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    Ukraine’s rebel center in limbo as fighting dies down
    Nov05

    Ukraine’s rebel center in limbo as fighting dies down

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — The fighting has subsided, but Donetsk is quickly sinking into the past — a shabby Soviet-like state of empty streets and deprivation. Huge portraits of Josef Stalin hanging in the city center only reinforce the impression of failure. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine’s Rebel Center in Limbo as Fighting Dies Down
    Nov05

    Ukraine’s Rebel Center in Limbo as Fighting Dies Down

    Ukraine’s main rebel-held city stuck in uncertainty as fighting dies down …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine’s rebel center in limbo as fighting dies down
    Nov05

    Ukraine’s rebel center in limbo as fighting dies down

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — The fighting has subsided, but Donetsk is quickly sinking into the past – a shabby Soviet-like state of empty streets and deprivation. Huge portraits of Josef Stalin hanging in the city center only reinforce the impression of failure…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine’s rebel center in limbo as fighting dies down
    Nov05

    Ukraine’s rebel center in limbo as fighting dies down

    The wounds are raw in the capital of eastern Ukraine’s pro-Russia insurgency and its prognosis not encouraging, even without the artillery barrages that terrified the city during the height of fighting between separatists and Ukrainian forces. Only three years ago, Donetsk was proud of the glitter it showed to spectators at the European...

    Envoys From Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine To Meet November 6
    Nov05

    Envoys From Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine To Meet November 6

    Chief diplomats of Germany, France, Russia, and Ukraine will meet November 6 in Berlin to agree on next steps in ending the Ukraine conflict, a German Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Western Officials: Russia’s Syria Gamble Faces Increasing Odds
    Nov05

    Western Officials: Russia’s Syria Gamble Faces Increasing Odds

    The battle between Syrian forces — backed by Russian air power — and rebel fighters played itself out on social media over the course of several hours. “Reports that Jaysh Al-Fatah has began its long-awaited offensive on Morek,this is going to be decisive,” tweeted Abdel Rahman, a self-described history major with more than 3,300 followers, who...

    Both Sides In Ukraine Threaten To Stop Weapons Withdrawal
    Nov05

    Both Sides In Ukraine Threaten To Stop Weapons Withdrawal

    The Ukrainian government and Russia-backed separatists both threatened November 4 to stop their ongoing weapons withdrawal if they keep coming under attack. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bayern hammer Arsenal as Chelsea secure welcome win
    Nov05

    Bayern hammer Arsenal as Chelsea secure welcome win

    Paris (AFP) – Arsenal’s hopes of reaching the Champions League knockout phase were left hanging by a thread on Wednesday after they were thrashed 5-1 by Bayern Munich, while Chelsea revived their faltering campaign with a nervy 2-1 victory over Dynamo Kiev.Zenit St Petersburg became the third team to reach the last 16 of the...

    Russian Food Sanctions 2015: Meat, Cheese Shortage Feared Amid EU Embargo Over Ukraine Conflict
    Nov05

    Russian Food Sanctions 2015: Meat, Cheese Shortage Feared Amid EU Embargo Over Ukraine Conflict

    Russia may experience meat and dairy shortages in 2016, Russian news agency Ria Novosti reported Tuesday, citing a government spending watchdog in the country. The nation used to import hundreds of tons of foreign produce, mostly from Europe, and ongoing European sanctions could shrink Russia’s food supply. …read more Source:...

    Russia and Afghanistan: Strange Bedfellows
    Nov05

    Russia and Afghanistan: Strange Bedfellows

    There has been concern in the western world for some time, and rightly so, that Russia under the rule of Vladimir Putin wants to assert itself as a superpower resembling the defunct USSR. Putin has been working on this endeavor ever since he was brought to power by the late Boris Yeltsin, the founder of the new Russia after the collapse of the...