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    Filmmaker Stone Accuses U.S. Of Instigating Ukraine Crisis
    Dec31

    Filmmaker Stone Accuses U.S. Of Instigating Ukraine Crisis

    U.S. filmmaker Oliver Stone, who is working on a documentary film about recent events in Ukraine, says he believes the February 20 shootings in Kyiv that left dozens dead and injured were carried out by “foreign elements.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Critics Omitted From Putin’s New Year’s Greetings
    Dec31

    Russia Critics Omitted From Putin’s New Year’s Greetings

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued his New Year’s greetings to fellow world leaders and dignitaries, but Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is not among the dozens of recipients. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    AirAsia Victim With Life Jacket Raises New Questions
    Dec31

    AirAsia Victim With Life Jacket Raises New Questions

    A body recovered on Wednesday from the crashed AirAsia plane was wearing a life jacket, an Indonesian search and rescue official said, raising new questions about how the disaster unfolded. Rescuers believe they have found the plane on the ocean floor off Borneo, after sonar detected a large, dark object beneath waters near where debris and...

    Putin seeks equality, respect in bilateral relations with U.S.
    Dec31

    Putin seeks equality, respect in bilateral relations with U.S.

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in a New Year’s message to U.S. President Barack Obama that Moscow is looking for equality in bilateral relations next year. The Kremlin on Wednesday published several dozen New Year’s messages addressed to heads of states and international organizations such as the Olympic Committee...

    Events That Shaped a Turbulent 2014
    Dec31

    Events That Shaped a Turbulent 2014

    From the rise of Islamic State to the Republicans’ sweep of the midterm elections, the past year brought a number of game-changing news developments. Among them were the Ebola outbreak, the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., the Ukraine crisis and the drop in oil prices. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Putin sends New Year’s message to Obama
    Dec31

    Putin sends New Year’s message to Obama

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in a New Year’s message to U.S. President Barack Obama that Moscow is looking for equality in bilateral relations next year. The Kremlin on Wednesday published several dozen New Year’s messages addressed to heads of states and international organizations such as the Olympic...

    Bad weather hindering recovery efforts from AirAsia crash
    Dec31

    Bad weather hindering recovery efforts from AirAsia crash

    WATCH: Wreckage of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 spotted SURABAYA, Indonesia – Bad weather hindered efforts to recover victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 Wednesday, and sent wreckage drifting far from the crash site, as grieving relatives “surrounded in darkness” gathered in an airport and prayed for the strength to move forward. The massive hunt for 162...

    Missing AirAsia Plane: Bad Weather Hobbles Efforts To Recover Victims Of Flight 8501
    Dec31

    Missing AirAsia Plane: Bad Weather Hobbles Efforts To Recover Victims Of Flight 8501

    SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — Bad weather hindered efforts to recover victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 Wednesday, and sent wreckage drifting far from the crash site, as grieving relatives “surrounded in darkness” gathered in an airport and prayed for the strength to move forward.The massive hunt for 162 people who vanished Sunday aboard...

    Russia: Ukraine deal to buy US nuke fuel a safety risk
    Dec31

    Russia: Ukraine deal to buy US nuke fuel a safety risk

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry accused Ukraine of endangering public safety in Europe with its decision to buy nuclear fuel for its Soviet-built nuclear plants from a U.S. supplier, saying Ukrainian leaders…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Sanctions Intensify Russia’s Free Fall Into Economic Crisis
    Dec31

    Sanctions Intensify Russia’s Free Fall Into Economic Crisis

    The Russian economy took a big hit in 2014. The U.S. and other countries imposed economic sanctions after Russia annexed Crimea, but it was falling oil prices that really hurt the country.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...