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    Russian TV claims it has photo of downing of MH17
    Nov15

    Russian TV claims it has photo of downing of MH17

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state television has released a satellite photograph that it claims shows that a Ukrainian fighter jet shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. However, commentators have dismissed the photo as a fake…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine’s Financial Outlook Is Gloomy
    Nov15

    Ukraine’s Financial Outlook Is Gloomy

    Ukraine is engulfed in a financial crisis. Without further Western aid, the Kyiv government will run out of money to service its debts. If the situation continues, Ukraine could face possible default on its bonds in four to six months, if Russia demands early repayment on a multibillion-dollar loan it gave Kyiv before the ouster this year of...

    Russian TV claims it has photo of downing of MH17
    Nov15

    Russian TV claims it has photo of downing of MH17

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state television has released a satellite photograph that it claims shows that a Ukrainian fighter jet shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The photo released Friday by Russia’s Channel One and Rossiya TV stations purportedly shows a Ukrainian fighter plane firing an air-to-air missile in the direction of the MH17....

    Putin Will Leave G20 Summit Early After West Blasts Moscow Over Ukraine
    Nov15

    Putin Will Leave G20 Summit Early After West Blasts Moscow Over Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to leave the G20 summit early after Western leaders lambasted him Saturday over the crisis in Ukraine and threatened further sanctions. Russia has been accused of escalating military activity and supplying troops and weaponry to the insurgency in the eastern part of Ukraine, where fighting has claimed the...

    Cameron and Putin have frank exchange about Ukraine
    Nov15

    Cameron and Putin have frank exchange about Ukraine

    UPI StaffBRISBANE, Australia, Nov. 15 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and British Prime Minister David Cameron were said to have had a robust talk about Ukraine on the sidelines of the G20 summit. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine to Close State Offices in Rebel-Held East
    Nov15

    Ukraine to Close State Offices in Rebel-Held East

    With a cease-fire between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists barely holding, Ukrainian leaders are taking steps to end certain services in the east. …read more Source:...

    This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World, November 9 – 15
    Nov15

    This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World, November 9 – 15

    Humans express their faith in a multitude of ways. These photos capture the diversity within faith practices that happen in our world in the span of just one week.Sofia, Bulgaria: November 11 Bulgarian Orthodox Church members commemorate Saint Mina (Saint Menas). Hundreds of people light candles and pray before the miraculous icon in the...

    As Criticism Mounts, Putin Camp Floats Early Exit From G20 Summit
    Nov15

    As Criticism Mounts, Putin Camp Floats Early Exit From G20 Summit

    Amid blunt criticism of Moscow’s actions in Ukraine from Western leaders, the Kremlin has denied a report that Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to leave a G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, earlier than planned. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine to close state offices, bank services in rebel-held east
    Nov15

    Ukraine to close state offices, bank services in rebel-held east

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko issued several decrees on Saturday to shut state institutions and banking services in pro-Russian eastern regions, pressing a move to cut links with the rebel-held territory. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Russia Expels German Diplomat
    Nov15

    Russia Expels German Diplomat

    Russia expelled a German diplomat in Moscow in retaliation for Berlin ordering the departure of a suspected Russian spy, a German official said, as tensions escalated between the two countries over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Wall Street...