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    Protest Group: Putin’s High Approval Ratings Not Real
    Nov21

    Protest Group: Putin’s High Approval Ratings Not Real

    President Vladimir Putin may not be as popular as opinion polls suggest in Russia because the public has only limited access to information and the media is tightly controlled, members of the feminist punk protest band Pussy Riot said. Putin’s approval ratings have soared to more than 80 percent since the start of the crisis in Ukraine and...

    Some 2,200 Polish and British troops hold tactical exercise in Poland
    Nov21

    Some 2,200 Polish and British troops hold tactical exercise in Poland

    Some 2,200 Polish and British troops are taking part in joint tactical training this month that is part of NATO’s reaction to the conflict between Ukraine and Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s Facebook revolution, 1 year later
    Nov21

    Ukraine’s Facebook revolution, 1 year later

    Angered by another high-handed move by an increasingly unpopular government, activist reporter Mustafa Nayyem called for a rally on the country’s most famous square, Maidan Nezalezhnosti — Independence Square. Political party “Power of the People” published a statement arguing that less than half the demands articulated during...

    Ukraine’s Facebook revolution, 1 year later
    Nov21

    Ukraine’s Facebook revolution, 1 year later

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s revolution began with a status update on Facebook. …read more Source: U.S....

    Serbia to revoke Ukrainian billionaire’s passport
    Nov21

    Serbia to revoke Ukrainian billionaire’s passport

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia will revoke the citizenship it granted to Ukrainian businessman Sergei Kurchenko, who is on a European Union sanctions list and wanted in his country on embezzlement charges, officials said Friday. The Belgrade Blic daily said the 29-year-old billionaire media mogul and gas magnate was given a Serbian passport after...

    Ukraine’s Facebook revolution, 1 year later
    Nov21

    Ukraine’s Facebook revolution, 1 year later

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s revolution began with a status update on Facebook…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine’s Facebook revolution: 1 year later, a country struggles with economic crisis and war
    Nov21

    Ukraine’s Facebook revolution: 1 year later, a country struggles with economic crisis and war

    Ukraine’s revolution began with a status update on Facebook. …read more Source: FOX...

    Joe Biden Condemns Russia’s Actions In Ukraine As ‘Unacceptable’
    Nov21

    Joe Biden Condemns Russia’s Actions In Ukraine As ‘Unacceptable’

    By Alessandra Prentice KIEV, Nov 21 (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned Russia’s behavior in Ukraine as “unacceptable” and urged Moscow to abide by a September peace deal and pull military forces out of the country. Addressing himself rhetorically to Russian President Vladimir Putin after holding...

    Biden continues war of words with Russia
    Nov21

    Biden continues war of words with Russia

    Vice President visits Kiev, warns Russia to “respect Ukrainian sovereignty” or face further consequences …read more Source:...

    Support For Hungary’s Ruling Party Falls With Internet Tax Plan
    Nov21

    Support For Hungary’s Ruling Party Falls With Internet Tax Plan

    Support for Hungary’s ruling party has fallen by one-seventh after it announced – and then hastily withdrew – a plan to impose a tax on Internet usage, an opinion poll showed on Friday. Pollster Ipsos said support for Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s Fidesz party had fallen to 30 percent in its latest poll from 35 percent in...