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    One Week On, Crimean Blackout Continues
    Nov30

    One Week On, Crimean Blackout Continues

    A drive around Simferopol on the evening of November 29 shows the Crimean capital still swathed in darkness, after electricity supplies from Ukraine were disrupted. (RFE/RL’s Tatar-Bashkir Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Nationalists March On Oligarch’s Office
    Nov30

    Ukrainian Nationalists March On Oligarch’s Office

    Riot police prevented a crowd of angry Ukrainian nationalists breaking into the offices of Rinat Akhmetov, one of the country’s most powerful oligarchs. The protesters accuse him of being in league with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada donates mine clearing equipment to Ukraine
    Nov30

    Canada donates mine clearing equipment to Ukraine

    Canada has provided Ukraine with demining equipment worth $2.5 million, Ukraine’s defence ministry announced. On November 28, the Canadian military attache’s representative delivered $2.5-million worth of mine clearance equipment to the Ukrainian military, the statement from the ministry noted. …read more Source: Ottawa...

    Russia’s Terror, War Victims Aren’t Leading Headlines Back Home
    Nov30

    Russia’s Terror, War Victims Aren’t Leading Headlines Back Home

    Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. Did you notice the media forgot all about another story’s basic facts? Tweet @TheWorldPost or let us know on our Facebook page.A Russian passenger jet exploded in midair over Egypt’s Sinai peninsula almost one month ago, plunging 224 people on...

    Turkey Returns Pilot’s Body From Russian Jet It Shot Down
    Nov29

    Turkey Returns Pilot’s Body From Russian Jet It Shot Down

    ANKARA/MOSCOW, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Turkey recovered the body of a Russian pilot from northern Syria and presented it to Russian diplomats on Sunday, five days after shooting down his warplane in an incident that wrecked relations between two of the main powers involved in Syria’s war.A coffin carrying Oleg Peshkov arrived by ambulance...

    Ukrainians Mourn Holodomor With Memorial Ceremonies Around the World
    Nov29

    Ukrainians Mourn Holodomor With Memorial Ceremonies Around the World

    The 1930s famine under Stalin’s rule killed millions of people in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Trudeau takes part in Quebec tribute at Bataclan to Paris victims
    Nov29

    Trudeau takes part in Quebec tribute at Bataclan to Paris victims

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lays a flower at a memorial outside the Bataclan Cafe, in Paris, France, on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. (Adrian Wyld/CP) PARIS – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid tribute this morning to victims of this month’s terrorist attacks in Paris with a visit to the Bataclan concert hall, the scene of the worst...

    This Week in World War I, November 28-December 5, 1915
    Nov29

    This Week in World War I, November 28-December 5, 1915

    The Balkan Front British troops on the Salonika front, 1916 The Balkan Front was a 900-mile front that stretched from the Isonzo River valley in northeast Italy to the Romanian Black Sea coast. The front consisted of a series of largely separate campaigns. It began with the Serbian Campaign, first between Austria-Hungary and Serbia, and then a...

    Russia just froze Ukraine’s gas supply and it could be really bad news for Europe
    Nov29

    Russia just froze Ukraine’s gas supply and it could be really bad news for Europe

    Russia’s relations with Ukraine have soured since Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014, and now the two countries are fighting about gas supplies again. On Wednesday morning, the CEO of Gazprom, Russia’s biggest state-owned natural-gas producer, said the company had cut off gas supplies to Ukraine after the country failed...

    Trudeau to take part in Quebec tribute at Bataclan to Paris terror victims
    Nov29

    Trudeau to take part in Quebec tribute at Bataclan to Paris terror victims

    PARIS – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid tribute this morning to victims of this month’s terrorist attacks in Paris with a visit to the Bataclan concert hall, the scene of the worst carnage on Nov. 13.A Quebec delegation organized the memorial ceremony at the site where 90 of the 130 victims died when Islamic-inspired terrorists...