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    MH17 wreckage heads to Netherlands
    Dec08

    MH17 wreckage heads to Netherlands

    Wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 downed over Ukraine makes its way to the Netherlands for examination by investigators. Rough cut (no reporter narration) Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Fighting for Equal Opportunity in Germany
    Dec08

    Fighting for Equal Opportunity in Germany

    Revolutions elevate a new and unexpected group of people to power. In East-Central Europe in 1990, an electrician became the president of Poland, a playwright the president of Czechoslovakia, and a philosopher the president of Bulgaria. After this brief period of the world turned upside down, the professional politicians took over again (or in...

    In Ukraine, citizens feeling war’s toll on economy
    Dec08

    In Ukraine, citizens feeling war’s toll on economy

    Galina Artemyuk doesn’t bother with gloves even though the mercury never rises above freezing this time of year and her wind-chapped hands are as red as boiled lobsters. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    FP’s Situation Report, presented by the UAE Embassy: U.S. accuses Iran of breaching nuclear sanctions; Drone strikes and a prisoner return help thaw U.S.-Pakistan ties; Israel conducts airstrikes in Syria; and much more.
    Dec08

    FP’s Situation Report, presented by the UAE Embassy: U.S. accuses Iran of breaching nuclear sanctions; Drone strikes and a prisoner return help thaw U.S.-Pakistan ties; Israel conducts airstrikes in Syria; and much more.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The United States accuses Iran of secretly breaching U.N. nuclear sanctions. As Secretary of State John Kerry hints that a nuclear deal with Iran could be done in a matter of months, Washington has evidence that Tehran is trying to buy new equipment for a key nuclear facility. But the White House isn’t...

    Ukraine Expects Russian Gas Supplies To Resume On December 8
    Dec08

    Ukraine Expects Russian Gas Supplies To Resume On December 8

    Ukraine’s energy minister has said Kyiv expects Russia to resume supplies of gas from December 8. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rage Comes to Russia
    Dec08

    Rage Comes to Russia

    Why Moscow Should Worry about Terrorism December 7, 2014 …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine ceasefire may take hold soon
    Dec08

    Ukraine ceasefire may take hold soon

    French President Hollande said after an impromptu visit to Russia for crisis talks on Saturday that a ceasefire could take hold in Ukraine soon. …read more Source:...

    Merkel: Russia Meddling With Countries’ EU Aspirations
    Dec08

    Merkel: Russia Meddling With Countries’ EU Aspirations

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is bitterly accusing Russia of trying to meddle with the desires of eastern European countries to pursue a path of integration with the European Union. Merkel told Germany’s Die Welt newspaper that Russia has created difficulties for Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine after they made ‘sovereign decisions’ to...

    Ballet Stars Dance At Bolchoi For Ukraine
    Dec07

    Ballet Stars Dance At Bolchoi For Ukraine

    A dozen ballet stars have participated in a gala at Moscow’s iconic Bolshoi Theater in support of young dancers in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Economy Has Shrunk So Much It’s Now Only As Small As Spain
    Dec07

    Russia’s Economy Has Shrunk So Much It’s Now Only As Small As Spain

    The decline in the price of oil, Western economic sanctions against the nation following its invasion of Ukraine, and the collapse of the Russian rouble that resulted, has decimated Russia’s economy. Now Russian GDP has shrunk so much it is no longer the world’s eighth largest economic power, according to The Telegraph. Instead,...