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    UN Committee Condemns Russian Occupation of Crimea
    Nov16

    UN Committee Condemns Russian Occupation of Crimea

    A United Nations committee approved a draft resolution Tuesday condemning Russia’s occupation of Crimea and reiterating that it does not accept Russian annexation from Ukraine. The measure passed by a vote of 73-23 with 76 abstentions. It is expected to pass in the full U.N. General Assembly next month. The text calls on Russia to uphold...

    Will Russia Go To War With Ukraine Under Trump? President-Elect Hopes To Have Better Relations With Moscow
    Nov16

    Will Russia Go To War With Ukraine Under Trump? President-Elect Hopes To Have Better Relations With Moscow

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s optimism to have better ties with Russia has raised concerns of a greater conflict with Moscow’s rivals. The relationship between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin has given rise to speculation of a war in Ukraine, according to reports. …read more Source: International Business...

    UN Panel Condemns Rights Abuses In Crimea, Calls For Monitoring
    Nov16

    UN Panel Condemns Rights Abuses In Crimea, Calls For Monitoring

    A United Nations panel condemned human rights abuses in Crimea and pressed Russia to allow UN monitors to visit the Ukrainian territory it annexed in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Commission To Propose Pre-Screening In Visa-Free Schengen Zone
    Nov16

    EU Commission To Propose Pre-Screening In Visa-Free Schengen Zone

    The European Commission on November 16 will propose pre-screening for everyone who enters the EU’s Schengen zone from a third country, even if that country’s citizens normally enjoy visa-free travel. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    VIDEO: Fist fight breaks out in Ukrainian parliament over alleged ties to Russia
    Nov16

    VIDEO: Fist fight breaks out in Ukrainian parliament over alleged ties to Russia

    Violence erupted inside Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday after an opposition leader was accused of working for the Kremlin. Ukraine’s relationship with Russia has fraught with complication and controversy since time immemorial. During the Stalin era, many Ukranians hated Russia so intensely that many Ukranians joined the advancing German...

    One in Three in Europe and Central Asia See Corruption as a Great Challenge
    Nov16

    One in Three in Europe and Central Asia See Corruption as a Great Challenge

    BERLIN (AP) — One in three people in Europe and Central Asia see corruption as one of the greatest challenges for their countries, but a similar number fear retaliation if they speak out against it, according to a study released Wednesday by an international corruption watchdog. Transparency International said that within the European Union,...

    From Europe To Central Asia, One-Third Of Citizens See Corruption As Major Problem
    Nov16

    From Europe To Central Asia, One-Third Of Citizens See Corruption As Major Problem

    A new report by Transparency International says that 1 in 3 people living in the region stretching from Europe to Central Asia see corruption as among the biggest problems facing their country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN committee passes resolution on Crimea, condemning Russian occupation
    Nov16

    UN committee passes resolution on Crimea, condemning Russian occupation

    The draft resolution condemning Russia’s “temporary occupation” was approved by a vote of 72-23 with 76 abstentions. …read more Source: Toronto...

    UN committee votes to condemn Russian occupation of Crimea
    Nov16

    UN committee votes to condemn Russian occupation of Crimea

    A key UN committee approved a resolution Tuesday condemning Russia’s “temporary occupation” of Crimea and reaffirming the United Nations’ commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty over the Black Sea peninsula. …read more Source: CTV...

    UN committee votes to condemn Russian occupation of Crimea
    Nov16

    UN committee votes to condemn Russian occupation of Crimea

    A key U.N. committee approved a resolution Tuesday condemning Russia’s “temporary occupation” of Crimea and reaffirming the United Nations’ commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty over the Black Sea peninsula. Russia urged … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...