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    Kyiv Says Russia Cuts Coal Deliveries To Ukraine
    Nov28

    Kyiv Says Russia Cuts Coal Deliveries To Ukraine

    Ukraine’s energy minister has told the parliament in Kyiv that Russia has begun to restrict coal supplies to Ukraine, days after the Kremlin threatened to punish Kyiv for a power blackout of Russian-a …read more Source: Big News...

    Still no power in Crimea as protesters block repairs to pylons
    Nov28

    Still no power in Crimea as protesters block repairs to pylons

    Crimeans continue to suffer from a lack of power as work to restore electricity supplies is hampered by protesters and a lack of political will to… …read more Source:...

    In Light of Downed Jet, Kremlin Wags Dog in Prime Time
    Nov28

    In Light of Downed Jet, Kremlin Wags Dog in Prime Time

    It certainly made for riveting television. That much was clear. Captain Konstantin Murakhtin, the surviving airman of the Russian fighter jet downed by two Turkish F-16s on the Syrian/Turkish border Tuesday, appeared before Russian TV journalists to answer questions just days after the incident. How was he feeling? Good. “Russian doctors...

    Ukraine flaunts the rebels who came back home
    Nov28

    Ukraine flaunts the rebels who came back home

    Flanked by armed soldiers, the defector crossed the buffer zone into sovereign Ukraine. Yuriy Rud, 40, showed little trace of… …read more Source: The...

    Protests Continue In Russia And Turkey As Hopes For An ISIS Coalition Fade
    Nov28

    Protests Continue In Russia And Turkey As Hopes For An ISIS Coalition Fade

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was burned in effigy Friday during a protest as tensions continue to mount between Ankara and Moscow, AFP reported. Anti-Turkey rallies were held in Moscow and Crimea with shouts of “down with ISIS [the Islamic State group]” as Erdogan again warned the Kremlin over its actions in the region and Moscow backed...

    Russia Sanctions Turkey as Syria Coalition Efforts Fizzle
    Nov27

    Russia Sanctions Turkey as Syria Coalition Efforts Fizzle

    Russia is preparing sanctions against Turkey and stepping up military strikes over the downing of a Russian bomber along the Syrian border. The feud has added another dimension of conflict to the multifaceted war in Syria, and political analysts say Russia’s doubling down on its Syria campaign raises the stakes in Moscow’s wider...

    Coal cutoff escalates Russia-Ukraine tensions
    Nov27

    Coal cutoff escalates Russia-Ukraine tensions

    KIEV — Russia on Friday stopped coal deliveries to Ukraine, part of an escalating series of tit-for-tat measures sparked by a recent attack on electricity transmission lines that cut off power to Crimea, annexed by Moscow last year. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk conceded that the move had left Ukraine now facing energy blackouts of...

    Russia-Ukraine row over Crimea escalates as Moscow cuts coal to Kiev
    Nov27

    Russia-Ukraine row over Crimea escalates as Moscow cuts coal to Kiev

    Russia has begun to restrict coal supplies to Ukraine, Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn told parliament on Friday, days after the Kremlin threatened to punish Kiev for a power blackout of Russian-annexed Crimea. Demchyshyn said pro-Russian separatists who control coal mines in eastern Ukraine had also halted coal supplies. He said Kiev had...

    Romania OKs visit by Russian official under EU travel ban
    Nov27

    Romania OKs visit by Russian official under EU travel ban

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s foreign ministry has defended a visit by a Russian legislator who is on a European Union sanctions list, saying restrictions do not apply for international meetings. State Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin arrived in Romania on Friday for a meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic...

    Could U.S.-Russia tensions go nuclear?
    Nov27

    Could U.S.-Russia tensions go nuclear?

    The Russian warplane recently shot down inside Turkey’s border with Syria fits a pattern of brinkmanship and inadvertence that is raising tensions and distrust between Russia and U.S.-led NATO. Low-level military encounters between Moscow and Washington are fanning escalatory sparks not witnessed since the Cold War. And there exists a small...