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    Guardian’s Luke Harding wins prestigious James Cameron prize
    Nov26

    Guardian’s Luke Harding wins prestigious James Cameron prize

    Ex-Moscow bureau chief recognised for his work on WikiLeaks, Ukraine and Russia, as well as the Snowden revelationsThe Guardian foreign correspondent Luke Harding has won the prestigious James Cameron prize for 2014 for his work on Russia, Ukraine, Edward Snowden and WikiLeaks.The honour is given in memory of the celebrated foreign correspondent...

    NATO concern over Russian planes in Crimea
    Nov26

    NATO concern over Russian planes in Crimea

    The Russian air force has sent 14 fighter jets to Crimea, the territory it annexed from Ukraine in March. As they landed in Belbek, a senior… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine banks axe services in pro-Russian regions
    Nov26

    Ukraine banks axe services in pro-Russian regions

    Cash machines and credit cards suspended after central bank orders cessation of all operations in rebel heartlandsUkraine’s government has begun cutting off payments and banking services to areas of the country under the control of pro-Russian rebels, in a further sign that Kiev has given up trying to control the territory.There has been a...

    Van Rompuy’s low-key success
    Nov26

    Van Rompuy’s low-key success

    The manner of Herman Van Rompuy’s departure from office will be of a piece with his five-year tenure of the presidency of the European Council: low-key and understated. It is not his style to hog the limelight, nor to seek to upstage his successor. Van Rompuy has been consistently underestimated and undervalued, and that will remain his...

    [Ticker] Merkel says EU to uphold Russia sanctions
    Nov26

    [Ticker] Merkel says EU to uphold Russia sanctions

    Germany’s Merkel told parliament Wednesday Russia’s ceasefire violations in Ukraine mean “economic sanctions are and remain unavoidable”. Nato general Breedlove the same day in Kiev said “nothing … is off the table” when asked if Nato might arm Ukraine. He said Russian forces form the...

    Merkel offers Russia trade olive branch
    Nov26

    Merkel offers Russia trade olive branch

    German chancellor aims to ease tensions amid claims her Ukraine policy is too tough …read more Source: Financial...

    Unrest in Ferguson lets Moscow score points against Washington
    Nov26

    Unrest in Ferguson lets Moscow score points against Washington

    Schadenfreude from Moscow unmistakeable, but officials seize opportunity to take revenge for US State Department’s hectoring statements regarding Russia’s internal politicsFrom Cairo to Moscow: how the world reacted to FergusonSocial tension, police brutality and public disorder – and all of it in the heart of the United States. For...

    Russian Defence Ministry: Russian servicemen die at exercises on massive scale
    Nov26

    Russian Defence Ministry: Russian servicemen die at exercises on massive scale

    Russian authorities continue to deny the involvement of Russian troops in the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Nato fears Russian Black Sea control
    Nov26

    Nato fears Russian Black Sea control

    Nato’s top commander warns that Russia’s increased military presence in the annexed region of Crimea could be used to control the Black Sea. …read more Source:...

    Sweden rallies behind women in Ukraine
    Nov26

    Sweden rallies behind women in Ukraine

    Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallström is making her first visit to Ukraine, where she has urged leaders to press on with efforts to support women and cut corruption as tensions continue in the east of the country. …read more Source: The Local...

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