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    From Shoe Banging to Ukraine, Archives Comb Nikita Khrushchev Past
    Nov29

    From Shoe Banging to Ukraine, Archives Comb Nikita Khrushchev Past

    Why did Moscow hand Crimea to Soviet Ukraine in 1954? Was the “red phone” hotline linking the Kremlin and Washington after the Cuban missile crisis an actual telephone? …read more Source:...

    New battles in E. Ukraine leave 2 dead
    Nov29

    New battles in E. Ukraine leave 2 dead

    Fierce battles between government troops and independence-seeking insurgents raged in eastern Ukraine in the past day, killing at least two people, officials said Friday. …read more Source:...

    Support for curbs on Russia rise
    Nov29

    Support for curbs on Russia rise

    BERLIN (Reuters): The number of Germans supporting European Union economic sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis has risen in the last month and a large majority supports Chancellor Angela Merkel’s toughening stance, a poll on Friday found. The Politbarometer poll for ZDF television found 58 percent back the EU sanctions even if...

    Ruble scrapes new lows as Russia braces for cheap oil
    Nov29

    Ruble scrapes new lows as Russia braces for cheap oil

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Energy-rich Russias currency extended Friday its slide into record low territory and the government lowered its crucial oil price forecast in the wake of OPECs decision to leave its output target unchanged.The ruble shed another 1.6 percent against the dollar and stood near the 49.35 mark in evening trading on the Moscow...

    MH17 remains arrive in Netherlands from Ukraine
    Nov29

    MH17 remains arrive in Netherlands from Ukraine

    EINDHOVEN: Six more coffins carrying body parts of victims from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands from Ukraine on Friday, with nine victims of the July disaster still unidentified. A Dutch Air Force C-130 transport plane arrived at an airfield in the southern city of Eindhoven after leaving Kharkiv in eastern...

    Cut-off pensioners slowly starving in rebel-held Ukraine
    Nov29

    Cut-off pensioners slowly starving in rebel-held Ukraine

    Hundreds of thousands of pensioners in the pro-Russian east of Ukraine have lost their only source of income after the government in Kiev officially cut off rebel-held areas from all financial support, including welfare payments and pensions. …read more Source: Channel...

    Iran and seven-month extension of nuclear talks
    Nov29

    Iran and seven-month extension of nuclear talks

    They didn’t agree, but agreed to continue talking, which is a victory in itself The breathtaking marathon of Iran’s nuclear talks [with the P5+1 group] stopped in the Austrian capital, Vienna, but not as a finishing line before going back to the past situation. It is, however, more similar to a short rest taken before negotiations...

    Energy to be core agenda during Putin’s visit to Turkey
    Nov28

    Energy to be core agenda during Putin’s visit to Turkey

    MOSCOW: (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putins visit to Turkey on Monday will have trade and energy issues at its heart, but is not expected to bridge deep differences over Syria and Crimea.The two issues have tested a relationship usually kept on track by mutual economic advantage: Russia is Turkeys main energy supplier, and Ankara...

    MH17 remains arrive in Netherlands from Ukraine
    Nov28

    MH17 remains arrive in Netherlands from Ukraine

    The coffins were loaded into six hearses at a ceremony attended by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, before heading for a forensic research facility in Hilversum where the process of identifying the victims is taking place. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin to push trade in Turkey despite disagreement on Syria
    Nov28

    Putin to push trade in Turkey despite disagreement on Syria

    ANKARA/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Turkey on Monday will have trade and energy issues at its heart, but is not expected to bridge deep differences over Syria and Crimea. …read more Source: The...

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