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    US alarmed by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine
    Dec20

    US alarmed by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine

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    US alarmed by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine
    Dec20

    US alarmed by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine

    The Obama administration says it is alarmed by a spike in violence in eastern Ukraine. It is blaming Russia for the conflict’s highest two-day casualty figures in the last 18 … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    US alarmed by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine
    Dec20

    US alarmed by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it is alarmed by a spike in violence in eastern Ukraine.It is blaming Russia for the conflict’s… …read more Source:...

    Why the Assassination of a Russian Ambassador in Turkey Won’t Start a New War
    Dec20

    Why the Assassination of a Russian Ambassador in Turkey Won’t Start a New War

    When an assassin in a suit and tie shot dead Russia’s ambassador to Turkey in an Ankara art gallery on Monday, many were quick to predict the killing would launch a crisis between the longtime rivals. The two countries back opposing sides in a proxy war in Syria, a point of friction that triggered a crisis in November 2015 when the Turkish...

    Russia, Turkey Could Grow Even Closer After Envoy’s Slaying
    Dec20

    Russia, Turkey Could Grow Even Closer After Envoy’s Slaying

    The assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey could actually bring the two regional powers closer together, with Russia reaping political benefits by arguing that it has paid a high price for fighting terrorism as Turkey, embarrassed by its security breaches, increasingly coordinates with Russia in neighboring Syria. The two nations...

    U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Companies, People Over Russia Actions in Ukraine
    Dec20

    U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Companies, People Over Russia Actions in Ukraine

    The United States on Tuesday blacklisted seven Russian businessmen and eight companies and government enterprises over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the conflict in Ukraine, the U.S. Treasury said in a statement, moves Moscow called “hostile acts.” The sanctions come a month before U.S. President Barack Obama hands over...

    US blacklists more Russian businessmen and companies over Crimea
    Dec20

    US blacklists more Russian businessmen and companies over Crimea

    Sanctions against individuals, companies and government enterprises come as Donald Trump, who has praised Vladimir Putin, prepares to take officeThe United States has blacklisted seven Russian businessmen and eight companies and government enterprises over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the conflict in Ukraine, the US treasury said in a...

    Russia says new U.S. sanctions are hostile acts, promises response
    Dec20

    Russia says new U.S. sanctions are hostile acts, promises response

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – New U.S. sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict are hostile acts by the outgoing Obama administration and Russia will expand its sanctions lists against the United States in response, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told TASS news agency. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine
    Dec20

    U.S. sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday blacklisted seven Russian businessmen and eight companies and government enterprises over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the conflict in Ukraine, the U.S. Treasury said in a statement, moves Moscow called “hostile acts.” …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine Power Grid Goes Black After Cyber Attack
    Dec20

    Ukraine Power Grid Goes Black After Cyber Attack

    Kiev’s power grid was hit by a major cyber attack over the weekend, in what experts say fits into a pattern of recent Russian cyber aggression against Ukraine. Reuters: Ukraine is investigating a suspected cyber attack on Kiev’s power grid at the weekend, the latest in a series of strikes on its energy and financial infrastructure,...