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    World War 3: Russia Involved in ‘Hybrid War’ in Ukraine, US General Says
    Nov04

    World War 3: Russia Involved in ‘Hybrid War’ in Ukraine, US General Says

    Washington (AP) — The top U.S. commander for NATO painted Monday an increasingly grim picture of the West’s deteriorating relationship with Russia, saying Moscow is effectively working to shift its border westward into Ukraine. Gen. Philip Breedlove said Monday that Moscow’s actions are forcing the West to beef up its military...

    Ukrainian president sends more troops to the east
    Nov04

    Ukrainian president sends more troops to the east

    Pro-Russian rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko prepares to casts his ballot during supreme council and presidential elections in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. The… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    NATO: Russia Moves Troops Closer To Ukraine Border
    Nov04

    NATO: Russia Moves Troops Closer To Ukraine Border

    By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Russia has moved troops closer to the border with Ukraine and continues to support rebels in the country’s east, NATO’s chief said on Tuesday, after an election held by the pro-Russian separatists and condemned by Kiev and Western leaders. Ukraine’s president said Sunday’s...

    Alleged Child Molester Sentenced to Death by Show of Hands in Eastern Ukraine
    Nov04

    Alleged Child Molester Sentenced to Death by Show of Hands in Eastern Ukraine

    East Ukrainian separatists have released video footage of the first criminal court case held in the self proclaimed republics of Luhansk and Donetsk, where militant rebels sentence a man to death for rape after a show of hands in favour. The footage shows the proceedings of the self-declared “New Russia First People’s Court” that took place...

    APNewsBreak: Russia plans nuclear summit boycott
    Nov04

    APNewsBreak: Russia plans nuclear summit boycott

    VIENNA (AP) — Russia has informed the United States that it will boycott the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, diplomats told The Associated Press on Tuesday, potentially stripping the meeting of one of its key participants and hurting efforts initiated by President Barack Obama to reduce the threat of nuclear terrorism. At the last summit, 35...

    Ukrainian president sends more troops to the east
    Nov04

    Ukrainian president sends more troops to the east

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s president says additional troops are being deployed to the east, where fighting continues to rage between government forces and pro-Russian separatist fighters.Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday that the units would defend from possible incursions toward cities still under government control.His remarks came after...

    Ukraine orders troops to four areas, proposes abolition of special-status law
    Nov04

    Ukraine orders troops to four areas, proposes abolition of special-status law

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 4 (UPI) — Army reinforcements are heading for key southern and eastern Ukrainian cities, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered Tuesday. …read more Source: United Press...

    The Lost America of Team America
    Nov04

    The Lost America of Team America

    To remember what the world felt like to a lot of people in the fall of 2004, look no further than the opening scene of Team America: World Police, the South Park-driven marionette action spoof/international affairs crash course/musical that was released during one of the most divisive election seasons ever. Islamic terrorists are just about to...

    The Battle of Ilovaisk: Details of a Massacre Inside Rebel-Held Eastern Ukraine
    Nov04

    The Battle of Ilovaisk: Details of a Massacre Inside Rebel-Held Eastern Ukraine

    Petro Poroshenko, the former chocolate king and recently-elected president of Ukraine, stood proudly on the podium in Kiev’s Independence Square as 1,500 goose-stepping servicemen, armoured vehicles and rocket launchers passed before him. Crowds of smiling families in traditional embroidered shirts turned out to wave tiny yellow and blue...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko orders extra army units to protect cities from possible assault
    Nov04

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko orders extra army units to protect cities from possible assault

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he had ordered his military chiefs to send in new army units to protect cities in the east and southeast from possible attack by Russian-backed separatists, Interfax news agency said. …read more Source: The Globe and...