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    Ukraine says rebels get reinforcements, shelling batters truce
    Nov11

    Ukraine says rebels get reinforcements, shelling batters truce

    By Natalia Zinets and Anton Zverev Kiev accused separatists of preparing for renewed conflict in east Ukraine on Tuesday by bringing in “Russian mercenaries” and rearming as heavy shelling increased strains on a crumbling ceasefire. In Berlin, the European Union’s foreign affairs chief said the bloc’s foreign ministers would discuss...

    Ruble’s Slide Resumes in Test for Putin, Central Bank
    Nov11

    Ruble’s Slide Resumes in Test for Putin, Central Bank

    MOSCOW—The ruble resumed its dramatic slide on Tuesday, a day after the Russian central bank floated the currency that has been driven sharply lower by falling oil prices and economic sanctions imposed over Russia’s policy in Ukraine.Stability for the currency is one of the main achievements of President Vladimir Putin’s 14-year rule,...

    EU to discuss Ukraine support, Russia sanctions
    Nov11

    EU to discuss Ukraine support, Russia sanctions

    German Chancellor Merkel says no economic measures being considered under new Russia sanctions …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Turkey to send team to monitor status of Crimean Tatars
    Nov11

    Turkey to send team to monitor status of Crimean Tatars

    Turkey is planning to send an unofficial delegation to inspect the situation for Crimean Tatars in the Russian-annexed peninsula, Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoğlu said on Nov. 10. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Heavy shelling in east Ukraine increases fears over ceasefire
    Nov11

    Heavy shelling in east Ukraine increases fears over ceasefire

    Volleys of mortar bomb fire could be heard from the city centre every few minutes, though it was unclear who had launched them or what was under fire …read more Source: World...

    New attempts to recover MH17 wreckage
    Nov11

    New attempts to recover MH17 wreckage

    Dutch experts travel to rebel-held areas of Ukraine to try to gain access to site where jet was brought down in July. …read more Source: AL...

    Love and darkness
    Nov11

    Love and darkness

    Daughter of novelist Amos Oz, unveils memorial plaque in Rivne, Ukraine at the childhood home of her grandmother, whose life plays prominently in Oz’s novel ‘A Tale of Love and Darkness.’ …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Russia, Australia Leaders Urge Quicker MH17 Probe
    Nov11

    Russia, Australia Leaders Urge Quicker MH17 Probe

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott have agreed on the need to speed up the investigation into the crash of a Malaysia Airlines flight in eastern Ukraine. A Kremlin statement said talks on the July crash dominated a Tuesday meeting between the two leaders on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Summit...

    Obama and Putin meet amid tensions: White House
    Nov11

    Obama and Putin meet amid tensions: White House

    US President Barack Obama met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin three times on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific summit on Tuesday, with their conversations covering Iran, Syria and Ukraine, the White House said. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    British PM Warns Russia on Actions in Ukraine
    Nov11

    British PM Warns Russia on Actions in Ukraine

    British Prime Minister David Cameron said “Russia’s relationship with the rest of the world will be radically different in the future” if it continues what he called Moscow’s “illegal actions in Ukraine.” In a speech Monday, Cameron said Russia’s actions are “destabilizing a sovereign state” and...

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