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    Ukraine Marks Anniversary of Deadly 1930s Famine
    Nov23

    Ukraine Marks Anniversary of Deadly 1930s Famine

    KYIV, UKRAINE—During a weekend commemoration for millions who died of starvation in Ukraine in the early 1930s, President Petro Poroshenko lashed out at Soviet-era totalitarianism for causing the deaths and accused today’s Russian-backed rebels in the east of using similar tactics. Soviet leaders refused to acknowledge the famine of 1932...

    Putin says Russia not isolated over Ukraine
    Nov23

    Putin says Russia not isolated over Ukraine

    Blames West for frosty ties, says Moscow will not allow itself to become internationally isolated behind another ‘Iron Curtain’ …read more Source: Gulf...

    Putin dismisses risk of Iron Curtain comeback
    Nov23

    Putin dismisses risk of Iron Curtain comeback

    Russian president says isolation of Russia over Ukraine crisis is “impossible”, after US threatens with more sanctions. …read more Source: AL...

    Lavrov accuses West of seeking ‘regime change’ in Russia
    Nov23

    Lavrov accuses West of seeking ‘regime change’ in Russia

    Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accuses the West of trying to use sanctions imposed on Moscow in the Ukraine crisis to seek ‘regime change’ in Russia …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    FIFA says boycott of 2018 World Cup in Russia would be ‘nonsense’
    Nov23

    FIFA says boycott of 2018 World Cup in Russia would be ‘nonsense’

    FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has said that a boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia would be nonsense. Some European politicians suggested European countries could boycott the World Cup over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, which many Western governments accuse Russia of provoking. Valcke said that talk of a boycott was an attempt to...

    Kiev says Russia has 7,500 troops in Ukraine
    Nov22

    Kiev says Russia has 7,500 troops in Ukraine

    KIEV: Ukraine said Russia has thousands of troops in its conflict-ravaged east and vowed to boost its own military capacity, ratcheting up tensions on Saturday after Kiev’s new coalition pledged to make joining Nato a priority. The latest declarations from Ukraine’s defence minister threaten to provoke fresh Russian anger as the...

    Ukraine crisis: Are there any winners?
    Nov22

    Ukraine crisis: Are there any winners?

    Thousands mark the one year anniversary of protests that toppled Ukraine’s pro-Russian president. …read more Source: AL...

    Russia ‘has 7,500′ troops in Ukraine – 4 Ukrainian soldiers killed in the east
    Nov22

    Russia ‘has 7,500′ troops in Ukraine – 4 Ukrainian soldiers killed in the east

    KIEV: Ukraine said Russia has thousands of troops in its conflict-ravaged east and vowed to boost its own military capacity, ratcheting up tensions yesterday after Kiev’s new coalition pledged to make joining NATO a priority. The latest declarations from Ukraine’s defense minister threaten to provoke fresh Russian anger as the...

    Lavrov: West seeking regime change in Moscow
    Nov22

    Lavrov: West seeking regime change in Moscow

    Foreign minister says sanctions imposed over Ukraine conflict aim to destroy Russian economy and cause public unrest. …read more Source: AL...

    Biden in Turkey to Discuss Syria, Energy
    Nov22

    Biden in Turkey to Discuss Syria, Energy

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has called on Europe to diversify its energy supplies to reduce its dependence on Russia. Speaking at an energy summit in Istanbul, Biden said “now,” repeating the word three times, is the time to act. He said Ukraine’s energy supply problems only underscore the urgency. Russia has traditionally...

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