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    Deal gives Russia greater control over Abkhazia
    Nov24

    Deal gives Russia greater control over Abkhazia

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has signed an agreement with the leader of Abkhazia binding the breakaway Georgian region closer to Russia and formalizing Moscow’s control over this stretch of the Black Sea. Putin justified the annexation of Crimea by saying it would guarantee that NATO warships would never be welcome on the...

    Don’t Prop up Putin by Giving Him an Enemy
    Nov24

    Don’t Prop up Putin by Giving Him an Enemy

    Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to provoke a military confrontation with the West. His military jets have repeatedly buzzed NATO facilities, coming close to causing a crash with a Swedish civilian airliner. He has vowed to extend the range of those patrols to the Gulf of Mexico. After he took credit for initiating the September 5 ceasefire...

    “ATO” Heroes
    Nov24

    “ATO” Heroes

    “ATO” Heroes …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Lithuania to Supply Ukraine With Military Aid
    Nov24

    Lithuania to Supply Ukraine With Military Aid

    Lithuania is to provide Ukraine with some military aid to help in its fight against pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday. It was not clear, however, if Lithuania was following fellow NATO member the United States in providing non-lethal military equipment, or supplying weaponry....

    Putin Youth: The Young Russians Who See the President as a Father
    Nov24

    Putin Youth: The Young Russians Who See the President as a Father

    Anastasia Zakharova’s desk is in some kind of organised chaos. Several images of Vladimir Putin are scattered across the surface, along with a few pictures of Russian Olympic women champions, and old copies of the Soviet Pravda newspaper. This week, the 18-year-old fashion designer is working on a new collection of T-shirts called...

    Shadow Currency Trade Points To New Ukraine Financial Crisis
    Nov24

    Shadow Currency Trade Points To New Ukraine Financial Crisis

    A stone’s throw from this weekend’s candlelight vigils in Kiev marking a year since the start of the demonstrations that toppled Viktor Yanukovich as president, a different kind of Ukrainian was out on the street: the black market currency traders. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Global Conflicts Create Record Numbers of Missing
    Nov24

    Global Conflicts Create Record Numbers of Missing

    The last time the two young Crimean Tatar men were seen alive, was on the evening of September 27th this year. Eighteen year-old Islyam Dzhepparov and his cousin Dzhevdet Islyamov, 23, had gone to visit an uncle in a small village near Belogorsk in the Crimea. As they were walking home at 7pm, they were stopped on the road by two unknown men in...

    Poroshenko: Lithuania to Supply Ukraine With Military Aid
    Nov24

    Poroshenko: Lithuania to Supply Ukraine With Military Aid

    Lithuania is to provide Ukraine with some military aid to help in its fight against pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday. It was not clear, however, if Lithuania was following fellow NATO member the United States in providing non-lethal military equipment, or supplying weaponry....

    Ukrainian Campaigners Cry Foul As Ex-Minister’s Palace Revealed
    Nov24

    Ukrainian Campaigners Cry Foul As Ex-Minister’s Palace Revealed

    An RFE/RL investigation has revealed an opulent palace belonging to Ukraine’s former minister for the environment and natural resources, Mikola Zlochevskiy, who served under ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. Anti-corruption campaigners in Kyiv are demanding an investigation into Zlochevskiy, whose business links include the son of the...

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, INTC)
    Nov24

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, INTC)

    Good morning! At the start of a new week, here are the major stories likely to have an impact as markets open. Russia Is Losing $140 Billion Per Year. “We are losing around $40 billion per year due to geopolitical sanctions and we are losing some $90 to $100 billion per year due to oil prices falling 30 percent,” Russian Finance...