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    Ten EU nations say Nord Stream gas extension not in EU interests
    Nov27

    Ten EU nations say Nord Stream gas extension not in EU interests

    Russia’s plans to extend its gas link to Germany run counter to EU interests and risk further destabilising Ukraine, 10 European governments said in a letter to the European Commission that called for a summit-level debate on the issue. …read more Source:...

    Crimeans describe life during blackout after attacks from Ukraine
    Nov27

    Crimeans describe life during blackout after attacks from Ukraine

    Hospitals are struggling, businesses have closed and public transport has ground to a halt. RFE/RL talks to locals facing prolonged power cuts Crimean residents are learning to live with thawing fridges, pitch-dark highways and shuttered schools a week after Ukrainian miliants began attacking the power lines feeding the region.As Russian...

    Ten EU nations say Nord Stream gas extension not in EU interests
    Nov27

    Ten EU nations say Nord Stream gas extension not in EU interests

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russia’s plans to extend its gas link to Germany run counter to EU interests and risk further destabilizing Ukraine, 10 European governments said in a letter to the European Commission that called for a summit-level debate on the issue. …read more Source:...

    ‘I’m gay in Ukraine and my country despises me’
    Nov27

    ‘I’m gay in Ukraine and my country despises me’

    KIEV — In my long struggle to both be true to myself and to my homeland I always lose. I still hope to see a ray of light. Sometimes I do. Like during a groundbreaking — for Ukraine — queer art-show that opened in Kiev in October. This is the first time that an LGBTI-themed installation occupies the most popular modern art space in the country....

    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...

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