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    Russia warns of recession next year
    Dec02

    Russia warns of recession next year

    The forecast released by the economic development ministry on Tuesday was the first acknowledgement that the Russian economy will contract in 2015. Russia’s economy has been battered by low oil prices, the backbone of its budget and Western sanctions over its role in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine Conflict: Government Troops, Russian-Backed Rebels Agree To New Cease-Fire
    Dec02

    Ukraine Conflict: Government Troops, Russian-Backed Rebels Agree To New Cease-Fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — International monitors in eastern Ukraine say government troops and Russian-backed separatist forces in the Luhansk region have agreed on a new cease-fire. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said in a statement late Monday that hostilities will cease Friday along the line of contact between the warring...

    Change of leadership in Crimea means property grab
    Dec02

    Change of leadership in Crimea means property grab

    YALTA, Crimea (AP) — One day in October, a dozen armed men in masks drove up to the gates of Yalta Film Studios. They weren’t actors, and this was no make-believe. It was a hostile takeover…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine Protestors Demand Justice For Maidan Victims
    Dec02

    Ukraine Protestors Demand Justice For Maidan Victims

    Protestors gathered in central Kyiv to demand justice for people beaten up or killed by security forces during demonstrations against ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. The protest, on December 1, played news reports from the time of the revolution over loud speakers. Protestors said no-one had been punished for the violence....

    Ukraine government, rebels agree on new cease-fire
    Dec02

    Ukraine government, rebels agree on new cease-fire

    International monitors in eastern Ukraine say government troops and Russian-backed separatist forces in the Luhansk region have agreed on a new cease-fire. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Change of leadership in Crimea means property grab
    Dec02

    Change of leadership in Crimea means property grab

    YALTA, Crimea (AP) — One day in October, a dozen armed men in masks drove up to the gates of Yalta Film Studios. […] an Associated Press investigation throughout this peninsula the size of Massachusetts found many instances of less noble practices: legal owners strong-armed off their premises; buildings, farms and other prime real estate...

    In Crimea now under Russia, change of leaders, nationhood means large-scale grab for property
    Dec02

    In Crimea now under Russia, change of leaders, nationhood means large-scale grab for property

    One day in October, a dozen armed men in masks drove up to the gates of Yalta Film Studios. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine agrees on new cease-fire with separatist rebels in the east
    Dec02

    Ukraine agrees on new cease-fire with separatist rebels in the east

    KIEV, Ukraine – International monitors in eastern Ukraine say government troops and Russian-backed separatist forces in the Luhansk region have agreed on a new cease-fire. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said in a statement late Monday that hostilities will cease Friday along the line of contact between the warring sides....

    Ukraine government, rebels agree on new cease-fire
    Dec02

    Ukraine government, rebels agree on new cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — International monitors in eastern Ukraine say government troops and Russian-backed separatist forces in the Luhansk region have agreed on a new cease-fire. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine agrees on new cease-fire with separatist rebels in the east
    Dec02

    Ukraine agrees on new cease-fire with separatist rebels in the east

    International monitors in eastern Ukraine say government troops and Russian-backed separatist forces in the Luhansk region have agreed on a new cease-fire. …read more Source: FOX...