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    Russia-Turkey Relations Update: Ukraine Offers To Step In With Fruit And Vegetable Ban
    Nov30

    Russia-Turkey Relations Update: Ukraine Offers To Step In With Fruit And Vegetable Ban

    Russia continued to ratchet up sanctions against Turkey Monday announcing a ban on the import of Turkish fruits and vegetables, the Wall Street Journal reported. As sharp words are exchanged between the two trading partners, other countries are already looking to step into the new economic void. …read more Source: International Business...

    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...

    Kyiv Says Agreement With Protesters Needed To Restore Crimea’s Power
    Nov30

    Kyiv Says Agreement With Protesters Needed To Restore Crimea’s Power

    Ukraine’s Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn say some electricity deliveries to Crimea can be resumed but that the timing must be agreed with Crimean Tatar activists who are conducting protests along the transmission lines in Ukraine’s Kherson region, just north of the Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    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...