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    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea, citing security concerns
    Dec26

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea, citing security concerns

    Ukraine has suspended train and bus services to the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula, citing security concerns. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea
    Dec26

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine has suspended train and bus services to the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula, citing security concerns. The state railways company said that trains bound for Crimea’s regional capital of Simferopol and the port of Sevastopol will run only to stations on the mainland near Crimea starting Saturday. The company...

    Ukraine Prisoner Exchange: Kiev, Pro-Russian Separatists Agree To Swap
    Dec26

    Ukraine Prisoner Exchange: Kiev, Pro-Russian Separatists Agree To Swap

    Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists agreed on a prisoner exchange Friday but could not come to a deal to restart peace negotiations in Belarus. Kiev will give the rebels 225 of their fighters, while the rebels will hand over 125 Ukrainian soldiers, according to Reuters. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea
    Dec26

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine has suspended train and bus services to the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula, citing security concerns. In a separate statement, the Infrastructure Ministry issued a directive to bus companies to stop bus services to Crimea starting Friday. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea
    Dec26

    Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine has suspended train and bus services to the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula, citing security concerns…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Russia hardens military doctrine amid NATO standoff over Ukraine
    Dec26

    Russia hardens military doctrine amid NATO standoff over Ukraine

    Russia hardened its military doctrine, identifying new threats after tensions with its Cold War foe NATO increased over the conflict in Ukraine. The revised document posted today on the Kremlin website names attempts to overthrow neighboring governments as a major threat, as well as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s buildup close to...

    Russia’s Ruble Bounces Back 4% From Record Lows
    Dec26

    Russia’s Ruble Bounces Back 4% From Record Lows

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s ruble rose on Friday to its strongest levels in more than three weeks, in a sharp rebound from its recent all-time lows, after the government ordered exporters to sell some of their hard currency revenues. The ruble plunged to all-time lows last week on heavy falls in the price of oil, the backbone of the...

    Ukraine, Pro-Russia Rebels Report Little Progress In Talks To End Fighting
    Dec26

    Ukraine, Pro-Russia Rebels Report Little Progress In Talks To End Fighting

    Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels reported scant progress toward their goal of a cease-fire after the first high-level talks between the two sides in months. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Fleeing Their Country’s Civil War, Ukrainian Jews Head For Israel
    Dec26

    Fleeing Their Country’s Civil War, Ukrainian Jews Head For Israel

    Yulia, Kostiantyn and their daughter, Valerie, don’t look like a typical refugee family. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine Suspends Trains To Crimea, Citing Security Concerns
    Dec26

    Ukraine Suspends Trains To Crimea, Citing Security Concerns

    Ukraine says it is halting all train services to Russian-annexed Crimea because of security concerns. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...