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    Putin agrees with Hollande to focus strikes on ISIL
    Nov26

    Putin agrees with Hollande to focus strikes on ISIL

    Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Thursday with his French counterpart François Hollande that both countries’ air strikes in Syria should be focused on Islamic State (ISIL) and other “terrorist” movements. In what is likely to be hailed in Paris as a major diplomatic breakthrough, both countries also agreed to exchange information...

    Power blackouts test loyalty to Kremlin in Russian-annexed Crimea
    Nov26

    Power blackouts test loyalty to Kremlin in Russian-annexed Crimea

    SIMFEROPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – Power blackouts in Crimea orchestrated by anti-Russian saboteurs are stirring discontent a year and a half after Moscow seized the peninsula from Ukraine, threatening to chip away at the pro-Kremlin euphoria many Crimeans felt after annexation. …read more Source:...

    Khodorkovsky says Russia’s Putin and West want rapprochement
    Nov26

    Khodorkovsky says Russia’s Putin and West want rapprochement

    LONDON (Reuters) – Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin wants to edge Russia towards a rapprochement with the West after a stand-off over Ukraine brought relations between the two sides to their lowest since the Cold War, former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Russia and the west are locked into a new violent normal
    Nov26

    Russia and the west are locked into a new violent normal

    A woman, left, holds a poster reading “Turkey to account!” as others wave Russian and Syrian national flags during a picket at the Turkish Embassy in Moscow, Russia © AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin Watching the shaking, blazing footage of a Russian jet downed by the Turkish air force one question was running through millions of people’s minds—is...

    Power struggle
    Nov26

    Power struggle

    UKRAINIAN nationalist saboteurs blew up transformers and cut power lines to Crimea on November 21st in an attempt to punish Russia for annexing the peninsula last year. Crimea relies on Ukraine for nearly all its electricity, and most of its 2m residents have been plunged into darkness, dependent on emergency generators and candles. The blackout...

    Russia in Syria: whose side is Vladimir Putin on?
    Nov26

    Russia in Syria: whose side is Vladimir Putin on?

    Several theories have been put forward about Putin’s motivation for intervening in the Syrian war In Depth Thursday, November 26, 2015 – 4:11pm See related Russia-Turkey tensions high amid disputed claims over downed jet …read more Source: The...

    Italy says no agreement made at G20 to extend Russia sanctions
    Nov26

    Italy says no agreement made at G20 to extend Russia sanctions

    ROME (Reuters) – No agreement was reached among leaders at this month’s Group of 20 summit in Turkey to extend sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Good relations between Serbia, Ukraine
    Nov26

    Good relations between Serbia, Ukraine

    BELGRADE – Aleksandar Vulin, Serbian minister of labor, employment, veteran and social affairs, and Oleksandr Aleksandrovych, Ukrainian ambassador to Serbia, agreed on …read more Source:...

    Belarus working to deal with Ukraine’s special import duties
    Nov26

    Belarus working to deal with Ukraine’s special import duties

    The Belarusian official said: “I think we will deal with the situation before the duties are enforced. Consultations will be held. A similar situation emerged a year ago and the decision was reversed. Building barriers is foolish. They will benefit neither Belarus nor Ukraine.” …read more Source:...

    Dutch anti-Ukraine activists are helping Putin: Poroshenko
    Nov26

    Dutch anti-Ukraine activists are helping Putin: Poroshenko

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that Dutch activists seeking to undo Ukraine’s association agreement with the European Union are unwitting pawns of Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source:...

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