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    NATO ‘very concerned’ by Russian troops rave in Crimea
    Nov26

    NATO ‘very concerned’ by Russian troops rave in Crimea

    U.S. General Philip Breedlove, NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe, shake hands with a Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk (R) during their assembly in Kiev on Nov 26, 2014. Breedlove was in Kiev for high-level talks with Ukraine’s leaders over a predicament that has sent a West’s family with Moscow to their lowest lessen...

    NATO warns over Russian military build-up in Crimea
    Nov26

    NATO warns over Russian military build-up in Crimea

    US General Philip Breedlove’s comments come amid fears in Kiev that Russian-backed rebels will try to grab more land in eastern Ukraine to establish a land corridor to Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in March. …read more Source: Channel...

    Banking system shut down in rebel-held east Ukraine
    Nov26

    Banking system shut down in rebel-held east Ukraine

    DONETSK (AFP) – Cash machines stopped working in rebel-held east Ukraine on Wednesday and businesses no longer accepted credit cards after the authorities in Kiev moved to shut down the banking system.An AFP journalist found dozens of people queueing up hopefully in the biting cold outside banks around the separatist stronghold of Donetsk.I...

    Russia ready for Ukraine incursion: NATO commander
    Nov26

    Russia ready for Ukraine incursion: NATO commander

    Russia still has enough troops along Ukraine’s border to mount a major incursion, NATO’s top commander said Wednesday, and Moscow is using its military might to affect political developments inside Ukraine. U.S. Gen. Philip Breedlove said a large number of Russian troops are also active inside Ukraine, training and advising separatist...

    Congolese doctor receives EU prize for helping rape victims
    Nov26

    Congolese doctor receives EU prize for helping rape victims

    STRASBOURG, France: Doctor Denis Mukwege received the European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov human rights prize on Wednesday for his work in helping thousands of gang rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo. European Parliament president Martin Schulz, who presented the 59-year-old with the award at a ceremony in Strasbourg,...

    Lithuania may supply weapons as part of military aid to Ukraine – minister
    Nov26

    Lithuania may supply weapons as part of military aid to Ukraine – minister

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – Lithuania may supply weapons to Ukraine as part of military aid it promised to help Kiev fight pro-Russian separatists, the Lithuanian defence minister told Reuters in an interview on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    NATO commander says Russian forces are still in east Ukraine
    Nov26

    NATO commander says Russian forces are still in east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – NATO’S top military commander said during a visit to Kiev on Wednesday that Russian forces were still operating in eastern Ukraine, providing the “backbone” to separatist rebels fighting government forces. …read more Source: The...

    Continued Russia Sanctions ‘Unavoidable’: German Chancellor Angela Merkel
    Nov26

    Continued Russia Sanctions ‘Unavoidable’: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says continued sanctions against Russia are “unavoidable” and that it will take “patience and perseverance” to end the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Merkel says patience needed to resolve Ukraine crisis
    Nov26

    Merkel says patience needed to resolve Ukraine crisis

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel accused Russia in a speech in parliament on Wednesday of violating international law with its interventions in Ukraine and said resolving the conflict would require patience. …read more Source: The...

    France delays warship delivery to Russia ‘until further notice’
    Nov26

    France delays warship delivery to Russia ‘until further notice’

    France on Tuesday pushed back “until further notice” the delivery of a controversial warship to Russia because of the Ukraine crisis, sparking a measured initial response from Moscow. President Francois Hollande said in a statement that the “current situation in eastern Ukraine still does not allow for the delivery of the first” of two...

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