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    U.S. should look at giving weapons to Ukraine – top U.S. official
    Nov20

    U.S. should look at giving weapons to Ukraine – top U.S. official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama’s choice to fill the number two spot at the State Department, Anthony Blinken, spoke favourably on Wednesday about the possibility of providing weapons to Ukraine, which is grappling with pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The...

    World › Putin receives new U.S. ambassador with demand not to interfere
    Nov20

    World › Putin receives new U.S. ambassador with demand not to interfere

    The new U.S. ambassador to Russia presented his credentials to President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in a ceremony at the Kremlin that politely hinted at the challenges the career diplomat will face in Moscow. With Washington and Moscow locked in their worst confrontation since the Cold War over the Ukraine… …read more Source: Japan...

    Russia sees recession if oil declines to US$60 a barrel
    Nov20

    Russia sees recession if oil declines to US$60 a barrel

    RUSSIA’S economy will sink into a recession next year if the price of oil slumps to US$60 a barrel and the United States and its allies tighten sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said. …read more Source: The Business...

    Russia urges Ukraine not to join NATO
    Nov19

    Russia urges Ukraine not to join NATO

    Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Russia had long proposed a legally binding agreement that would honour the principles of “indivisibility of security” but the West had shot down the idea. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin says US will never ‘subdue’ Russia
    Nov19

    Putin says US will never ‘subdue’ Russia

    The United States wants to subdue Moscow, but will never succeed, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday. “They do not want to humiliate us, they want to subdue us, solve their problems at our expense,” Putin said at the end of a four-hour meeting with his core support group, the People’s Front. “No one in history ever managed to...

    Senior German politician under fire for plea to recognise Russian Crimea
    Nov19

    Senior German politician under fire for plea to recognise Russian Crimea

    BERLIN (Reuters) – A senior German politician drew criticism on Wednesday for suggesting the West should recognise Russia’s annexation of Crimea to save face for President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: The...

    British embassy issues handy guide on how to spot a Russian tank in Ukraine
    Nov19

    British embassy issues handy guide on how to spot a Russian tank in Ukraine

    November 19, 2014 11:05 PMKIEV (AFP) – Britain’s embassy in Kiev risked provoking fresh Russian ire Wednesday by posting a diagram on Twitter “to help the Kremlin spot its tanks” in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Berlin and Moscow still differ widely on Ukraine – Steinmeier
    Nov19

    Berlin and Moscow still differ widely on Ukraine – Steinmeier

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany and Russia have widely diverging views on the conflict in Ukraine which is a long way from reaching a solution, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Wednesday, a day after meeting President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rebel leader challenges president to duel
    Nov19

    Ukraine rebel leader challenges president to duel

    A rebel leader in east Ukraine today challenged President Petro Poroshenko to a duel, claiming it could bring peace to the war-torn region. Igor Plotnitsky, the 50-year-old leader of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic, wrote an open letter to Poroshenko suggesting the whole nation could even watch the duel on live TV. “Each...

    Ukraine bans Dutch, German, British poultry imports due to bird flu
    Nov19

    Ukraine bans Dutch, German, British poultry imports due to bird flu

    November 19, 2014 10:02 PMKIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has banned imports of all live birds and bird products from the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Germany due to bird flu cases in those countries, Ukraine’s state veterinary inspectorate said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The Straits...

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