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    A comment on Ukraine
    Dec11

    A comment on Ukraine

    Photo by Yevgen Nasadyuk James Petras distinguishes himself by rejecting the wrong-headed theories on the political left that the driving force of events in Ukraine is a ‘Russian aggression’ or a struggle by ‘two imperialisms’ for control of the country. He calls it as it is–we’re seeing a continuation of NATO’s historic...

    Sanctions-hit Putin visits India to boost energy, trade ties
    Dec11

    Sanctions-hit Putin visits India to boost energy, trade ties

    New Delhi (AFP) – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will hold talks Thursday with India’s new prime minister as his sanctions-hit country seeks to strengthen energy, defence and strategic ties in Asia.Putin will be looking to advance nuclear power, oil and natural gas and even diamond deals with longstanding ally India on his...

    Ukraine’s president urges Russia to withdraw troops, close border
    Dec11

    Ukraine’s president urges Russia to withdraw troops, close border

    Australia has pledged its support for Ukraine during a visit by the nation’s president and urged Russia to honor a little-respected cease-fire agreement signed in September. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine urges Russia to remove troops
    Dec11

    Ukraine urges Russia to remove troops

    Australia pledged its support for Ukraine during a visit by the nation’s president on Thursday, with Australia’s prime minister calling for an end to the bloody conflict in Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s leader urging Russia to withdraw. …read more Source: FOX...

    Poroshenko Tells Russia To Pull Out
    Dec11

    Poroshenko Tells Russia To Pull Out

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called on Russia to end its support for separatists in the east of his country, including withdrawing any Russian forces on Ukrainian soil. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s president urges Russia to withdraw troops, close border
    Dec11

    Ukraine’s president urges Russia to withdraw troops, close border

    Australia pledged its support for Ukraine during a visit by the nation’s president on Thursday, with Australia’s prime minister calling for an end to the bloody conflict in Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s leader urging Russia to withdraw. …read more Source: CTV...

    U.S. Lawmakers Set to Authorize New Ukraine Financing
    Dec11

    U.S. Lawmakers Set to Authorize New Ukraine Financing

    U.S. lawmakers are heading toward authorizing new aid for Ukraine that could unlock at least $1 billion in new financing for the country as its economic turmoil deepens from its standoff with Russia. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Chelsea’s Mourinho ready to swim with Euro sharks
    Dec11

    Chelsea’s Mourinho ready to swim with Euro sharks

    London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho insists Chelsea will show no fear when they dive into the shark infested waters of the Champions League last 16.Mourinho’s side got back on track with a 3-1 win over Sporting Lisbon in their Group G finale at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday to erase the bitter taste of their first defeat of the season at...

    Russia: Western Integration Not Bosnia’s Only Option
    Dec11

    Russia: Western Integration Not Bosnia’s Only Option

    Russia broke with the West on Wednesday on an initiative to encourage reform in Bosnia with the carrot of European Union membership, saying that integration with the West was not the Balkan country’s only option. Britain and Germany have proposed unlocking EU cash and putting economic measures before political reforms in a bid to raise...

    Croatia Revives Gas Terminal Project
    Dec11

    Croatia Revives Gas Terminal Project

    Spurred by the demise of Russia’s South Stream gas pipeline project, Croatia has revived a decade-old idea of building a liquefied natural gas import terminal at the deepwater oil port of Omisalj on the island of Krk. The idea had foundered primarily because Europe’s demand for gas fell during the global financial crisis, making the...