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    Why Putin could get ‘cold feet’ over Ukraine
    Dec09

    Why Putin could get ‘cold feet’ over Ukraine

    With Russia hit hard by a slump in the ruble, tumbling oil prices and sanctions, could Vladimir Putin be wondering whether Ukraine was worth it? …read more Source:...

    Canadians to train Ukrainian military police
    Dec09

    Canadians to train Ukrainian military police

    Canada to train Ukrainian military cops as Ottawa seeks closer ties: Nicholson …read more Source:...

    Why An Oil Crash Is Exactly What Obama Needs
    Dec09

    Why An Oil Crash Is Exactly What Obama Needs

    The historic drop in crude oil prices is poised to give a clear boost to President Barack Obama both in the US and abroad. “Even President Barack Obama likely would agree that 2014 has been a tough year for him—and he doubtless would welcome a sign that he will catch a break or two in 2015. Well, here’s one: Low oil prices …....

    US Ambassador: Russian Sanctions Not Linked To Seizure Of Crimea
    Dec09

    US Ambassador: Russian Sanctions Not Linked To Seizure Of Crimea

    The United States ambassador to Ukraine acknowledged on Monday that some sanctions on Russia could be lifted even if it does not relinquish control of Crimea, a peninsula on Ukrainian territory that international observers say was illegally annexed by the Kremlin in March. U.S. Ambassador Geoff Pyatt said the Obama administration’s policy...

    Here Are The FBI’s Most Wanted Cyber Criminals
    Dec08

    Here Are The FBI’s Most Wanted Cyber Criminals

    As cybercrime becomes increasingly damaging, the FBI has kept a list of “Cyber’s Most Wanted.” Comprised of the most damaging cyber criminals in the world, the wanted list includes five officers from China’s People’s Liberation Army and ten individuals for whom the FBI is offering cash rewards. The individuals are...

    U.S. Ambassador: Diplomats, not the Military, Will Solve Ukraine Crisis
    Dec08

    U.S. Ambassador: Diplomats, not the Military, Will Solve Ukraine Crisis

    The U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Monday refused to rule out sending weapons to the Ukrainian army, but insisted that the crisis in Ukraine would be solved with diplomacy, not armies. Speaking at an Atlantic Council event in Washington, Ambassador Geoff Pyatt echoed recent comment made by Deputy National Security Advisor Tony Blinken, who told...

    Human Rights Day Used to Highlight ‘Horrific 2014’
    Dec08

    Human Rights Day Used to Highlight ‘Horrific 2014’

    Wednesday is United Nations’ Human Rights Day. Many observers describe 2014 as a horrific year for human rights violations. War is the major source of abuses around the world – and in the past twelve months, major conflicts have intensified. The Syrian civil war is approaching its 4th year. Hundreds of thousands have been killed and...

    Ukraine to file claims against Russia with International Court of Justice
    Dec08

    Ukraine to file claims against Russia with International Court of Justice

    JC FinleyKIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 8 (UPI) — The Ukrainian government is preparing to file new claims against Russia with the International Court of Justice. …read more Source: United Press...

    UNICEF Declares 2014 a ‘Devastating’ Year for Children
    Dec08

    UNICEF Declares 2014 a ‘Devastating’ Year for Children

    A new report by the United Nations grimly labels 2014 one of the worst years for children on record. The United Nation’s Children’s Fund, or UNICEF, reports that up to 15 million children have been exposed to violence in Central African Republic, Iraq, South Sudan, the Palestinian territories, Syria and Ukraine. Across the world, the...

    Here’s The Short List For TIME Person Of The Year
    Dec08

    Here’s The Short List For TIME Person Of The Year

    TIME has revealed the eight people who are still in the running for the magazine’s Person of The Year issue. Here they are: The Ferguson protesters, who demonstrated against the killing of unarmed teen Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson. The caregivers who are fighting the biggest Ebola outbreak in history. Russian President...