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    News Analysis: Crimean Tatars Push Kyiv’s Hand On Recovering Crimea
    Nov24

    News Analysis: Crimean Tatars Push Kyiv’s Hand On Recovering Crimea

    Activists in southern Ukraine, led by representatives of the Crimean Tatar minority, are pushing hard to force Kyiv to adopt a more aggressive policy aimed at recovering Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Experts study evidence in criminal probe into MH17 downing
    Nov24

    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, Dutch prosecutors announced Tuesday. The three-week meeting will draw together experts in ballistics, weapons systems, explosives and...

    Experts study evidence in criminal probe into MH17 downing
    Nov24

    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, Dutch prosecutors announced Tuesday. The three-week meeting will draw together experts in ballistics, weapons systems, explosives and...

    NATO Must Have Turkey’s Back
    Nov24

    NATO Must Have Turkey’s Back

    The rapid deterioration of global order took an ugly turn this morning and we all moved a little closer to the abyss: Two Turkish F-16s have shot down what appears to be a Russian Su-24 bomber near the Syrian border. Two Russian pilots parachuted out of the plane as it went down in flames. One pilot was captured by Turkmen fighters in Latakia...

    Russia to halt gas supplies to Ukraine over Crimea blackout
    Nov24

    Russia to halt gas supplies to Ukraine over Crimea blackout

    Crimea is relying on emergency generators to meet its basic power needs after power lines were blown up, with pro-Ukraine activists preventing repairs …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Crimeans Voice Anger At Blackout
    Nov24

    Crimeans Voice Anger At Blackout

    People in Crimea have been voicing anger after the peninsula’s electricity supplies from Ukraine were cut off. Crimea was annexed by Russia last year, but continued to receive electricity supplies from Ukraine until explosions on November 20-21 brought down four electricity transmission towers. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read...

    French and Russian authorities to increase fan zone security
    Nov24

    French and Russian authorities to increase fan zone security

    PARIS (AP) — French and Russian authorities plan to increase security at fan zones at next year’s European Championship and the 2018 World Cup following the attacks in Paris. French Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Tuesday security for Euro 2016, scheduled from June 10-July 10 in France, will be reinforced to ensure “the fan zones...

    Main French Opposition: End EU Embargo on Russia
    Nov24

    Main French Opposition: End EU Embargo on Russia

    France’s main opposition party, The Republicans, on Tuesday called on President Francois Hollande to push for an end to the European Union sanctions on Russia over its activities in Ukraine. “That’s the sensible position,” said Christian Jacob, president of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy’s The Republicans...

    Turkey Downs Putin’s Agenda
    Nov24

    Turkey Downs Putin’s Agenda

    Russia had it coming. Turkish fighter jets today shot down a Russian Su-24 in what was allegedly a violation of its airspace. Russia promptly denied the transgression but Turkey remains adamant it only acted in self-defense — and after giving multiple warnings. If proven right, it won’t be the first time Russian jets have made...

    Ukraine bans cargo shipments to Crimea amid power blackout
    Nov24

    Ukraine bans cargo shipments to Crimea amid power blackout

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 24 (UPI) — Ukraine began a trade boycott of Crimea, as a power blackout in Crimea, caused by the sabotage of the Ukrainian electricity grid, continues. …read more Source: United Press...