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    Russian warships enter English Channel to hold military exercises
    Nov30

    Russian warships enter English Channel to hold military exercises

    The Royal Navy are carefully tracking the movements of Russian warships currently anchored in the English Channel to carry out military exercises. Russia’s Western Military District’s press service confirmed that a squadron of ships from the Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet passed through the Strait of Dover earlier today. The...

    Daily Briefing: The best of today’s papers
    Nov30

    Daily Briefing: The best of today’s papers

    David Cameron will make a significant speech on Europe Beware the march of IDS and his gothic folly (The Times) Iain Duncan Smith’s wildly overambitious reform of the benefit system is poor policy—and poorly implemented, says Philip Collins. Fear of immigration is no reason for Britain to leave Europe (Financial Times) Hard-working,...

    Why did Obama push Chuck Hagel out?
    Nov30

    Why did Obama push Chuck Hagel out?

    US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has resigned The announcement earlier this week that Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel would be leaving his post was something of a surprise, because it represents a gamble on the part of a normally cautious White House. President Obama’s team is betting that replacing its third Defense Secretary at a time of...

    Brown bears seen in Chernobyl  after 100-year absence
    Nov30

    Brown bears seen in Chernobyl after 100-year absence

    Credits: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/GettyAlt Text: Brown bear Three decades after nuclear disaster forced human retreat, brown bears have colonised Chernobyl One-Minute Read Friday, November 28, 2014 – 2:02pm See related: Drone set loose in the skies above Chernobyl – video Scientists have captured photographic evidence that brown bears have...

    Putin is not Russia: the Kremlin’s view on events in Ukraine
    Nov30

    Putin is not Russia: the Kremlin’s view on events in Ukraine

    War in Ukraine, economic woes and the decline of an autocrat, by Robert Skidelsky. Pride, honour, poverty, patriotism: pro-Putin protesters parade through Moscow as he becomes president for the second time, May 2012. Photo: Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin In 2004, the Valdai Discussion Club was set up “to promote dialogue between [the] Russian and...

    VIDEO: Russia sanctions hit UK businesses
    Nov30

    VIDEO: Russia sanctions hit UK businesses

    Caroline Bayley reports on how US and EU sanctions imposed on Russia have had an adverse impact on some British businesses. …read more Source:...

    Torn between EU and Russia, Moldova Votes for Parliament
    Nov30

    Torn between EU and Russia, Moldova Votes for Parliament

    Moldova is holding parliamentary elections on Sunday expected to decide whether the ex-Soviet country would maintain its recent course towards EU membership or turn back and move closer to Russia. According to the latest opinion polls, Moldova’s current pro-EU government coalition – plus the Liberal Party, which left the coalition last year...

    German mum suing Ukraine over MH17 crash
    Nov30

    German mum suing Ukraine over MH17 crash

    The mother of a victim of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has begun legal proceedings against Ukraine at the European Court of Human Rights, accusing Kiev of failing to close the country’s airspace. …read more Source: The Local...

    Mother of German MH17 victim takes Ukraine to human rights court
    Nov30

    Mother of German MH17 victim takes Ukraine to human rights court

    Woman has launched legal prceedings against Kiev for failing to close its airspace …read more Source: The...

    VIDEO: ‘I was shot twice in Kiev protest’
    Nov30

    VIDEO: ‘I was shot twice in Kiev protest’

    A year ago crowds were protesting in Kiev’s main Square. One of the protesters talked BBC News about his experiences. …read more Source:...

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