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    Belarus President Offers Support to Ukraine
    Dec22

    Belarus President Offers Support to Ukraine

    Belarus’ authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko arrived in Kyiv Sunday to offer his support as Ukraine struggles with its pro-Russian separatist insurgency and to try to revive stalled peace talks. At a meeting, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko told Lukashenko, “I would like to especially thank you for an absolutely clear position...

    Coming winter is a weapon of war in east Ukraine
    Dec21

    Coming winter is a weapon of war in east Ukraine

    Ukraine says worsening humanitarian crisis will turn civilians against rebels in the east. …read more Source: USA...

    Belarus’ president promises help for Ukraine
    Dec21

    Belarus’ president promises help for Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, right, welcomes Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko during their meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Mykola Lazarenko, Pool) …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Obama: Putin Has Not Outmaneuvered the West
    Dec21

    Obama: Putin Has Not Outmaneuvered the West

    U.S. President Barack Obama says Russia’s economic troubles show Russian President Vladimir Putin has not managed to outmaneuver him or the United States. In an interview televised Sunday in the United States, Obama rejected the notion Putin was a “chessmaster” who outmaneuvered the United States and its Western allies in the...

    Belarus' president promises help for Ukraine
    Dec21

    Belarus' president promises help for Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Belarus’ authoritarian president on Sunday promised to help Ukraine as it struggles through its pro-Russia separatist insurgency and economic hardships.Ukraine’s year of crisis has been unsettling to Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, who has ruled autocratically since 1994, and wants to fend off any protest movement...

    Federal polls show race is tightening but can’t explain the reasons why
    Dec21

    Federal polls show race is tightening but can’t explain the reasons why

    OTTAWA – A spate of public opinion surveys this autumn has prompted the usual end-of-year parsing of political fortunes and chin-stroking prognostications about a federal election that may still be 10 months in the future.Stephen Harper’s Conservatives are up. Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are down. Tom Mulcair’s New Democrats...

    Belarus blocks sites, closes stores to stem currency panic
    Dec21

    Belarus blocks sites, closes stores to stem currency panic

    Minsk (AFP) – Belarus blocked online stores and news websites Sunday, in an apparent attempt to stop a run on banks and shops as people rushed to secure their savings.The Belarussian currency was dragged down by the slide of the Russian ruble last week, leading authorities to impose draconian measures, forbid price increases even for...

    Belarus’ president promises help for Ukraine
    Dec21

    Belarus’ president promises help for Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Belarus’ authoritarian president has promised to help Ukraine as it struggles through its pro-Russia separatist insurgency and economic hardships. …read more Source: U.S....

    Belarus’ president promises help for Ukraine
    Dec21

    Belarus’ president promises help for Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Belarus’ authoritarian president has promised to help Ukraine as it struggles through its pro-Russia separatist insurgency and economic hardships. Ukraine’s year of crisis has been unsettling to Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, who has ruled autocratically since 1994, and wants to fend off any protest movement...

    Belarusian president tells Ukraine’s leader: Just ask for help and we’ll do it
    Dec21

    Belarusian president tells Ukraine’s leader: Just ask for help and we’ll do it

    Belarus’ authoritarian president has promised to help Ukraine as it struggles through its pro-Russia separatist insurgency and economic hardships. …read more Source: FOX...