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    World War 3? Dennis Kucinich Says Congress Wants US-Russia Conflict
    Dec04

    World War 3? Dennis Kucinich Says Congress Wants US-Russia Conflict

    Former Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich, now a pundit, is claiming that some members of Congress want to start up a conflict with Russia. Meanwhile, Sen. John McCain stipulated there “would never be an all-out war with Russia.” “U.S.-Russia relations have deteriorated severely in the past decade and they are about to get worse, if the House...

    Putin Accuses West of Provoking Ukraine Crisis
    Dec04

    Putin Accuses West of Provoking Ukraine Crisis

    Striking a defiant tone, Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the West of provoking a crisis in Ukraine and using sanctions to try to constrain Russia. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    President Obama ‘Impressed’ By ‘Clout’ of China’s Leader
    Dec04

    President Obama ‘Impressed’ By ‘Clout’ of China’s Leader

    President Barack Obama says he is impressed by the clout possessed by his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, likening his quick consolidation of power to that of Deng Xiaoping, who led China from 1978 to 1992. Obama, speaking to The Business Roundtable in Washington Wednesday, also said he is “less optimistic” about the prospects of improving...

    Governments Grow Bolder in Blocking Online Freedom, Study Says
    Dec04

    Governments Grow Bolder in Blocking Online Freedom, Study Says

    A growing number of nations are increasingly censoring parts of the Internet and passing laws to allow for greater surveillance of what people do and say online, according to a new report issued by Freedom House. The report released Thursday and titled “Freedom of the Net 2014,” is an annual survey of 65 governments and their policies regarding...

    President Vladimir Putin Defends Russia’s Aggressive Foreign Policy
    Dec04

    President Vladimir Putin Defends Russia’s Aggressive Foreign Policy

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin in his annual speech on Thursday defended the Kremlin’s aggressive foreign policy, saying the actions are necessary for his country’s survival. Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula in March and was later accused of supplying pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine with...

    Fleeing War and a Crumbling Economy, Ukrainians Flock to Europe
    Dec04

    Fleeing War and a Crumbling Economy, Ukrainians Flock to Europe

    Andriy left his home town in western Ukraine earlier this year on a journey that brought him through the hands of shady traders in Poland to one of the world’s booming markets for illegal immigrants – London. Fleeing the strife of war with Russian-backed fighters and a shattered economy, Andriy is following a path similar to one taken...

    Putin says West uses sanctions to undermine Russia
    Dec04

    Putin says West uses sanctions to undermine Russia

    Moscow (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday the West had used the Ukraine crisis and the annexation of Crimea as a pretext to slap sanctions against Russia.”Every time someone believes Russia has become too strong, independent, these instruments get applied immediately,” Putin said in his state of the nation...

    Putin defends Russia’s foreign policy
    Dec04

    Putin defends Russia’s foreign policy

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has defended the Kremlin’s aggressive foreign policy, saying the actions are necessary for his country’s survival. Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula in March and was later accused of supplying pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine with ammunition and manpower. Putin...

    Zombies hit Ukraine broadcasting agency
    Dec04

    Zombies hit Ukraine broadcasting agency

    Mary PapenfussKIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 4 (UPI) — Ukraine’s government broadcasting agency had a problem on its hands Wednesday: Zombies. …read more Source: United Press...

    Putin: West guilty of ‘pure cynicism’ over Ukraine
    Dec04

    Putin: West guilty of ‘pure cynicism’ over Ukraine

    The Russian President accused the Western powers of “pure cynicism” in Ukraine in a key speech to his country Thursday, as its economy worsens. …read more Source:...