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    VIDEO: How is blackout affecting Crimea?
    Nov23

    VIDEO: How is blackout affecting Crimea?

    Ukraine suspends trade with Crimea, where a power blackout has caused major disruption. …read more Source:...

    Tensions between Ukraine, Russia escalate over Crimea
    Nov23

    Tensions between Ukraine, Russia escalate over Crimea

    MOSCOW — The Ukrainian government on Monday abruptly banned freight traffic to the Crimean peninsula as tensions with Russia over the disputed territory have reignited into threats of a full-blown trade war. Russia annexed Crimea in March last year, but the peninsula remains dependent on infrastructure and deliveries from Ukraine for supplies of...

    US troops begin training Ukrainian regular forces (AFP)
    Nov23

    US troops begin training Ukrainian regular forces (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – US military experts on Monday began training Ukrainian soldiers and special operations forces in the war-torn country, the Pentagon said. …read more Source: The West...

    Is There a Method to ISIS’s Madness?
    Nov23

    Is There a Method to ISIS’s Madness?

    An abandoned watch outside the concert hall ISIS attacked in Paris Christophe Ena / ReutersIn killing 130 civilians in Paris—the worst such attack in France since World War II—ISIS has forced us to contend, once again, with the question of the “rationality” of self-professed ideologues. Since it wrested the world’s attention with its...

    Power shutdown throws Crimea into darkness
    Nov23

    Power shutdown throws Crimea into darkness

    MOSCOW, Russia – A state of emergency has been declared in Crimea after electricity supply lines from Ukraine were blown up Sunday, plunging the disputed Russian-annexed peninsula in darkness. This …read more Source: Big News...

    EU said to be set to extend Russian sanctions for six months
    Nov23

    EU said to be set to extend Russian sanctions for six months

    European Union countries will probably extend Ukraine-related economic sanctions against Russia for another six months at the end of January despite improved co-operation in Syria, three European diplomats said. …read more Source:...

    Viktor Orbán: Putin has no personality
    Nov23

    Viktor Orbán: Putin has no personality

    BUDAPEST — Viktor Orbán and Vladimir Putin are an eye-catching couple on the international stage. Coming from starkly different political backgrounds, the men — about a decade apart in age — have built perhaps the best relationship that exists between a leader of a NATO and EU country and the Russian president. The Hungarian prime minister, an...

    Ukraine blockades blacked-out Crimea
    Nov23

    Ukraine blockades blacked-out Crimea

    Kiev responds to Russia’s demands to restore power by placing embargo on all freight shipments …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine halts goods deliveries to Crimea amid new tensions with Russia (AFP)
    Nov23

    Ukraine halts goods deliveries to Crimea amid new tensions with Russia (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Monday halted the delivery of goods to Crimea in a move set to ratchet up tensions with Russia, with the annexed peninsula already reeling after explosions on power lines left some 1.6 million people without electricity. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine preps for trade ban between mainland and Crimea
    Nov23

    Ukraine preps for trade ban between mainland and Crimea

    Government officials in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, have imposed a trade ban that for now will put a pause on goods going to Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula annexed by Russia last year that has since become a focal point for the rift between both nations. “At my suggestion, the … …read more Source: The Washington...