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    Cash-Strapped Russia Won’t Support Ukrainian Separatist Regions Of Donetsk And Luhansk
    Dec09

    Cash-Strapped Russia Won’t Support Ukrainian Separatist Regions Of Donetsk And Luhansk

    As a new ceasefire begins Tuesday between Ukraine and pro-Russia separatists in the east of the country, the Kremlin plunged the political fate of the contested regions of Donetsk and Luhansk into uncertainty. According to the left-leaning Russian Daily Newspaper Novaya Gazeta, which cited officials within the Kremlin, sources withn the cabinet...

    Russia’s Lavrov Says Moscow Concerned by German Leaders
    Dec09

    Russia’s Lavrov Says Moscow Concerned by German Leaders

    Russia said on Tuesday it was concerned by the behaviour of German leaders and warned that Europe would suffer if Berlin stopped playing a constructive role in relations between Moscow and the West. Under Chancellor Angela Merkel, Berlin has taken the lead in trying to convince President Vladimir Putin to engage with the West during the crisis in...

    Ukraine, on Anti-graft Drive, Mulls Selling Stakes in State Firms
    Dec09

    Ukraine, on Anti-graft Drive, Mulls Selling Stakes in State Firms

    Ukraine will conduct audits of state companies with a view to selling stakes on international markets, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Tuesday, as part of the new government’s drive to reform corrupt and inefficient state institutions. Around 1,500 state firms cannot be privatized by law at present, but the Kyiv government will...

    Netherlands gets wreckage from Ukraine plane crash
    Dec09

    Netherlands gets wreckage from Ukraine plane crash

    AMSTERDAM — A convoy of eight trucks carrying wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster arrived at a Dutch military base Tuesday, as the official investigation into the cause of the crash continues nearly five months after the plane went down in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Boston...

    Collapse of Industrial Heartland Reverberates Across Ukraine
    Dec09

    Collapse of Industrial Heartland Reverberates Across Ukraine

    The sweeping collapse of industry in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions has reverberated across the country, posing serious economic problems for the government and the rebels alike. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    MH17 wreckage arrives in Netherlands, 5 months later
    Dec09

    MH17 wreckage arrives in Netherlands, 5 months later

    A convoy of eight trucks carrying wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster arrived at a Dutch military base Tuesday, as the official investigation into the cause of the crash continues nearly five months after the plane went down in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Wreckage Reaches Netherlands
    Dec09

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Wreckage Reaches Netherlands

    AMSTERDAM—A convoy of eight trucks carrying wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster arrived at a Dutch military base Tuesday, as the official investigation into the cause of the crash continues nearly five months after the plane went down in eastern Ukraine. Flight 17 was shot down on July 17 over territory held by pro-Russia...

    Opera Star Under Fire For Backing Ukraine Separatists
    Dec09

    Opera Star Under Fire For Backing Ukraine Separatists

    Opera star Anna Netrebko is under fire for backing separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Border Wall With Russia Will Cost Over $500 Million
    Dec09

    Ukraine’s Border Wall With Russia Will Cost Over $500 Million

    Ukraine has put together both a timeline and budget for a major project meant to secure their independence from Russia: a wall. The wall will take as long as four years to build, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said during a government meeting, as reported by Itar-Tass. The budget rings in at just over half a billion dollars, $517.3...

    Netherlands gets wreckage from Ukraine plane crash
    Dec09

    Netherlands gets wreckage from Ukraine plane crash

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — A convoy of eight trucks carrying wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster arrived at a Dutch military base Tuesday, as the official investigation into the cause of the crash continues nearly five months after the plane went down in eastern Ukraine. International teams seeking to retrieve human remains and salvage...