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    Ukraine president defends his country’s pact with the EU, ahead of Dutch referendum next year
    Nov26

    Ukraine president defends his country’s pact with the EU, ahead of Dutch referendum next year

    Ukraine’s president has strongly defended a pact his country signed with the European Union, calling it “the last farewell to the Soviet Union, the last farewell to Communism.” Petro Poroshenko’s comments Thursday came during a visit to the Netherlands, which is holding a non-binding referendum next year on whether the...

    Russia in Syria: whose side is Vladimir Putin on?
    Nov26

    Russia in Syria: whose side is Vladimir Putin on?

    Several theories have been put forward about Putin’s motivation for intervening in the Syrian war In Depth Thursday, November 26, 2015 – 4:11pm See related Russia-Turkey tensions high amid disputed claims over downed jet …read more Source: The...

    Power struggle
    Nov26

    Power struggle

    UKRAINIAN nationalist saboteurs blew up transformers and cut power lines to Crimea on November 21st in an attempt to punish Russia for annexing the peninsula last year. Crimea relies on Ukraine for nearly all its electricity, and most of its 2m residents have been plunged into darkness, dependent on emergency generators and candles. The blackout...

    Russia seeks economic revenge against Turkey over jet
    Nov26

    Russia seeks economic revenge against Turkey over jet

    Russia threatened economic retaliation against Turkey on Thursday and said it was still awaiting a reasonable explanation for the shooting down of its warplane, but Turkey dismissed the threats as “emotional” and “unfitting”. In an escalating war of words, President Tayyip Erdogan responded to Russian accusations that...

    Italy Says No Agreement Made At G20 To Extend Russia Sanctions
    Nov26

    Italy Says No Agreement Made At G20 To Extend Russia Sanctions

    ROME (Reuters) – No agreement was reached among leaders at this month’s Group of 20 summit in Turkey to extend sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Thursday. A senior European diplomat told Reuters this week that Western leaders at the G20 in Antalya agreed on the...

    Italy says no agreement made at G20 to extend Russia sanctions
    Nov26

    Italy says no agreement made at G20 to extend Russia sanctions

    ROME (Reuters) – No agreement was reached among leaders at this month’s Group of 20 summit in Turkey to extend sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Russia holding up Turkish goods at border as relations sour
    Nov26

    Russia holding up Turkish goods at border as relations sour

    MOSCOW : Customs officials along the Russian border are scrutinizing Turkish goods due to “various reasons” including a possible terrorist threat, a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, reports UNB. Relations between the two countries soured after Turkey on Tuesday shot down a Russian warplane on a bombing mission near...

    Russia strikes back at Turkey by cutting business ties
    Nov26

    Russia strikes back at Turkey by cutting business ties

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia plans to retaliate against Turkey for the downing of a warplane by imposing sanctions, cutting economic ties and scrapping major investment projects. Since the plane was shot down Tuesday in disputed circumstances on the Syria-Turkey border, Russia has already restricted tourism, left Turkish trucks stranded at the border and...

    Russia seeks economic revenge against Turkey over jet downing
    Nov26

    Russia seeks economic revenge against Turkey over jet downing

    By Humeyra Pamuk and Vladimir Soldatkin Russia threatened economic retaliation against Turkey on Thursday and said it was still awaiting a reasonable explanation for the shooting down of its warplane, but Turkey dismissed the threats as “emotional” and “unfitting”. In an escalating war of words, President Tayyip Erdogan responded to Russian...

    Good relations between Serbia, Ukraine
    Nov26

    Good relations between Serbia, Ukraine

    BELGRADE – Aleksandar Vulin, Serbian minister of labor, employment, veteran and social affairs, and Oleksandr Aleksandrovych, Ukrainian ambassador to Serbia, agreed on …read more Source:...