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    IAAF poised to suspend Russian federation in doping scandal
    Nov13

    IAAF poised to suspend Russian federation in doping scandal

    LONDON (AP) — IAAF leaders are set to suspend the Russian federation on Friday, keeping the country’s track and field athletes out of international competition for an indefinite period that could include next year’s Olympics in Brazil. IAAF President Sebastian Coe convenes an emergency meeting of his 27-member council via...

    Ukrainian man acquitted of planning bomb attack on Russia’s London embassy
    Nov13

    Ukrainian man acquitted of planning bomb attack on Russia’s London embassy

    A jury has cleared a Ukrainian man accused of plotting to blow up the Russian embassy in London after being radicalized by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Helicopter crashes in Slovakia, killing 6
    Nov13

    Helicopter crashes in Slovakia, killing 6

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovak Interior Minister Robert Kalinak said on Friday a Ukrainian helicopter has crashed in eastern Slovakia, killing six people. Kalinak said the helicopter was found in Slovak territory on the border with Ukraine on Friday. His ministry’s spokesman Ivan Netik told The Associated Press that Slovak border police...

    Ukrainian cleared of planning to bomb Russia’s UK embassy
    Nov13

    Ukrainian cleared of planning to bomb Russia’s UK embassy

    LONDON (AP) — A jury has cleared a Ukrainian man accused of plotting to blow up the Russian embassy in London after being radicalized by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Prosecutors said 35-year-old Vadim Bezkorovainiy searched the Internet for explosives, filmed himself with home-made petrol bombs and scouted the area around the embassy. Police...

    Dzhemilev denies Russian allegations of Crimean Tatars recruiting fighters for IS
    Nov13

    Dzhemilev denies Russian allegations of Crimean Tatars recruiting fighters for IS

    In recent months, a debate arose about the formation of a Muslim Battalion in Ukraine (see Eurasia Daily Monitor, September 5). This was soon followed, in the Russian media, by rumors about the Crimean Tatar leadership’s alleged links with the Islamic State (ISIS). On October 5, the head of the State Committee of the Crimean […] …read...

    Ukraine Caucus urges House  to investigate downing of MH17
    Nov13

    Ukraine Caucus urges House to investigate downing of MH17

    WASHINGTON – House Ukraine Caucus Chairs Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), Michael Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), Sander Levin (D-Mich.) and 18 other Ukraine Caucus members, on November 2 sent a bipartisan letter to the chair and ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee urging the full committee to hold a hearing investigating the circumstances...

    Congress passes bill authorizing lethal military aid to Ukraine
    Nov13

    Congress passes bill authorizing lethal military aid to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – Congress has passed a defense policy bill that authorizes up to $50 million in lethal military aid for Ukraine and mandates a White House response if Russia is deemed to be violating a key arms control treaty. The White House said hours after the $607 billion bill was passed by the Senate on […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Ukrainian cleared of planning to bomb Russia’s UK embassy
    Nov13

    Ukrainian cleared of planning to bomb Russia’s UK embassy

    A jury has cleared a Ukrainian man accused of plotting to blow up the Russian embassy in London after being radicalized by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    CONFERENCE ADDRESS: U.S. envoy speaks about reform in Ukraine
    Nov13

    CONFERENCE ADDRESS: U.S. envoy speaks about reform in Ukraine

    Excerpted below are remarks by U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt at the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council and Kyiv School of Economics Conference on Legal and Governance Reform, which was held in Kyiv on October 30. …What a difference a year makes. When we gathered here last year, the Kremlin-backed war in the east was in full force. […] …read...

    November 21, 2013
    Nov13

    November 21, 2013

    Two years ago, on November 21, 2013, the BBC reported that Ukraine had suspended preparations for a trade deal with the European Union. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) quoted Aleksander Kwasniewski, leader of the EU diplomatic mission to Ukraine, as saying that Kyiv would not sign an Association Agreement (AA) with the EU at the […]...