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    Ukraine Missile Tests, Planned Near Crimea, Anger Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine Missile Tests, Planned Near Crimea, Anger Russia

    Ukraine is due to start two days of missile tests Thursday, a move that has angered Russia, prompting it to put its air defense forces on high alert on the annexed Crimean Peninsula. The disagreement marks a fresh escalation in tensions between the onetime allies, whose relations collapsed in 2014 after Russia seized Crimea and backed pro-Russian...

    Russia positions 55k troops by Ukraine border in sign of aggression by Vladimir Putin
    Dec01

    Russia positions 55k troops by Ukraine border in sign of aggression by Vladimir Putin

    The sudden influx of feet on the grounds adds to up to 7,500 Russian soldiers already stationed in Ukraine, where officials are said to be convinced Russia is attempting to topple the government. …read more Source: Daily...

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia

    KIEV – Ukraine was due to start two days of missile tests on Thursday – a move that has angered Russia, prompting it to put its air defense forces on high alert on the annexed Crimea peninsula. The disagreement marks a fresh escalation in… …read more Source:...

    Norwegian beats Russian to win World Chess Championship
    Dec01

    Norwegian beats Russian to win World Chess Championship

    Norway’s Magnus Carlsen on Wednesday won the World Chess Championship for the third time, seeing off challenger Sergey Karjakin, a Kremlin-backed Russian grandmaster who is a vocal supporter of President Vladimir Putin and who has praised the annexation of Crimea. After the 12-game match — which took place in New York...

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia

    KIEV: Ukraine was due to start two days of missile tests on Thursday – a move that has angered Russia, prompting it to put its air defense forces on high alert on the annexed Crimea peninsula.The disagreement marks a fresh escalation in tensions between the one-time allies, whose relations collapsed in 2014 after Russia seized Crimea and...

    Putin promised Ukrainians sanctuary from their war; it hasn’t exactly happened.
    Dec01

    Putin promised Ukrainians sanctuary from their war; it hasn’t exactly happened.

    Perhaps 1 million Ukrainians have settled in Russia since the conflict in Ukraine began in 2014. President Vladimir Putin promised that Russian-speaking Ukrainians would be welcome. But it was largely an empty gesture. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Ukraine moves giant new safety dome over Chernobyl
    Dec01

    Ukraine moves giant new safety dome over Chernobyl

    The $2.2-billion structure has been edged into place over an existing crumbling dome that the Soviets built in haste when disaster struck three decades ago. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Cavani helps PSG win to keep them one point away from top spot
    Dec01

    Cavani helps PSG win to keep them one point away from top spot

    PARIS, Nov 30, 2016 (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain hotshot Edinson Cavani bagged his 100th goal for the club in a 2-0 win over Angers on Wednesday to keep the reigning Ligue 1 champions on the heels of leaders Nice.Cavani scored from the spot, adding to Thiago Silvas opener to round off a win for the Parisians, who trail Nice by a solitary...

    ‘We Need to Know We’re Not Alone’: Ukraine’s Soldiers Carry the Burden of a Nation at War
    Dec01

    ‘We Need to Know We’re Not Alone’: Ukraine’s Soldiers Carry the Burden of a Nation at War

    MARINKA, Ukraine—As the war in Ukraine nears its third calendar year, Ukrainian troops remain entrenched along a static front line in eastern Ukraine where they exchange small arms and artillery fire with combined Russian-separatist forces every day. More than 21 months after it was signed, the cease-fire is a charade. The war may be at a lower...

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine was due to start two days of missile tests on Thursday – a move that has angered Russia, prompting it to put its air defence forces on high alert on the annexed Crimea peninsula. …read more Source: The...