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    Moldova Elections: Partial Results Show Pro-Europe Parties Leading Pro-Russian Rivals
    Dec01

    Moldova Elections: Partial Results Show Pro-Europe Parties Leading Pro-Russian Rivals

    Partial results from Moldova’s parliamentary election show that the parties that want to move closer to Europe have a narrow lead over those that want stronger ties with Russia. The ongoing election has taken on greater significance in Moldova as the landlocked Eastern European country, like neighboring Ukraine, has an active pro-Russia...

    War-hit Ukraine schools turns to Web for education
    Dec01

    War-hit Ukraine schools turns to Web for education

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Like most children his age, Denis Akimov spends hours daily on his computer surfing the Internet. It isn’t just for fun…. …read more Source: Associated...

    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...

    Children in war-hit eastern Ukraine turn to Internet for education
    Dec01

    Children in war-hit eastern Ukraine turn to Internet for education

    Like most children his age, Denis Akimov spends hours daily on his computer surfing the Internet. …read more Source: FOX...

    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...

    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...