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    Russia not suing France over warship delivery delay: minister
    Nov25

    Russia not suing France over warship delivery delay: minister

    Russia has no immediate plans to file a claim against France after it delayed the delivery of a hi-tech warship over the Ukraine crisis, Deputy Defence Minister Yury Borisov said Nov. 25. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    France Postpones Decision on Delivery of Mistral Carriers
    Nov25

    France Postpones Decision on Delivery of Mistral Carriers

    PARIS—French President Francois Hollande delayed indefinitely on Tuesday his decision on whether to deliver the first of two Mistral helicopter carriers ordered by Russia but whose status is in limbo as a result of the conflict in Ukraine. “The President of the Republic considers that the situation in the east of Ukraine… …read more...

    Merits of Giving Ukraine Lethal Aid Debated
    Nov25

    Merits of Giving Ukraine Lethal Aid Debated

    Published November 25, 2014 US Vice President Joe Biden has condemned what he calls Russia’s “aggression” in Ukraine, but stopped short …read more Source:...

    3 soldiers killed in east Ukraine
    Nov24

    3 soldiers killed in east Ukraine

    KIEV: Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 24 wounded in fighting between government forces and Kremlin-backed rebels in the war-torn east over the past day, the military said on Monday. Government positions at strategic flashpoints around the conflict zone came under attack 56 times, the military said. The mayor’s office in the...

    Dutch complete   MH17 wreckage   recovery from site
    Nov24

    Dutch complete MH17 wreckage recovery from site

    Amsterdam: Dutch experts on Sunday completed the recovery of wreckage from the crash site of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine and have sent it to a government-controlled city en route for the Netherlands “(Transport of) the recovered wreckage from flight MH17 is under way towards Kharkiv,” by train, the Dutch Safety Board...

    Putin Strengthens Ties with Georgia Breakaway Region
    Nov24

    Putin Strengthens Ties with Georgia Breakaway Region

    SOCHI, RUSSIA—President Vladimir Putin signed a “strategic partnership” agreement with Georgia’s breakaway region of Abkhazia on Monday, angering Tbilisi, which said Moscow was looking to annex the territory. Russia and Georgia fought a war in 2008 over Abkhazia and a twin region of South Ossetia, provoking the worst crisis between Moscow...

    Russia Suspends Coal Supplies to Ukraine
    Nov24

    Russia Suspends Coal Supplies to Ukraine

    KYIV—Ukraine’s energy minister said on Monday Russia had suspended coal supplies to Ukraine, a blow to domestic energy suppliers who are struggling with a severe lack of raw fuel for power plants due to a separatist conflict in the industrial east. On November 12 Prodan said Ukraine would have to rely on Russian coal to get through the...

    Poroshenko: Lithuania to Supply Ukraine With Military Aid
    Nov24

    Poroshenko: Lithuania to Supply Ukraine With Military Aid

    KYIV—Lithuania is to provide Ukraine with some military aid to help in its fight against pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday… …read more Source:...

    Lithuania to supply Ukraine with military aid
    Nov24

    Lithuania to supply Ukraine with military aid

    “We have agreed on supplies of concrete elements of concrete armaments for the Ukrainian armed forces,” Poroshenko said after talks with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite. …read more Source: World...

    Russia to Lose Billions Over Sanctions, Falling Oil Prices
    Nov24

    Russia to Lose Billions Over Sanctions, Falling Oil Prices

    Russia’s finance minister says Russia is on a course to lose more than $100 billion due to Western sanctions and falling oil prices. Anton Siluanov said Monday at an economic forum in Moscow that Russia could lose as much as $40 billion per year because of Western sanctions. The United States and the European Union have imposed several...

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