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    Russia Warns U.S. Not to Arm Ukraine as Biden Due in Kiev
    Nov20

    Russia Warns U.S. Not to Arm Ukraine as Biden Due in Kiev

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Russia warned the United States on Thursday against supplying arms to Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, hours before U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden was due to arrive in Kiev. Ukraine accused President Vladimir Putin of treating its territory like a “playing field”,...

    Putin: Extremist groups being manipulated from abroad could threaten Russia
    Nov20

    Putin: Extremist groups being manipulated from abroad could threaten Russia

    President Vladimir Putin is warning that extremist groups being manipulated from abroad could try to destabilize Russia, a statement that comes amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia warns U.S. against “destabilizing” Ukraine
    Nov20

    Russia warns U.S. against “destabilizing” Ukraine

    With death toll in eastern Ukraine mounting, top Obama advisor draws rebuke with suggestion U.S. should consider arming Ukrainians …read more Source:...

    Russia Can Do Little to Shore Up Falling Oil Prices
    Nov20

    Russia Can Do Little to Shore Up Falling Oil Prices

    Russia can do little to shore up slumping global prices even if OPEC wants it to. Russian wells will freeze if they stop pumping oil, and the country has no capacity to store the output it would otherwise export. Before next week’s meeting of OPEC, Russia has already spoken to group member Venezuela about the need to “coordinate actions in...

    Leaders from Ukraine and Poland visit Moldova, talk about Russia’s influence in vote, Ukraine
    Nov20

    Leaders from Ukraine and Poland visit Moldova, talk about Russia’s influence in vote, Ukraine

    The leaders of Ukraine, Poland and Moldova have met over concerns about Russian influence in separatist eastern Ukraine and fears that Russia may seek to meddle in Moldova’s general election. …read more Source: FOX...

    Nearly 1,000 killed during Ukraine ceasefire, UN says
    Nov20

    Nearly 1,000 killed during Ukraine ceasefire, UN says

    Kiev (AFP) – Almost 1,000 people have been killed in Ukraine since a ceasefire came into effect in September, an average of 13 people a day, the United Nations said Thursday, as the conflict in the east drags on.As the report was published, international monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) mission in...

    Russia Says Against EU “Attempts” To Make Serbia Join Sanctions
    Nov20

    Russia Says Against EU “Attempts” To Make Serbia Join Sanctions

    Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Aleksandr Lukashevich says Moscow is against what he called “attempts by the European Union” to make Serbia join sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    OSCE Chairman, Nazarbaev Discuss Ukraine, Swiss-Kazakh Ties
    Nov20

    OSCE Chairman, Nazarbaev Discuss Ukraine, Swiss-Kazakh Ties

    The current head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has discussed a range of issues including the conflict in Ukraine with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia: US Arms Supplies to Ukraine Would Destabilize Situation
    Nov20

    Russia: US Arms Supplies to Ukraine Would Destabilize Situation

    Russia said on Thursday that the United States providing weapons to Ukraine’s government to fight separatists in the country’s east would have a “serious destabilizing” effect and would be in violation of a number of agreements. The statement by Foreign Ministry Spokesman Alexander Lukashevich comes a day after a ranking U.S. official...

    VTB Hurt by Ukraine Crisis
    Nov20

    VTB Hurt by Ukraine Crisis

    Russian lender VTB Group reported a 90% fall in third-quarter profit, hurt by higher provisions linked to the crisis in Ukraine and economic troubles at home. …read more Source: The Wall Street...