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    French president off to Moscow for talks on fighting terror
    Nov26

    French president off to Moscow for talks on fighting terror

    French President Francois Hollande was traveling to Moscow on Thursday to push for a stronger coalition against Islamic State militants in Syria, trying to unite France, the United States and Russia in the aftermath of the Paris attacks that killed 130 people and jolted the West. Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the Nov. 13...

    French President to Visit Moscow for Terrorism Talks
    Nov26

    French President to Visit Moscow for Terrorism Talks

    French President Francois Hollande is traveling to Moscow on Thursday, part of his weeklong push for a stronger coalition against ISIS extremists in Syria that should unite France, the United States and Russia in the aftermath of the Paris attacks that killed 130 people and jolted the West. Hollande’s visit, which is expected later on...

    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...