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    Ukraine gets 150 million euro EU loan to modernize natural gas pipelines
    Dec01

    Ukraine gets 150 million euro EU loan to modernize natural gas pipelines

    Ukraine has secured a 150 million euro ($187 million) loan to modernize its section of the natural gas pipeline used to deliver gas from Russia to Europe. …read more Source: FOX...

    War-hit Ukraine schools turns to Web for education
    Dec01

    War-hit Ukraine schools turns to Web for education

    In early November, a sports field at a high school in Donetsk was hit by shells, killing two teenagers as they were playing soccer. The rebel-held city’s education department says 50 out of the 150 schools in Donetsk have now switched to distance-learning. Andrei Udovenko, head of the Donetsk education department, said school closures have...

    Russian ruble takes a nosedive on low oil prices
    Dec01

    Russian ruble takes a nosedive on low oil prices

    Russia’s ruble hit a new all-time low on Moscow, dropping more than 3 percent as declining oil prices and the conflict in eastern Ukraine are weighing in on the Russian…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russian ruble takes a nosedive on low oil prices
    Dec01

    Russian ruble takes a nosedive on low oil prices

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s ruble hit a new all-time low on Moscow, dropping more than 3 percent as declining oil prices and the conflict in eastern Ukraine are weighing in on the Russian economy. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russian ruble takes a nosedive on low oil prices
    Dec01

    Russian ruble takes a nosedive on low oil prices

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s ruble hit a new all-time low on Moscow, dropping more than 3 percent as declining oil prices and the conflict in eastern Ukraine are weighing in on the Russian economy…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Eastern Europe fights off sanctions ‘chill’
    Dec01

    Eastern Europe fights off sanctions ‘chill’

    Russia sanctions, the Ukraine conflict and the euro zone’s sluggish economic growth have had a “chilling” effect on Central Eastern Europe. …read more Source:...

    Obama dare not utter the word ‘invasion’ and asks his advisers why Ukraine is so important
    Dec01

    Obama dare not utter the word ‘invasion’ and asks his advisers why Ukraine is so important

    Russia denies it has troops in eastern Ukraine while Ukraine itself describes its own military actions there as an “anti-terrorist operation”. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Pope Francis Urges Muslim Leaders to Condemn Violence
    Dec01

    Pope Francis Urges Muslim Leaders to Condemn Violence

    Pope Francis has called on Muslim leaders to condemn violence in order to eliminate the unfortunate stereotype linking Islam with terrorism. The Pontiff made his statement on a flight from Turkey, where he’s spent three days discussing divisions between faiths, reports the BBC. He rejected those who say that “all Muslims are terrorists …...

    Russian ruble takes a nosedive on low oil prices
    Dec01

    Russian ruble takes a nosedive on low oil prices

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s ruble has dropped more than 3 percent, pressured by declining oil prices and the flagging economy. The ruble has been suffering from low oil prices as well as its flagging economy and the pressure of Western sanctions over its role in Ukraine. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Joseph Stalin, the ‘butcher’ of Ukraine
    Dec01

    Joseph Stalin, the ‘butcher’ of Ukraine

    Eight years ago, on Nov. 28, 2006, the Ukrainian Parliament officially designated the famine of 1931-33, which killed 5 to 7 million Ukrainians, during Stalin’s rule, a genocide. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...