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    Russia Detains Suspects After Lenin Monument Painted Ukrainian Colors
    Dec15

    Russia Detains Suspects After Lenin Monument Painted Ukrainian Colors

    Authorities in Novosibirsk say suspects accused of painting the colors of the Ukrainian flag on a monument to Lenin in the Russian city have been detained. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Death toll in eastern Ukraine rises to 4,707 despite ceasefire
    Dec15

    Death toll in eastern Ukraine rises to 4,707 despite ceasefire

    The UN human rights office says at least 4,707 people have been killed and 10,322 wounded in the conflict-affected areas of eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Poet Yevtushenko Hospitalized in Russia After Fall
    Dec15

    Poet Yevtushenko Hospitalized in Russia After Fall

    Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, who achieved a rock-star level of fame during the Soviet era, was hospitalized on December 14 after a fall during a visit to the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow Shifts To Tougher Economic Relationship With Ukraine: PM
    Dec15

    Moscow Shifts To Tougher Economic Relationship With Ukraine: PM

    (Reuters) – Moving closer to the European Union offers no panacea for Ukraine’s financial problems and will mean big losses in economic ties with Moscow, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an article published on Monday. He said Moscow had for many years provided generous terms in deals with Kiev which had helped build up...

    EU ministers discussing how to freeze Syrian fighting; Ukraine also on agenda
    Dec15

    EU ministers discussing how to freeze Syrian fighting; Ukraine also on agenda

    European Union foreign ministers are discussing how they can help implement a U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    Malaysia Airlines shares suspended as part of rescue plan
    Dec15

    Malaysia Airlines shares suspended as part of rescue plan

    Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Malaysia Airlines suspended its shares from the country’s stock exchange Monday under a government rescue plan for the flag carrier which is fighting for survival after losing two planes this year.The airline, whose already loss-making operations took a further beating after the two tragedies, said in a notice to...

    Russian War Plane Flights: Sweden Says Military Jet Almost Hit Passenger Plane
    Dec15

    Russian War Plane Flights: Sweden Says Military Jet Almost Hit Passenger Plane

    The Swedish military has said that a Russian military intelligence plane almost hit a commercial passenger plane just south of Sweden on Friday. The Swedish air force chief, Maj. Gen. Micael Byden, said the incident took place in international airspace. Fighter jets were sent out immediately to identify the plane, and he added that the Russian...

    Russian arms sales soar on domestic spending
    Dec15

    Russian arms sales soar on domestic spending

    Stockholm (AFP) – Sales by Russian arms manufacturers continue to expand thanks to Moscow’s investments despite a downturn in global defence spending, a Stockholm-based think-tank said Monday.”The remarkable increases in Russian companies’ arms sales in both 2012 and 2013 are in large part due to uninterrupted investments...

    Paris, Berlin Call On Kyiv To Press Ahead With Reforms
    Dec15

    Paris, Berlin Call On Kyiv To Press Ahead With Reforms

    French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have called on Ukraine to press ahead with economic reforms. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Frack the EU! Washington’s Frozen War Against Russia
    Dec14

    Frack the EU! Washington’s Frozen War Against Russia

    Photo by Pete Souza For over a year, the United States has played out a scenario designed to (1) reassert U.S. control over Europe by blocking E.U. trade with Russia, (2) bankrupt Russia, and (3) get rid of Vladimir Putin and replace him with an American puppet, like the late drunk, Boris Yeltsin. The past few days have made crystal clear the...