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    Pro-EU Parties Ahead In Moldovan Elections
    Dec01

    Pro-EU Parties Ahead In Moldovan Elections

    Nearly complete results from Moldova show that pro-European parties are ahead in parliamentary elections. No party appears to be able to form a government, however, and tough post-election bargaining is expected. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine schools turns to the Internet for education during conflict
    Dec01

    Ukraine schools turns to the Internet for education during conflict

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Like most children his age, Denis Akimov spends hours daily on his computer surfing the Internet. It isn’t just for fun. As schools are forced to limit operations in the conflict-battered eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, educators are turning to the Web to keep their charges learning. It is an ingenious solution, even...

    Dutch transporting wreckage of plane downed in Ukraine to Netherlands
    Dec01

    Dutch transporting wreckage of plane downed in Ukraine to Netherlands

    Dutch authorities say they are loading wreckage recovered from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine onto trucks and transporting it to the Netherlands for investigation. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin in Turkey amid Syria differences
    Dec01

    Putin in Turkey amid Syria differences

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish host, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, were expected to gloss over their striking differences over the crises in Syria and Ukraine during talks on Monday, focusing instead on their countries’ booming economic and trade ties. …read more Source: U.S....

    US businessman jailed in Russia over broken window
    Dec01

    US businessman jailed in Russia over broken window

    MOSCOW (AP) — Last year, he tried to bring NFL superstar Tim Tebow to Moscow to play for his American football team on a $1 million-per-game contract. […] accused of breaking a window, American businessman Mike Zaltsman shares a packed jail cell with drug dealers. Much has changed for the Boston entrepreneur since a dispute over an office...

    In Ukraine’s east, support for the central government in Kiev is dying
    Dec01

    In Ukraine’s east, support for the central government in Kiev is dying

    A year ago, Luda Nesterenko didn’t give much thought to her nationality. With a Ukrainian mother and a Russian father, Nesterenko, like so many in this region of the former Soviet Union, is a mix of two Slavic cultures so close that she hardly felt the need to differentiate between them. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Diaspora activists can’t abandon their kinsmen
    Dec01

    Diaspora activists can’t abandon their kinsmen

    Four international election observers from Buffalo served in the snap Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine on Oct. 26. We worked in Odessa and Kharkiv, less than 30 miles from the porous Russian border, and adjacent to the war-ravaged oblasts of Donetsk… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    NATO Plans Rapid-Response Force for 2015
    Dec01

    NATO Plans Rapid-Response Force for 2015

    BRUSSELS—NATO expects to have an interim rapid-reaction force in place by next year to deal with new security challenges in Europe and elsewhere, the alliance’s secretary-general said Monday. Jens Stoltenberg said the force would be a provisional step until a full-scale unit can be organized in 2016. Stoltenberg said Germany, Norway and the...

    NATO Aims To Have Rapid-Reaction Force By Next Year
    Dec01

    NATO Aims To Have Rapid-Reaction Force By Next Year

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO expects to have an interim rapid-reaction force in place by next year to deal with new security challenges in Europe and elsewhere, the alliance’s secretary-general said Monday. Jens Stoltenberg said the force would be a provisional step until a full-scale unit can be organized in 2016. Stoltenberg said Germany, Norway...

    MH17 wreckage to be reassembled in Netherlands for investigation
    Dec01

    MH17 wreckage to be reassembled in Netherlands for investigation

    Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 recovered from its crash site in eastern Ukraine will be reassembled for an investigation at a military base in the Netherlands, Dutch authorities said on Monday. …read more Source: The Toronto...