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    Ukraine rabbi: U.S. Jews helped us beat Russia’s anti-Semitism propaganda
    Nov19

    Ukraine rabbi: U.S. Jews helped us beat Russia’s anti-Semitism propaganda

    (JTA) – Jewish communities in the Ukraine and U.S. conducted a coordinated effort to refute Russian claims that Ukraine’s revolution unleashed a wave of anti-Semitic acts, a chief Ukrainian rabbi said. “We’ve been working very closely with the organized Jewish community to counter the propaganda that is coming out of Russia about...

    Putin receives new US ambassador in Kremlin
    Nov19

    Putin receives new US ambassador in Kremlin

    MOSCOW (AP) — The new U.S. ambassador to Russia has presented his credentials to President Vladimir Putin in a Kremlin ceremony that politely hinted at the challenges the career diplomat will face, with the Washington and Moscow locked in their worst confrontation since the Cold War over the crisis in Ukraine…. …read more...

    Putin receives new US ambassador in Kremlin
    Nov19

    Putin receives new US ambassador in Kremlin

    MOSCOW (AP) — The new U.S. ambassador to Russia has presented his credentials to President Vladimir Putin in a Kremlin ceremony that politely hinted at the challenges the career diplomat will face, with the Washington and Moscow locked in their worst confrontation since the Cold War over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: San...

    Putin, German FM Discuss Ukraine
    Nov19

    Putin, German FM Discuss Ukraine

    Germany’s foreign minister met with Vladimir Putin in Moscow for talks on Ukraine after a last-minute invitation from the Russian president. Frank-Walter Steinmeier talked for 75 minutes late Tuesday with Putin, although details of their conversation were not available as of early Wednesday. Steinmeier said after a meeting with Russian...

    Russia warns of military assault on the east
    Nov19

    Russia warns of military assault on the east

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign policy chief on Wednesday claimed that Ukraine’s decision to freeze budget payments to the eastern rebel-held territories could be a precursor to a military onslaught. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine preparing for military assault on the east, Russia’s foreign minister warns
    Nov19

    Ukraine preparing for military assault on the east, Russia’s foreign minister warns

    MOSCOW – Russia’s foreign policy chief on Wednesday claimed that Ukraine’s decision to freeze budget payments to the eastern rebel-held territories could be a precursor to a military onslaught. Ukrainian officials announced earlier this month that they will freeze the $2.6 billion in state support to the areas now in rebel hands,...

    Tiny Baltic States Prepare to Hit Back at Mighty Russia
    Nov19

    Tiny Baltic States Prepare to Hit Back at Mighty Russia

    Earlier this month, a Russian warship entered Latvia’s exclusive economic zone, some nine nautical miles from the country’s territorial waters. Considering that Russian warships have already approached Latvian waters some 50 times this year, according to figures from Latvia’s Ministry of Defence, it was not an altogether...

    Ukraine is preparing for military assault on the east, Russian foreign minister says
    Nov19

    Ukraine is preparing for military assault on the east, Russian foreign minister says

    Ukrainian officials announced earlier this month that they will freeze the $2.6-billion in state support to the areas now in rebel hands …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russia Says Will Not Press ‘Allies’ On Territorial Issues
    Nov19

    Russia Says Will Not Press ‘Allies’ On Territorial Issues

    Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Moscow will not pressure its “allies” to recognize Crimea as a part of Russia or to join it in recopgnizing Georgia’s breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia regions as independent states. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia warns of military assault on the east
    Nov19

    Russia warns of military assault on the east

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign policy chief on Wednesday claimed that Ukraine’s decision to freeze budget payments to the eastern rebel-held territories could be a precursor to a military onslaught. …read more Source: U.S....