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    Russian Opposition, US, EU Condemn Navalny Brothers’ Verdict
    Dec31

    Russian Opposition, US, EU Condemn Navalny Brothers’ Verdict

    Prominent Russian opposition leaders and officials of the United States and European Union have condemned the verdict against Alexei Navalny and his brother Oleg as a disturbing and politically motivated decision intended to silence the main critic of President Vladimir Putin. Earlier Tuesday, a Russian court found Navalny guilty of defrauding a...

    Merkel Urges Germans to Welcome Refugees, Spurn Racism
    Dec31

    Merkel Urges Germans to Welcome Refugees, Spurn Racism

    Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans to turn their backs on a growing grassroots movement of anti-Muslim protesters, calling them racists full of hatred, and said Europe’s biggest economy must welcome people fleeing conflict and war. In an unusually strongly worded New Year address that also condemned Russia for its actions in Ukraine,...

    Merkel Urges Germans To Welcome Refugees Despite Growing Anti-Muslim Movement
    Dec31

    Merkel Urges Germans To Welcome Refugees Despite Growing Anti-Muslim Movement

    BERLIN, Dec 31 (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans to turn their backs on a growing grass-roots movement of anti-Muslim protesters, calling them racists full of hatred, and said Europe’s biggest economy must welcome people fleeing conflict and war. In an unusually strongly worded New Year address that also condemned...

    Russia: Ukraine’s import of US nuclear fuel risky
    Dec31

    Russia: Ukraine’s import of US nuclear fuel risky

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says Ukraine’s deal to buy U.S.-made nuclear fuel for its Soviet-built reactors could trigger a nuclear accident. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk of Ukraine announced Tuesday that his nation has reached a deal on nuclear fuel deliveries with Westinghouse to reduce dependence on Russian supplies. Russia’s Foreign...

    Oliver Stone says CIA was behind Ukraine revolution in bizarre Facebook rant
    Dec31

    Oliver Stone says CIA was behind Ukraine revolution in bizarre Facebook rant

    American film director Oliver Stone posted a bizarre Facebook rant about Ukraine’s revolution, calling it a “coup” and insisting that the West had a hand in it. Stone wrote the post shortly after a four-hour interview with ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych. See also: The Ukrainian revolution, one year on Stone said...

    Economist: Long Painful Recession in Store for Russia
    Dec31

    Economist: Long Painful Recession in Store for Russia

    Russia’s battered currency fell sharply again this week after a government report showed the economy had shrunk in November, the first such decline in five years. The Russian government recently announced steps to stabilize its banks and bolster the value of the beleaguered ruble. But experts say the country still faces a recession next...

    New ‘Leaders’ Pop Up in Eastern Ukraine
    Dec31

    New ‘Leaders’ Pop Up in Eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine appointed a billionaire as governor of one town, but a local man disagrees, saying he won the job during a pro-Russia rally. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Russia Says Ukraine’s Import of US Nuclear Fuel Risky
    Dec30

    Russia Says Ukraine’s Import of US Nuclear Fuel Risky

    MOSCOW—Russia says Ukraine’s deal to buy U.S.-made nuclear fuel for its Soviet-built reactors could trigger a nuclear accident. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk of Ukraine announced Tuesday that his nation has reached a deal on nuclear fuel deliveries with Westinghouse to reduce dependence on Russian supplies. Russia’s Foreign...

    Russia criticizes Ukraine’s deal to buy US nuclear fuel, warns it could trigger accident
    Dec30

    Russia criticizes Ukraine’s deal to buy US nuclear fuel, warns it could trigger accident

    Russia says Ukraine’s deal to buy U.S.-made nuclear fuel for its Soviet-built reactors could trigger a nuclear accident. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine signs Westinghouse nuclear fuel deal
    Dec30

    Ukraine signs Westinghouse nuclear fuel deal

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Tuesday sealed an additional nuclear fuel supply deal with US giant Westinghouse in order to ease its energy dependence on Russia.Westinghouse Electric Company said it signed a deal in Brussels with Ukraine’s Energoatom state nuclear power provider “to significantly increase fuel deliveries to Ukrainian...