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    Ukraine To Return Artillery To Front Line If Situation Escalates
    Nov16

    Ukraine To Return Artillery To Front Line If Situation Escalates

    Ukraine’s military says it will be “forced to return artillery and mortars” to its eastern front line if fighting in the country’s east escalates further. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Only on AP: A Soviet sprinter who said no to steroids
    Nov16

    Only on AP: A Soviet sprinter who said no to steroids

    TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The story of my close call with doping in the Soviet Union began in 1967, when I was 17 and had just returned home from training camp, deeply disappointed not to have made the national youth track team.I was the 100-meter and 400-meter champion for runners 17 or younger in Georgia, which at the time was one of the 15...

    Mosque Vandalized In Annexed Crimea
    Nov16

    Mosque Vandalized In Annexed Crimea

    Unknown attackers have broken the windows of a mosque in Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, which was annexed by Russia last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia ‘Makes Proposal’ To Solve Ukraine Debt Standoff
    Nov16

    Russia ‘Makes Proposal’ To Solve Ukraine Debt Standoff

    Russia says it is putting forward a proposal to resolve a debt dispute with Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Siluanov says Moscow made offer to Ukraine over debt
    Nov16

    Russia’s Siluanov says Moscow made offer to Ukraine over debt

    BELEK, Turkey (Reuters) – Russia wants to reach a compromise over Ukraine’s debt to Russia and has made an “interesting” offer to settle the… …read more Source:...

    Needing ‘clean cash,’ mobsters hungry for Rome’s eateries
    Nov16

    Needing ‘clean cash,’ mobsters hungry for Rome’s eateries

    ROME (AP) — Gianfranco Romeo sits at a table at his trattoria off the Pantheon, casting scorn over the idea that he’s a frontman for a feared mafia clan.”I always had a passion for restaurant work, I began as a dishwasher,” Romeo told The Associated Press at Il Barroccio, as pizza-makers prepared to fire up the oven and shovel...

    Needing ‘clean cash,’ mobsters hungry for Rome’s eateries
    Nov16

    Needing ‘clean cash,’ mobsters hungry for Rome’s eateries

    Romeo is among several people under investigation for suspected false property registration in one of a growing number of investigations in which mobsters are suspected of systematically buying up Roman tourist restaurants to launder cocaine profits, allegedly installing people like Romeo as figurehead owners. Along Rome’s narrow Via dei...

    Poroshenko Condemns Rise In Separatist Attacks In East
    Nov16

    Poroshenko Condemns Rise In Separatist Attacks In East

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has condemned an uptick in attacks by pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama, Putin hold impromptu meeting at G20, discuss Syria
    Nov16

    Obama, Putin hold impromptu meeting at G20, discuss Syria

    U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin traded views on Syria’s civil war and broached the tense topic of Ukraine during an impromptu sit-down Sunday in Turkey, American and Russian officials said. …read more Source: CTV...

    A Grand Bargain With Putin Against ISIS?
    Nov16

    A Grand Bargain With Putin Against ISIS?

    What follows is not very pretty. But it may be the best option available in a crisis without good options. Russian President Vladimir Putin has made no secret of the fact that he would like some kind of political settlement with the West. The German magazine Der Spiegel has just published a leaked official Russian memo outlining a proposed grand...