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    Poroshenko: Ukraine Is a New, Changing Country
    Dec17

    Poroshenko: Ukraine Is a New, Changing Country

    WARSAW, Poland—Ukraine’s president on Wednesday urged Poland’s politicians and business people to intensify ties with his country as it conducts reforms to follow European standards. At the start of a two-day visit to Poland, President Petro Poroshenko held talks with Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski and Prime Minister Ewa...

    Ukraine’s President: Peace Talks Could Resume Dec. 21
    Dec17

    Ukraine’s President: Peace Talks Could Resume Dec. 21

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko says his government could resume peace talks with Russian-backed separatists and Russia’s government Sunday in Minsk. Poroshenko told reporters in Warsaw members of the so-called “contact group,” made up of representatives of the Ukrainian and Russian governments, the separatists in...

    Russian Sailors Finish Training at French Port, but Will Leave Without Warship
    Dec17

    Russian Sailors Finish Training at French Port, but Will Leave Without Warship

    Amid tensions over Ukraine, France continues to delay the delivery of a Mistral-class warship, one of two ordered by Russia and built in the French port city of Saint-Nazaire. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russians Feel a Tempest Brewing
    Dec17

    Russians Feel a Tempest Brewing

    MOSCOW — Moscow is already packed with snow and the usual holiday traffic jams, but the mood every evening in the metro is far from festive. Anyone who rides the outlying radial metro lines will encounter ample cause for conflict on an almost daily basis. Every metro system in the world is plagued with an aggressive drunk or drug addict now...

    These 5 Billionaires Lost The Most Money This Year
    Dec17

    These 5 Billionaires Lost The Most Money This Year

    Wealth-X just announced its list of the biggest losers this year, proving that even the wealthiest hit rough patches. Russian gas mogul Leonid Mikhelson lost the most, with over 40% of his fortune slipping away between Russia’s struggling economy and weak oil prices. Here are the billionaires who lost the most in 2014: 1. Leonid Mikhelson...

    Poroshenko Sets Course For ‘Euro-Atlantic’ Security Integration
    Dec17

    Poroshenko Sets Course For ‘Euro-Atlantic’ Security Integration

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on December 17 that he will soon ask parliament to abandon the country’s neutral “nonbloc” status, and suggested he would steer the country closer to NATO. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vladimir Putin: Stoi!
    Dec17

    Vladimir Putin: Stoi!

    What do you do when the ruble is in free fall, and your panicky population is buying up consumer goods and foreign currency? If you are President Vladimir Putin, you get a facial, a manicure, a make-up artist and make a jingoistic video ahead of your Thursday press conference: The ruble has sold off like gangbusters and it is now down 45% since...

    Russian Ruble Crisis: Russian Journalists Split Along Ideological Lines With Economic Outlooks
    Dec17

    Russian Ruble Crisis: Russian Journalists Split Along Ideological Lines With Economic Outlooks

    As the Russian ruble continues to fall and the Central Bank of Russia takes measures to counter an all-out collapse, media outlets in the country, many of which are state-owned or highly critical of President Vladimir Putin’s government, are fanning the pro-Kremlin or anti-Kremlin flames. The Moscow Times, seized on a trend among Twitter...

    When it Comes to Foreign Policy, Is Jeb Bush His Brother’s Keeper?
    Dec17

    When it Comes to Foreign Policy, Is Jeb Bush His Brother’s Keeper?

    Jeb Bush knows exactly what to say about President Barack Obama, who he derides as weak when it comes to the Islamic State, naive when it comes to Vladimir Putin, and incompetent when it comes to Ebola. Figuring out what to say about Obama’s predecessor, Bush’s older brother George, will be a lot more complicated. Surprising virtually...

    Ukraine’s president urges more political, economic ties with his changing country
    Dec17

    Ukraine’s president urges more political, economic ties with his changing country

    Ukraine’s president has urged Poland’s politicians and business people to intensify ties with his country as it reforms to follow European standards. …read more Source: FOX...