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    Ukraine halts goods deliveries to Crimea amid new tensions with Russia
    Nov24

    Ukraine halts goods deliveries to Crimea amid new tensions with Russia

    KIEV: 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. Kiev has also threatened a tit-for-tat ban on food imports from Russia in a dispute connected to a free trade...

    Pentagon begins 2nd phase of support for Ukraine
    Nov24

    Pentagon begins 2nd phase of support for Ukraine

    The Pentagon on Monday began the second phase of training and equipping programs for the Ukrainian forces, a Pentagon spokesman said. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    ‘Explosives belt’ found in Paris suburb
    Nov24

    ‘Explosives belt’ found in Paris suburb

    A police source said the belt appeared to have “the same configuration” as those used by the jihadists who carried out the Paris carnageFrance launches missions over Syria, Iraq from newly deployed carrier: militarySoldiers patrol Brussels, guard EU buildings, as five held in raidsEastern Europe fears closer French-Russian ties amid...

    US troops begin training Ukrainian regular forces
    Nov24

    US troops begin training Ukrainian regular forces

    WASHINGTON: 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 News...

    Eastern Europe fears closer French-Russian ties amid Ukraine crisis
    Nov24

    Eastern Europe fears closer French-Russian ties amid Ukraine crisis

    “The fight against terrorists and resolving the conflict in Syria should not be at the expense of Ukraine.”Russian jets hit 472 targets in Syria in past two daysFrance launches missions over Syria, Iraq from newly deployed carrier: militaryRace to end Crimea’s power crisisDozens dead in heaviest east Syria strikes since war...

    Ukrainian government suspends cargo traffic with Crimea
    Nov24

    Ukrainian government suspends cargo traffic with Crimea

    The Ukrainian government said on Monday it has decided to temporarily suspend the movements of cargos across the contact line between Ukraine’s southern Kherson region and the Crimean peninsula. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Russia says recession over but economic pain goes on
    Nov24

    Russia says recession over but economic pain goes on

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russias economy minister on Monday said the country has edged out of recession but the crisis-hit economy remains mired deep in trouble. According to formal indicators the recession in the Russian economy has finished, minister Alexei Ulyukaev was quoted as saying by RIA Novosti news agency.A recession is usually defined as...

    Anti-Russian protesters block repair of Crimean power lines
    Nov24

    Anti-Russian protesters block repair of Crimean power lines

    The Russian-annexed peninsula of Crimea will be starved of electricity for a third day after pro-Ukrainian activists prevented repairs to sabotaged… …read more Source:...

    Crimea Declares a State of Emergency
    Nov24

    Crimea Declares a State of Emergency

    Crimea declared a state of emergency after pylons carrying electricity into the peninsula were blown up over the weekend. The Wall Street Journal reports: Russia’s Energy Ministry said almost two million people had been left without power. The local energy ministry said that between 20% and 30% of the peninsula was supplied with...

    Why the Paris Attacks May Signal the European Union’s Final Fracture
    Nov24

    Why the Paris Attacks May Signal the European Union’s Final Fracture

    One core narrative of the European Union goes like this: Whenever there is a crisis, the union will emerge from it even stronger. This narrative was invoked during the sovereign debt crisis, followed by the Greek debacle. It is being invoked as the refugee influx continues to swell. And now it is already being trotted out again in the wake of the...