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    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...

    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...

    Gorbachev To Discuss Merkel’s Views With Putin
    Nov21

    Gorbachev To Discuss Merkel’s Views With Putin

    Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev says he will relay a conversation he had with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Palace Of Ousted Ukrainian President Yanukovych Is Now A Museum
    Nov21

    Palace Of Ousted Ukrainian President Yanukovych Is Now A Museum

    As crowds of Ukrainian protesters seized control of the public spaces and government buildings in Kiev this past February, embattled former President Viktor Yanukovych made a hasty moonlight escape from his opulent palace. He left behind an absurd treasure trove on the 340 acre estate — from exotic animals to a fleet of luxury cars —...

    Serbia to revoke citizenship granted to EU blacklisted Ukrainian media mogul and gas magnate
    Nov21

    Serbia to revoke citizenship granted to EU blacklisted Ukrainian media mogul and gas magnate

    Serbia says it will revoke its citizenship granted to Ukrainian businessman Sergei Kurchenko, sanctioned by the European Union and wanted in his country on embezzlement charges. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian political parties sign coalition agreement
    Nov21

    Ukrainian political parties sign coalition agreement

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 21 (UPI) — Five Ukrainian political parties, elected to Parliament in Oct. 26 elections, announced agreement on a pro-Western coalition government Friday. …read more Source: United Press...

    NATO Scrambles Jets 400 Times in 2014 as Russian Air Activity Jumps
    Nov21

    NATO Scrambles Jets 400 Times in 2014 as Russian Air Activity Jumps

    By David Mardiste and Jonathan Saul AMARI Estonia/LONDON (Reuters) – NATO warplanes have had to scramble 400 times this year in response to an increase in Russian air activity around Europe not seen since the Cold War, the alliance’s chief said on Thursday. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members have sought to fill gaps in the...

    Ukrainian Pilot Held In Russia To Represent Parliament In PACE
    Nov21

    Ukrainian Pilot Held In Russia To Represent Parliament In PACE

    Ukrainian politician Yulia Tymoshenko says Nadiya Savchenko, an air force pilot who is in Russian custody, will represent her country’s parliament in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Biden Wants Russia to Uphold East Ukraine Truce
    Nov21

    Biden Wants Russia to Uphold East Ukraine Truce

    In visit to Ukraine, vice president tells Russia to stay down. …read more Source: U.S....

    Poles Run To Kyiv’s Maidan From Warsaw
    Nov21

    Poles Run To Kyiv’s Maidan From Warsaw

    A group arrived in Kyiv on foot after a 400-mile (nearly 700 kilometer) run from Warsaw to mark the first anniversary of Ukraine’s Maidan protest movement. Ukrainians welcomed the 28 Polish journalists, activists, and others as they jogged into Kyiv’s Independence Square. During the long journey, several teams took turns running while...