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    PRESENTING: Art Cashin’s Annual Christmas Poem Featuring The Fed, Putin, Oil, And Kim Kardashian
    Dec23

    PRESENTING: Art Cashin’s Annual Christmas Poem Featuring The Fed, Putin, Oil, And Kim Kardashian

    Legendary New York Stock Exchange floor trader and director of floor operations for UBS Art Cashin has sent out his annual Wall Street Christmas poem. This year he wove in some of the financial and political highlight of 2014: Wall Street waiting for the Fed rate hikes, Putin’s annexation of Crimea, and the oil plunge… But he also...

    Is Ukraine Joining NATO? Kiev Closer To Military Alliance After Abandoning ‘Non-Aligned’ Status
    Dec23

    Is Ukraine Joining NATO? Kiev Closer To Military Alliance After Abandoning ‘Non-Aligned’ Status

    Ukraine is closer to joining NATO after the Eastern European nation’s parliament voted Tuesday to end the country’s neutral status toward military alliances. Russia called the move “an unfriendly step toward us.” …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukrainian Parliament Angers Russia By Scrapping ‘Non-Aligned’ Status
    Dec23

    Ukrainian Parliament Angers Russia By Scrapping ‘Non-Aligned’ Status

    KIEV, Dec 23 (Reuters) – The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday renounced Ukraine’s “non-aligned” status with the aim of eventually joining NATO, angering Moscow which views the Western alliance’s eastward expansion as a threat to its own security Kiev first announced its intention of seeking the protection of NATO...

    Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian
    Dec23

    Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — In eastern Ukraine, where the country’s pro-Russian insurgency has claimed thousands of lives, the region’s top university is a major victim of the bitterness and rifts the fighting has caused. The conflict has not only split the university in half and forced many students and professors … …read...

    Ukraine votes to take step toward NATO, immediately angering Russia
    Dec23

    Ukraine votes to take step toward NATO, immediately angering Russia

    MOSCOW –In a sign of Ukraine’s hardening attitude toward Russia, Ukrainian lawmakers on Tuesday voted to remove a legal barrier to joining the NATO defense alliance. The move swiftly provoked an angry response from Russia, even though NATO itself shows few signs of accepting Ukraine as a member any time soon. But this year’s bloody...

    Ukraine Votes To Abandon Neutrality, Set Sights On NATO
    Dec23

    Ukraine Votes To Abandon Neutrality, Set Sights On NATO

    Ukraine’s parliament has voted to abandon the country’s neutral “non-bloc” status and set a course for NATO membership, a move immediately denounced by Russia as “unfriendly.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine moves toward NATO membership, away from Russia
    Dec23

    Ukraine moves toward NATO membership, away from Russia

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 23 (UPI) — Ukraine’s Parliament voted Tuesday to abolish its neutral, non-aligned status and direct its attention to future NATO membership. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine Angers Russia by Ending ‘Nonaligned’ Status
    Dec23

    Ukraine Angers Russia by Ending ‘Nonaligned’ Status

    Ukraine ended its status as a nonaligned nation, reopening aspirations to join NATO and drawing a quick rebuke from Moscow, which has accused the West of bringing hostile forces to its borders. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine abandons nonaligned status
    Dec23

    Ukraine abandons nonaligned status

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday voted to abandon the country’s nonaligned status, a move that could be a step toward seeking membership in NATO. …read more Source: U.S....

    Media Watchdog Says International Journalist Deaths Soared In 2014
    Dec23

    Media Watchdog Says International Journalist Deaths Soared In 2014

    The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) says at least 60 journalists have been killed in 2014 in connection with their work. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...