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    Erdoğan shoots down Putin
    Nov24

    Erdoğan shoots down Putin

    What was Erdoğan thinking? One has to assume that the deliberate downing of a Russian bomber by Turkish fighter jets was no accident, that it was ordered from the top. Otherwise, we would have heard very audible diplomatic apologies from the Turkish side to the Kremlin. Nor would Putin have openly called it a “stab in the back.” This little knot...

    The most complicated situation in the world just got even trickier
    Nov24

    The most complicated situation in the world just got even trickier

    Russian warplanes have been conducting airstrikes over Syria since late September, sometimes causing tension with Turkey when its planes come too close to the Turkish border. These tensions finally came to a head on Tuesday, when a Russian warplane allegedly violated Turkish airspace and was shot down by Turkish F-16s. It was an escalation of the...

    Suspected Architect Of Paris Attacks Was Planning Another, Says Prosecutor
    Nov24

    Suspected Architect Of Paris Attacks Was Planning Another, Says Prosecutor

    PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris and the heightened security in Europe. All times local:7: 10 p.m.Prosecutor Francois Molins says the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, is believed to have been planning a suicide attack on the French capital’s La Defense business district on Nov. 18 or...

    Russia upholds 20-year sentence for Ukrainian filmmaker
    Nov24

    Russia upholds 20-year sentence for Ukrainian filmmaker

    Oleg Sentsov’s sentence for terrorism has been condemned by West and Kiev …read more Source:...

    Explainer: Why Ukraine Supplies Electricity To Crimea, And Why It Stopped
    Nov24

    Explainer: Why Ukraine Supplies Electricity To Crimea, And Why It Stopped

    Who stands behind the destruction of electricity pylons in southern Ukraine that left almost 2 million residents of Crimea in the dark? And why isn’t Russia supplying power to its annexed territory in the first place? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia denounces Kiev on Crimea blackout
    Nov24

    Russia denounces Kiev on Crimea blackout

    Energy minister threatens economic retaliation over Ukraine’s failure to restore power to peninsula …read more Source: Financial...

    Putin’s War on Far Too Many Fronts
    Nov24

    Putin’s War on Far Too Many Fronts

    Russia is preoccupied with Turkey and Syria, ignoring crises in Crimea and St. Petersburg. …read more Source:...

    Russia upholds 20-year sentence for Ukrainian filmmaker (AFP)
    Nov24

    Russia upholds 20-year sentence for Ukrainian filmmaker (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal from Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov against a 20-year jail sentence for terrorism that has been condemned by the West and Kiev. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia to blame for violating Turkish airspace
    Nov24

    Russia to blame for violating Turkish airspace

    Let’s be clear: Russia is to blame for the military incident in which Turkey shot down a Russian plane. The Russian plane was in Turkish airspace — and not for the first time. Turkey has been complaining to the Russians, since the inception of Russian operations in Syria, that Russian forces are not respecting Turkey’s sovereignty....

    The Latest: Suspect in Paris attacks appears in court
    Nov24

    The Latest: Suspect in Paris attacks appears in court

    PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris and the heightened security in Europe (All times local):5:30 p.m.Thursday’s Europa League soccer game between Belgian team FC Brugge and Napoli of Italy will be played behind closed doors because of the security threats in Belgium.Although the highest threat alert is limited to the...