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    Russia Looks To Cut Economic Ties With Turkey
    Nov26

    Russia Looks To Cut Economic Ties With Turkey

    MOSCOW — Russia said Thursday it would be looking to cut economic ties with Turkey and scrap investment projects in a matter of days in the aftermath of the Turkish downing of a Russian warplane. The televised statement by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev came a day after Russian media reported hundreds of trucks bringing Turkish goods stranded at...

    OSCE Issues Discussion Paper On ‘Propaganda’
    Nov26

    OSCE Issues Discussion Paper On ‘Propaganda’

    The media-freedom representative of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has issued a discussion paper on propaganda and media freedom, repeating her assertion that propaganda is “an ugly scar on the face of modern journalism.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moldova: 13 detained on suspicion of plot to attack cities
    Nov26

    Moldova: 13 detained on suspicion of plot to attack cities

    Moldovan police have detained a total of 13 suspected members of a paramilitary group allegedly planning to attack the capital and a northern city with a majority Russian population, with the aim of creating a new separatist republic similar to the one in eastern Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia holding up Turkish goods at border as relations sour
    Nov26

    Russia holding up Turkish goods at border as relations sour

    MOSCOW (AP) — A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin says customs officials are scrutinizing Turkish goods at the border due to “various reasons” including a possible terrorist threat. Relations between the two countries soured after Turkey on Tuesday shot down a Russian warplane on a bombing mission near the Syria border. One of the...

    Russia, Kiev trade war  worsens as services cut
    Nov26

    Russia, Kiev trade war worsens as services cut

    MOSCOW — Russia and Ukraine sank further into a widening trade war Wednesday, as Russia halted all gas deliveries to Ukraine and Ukraine banned Russian airlines from transiting over its airspace. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Experts Study Evidence in Criminal Probe into MH17 Downing
    Nov26

    Experts Study Evidence in Criminal Probe into MH17 Downing

    International experts are meeting in the Netherlands to examine evidence in the criminal investigation into the downing last year of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine, Dutch prosecutors announced Tuesday.The three-week meeting will draw together experts in… …read more Source:...

    Russia and Ukraine in a Standoff Over Crimea Power Outage
    Nov26

    Russia and Ukraine in a Standoff Over Crimea Power Outage

    As Crimean Tatar activists and Ukrainian nationalists prevented repair crews from getting to downed electricity pylons, Kiev closed its airspace to Russian planes and Moscow cut off gas supplies to Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Experts study evidence in criminal probe into MH17 downing
    Nov26

    Experts study evidence in criminal probe into MH17 downing

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International experts are meeting in the Netherlands to examine evidence in the criminal investigation into the downing last year of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    News of the Day From Around the Globe
    Nov26

    News of the Day From Around the Globe

    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated Wednesday as Ukraine stopped buying Russian natural gas and closed its airspace to its eastern neighbor. Russia’s state-controlled gas company, Gazprom, said Wednesday that it stopped sending gas to Ukraine on Wednesday because Ukraine has not paid in advance for more deliveries. The Indian army...

    Biden to attend meetings with Southeast European leaders
    Nov25

    Biden to attend meetings with Southeast European leaders

    Biden’s trip comes amid tensions in the region over an influx of refugees flooding into Europe, and a debate in the United States about whether to allow Syrian refugees following the Islamic State attack in Paris. Administration officials said security and humanitarian constraints are concerns for the leaders, with as many 5,000 refugees...