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    Putin’s Pipe Dreams
    Dec02

    Putin’s Pipe Dreams

    The South Stream pipeline becomes a casualty of the Ukraine crisis, and its demise shows the limits of Moscow’s energy bullying. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine just created its own version of Orwell’s ‘Ministry of Truth’
    Dec02

    Ukraine just created its own version of Orwell’s ‘Ministry of Truth’

    KIEV, Ukraine –- The Ukraine government has established a department that critics are calling the “Ministry of Truth” — borrowing a term from George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel 1984 Officially called the Ministry of Information Policy, the new office will be headed by Yuriy Stets, head of the Information Security Department of the...

    EU Ministers to Discuss Ukraine Finance Needs
    Dec02

    EU Ministers to Discuss Ukraine Finance Needs

    EU finance ministers will discuss Ukraine’s financing needs at a meeting next Tuesday as the 28-nation bloc starts to consider how much more assistance it could give Kiev under what conditions, EU diplomats said. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine, separatists sign new truce to replace failed Sept. 5 accord
    Dec02

    Ukraine, separatists sign new truce to replace failed Sept. 5 accord

    After more than 1,000 combat-related deaths in eastern Ukraine since a cease-fire was declared three months ago, government forces and pro-Russia separatists have signed a new truce to take effect Friday and require withdrawal of all heavy weaponry, international monitors reported Tuesday. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine parliament approves new government
    Dec02

    Ukraine parliament approves new government

    Former Prime Minister and leader of the Fatherland party Yulia Tymoshenko, center, stands with lawmakers from her party during a parliament session in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. The… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    NATO Chief: Tensions With Moscow Could ‘Spiral Out of Control’
    Dec02

    NATO Chief: Tensions With Moscow Could ‘Spiral Out of Control’

    NATO’s new secretary general says increased tensions with Russia and military activity on both sides could “spiral out of control,” and he called on Russia to take steps to end the crisis. At a meeting in Brussels, Jens Stoltenberg also said he expects the situation, sparked by Russia’s annexation of Crimea and involvement in eastern...

    Ukrainian Parliament Approves New Government
    Dec02

    Ukrainian Parliament Approves New Government

    The Ukrainian parliament has approved a new government to be headed by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine parliament approves new government
    Dec02

    Ukraine parliament approves new government

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament has approved the formation of a new government, bringing an end to weeks of behind-the-scenes political wrangling following an October election that ushered in a group of ardently pro-Western parties. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine parliament approves new government
    Dec02

    Ukraine parliament approves new government

    Ukraine’s Parliament approved the formation of a new government Tuesday, bringing an end to weeks of behind-the-scenes political wrangling following an October election that ushered in a group of ardently…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Crimea change of leadership means property grab
    Dec02

    Crimea change of leadership means property grab

    YALTA, Crimea (AP) — One day in October, a dozen armed men in masks drove up to the gates of Yalta Film Studios. They weren’t actors, and this was no make-believe. It was a hostile takeover. “They forced all the employees onto the ground, sealed off the premises and halted … …read more Source: The Washington...