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    Ex-Ukrainian president testimony postponed
    Nov25

    Ex-Ukrainian president testimony postponed

    Video testimony by Ukraine’s ousted president has been postponed in the trial of five former special forces policemen charged with fatally shooting scores of demonstrators. The shootings in February 2014 … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ex-Ukrainian president testimony postponed
    Nov25

    Ex-Ukrainian president testimony postponed

    MOSCOW (AP) — Video testimony by Ukraine’s ousted president has been postponed in the trial of five former special forces policemen charged with… …read more Source:...

    ‘Death to Jews’ sprayed on Ukraine synagogue
    Nov25

    ‘Death to Jews’ sprayed on Ukraine synagogue

    (JTA) — Unidentified individuals wrote “death to the Jews” on the main synagogue of a city in Ukraine that earlier this month saw the rededication of an earlier Jewish house of worship. The hateful graffiti was discovered last week on the façade of the Central Synagogue in Chernivtsi, a city located 255 miles southwest of Kiev, a leader of the...

    Books, Books, Books
    Nov25

    Books, Books, Books

    When reading for pure pleasure, more often than not I find myself taken by the unexpected, by books that are difficult to categorize. When shopping this holiday season for the reader in your life (all the better if that’s you!) don’t forget to investigate the byways and tributaries of literature published this year, like Tristan...

    War In Europe? Germany, 15 Other Countries To Push For New Arms Control Deal With Russia
    Nov25

    War In Europe? Germany, 15 Other Countries To Push For New Arms Control Deal With Russia

    A senior German official said 16 European countries, led by Germany, joined forces to push for a new arms control agreement with Russia, hoping to prevent an arms race in Europe after heightened tensions over Moscow’s annexation of Crimea and Russian aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: International Business...

    Japan PM: Russian Missile Deployment on Disputed Isles ‘Regrettable’
    Nov25

    Japan PM: Russian Missile Deployment on Disputed Isles ‘Regrettable’

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday Russia’s deployment of missile systems on islands in the western Pacific isles that are also claimed by Tokyo was “regrettable”. His comments came less than a month before Russian President Vladimir Putin is to visit Japan for talks aimed at progress on the decades-old...

    French Presidential Rivals Spar Over Russia, Putin
    Nov25

    French Presidential Rivals Spar Over Russia, Putin

    French conservative presidential hopefuls Francois Fillon and Alain Juppe traded blows over Russia on November 24 in their final debate before a second-round primary, with Juppe criticizing his rival’s perceived bond with the Kremlin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Juncker: EU-Ukraine Visa Deal By Year-End
    Nov25

    Juncker: EU-Ukraine Visa Deal By Year-End

    A final decision on visa liberalization for Ukraine to the EU’s Schengen zone is likely to be made by the end of the year, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said. Speaking at the EU-Ukraine summit in Brussels on Thursday, Juncker said that he was “confident” that a deal would be reached in 2016. European Council...

    Russians seek thawed relations with Canada in Arctic, including North Pole claim
    Nov25

    Russians seek thawed relations with Canada in Arctic, including North Pole claim

    OTTAWA — A Russian politician who laments the decline of his country’s relations with Canada suggested Thursday that his homeland might be willing to play nice in its long-standing dispute over who controls the North Pole. Igor Chernyshenko, a senator from the northern city of Murmansk, said Russia would respect any United Nations decision...

    Juncker: EU-Ukraine Visa Deal By Year-End
    Nov24

    Juncker: EU-Ukraine Visa Deal By Year-End

    A final decision on visa liberalization for Ukraine to the EU’s Schengen zone is likely to be made by the end of the year, according to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...