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    Ukraine Reaches Another Cease-Fire With Separatists
    Dec03

    Ukraine Reaches Another Cease-Fire With Separatists

    Ukraine reached a cease-fire with pro-Russian separatists today. The agreement, reported by The New York Times, was between the Ukrainian military and the Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR.) It begins on Friday, with the removal of heavy weaponry starting on Saturday. A similar cease-fire was signed on September 5 but has since dissolved, with...

    Is Moldova the next Crimea? Russia is worried
    Dec03

    Is Moldova the next Crimea? Russia is worried

    A top Russian policymaker issued a warning to Moldova as election results showed pro-EU parties were edging toward victory. …read more Source:...

    NATO alliance approves quick reaction against Russia
    Dec03

    NATO alliance approves quick reaction against Russia

    The 28 member countries will improve defences against Russia’s aggression and other threats, a decision largely spurred by the country’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine Crisis: Parliament Forms New Government With Three Foreign Nationals At Key Posts
    Dec03

    Ukraine Crisis: Parliament Forms New Government With Three Foreign Nationals At Key Posts

    Ukraine’s parliament approved a new government Tuesday expected to push for closer ties with Western Europe and away from Russia. The government is led by Arseny Yatsenyuk, who has been prime minister since February. All ministerial candidates were nominated by President Petro Poroshenko and approved by parliament. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine moves forward with government formation
    Dec03

    Ukraine moves forward with government formation

    JC FinleyKIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 2 (UPI) — Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada voted Tuesday evening to approve the appointment of cabinet ministers put forth by the majority coalition. …read more Source: United Press...

    NATO to form rapid-response force amid continued tensions in Ukraine, Middle East
    Dec02

    NATO to form rapid-response force amid continued tensions in Ukraine, Middle East

    BRUSSELS — NATO officials said Tuesday that they will form an interim military force equipped to deploy quickly if the conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East spill across borders. The spearhead force, formally known as the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force, will use 3,000 to 4,000 troops from Germany, Norway and the Netherlands. It is...

    Legislators Gone Wild
    Dec02

    Legislators Gone Wild

    Think Democrats and Republicans fight too much? Watch lawmakers settle scores in Ukraine, Turkey, Japan and elsewhere. …read more Source: U.S....

    Change of Leadership in Crimea Means Property Grab
    Dec02

    Change of Leadership in Crimea Means Property Grab

    YALTA, Crimea—One day in October, a dozen armed men in masks drove up to the gates of Yalta Film Studios. They weren’t actors, and this was no make-believe. It was a hostile takeover. “They forced all the employees onto the ground, sealed off the premises and halted the work of the studio,” said owner Sergei Arshinov. The studio, nestled in...

    Stranded ship crew members headed home
    Dec02

    Stranded ship crew members headed home

    ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Union leaders say a cargo ship stranded at the port of Argentia in Newfoundland since Aug. 4 has been sold to new owners.A statement from the Fish, Food and Allied Workers-Unifor union says eight Ukrainian and three Russian crew members on board the Jana have been paid.Gerard Bradbury with the International...

    Ukraine Goes Abroad for Government Ministers
    Dec02

    Ukraine Goes Abroad for Government Ministers

    Ukraine’s parliament appointed a pro-Western government that includes a U.S.-born finance minister to take on the job of staving off financial collapse and ending the armed conflict in the east. …read more Source: The Wall Street...