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    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...

    U.S. armed forces begin second phase of Ukraine support
    Nov24

    U.S. armed forces begin second phase of Ukraine support

    Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (UPI) — The U.S. Defense Department announced the beginning of the second phase of its program to train and equip Ukrainian armed forces on Monday. …read more Source: United Press...

    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...