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    Putin calls annexation of Crimea a historic landmark
    Dec31

    Putin calls annexation of Crimea a historic landmark

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin is using his New Year’s speech to hail Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula. He said Crimea’s “return home” will “forever remain a landmark in the national history.” His comment in his prepared annual address already has been broadcast in Russia’s far eastern...

    2015 OSCE Chair Serbia Hopes To Play Positive Role In Ukraine
    Dec31

    2015 OSCE Chair Serbia Hopes To Play Positive Role In Ukraine

    Serbia’s foreign minister says the crisis in Ukraine is “proof of how fragile European security is.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin uses his New Year’s speech to hail Russia’s annexation of Crimea as historic
    Dec31

    Putin uses his New Year’s speech to hail Russia’s annexation of Crimea as historic

    President Vladimir Putin is using his New Year’s speech to hail Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin sends New Year’s note to President Obama
    Dec31

    Putin sends New Year’s note to President Obama

    Russian president notes 70th anniversary of the Allies’ victory over the Nazis as he pushes for relationship based on “equality and mutual respect.” Putin sent out several New Year’s notes, though he did not send one to Ukraine’s leader. …read more Source:...

    Oliver Stone, Patron Saint of Truthiness
    Dec31

    Oliver Stone, Patron Saint of Truthiness

    Oliver Stone says the West doesn’t know the truth about the Ukrainian revolution. But does he know what “truth” even means? …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Putin Sends New Year’s Message To Obama
    Dec31

    Russia’s Putin Sends New Year’s Message To Obama

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in a New Year’s message to U.S. President Barack Obama that Moscow is looking for equality in bilateral relations next year. The Kremlin on Wednesday published several dozen New Year’s messages addressed to heads of states and international organizations such as the Olympic...

    FP’s Situation Report: U.N. efforts to supply aid to Syrians fall short; Putin proves difficult to break; Palestinian statehood bid fails; and much more.
    Dec31

    FP’s Situation Report: U.N. efforts to supply aid to Syrians fall short; Putin proves difficult to break; Palestinian statehood bid fails; and much more.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat U.N. efforts to supply aid to Syrians in rebel-held areas fall woefully short. The United Nations promised it would deliver much needed food to two million people trapped in areas along Syria’s border. Fears of angering President Bashar al-Assad have resulted in major delays. Six months later, the number...

    Putin Sends New Year’s Message to Obama
    Dec31

    Putin Sends New Year’s Message to Obama

    MOSCOW— Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in a New Year’s message to U.S. President Barack Obama that Moscow is looking for equality in bilateral relations next year. The Kremlin on Wednesday published several dozen New Year’s messages addressed to heads of states and international organizations such as the Olympic Committee...

    Why the oil crash caught so many by surprise (but shouldn’t have)
    Dec31

    Why the oil crash caught so many by surprise (but shouldn’t have)

    (AP Photo/Eric Gay) In February 2014, I rang up Bob Hoye, a financial forecaster in Vancouver well known for his bearish outlook, to talk about where oil prices might be headed. It was an engaging and enlightening interview, and it led to this column. Here’s an excerpt: So what does Hoye see coming down the pipe for oil, that sludgy...

    Filmmaker Stone Accuses U.S. Of Instigating Ukraine Crisis
    Dec31

    Filmmaker Stone Accuses U.S. Of Instigating Ukraine Crisis

    U.S. filmmaker Oliver Stone, who is working on a documentary film about recent events in Ukraine, says he believes the February 20 shootings in Kyiv that left dozens dead and injured were carried out by “foreign elements.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...