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    Putin praises Crimea’s ‘return home’ in New Year address
    Dec31

    Putin praises Crimea’s ‘return home’ in New Year address

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a televised New Year’s address on Wednesday that the “return home” of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula to Moscow’s control would forever remain an important chapter in Russia’s history. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    2015 OSCE Chair Serbia Hopes To Play Positive Role In Ukraine
    Dec31

    2015 OSCE Chair Serbia Hopes To Play Positive Role In Ukraine

    Serbia’s foreign minister says the crisis in Ukraine is “proof of how fragile European security is.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin uses his New Year’s speech to hail Russia’s annexation of Crimea as historic
    Dec31

    Putin uses his New Year’s speech to hail Russia’s annexation of Crimea as historic

    President Vladimir Putin is using his New Year’s speech to hail Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin calls annexation of Crimea a historic landmark
    Dec31

    Putin calls annexation of Crimea a historic landmark

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin is using his New Year’s speech to hail Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula. He said Crimea’s “return home” will “forever remain a landmark in the national history.” His comment in his prepared annual address already has been broadcast in Russia’s far eastern...

    Putin calls annexation of Crimea a historic landmark
    Dec31

    Putin calls annexation of Crimea a historic landmark

    Putin calls annexation of Crimea a historic landmark After Ukraine’s former Russia-friendly president was driven from power, Moscow sent troops to overtake Crimea, home to a Russian naval base. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Putin sends New Year’s note to President Obama
    Dec31

    Putin sends New Year’s note to President Obama

    Russian president notes 70th anniversary of the Allies’ victory over the Nazis as he pushes for relationship based on “equality and mutual respect.” Putin sent out several New Year’s notes, though he did not send one to Ukraine’s leader. …read more Source:...

    Oliver Stone, Patron Saint of Truthiness
    Dec31

    Oliver Stone, Patron Saint of Truthiness

    Oliver Stone says the West doesn’t know the truth about the Ukrainian revolution. But does he know what “truth” even means? …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Putin Sends New Year’s Message To Obama
    Dec31

    Russia’s Putin Sends New Year’s Message To Obama

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in a New Year’s message to U.S. President Barack Obama that Moscow is looking for equality in bilateral relations next year. The Kremlin on Wednesday published several dozen New Year’s messages addressed to heads of states and international organizations such as the Olympic...

    FP’s Situation Report: U.N. efforts to supply aid to Syrians fall short; Putin proves difficult to break; Palestinian statehood bid fails; and much more.
    Dec31

    FP’s Situation Report: U.N. efforts to supply aid to Syrians fall short; Putin proves difficult to break; Palestinian statehood bid fails; and much more.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat U.N. efforts to supply aid to Syrians in rebel-held areas fall woefully short. The United Nations promised it would deliver much needed food to two million people trapped in areas along Syria’s border. Fears of angering President Bashar al-Assad have resulted in major delays. Six months later, the number...

    Putin Sends New Year’s Message to Obama
    Dec31

    Putin Sends New Year’s Message to Obama

    MOSCOW— Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in a New Year’s message to U.S. President Barack Obama that Moscow is looking for equality in bilateral relations next year. The Kremlin on Wednesday published several dozen New Year’s messages addressed to heads of states and international organizations such as the Olympic Committee...