Russia

    (JTA) — Bucking a noticeable decrease in Jewish immigration to Israel this year, the number of Russian Jews who moved there has reached a 10-year record of 7,000 newcomers. Overall, some 27,000 people moved to Israel this year under its Law of Return for Jews and their relatives, or made aliyah, according to the Jewish Agency for Israel, compared...