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    UN warns of possible return to full-scale fighting in east Ukraine
    Nov12

    UN warns of possible return to full-scale fighting in east Ukraine

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – A senior UN official warned Wednesday of a return to full-scale fighting in east Ukraine following reports of Russian tanks and troops crossing the border.”We are deeply concerned by the possibility of a return to full-scale fighting,” UN Assistant Secretary-General Jens Anders...

    Russia to Sharply Extend Bomber Flights
    Nov12

    Russia to Sharply Extend Bomber Flights

    Russia says it is sharply extending the range of its bomber flights from the Arctic Ocean to the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, a new show of military force even as Moscow continues to spar with the West over its intervention in Ukraine. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced the new flights Wednesday, saying that “in the current...

    United Nations holds emergency meeting on Russian military presence in Ukraine
    Nov12

    United Nations holds emergency meeting on Russian military presence in Ukraine

    Matt BradwellUNITED NATIONS, Nov. 12 (UPI) — As the Russian military moves convoys across the border and into Ukraine, the U.N. has scheduled an emergency meeting address security concerns. …read more Source: United Press...

    NATO: Russian military definitely moving into Ukraine
    Nov12

    NATO: Russian military definitely moving into Ukraine

    NATO accused Russia of sending troops and weapons into eastern Ukraine Wednesday, as Ukrainian officials announced that they are bracing for a return to hostilities in the eastern part of…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Lavrov, Kerry Discuss Ukraine Conflict, Iran Nuclear Talks
    Nov12

    Lavrov, Kerry Discuss Ukraine Conflict, Iran Nuclear Talks

    Russia says its foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, has discussed the Ukraine crisis and the push for a deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program in a telephone conversation with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO: Russian troops are pouring into Ukraine
    Nov12

    NATO: Russian troops are pouring into Ukraine

    Ukrainian officials said on Wednesday they fear renewal of hostilities in the east after a NATO warning that Russia has been bringing in heavy military hardware to rebel-controlled areas. See also: After Russian troop move, tensions increase in Ukraine Western journalists and monitors from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe...

    NATO Speaks on Russian Forces In Ukraine
    Nov12

    NATO Speaks on Russian Forces In Ukraine

    The Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO, Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, confirmed that Russian troops were moving into eastern Ukraine, but that NATO was unsure of their numbers or intentions. …read more Source: The New York...

    NATO Says Russian Forces Entering Ukraine Again
    Nov12

    NATO Says Russian Forces Entering Ukraine Again

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Russia has moved large convoys of military equipment and personnel into eastern Ukraine in recent days. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    NATO says fresh columns of Russian armor and troops entering Ukraine
    Nov12

    NATO says fresh columns of Russian armor and troops entering Ukraine

    NATO’s top commander said Wednesday that the alliance has seen columns of Russian troops, armored vehicles and heavy guns entering eastern Ukraine over the last two days. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Russian Bomber Patrols to Reach Gulf of Mexico
    Nov12

    Russian Bomber Patrols to Reach Gulf of Mexico

    MOSCOW— Russia’s long-range bombers will conduct regular patrol missions from the Arctic Ocean to the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, the military said Wednesday, a show of muscle reflecting tensions with the West over Ukraine. A statement from Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu came as NATO’s chief commander accused Moscow of sending...