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    US, Japan and Australia vow to oppose Russian action in Crimea
    Nov16

    US, Japan and Australia vow to oppose Russian action in Crimea

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    In Ukraine, fight for Jewish heritage flounders
    Nov16

    In Ukraine, fight for Jewish heritage flounders

    Efforts to uncover ancient cemetery in Lviv repeatedly thwarted. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Western leaders confront Putin at G20 with threat of more sanctions
    Nov15

    Western leaders confront Putin at G20 with threat of more sanctions

        BRISBANE, Australia — Western leaders warned Vladimir Putin at a G20 summit on Saturday that he risked more economic sanctions if he failed to end Russian backing for separatist rebels in Ukraine. Russia denied any involvement in an escalation of the separatist war in eastern Ukraine, where more than 4,000 people have been kil...

    Ukraine to withdraw state services from east
    Nov15

    Ukraine to withdraw state services from east

    President Petro Poroshenko issues decree withdrawing all public services from rebel-held eastern regions. …read more Source: AL...

    Over 30,000 rally in Tbilisi against government
    Nov15

    Over 30,000 rally in Tbilisi against government

    Tbilisi: Over 30,000 opposition supporters rallied on Saturday in the Georgian capital Tbilisi against the government’s Russia policy and the Kremlin’s backing of separatists in the breakaway Abkhazia and South Ossetia regions. Carrying Georgian and Ukrainian flags and placards that read “Stop Putin!”, the protesters gathered on the...

    Ukraine to close state offices, bank services in rebel-held east
    Nov15

    Ukraine to close state offices, bank services in rebel-held east

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko issued several decrees on Saturday to shut state institutions and banking services in pro-Russian eastern regions, pressing a move to cut links with the rebel-held territory. Ukraine has cut all state funding to separatist parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions after separatists held elections in late...

    2 kids among 5 dead in east Ukraine: Officials
    Nov15

    2 kids among 5 dead in east Ukraine: Officials

    KIEV: Five civilians, including two children, and three more Ukrainian soldiers have died in the latest fighting in Ukraine, officials said on Saturday. The civilian deaths came in Gorlivka, some 30 kilometres north of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, late Friday, the local council in the rebel-held city said. It added that a further 12 people...

    Rebuked Putin to cut short G20 summit
    Nov15

    Rebuked Putin to cut short G20 summit

    BRISBANE: Russian President Vladimir Putin intends to cut short his attendance at a G20 summit in Australia, an official said yesterday, after he faced Western scorn and scepticism over Ukraine despite venturing to paper over Europe’s deepest chill in relations since the Cold War. The abrupt decision threatens to upend the annual...

    Ukraine’s Financial Outlook Is Gloomy
    Nov15

    Ukraine’s Financial Outlook Is Gloomy

    KYIV—Ukraine is engulfed in a financial crisis. Without further Western aid, the Kyiv government will run out of money to service its debts. If the situation continues, Ukraine could face possible default on its bonds in four to six months, if Russia demands early repayment on a multibillion-dollar loan it gave Kyiv before the ouster this year of...

    West isolates Putin over Ukraine at G20
    Nov15

    West isolates Putin over Ukraine at G20

    US, UK and Canadian leaders criticise Russian president over Ukraine, amid reports he will leave Brisbane summit early. …read more Source: AL...

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