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    Ukrainian President Signs Law Allowing NATO Membership Bid
    Dec29

    Ukrainian President Signs Law Allowing NATO Membership Bid

    President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law abandoning Ukraine’s neutral “non-bloc” status, and said Ukrainians will decide whether the country should seek NATO membership once it meets the standards of the Western military alliance. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    OBAMA: Putin’s No Genius
    Dec29

    OBAMA: Putin’s No Genius

    President Barack Obama is not impressed with his Russian counterpart in the aftermath of recent events. In a new NPR interview published Monday morning, Obama dismissed those who hailed Vladimir Putin as a crafty world player when Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine. “Three or four months ago, everybody in Washington was convinced that...

    Ukraine drops nonaligned status
    Dec29

    Ukraine drops nonaligned status

    The Ukrainian president has signed a bill dropping his country’s nonaligned status but signaled that he will hold a referendum before seeking NATO membership.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to Meet With Putin, Merkel, Hollande
    Dec29

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to Meet With Putin, Merkel, Hollande

    Ukraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko, said on Monday he intends to meet January 15 with Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande. The meeting, part of efforts to seek a negotiated end to the conflict in Ukraine’s east, would take place in Kazakhstan’s capital,...

    Ukraine drops nonaligned status, won’t join NATO yet
    Dec29

    Ukraine drops nonaligned status, won’t join NATO yet

    KIEV, Ukraine – The Ukrainian president on Monday signed a bill dropping his country’s nonaligned status but signalled that he will hold a referendum before seeking NATO membership. The bill, which Parliament adopted last week and Petro Poroshenko signed into the law at a news conference on Monday, has angered Moscow which called it a...

    Ruble Drops 7 Percent As Russian Economy Shrinks
    Dec29

    Ruble Drops 7 Percent As Russian Economy Shrinks

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian currency extended its losses on Monday after a report showed the economy has started shrinking in annual terms for the first time since 2009 as the country is buffeted by falling oil prices and Western sanctions. Meanwhile, the government, which has been scrambling to support the ruble and the economy, announced fresh...

    Ukraine Drops Nonaligned Status
    Dec29

    Ukraine Drops Nonaligned Status

    KIEV, Ukraine— The Ukrainian president has signed a bill dropping his country’s nonaligned status but signaled that he will hold a referendum before seeking NATO membership. Petro Poroshenko told a news conference on Monday that he is working to reform the Ukrainian economy and its military forces to meet European Union and NATO standards,...

    Ukraine drops nonaligned status
    Dec29

    Ukraine drops nonaligned status

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian president has signed a bill dropping his country’s nonaligned status but signaled that he will hold a referendum before seeking NATO membership. Petro Poroshenko told a news conference on Monday that he is working to reform the Ukrainian economy and its military forces to meet European Union and NATO...

    Ukraine’s president signs bill dropping nonaligned status; won’t seek NATO membership yet
    Dec29

    Ukraine’s president signs bill dropping nonaligned status; won’t seek NATO membership yet

    The Ukrainian president has signed a bill dropping his country’s nonaligned status but signaled that he will hold a referendum before seeking NATO membership. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s president signs bill dropping nonaligned status
    Dec29

    Ukraine’s president signs bill dropping nonaligned status

    The Ukrainian president has signed a bill dropping his country’s nonaligned status but signalled that he will hold a referendum before seeking NATO membership. …read more Source: CTV...