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    At least 2 killed in Ukraine shelling
    Nov28

    At least 2 killed in Ukraine shelling

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At least two people have been killed in a rocket attack that left a hospital badly damaged in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, where fighting is raging between government forces and Russian-backed separatist rebels. The mayor’s office in the rebel-held city said Friday that a 12-year old boy and 55-year old...

    EU extends Ukraine-related sanctions to 13 new people, 5 entities
    Nov28

    EU extends Ukraine-related sanctions to 13 new people, 5 entities

    The European Union is extending economic and travel sanctions to 13 people and five entities it accuses of involvement with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    East-West Divisions Define Moldova’s Elections
    Nov28

    East-West Divisions Define Moldova’s Elections

    CHISINAU, Moldova— A wealthy pro-Russian candidate who had hoped to be Moldova’s next prime minister fled the country before dawn Friday, a dramatic development two days before elections in a country that is deeply torn over whether to move closer to Russia or the West. The candidate, Renato Usatii, a Rolls Royce-driving businessman who...

    Russian Warships Enter English Channel
    Nov28

    Russian Warships Enter English Channel

    A squadron of Russian warships entered the English Channel on Friday, but a NATO official dismissed a Russian media report that they were there to conduct military exercises. Russian news agency RIA quoted the Northern Fleet as saying its vessels, led by anti-submarine ship Severomorsk, had passed through the Strait of Dover and were now in...

    Russia Holds Drills Involving Ships And Support Vessels In English Channel: Report
    Nov28

    Russia Holds Drills Involving Ships And Support Vessels In English Channel: Report

    The Russian navy is conducting drills in the English Channel, the country’s military press service announced Friday. The latest move by the Russian navy is considered to be a demonstration of military power since the country’s ties with the West deteriorated over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine Militias Threaten Anti-Kiev Coup
    Nov28

    Ukraine Militias Threaten Anti-Kiev Coup

    The men behind Ukraine’s nationalist militias are looking to replace the fumbling government in Kiev one way or another. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Two Die In Donetsk Shelling
    Nov28

    Two Die In Donetsk Shelling

    Violence continues in eastern Ukraine despite a cease-fire between government forces and pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine premier warns of war with Russia before winning confirmation vote
    Nov28

    Ukraine premier warns of war with Russia before winning confirmation vote

    KIEV, Ukraine — Arseniy Yatsenyuk received lawmakers’ approval to remain Ukraine’s premier, clearing an obstacle for aid talks with the International Monetary Fund as the country grapples with a separatist insurgency in the east. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    On Turkey trip, Pope to reach out to Islamic world
    Nov28

    On Turkey trip, Pope to reach out to Islamic world

    Vatican City (AFP) – Pope Francis heads to Turkey on Friday with a brief to use his populist touch to rebuild bridges with the Islamic world that were damaged by his predecessor Benedict XVI.It will be the first papal visit to Turkey since the now-retired Benedict went there in 2006 against a backrop of anger in much of the Muslim world...

    A Tilt Toward NATO in Ukraine as Parliament Meets
    Nov28

    A Tilt Toward NATO in Ukraine as Parliament Meets

    At the convening of a new Parliament in Ukraine, President Petro O. Poroshenko urged the repeal of the country’s nonaligned status and a move toward joining NATO. …read more Source: The New York...