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    Ten Members Say Nord Stream Extension Not In EU Interests
    Nov27

    Ten Members Say Nord Stream Extension Not In EU Interests

    Ten European governments — the easternmost members of the European Union — have complained in a letter that Russia’s plans to extend its natural-gas link to Germany run counter to EU interests and risk further destabilizing Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Memo to Putin: Syria Is Turkey’s Ukraine
    Nov27

    Memo to Putin: Syria Is Turkey’s Ukraine

    What would Putin do if NATO jets were bombing Russian-backed rebels? …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Russia in standoff over destruction of power lines
    Nov27

    Ukraine, Russia in standoff over destruction of power lines

    Tatar activists and Ukrainian nationalists attack repair crews seeking to restore felled pylons. …read more Source: Toronto...

    The economic stakes of the standoff between Russia and Turkey
    Nov26

    The economic stakes of the standoff between Russia and Turkey

    A still image from video shown by the HaberTurk TV shows a burning trail as a plane comes down. (HABERTURK TV CHANNEL/EPA/CP) MOSCOW — 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 on the...

    In Response To Turkey’s Aggression, Russia Plans to Retaliate With a Number of Economic Sanctions
    Nov26

    In Response To Turkey’s Aggression, Russia Plans to Retaliate With a Number of Economic Sanctions

    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 on the Syria-Turkey border, Russia has already restricted tourism, left Turkish trucks stranded at the border and confiscated large...

    Russia Seeks Economic Revenge Against Turkey Over Jet
    Nov26

    Russia Seeks Economic Revenge Against Turkey Over Jet

    By Humeyra Pamuk and Vladimir SoldatkinISTANBUL/MOSCOW, Nov 26 (Reuters) – 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...

    Hollande Urges Russia to Join Forces to Defeat Islamic State
    Nov26

    Hollande Urges Russia to Join Forces to Defeat Islamic State

    French President Francois Hollande urged Russia to join world powers in creating a grand coalition to defeat the Islamic State militants who not only attacked Paris two weeks ago but control large areas of Iraq and Syria. Hollande, on a diplomatic offensive to build a large force against the militant Islamist group, met with Russian President...

    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...

    Russian PM Pushes For Sanctions Against Turkey
    Nov26

    Russian PM Pushes For Sanctions Against Turkey

    ISTANBUL/MOSCOW, Nov 26 (Reuters) – 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...

    Ukraine president defends his country’s pact with EU
    Nov26

    Ukraine president defends his country’s pact with EU

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — 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.” …read more Source: CNS...