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    Ukrainians Protest Against Europe, Saying It Abandoned Maidan For Russia
    Nov25

    Ukrainians Protest Against Europe, Saying It Abandoned Maidan For Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine — Five months ago, Kirill Marlinski was on the streets of Kiev, demanding closer ties to the European Union. Now, he’s demonstrating in the streets again, but this time against European countries. Like many other activists in the Euromaidan revolution that ousted president Viktor Yanukovych, he blames Europeans for...

    Ukraine Crisis: Fighting Breaks Out Near Donetsk Airport, Train Station
    Nov25

    Ukraine Crisis: Fighting Breaks Out Near Donetsk Airport, Train Station

    Clashes between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists intensified in Donetsk on Thursday, with battles breaking out near the city’s main train station and airport. French freelance photographer Antoine E.R. Delaunay posted a photo to Twitter showing heavy smoke between the train station and airport in Donetsk, a city of...

    Ukraine stops buying natural gas from Russia, closes airspace
    Nov25

    Ukraine stops buying natural gas from Russia, closes airspace

    Gazprom said it has stopped sending gas to Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine and Crimea: A Report From the Front
    Nov25

    Ukraine and Crimea: A Report From the Front

    Mary KaldorGrassroots activists in Kiev want democracy, social justice, and an end to corruption. If the peace agreement holds, and they just might have a chance. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says it will buy more Russian gas when needed
    Nov25

    Ukraine says it will buy more Russian gas when needed

    Daniel J. GraeberKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 25 (UPI) — A Ukrainian natural gas company said it expects to receive prepaid gas from Russia and future deliveries may come as demand levels determine. …read more Source: United Press...

    UPDATE: 5 Pro-Russian Rebels Killed Near Solvyansk, Putin Calls Ukraine’s Use Of Military Force ‘Serious Crime;’ Obama Says US Has Prepared Additional Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine As 150 US Troops Land In Poland
    Nov25

    UPDATE: 5 Pro-Russian Rebels Killed Near Solvyansk, Putin Calls Ukraine’s Use Of Military Force ‘Serious Crime;’ Obama Says US Has Prepared Additional Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine As 150 US Troops Land In Poland

    Update as of 6:34 a.m. EDT: Five pro-Russian rebels were killed in a clash at a checkpoint in the eastern Ukraine city of Slovyansk, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing Ukraine’s interior ministry, and added that Russian President Vladimir Putin had called Ukraine’s use of military force a “serious crime.” The...

    G7 Willing To Step Up Sanctions On Russia Over Ukraine
    Nov25

    G7 Willing To Step Up Sanctions On Russia Over Ukraine

    (Reuters) – The world’s leading industrialized nations threatened on Wednesday to impose harder-hitting sanctions on Russia if it does not help restore stability to eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian militias continue to operate at will. While Ukraine was able to hold a largely peaceful presidential election last month, the situation...

    Russia Says It Will Respond If Ukraine Interests Attacked
    Nov25

    Russia Says It Will Respond If Ukraine Interests Attacked

    KIEV (Reuters) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the United States Wednesday of being behind the political upheaval in …read more Source: International Business...

    Obama Shows Support For Ukraine’s New Leader Poroshenko, While Separatists Take Two Military Bases In Luhansk
    Nov25

    Obama Shows Support For Ukraine’s New Leader Poroshenko, While Separatists Take Two Military Bases In Luhansk

    U.S. President Barack Obama met Ukraine’s President-elect Petro Poroshenko in Warsaw on Wednesday and discussed how the U.S. could help, with the exception of supplying weapons, in its fight against pro-Russia separatists who have waged a violent uprising against Ukraine’s newly elected government over the past few weeks. …read...

    Ukraine Says It Has US Approval To Take On Pro-Russian ‘Aggressors’
    Nov25

    Ukraine Says It Has US Approval To Take On Pro-Russian ‘Aggressors’

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s government relaunched a security operation to crack down on pro-Russian armed groups after an Easter pause on Wednesday and said it had the backing of the United States …read more Source: International Business...