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    UN: Rights Abuses on Rise in War-torn E. Ukraine
    Nov20

    UN: Rights Abuses on Rise in War-torn E. Ukraine

    A new United Nations report found the presence of large numbers of sophisticated weapons as well as foreign fighters, including Russian soldiers, have led to a worsening of the human rights situation in eastern Ukraine. The report issued by the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said serious human rights violations persist in...

    U.N. Says Nearly 1,000 Killed in Ukraine Since September Truce
    Nov20

    U.N. Says Nearly 1,000 Killed in Ukraine Since September Truce

    Almost 1,000 people have been killed in Ukraine since a truce was signed in September between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists controlling parts of the restive eastern region, according to a United Nations report. An average of 13 people have been killed every day since the Sept. 5 cease-fire was brokered between Ukraine and...

    Hundreds killed in Ukraine despite ceasefire, U.N. says
    Nov20

    Hundreds killed in Ukraine despite ceasefire, U.N. says

    U.N. rights investigators says fighting has violated people’s rights so much it could amount to war crimes …read more Source:...

    Putin Says Russia Must Prevent ‘Color Revolution’; Warns Against ‘Radical’ Internet Sites
    Nov20

    Putin Says Russia Must Prevent ‘Color Revolution’; Warns Against ‘Radical’ Internet Sites

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Moscow must prevent a “color revolution” in Russia and stop extremism, warning of the threat posed by illegal immigration and “radical” Internet sites that recruit youths. Putin’s comments at a meeting of his advisory Security Council on combating...

    Russia Warns U.S. Not to Arm Ukraine as Biden Due in Kiev
    Nov20

    Russia Warns U.S. Not to Arm Ukraine as Biden Due in Kiev

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Russia warned the United States on Thursday against supplying arms to Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, hours before U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden was due to arrive in Kiev. Ukraine accused President Vladimir Putin of treating its territory like a “playing field”,...

    Hundreds killed since Ukraine truce, says UN
    Nov20

    Hundreds killed since Ukraine truce, says UN

    A new report from the UN team in Ukraine said at least 4,317 people have been killed in the conflict that began in mid-April. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Putin: Extremist groups being manipulated from abroad could threaten Russia
    Nov20

    Putin: Extremist groups being manipulated from abroad could threaten Russia

    President Vladimir Putin is warning that extremist groups being manipulated from abroad could try to destabilize Russia, a statement that comes amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia warns U.S. against “destabilizing” Ukraine
    Nov20

    Russia warns U.S. against “destabilizing” Ukraine

    With death toll in eastern Ukraine mounting, top Obama advisor draws rebuke with suggestion U.S. should consider arming Ukrainians …read more Source:...

    Russia Can Do Little to Shore Up Falling Oil Prices
    Nov20

    Russia Can Do Little to Shore Up Falling Oil Prices

    Russia can do little to shore up slumping global prices even if OPEC wants it to. Russian wells will freeze if they stop pumping oil, and the country has no capacity to store the output it would otherwise export. Before next week’s meeting of OPEC, Russia has already spoken to group member Venezuela about the need to “coordinate actions in...

    Leaders from Ukraine and Poland visit Moldova, talk about Russia’s influence in vote, Ukraine
    Nov20

    Leaders from Ukraine and Poland visit Moldova, talk about Russia’s influence in vote, Ukraine

    The leaders of Ukraine, Poland and Moldova have met over concerns about Russian influence in separatist eastern Ukraine and fears that Russia may seek to meddle in Moldova’s general election. …read more Source: FOX...