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    MH17 Families Ask, Where Are The Bodies? Little To Show 4 Months Later
    Nov12

    MH17 Families Ask, Where Are The Bodies? Little To Show 4 Months Later

    (Reuters) — Daisy Oehlers and Bryce Fredriksz, a Dutch couple in their early 20s, were sitting near the left wing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 on their way to a holiday in Bali when “high-energy objects” — as officials later called them — struck the plane over eastern Ukraine. Their bodies were torn apart and scattered...

    Russia’s Vulnerability to the EU
    Nov12

    Russia’s Vulnerability to the EU

    Photo by Remy Steinegger Introduction The US-EU sponsored coup in the Ukraine and its conversion from a stable Russian trading partner to a devastated EU economic client and NATO launch pad, as well as the subsequent economic sanctions against Russia for supporting the Russian ethnic majority in the Donbas region and Crimea, illustrate the...

    Ukraine Digs In to Keep Airport From Rebels
    Nov12

    Ukraine Digs In to Keep Airport From Rebels

    Two months into a truce with Russia-backed rebels, fighting still rages in eastern Ukraine, especially around an airport that is the last piece of territory in government hands in the regional capital of Donetsk. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    No New Economic Sanctions on Russia as Cease-Fire in Ukraine Collapsing
    Nov12

    No New Economic Sanctions on Russia as Cease-Fire in Ukraine Collapsing

    …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine’s hryvnia hits new all-time low
    Nov12

    Ukraine’s hryvnia hits new all-time low

    Ukraine’s central bank said the average rate set at a daily dollar auction was 15.8817 hryvnia per $1, a fresh all-time low. …read more Source:...

    Dutch investigators collect remains at MH17 crash site
    Nov11

    Dutch investigators collect remains at MH17 crash site

    Dutch investigators collect remains at the site of the Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine to send to the Netherlands. Nathan Frandino reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Russia adding major firepower in Crimea, NATO chief says
    Nov11

    Russia adding major firepower in Crimea, NATO chief says

    Annexed Ukrainian territory seeing influx of Russian military personnel and hardware, according to NATO intel …read more Source:...

    The Sino-Russia Partnership Is Stronger Than the West Thinks
    Nov11

    The Sino-Russia Partnership Is Stronger Than the West Thinks

    WASHINGTON — Some American pundits are calling for new overtures by the West that would distance China from Russia. In Japan, voices are urging the government to step up diplomacy with Russia to draw it away from China. In these appeals we can discern an assumption that divergent national interests leave either Moscow or Beijing susceptible...

    Russians Brace For Thrifty Christmas As Sanctions Hit
    Nov11

    Russians Brace For Thrifty Christmas As Sanctions Hit

    The Kanounnikova family had big plans this year for the holidays. They were going to gather in Florida, the adopted home of Natalia Kanounnikova, who’d become an ice skating celebrity since moving to the U.S. from Russia. In 2006, she even made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for the fastest spin on ice skates (topping 300...

    Why A Place 700 Miles North Of The Arctic Circle May Become One The US’s Most Important Air Bases
    Nov11

    Why A Place 700 Miles North Of The Arctic Circle May Become One The US’s Most Important Air Bases

    Over 700 miles north of the Arctic Circle in Greenland sits one of the US’s most isolated military installations — a place that could potentially become one of the most important American air bases on earth. Situated close to the halfway point between Moscow and New York City, Thule Air Base is a remnant of the US’s drive to create...