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    Russia Defiant, EU Says Pipeline’s Demise Shows Need For Diversity
    Dec02

    Russia Defiant, EU Says Pipeline’s Demise Shows Need For Diversity

    The European Union said Russia’s surprise abandonment of the South Stream pipeline project underscored the need for diverse energy sources, while Moscow vowed to find other ways to get its natural gas to paying clients. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Brain Drain Is Astounding
    Dec02

    Russia’s Brain Drain Is Astounding

    Russia is experiencing another major brain drain. Although emigration was continuously decreasing from 1997 to 2011, there was a sudden spike in people leaving the country around the third term of President Vladimir Putin, according to Rosstat, Russia’s federal state statistics service. In 2012, almost 123,000 people left, and in 2013, more...

    Change of leadership in Crimea means property grab
    Dec02

    Change of leadership in Crimea 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…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Russia Predicts 2015 Recession
    Dec02

    Russia Predicts 2015 Recession

    Russia is predicting it will slide into a recession next year. Moscow’s economic development ministry said Tuesday it is forecasting the Russian economy will contract eight-tenths of a percent in 2015, down from an earlier projection of a 1.2 percent advance. Russia’s economic fortunes are being buffeted by falling revenues on oil...

    NATO Ministers Condemn Russia’s ‘Destabilization’ of Ukraine
    Dec02

    NATO Ministers Condemn Russia’s ‘Destabilization’ of Ukraine

    BRUSSELS— NATO foreign ministers on Tuesday condemned what they called Russia’s “continued and deliberate destabilization” in Ukraine, and announced new assistance for Ukraine’s military. The ministers, meeting in Brussels, spoke with their Ukrainian counterpart, Pavlo Klimkin, via a video hookup with Kiev on Tuesday. They criticized...

    The Pursuit of Deeper Learning
    Dec02

    The Pursuit of Deeper Learning

    On a recent Wednesday morning, 11th-grader Sophia Wellington took to the undersized stage at the front of her high school gym and, with seamless poise, demonstrated what a smarter method of assessing students could look like. She began by introducing herself to a group of education reporters visiting her school—Impact Academy of Arts and...

    NATO ministers condemn Russia, announce new Ukraine support
    Dec02

    NATO ministers condemn Russia, announce new Ukraine support

    Russia’s actions ‘undermine the security of Ukraine and have serious implications for the stability and security of the entire Euro-Atlantic area,’ ministers say …read more Source: The Globe and...

    NATO ministers condemn Russia, support Ukraine
    Dec02

    NATO ministers condemn Russia, support Ukraine

    In a statement, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the other ministers said Russia’s actions “undermine the security of Ukraine and have serious implications for the stability and security of the entire Euro-Atlantic area.” Stoltenberg said the foreign ministers are expected to take key decisions in several areas, including...

    NATO ministers condemn Russia, announce support for Ukraine
    Dec02

    NATO ministers condemn Russia, announce support for Ukraine

    NATO foreign ministers on Tuesday condemned what they called Russia’s ‘continued and deliberate destabilization’ in Ukraine, and announced new assistance for Ukraine’s military. …read more Source: CTV...

    NATO ministers condemn Russia, support Ukraine
    Dec02

    NATO ministers condemn Russia, support Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO foreign ministers on Tuesday condemned what they called Russia’s “continued and deliberate destabilization” in Ukraine, and announced new assistance for Ukraine’s military…. …read more Source: Associated...