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    Ukraine Crisis: Fighting Breaks Out Near Donetsk Airport, Train Station
    Nov25

    Ukraine Crisis: Fighting Breaks Out Near Donetsk Airport, Train Station

    Clashes between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists intensified in Donetsk on Thursday, with battles breaking out near the city’s main train station and airport. French freelance photographer Antoine E.R. Delaunay posted a photo to Twitter showing heavy smoke between the train station and airport in Donetsk, a city of...

    Russia will not wage war on Turkey after it downed Russian jet: Foreign minister
    Nov25

    Russia will not wage war on Turkey after it downed Russian jet: Foreign minister

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (AP photo) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday Russia did not intend to wage a war against Turkey after its air force shot down a Russian jet near the Turkish border with Syria. “We do not intend to wage a war on Turkey. Our attitude to the Turkish people has not changed. We have...

    Ukraine stops buying Russian gas, closes airspace
    Nov25

    Ukraine stops buying Russian gas, closes airspace

    Tensions mount as Ukraine seeks end to its dependence on RussiaRussia’s Gazprom has stopped sending gas to UkraineMoscow’s annexation of Crimea has brought relations to a post-Soviet low … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine says it will buy more Russian gas when needed
    Nov25

    Ukraine says it will buy more Russian gas when needed

    Daniel J. GraeberKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 25 (UPI) — A Ukrainian natural gas company said it expects to receive prepaid gas from Russia and future deliveries may come as demand levels determine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine and Crimea: A Report From the Front
    Nov25

    Ukraine and Crimea: A Report From the Front

    Mary KaldorGrassroots activists in Kiev want democracy, social justice, and an end to corruption. If the peace agreement holds, and they just might have a chance. …read more Source: The...

    Hollande’s ‘grand coalition’ bends to Syrian realpolitik
    Nov25

    Hollande’s ‘grand coalition’ bends to Syrian realpolitik

    PARIS — François Hollande is realizing this week that his plans to build a “grand and unique” international coalition to fight ISIL may have to be pared down. In Washington on Tuesday, the French president met a Barack Obama who pledged to increase U.S. military cooperation with France but didn’t seem to jump at the prospect of joining it...

    Ukraine stops buying natural gas from Russia, closes airspace
    Nov25

    Ukraine stops buying natural gas from Russia, closes airspace

    Gazprom said it has stopped sending gas to Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    G7 Willing To Step Up Sanctions On Russia Over Ukraine
    Nov25

    G7 Willing To Step Up Sanctions On Russia Over Ukraine

    (Reuters) – The world’s leading industrialized nations threatened on Wednesday to impose harder-hitting sanctions on Russia if it does not help restore stability to eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian militias continue to operate at will. While Ukraine was able to hold a largely peaceful presidential election last month, the situation...

    Russia Says It Will Respond If Ukraine Interests Attacked
    Nov25

    Russia Says It Will Respond If Ukraine Interests Attacked

    KIEV (Reuters) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the United States Wednesday of being behind the political upheaval in …read more Source: International Business...

    Obama Shows Support For Ukraine’s New Leader Poroshenko, While Separatists Take Two Military Bases In Luhansk
    Nov25

    Obama Shows Support For Ukraine’s New Leader Poroshenko, While Separatists Take Two Military Bases In Luhansk

    U.S. President Barack Obama met Ukraine’s President-elect Petro Poroshenko in Warsaw on Wednesday and discussed how the U.S. could help, with the exception of supplying weapons, in its fight against pro-Russia separatists who have waged a violent uprising against Ukraine’s newly elected government over the past few weeks. …read...