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    Ukraine: Truce observed, gas deliveries renewed
    Dec09

    Ukraine: Truce observed, gas deliveries renewed

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 9 (UPI) — Military forces in eastern Ukraine adhered to a one-day truce Tuesday, as Russia resumed shipments of gas and plans to resume peace talks are underway. …read more Source: United Press...

    The International Fight to Conquer Kleptocracy and Corruption
    Dec09

    The International Fight to Conquer Kleptocracy and Corruption

    Fighting corruption is a global imperative. Today, on International Anti-Corruption Day, it is more important than ever that the international community re-affirm its collective commitment to preventing and eradicating public corruption. The United Nations estimates that the annual cost of corruption is approximately $2.6 trillion, with over $1...

    Ukraine’s ‘day of silence’ a new effort a permanent truce
    Dec09

    Ukraine’s ‘day of silence’ a new effort a permanent truce

    The seven-month long conflict has left more than 4,300 people dead and displaced hundreds of thousands. …read more Source: Toronto...

    FP’s Situation Report, presented by the UAE Embassy: U.S. braces for torture report release; Critics allege Obama’s Iran strategy is failing; U.S. general warns of potential disaster in Afghanistan; and much more.
    Dec09

    FP’s Situation Report, presented by the UAE Embassy: U.S. braces for torture report release; Critics allege Obama’s Iran strategy is failing; U.S. general warns of potential disaster in Afghanistan; and much more.

    By David Francis and Sabine Muscat The United States and its military brace for the release of the CIA torture report. Portions of the report expected to be released by the Senate today found post-9/11 enhanced interrogation techniques did not result in better intelligence. Obama administration officials have already warned that its release could...

    Ukraine holds ‘day of silence’ to bolster ceasefire talks with separatists
    Dec09

    Ukraine holds ‘day of silence’ to bolster ceasefire talks with separatists

    Ukraine’s military authorities said they suspended hostilities Tuesday against Russian-backed separatists in the east in line with a truce declared last week. …read more Source: CTV...

    Canada to offer training to Ukraine’s army
    Dec09

    Canada to offer training to Ukraine’s army

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 9 (UPI) — Canada has agreed, outside of NATO, to provide training to sections of the Ukrainian army, which includes sending instructors to Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine holds ‘day of silence’ to bolster cease-fire talks with separatists
    Dec09

    Ukraine holds ‘day of silence’ to bolster cease-fire talks with separatists

    Ukraine’s military authorities said they suspended hostilities Tuesday against Russian-backed separatists in the east in line with a truce declared last week. …read more Source: CTV...

    Battling The Cold At East Ukraine Checkpoint
    Dec09

    Battling The Cold At East Ukraine Checkpoint

    As winter sets in, fighters in eastern Ukraine face a new enemy – the cold. At a pro-government checkpoint north of Mariupol on November 8, soldiers from the Poltava volunteer brigade said they lacked winter uniforms, boots and thermal underwear. (Evhen Solonyna, RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Trucks Carrying MH17 Wreckage Arrive In The Netherlands
    Dec09

    Trucks Carrying MH17 Wreckage Arrive In The Netherlands

    (Reuters) – Trucks carrying wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crossed into the Netherlands overnight where investigators waited to try and rebuild the airliner almost five months after it crashed. The Boeing 777 came down in eastern Ukraine on July 17, killing all 298 people on board, two-thirds of them Dutch. …read more...

    Russian Gas Flows Resume To Ukraine
    Dec09

    Russian Gas Flows Resume To Ukraine

    Maksim Belyavskiy, the head of Ukraine’s gas transportation network Ukrtransgaz, said on December 9 that gas supplies from Russia to his country have resumed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...