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    Russia to Lose Billions Over Sanctions, Falling Oil Prices
    Nov24

    Russia to Lose Billions Over Sanctions, Falling Oil Prices

    Russia’s finance minister says Russia is on a course to lose more than $100 billion due to Western sanctions and falling oil prices. Anton Siluanov said Monday at an economic forum in Moscow that Russia could lose as much as $40 billion per year because of Western sanctions. The United States and the European Union have imposed several...

    Russia to lose some $40 bn a year due to sanctions: minister
    Nov24

    Russia to lose some $40 bn a year due to sanctions: minister

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia is set to lose around $40 billion (32 billion euros) per year due to Western sanctions over the Ukraine conflict, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said Monday.”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...

    Three More Ukrainian Soldiers Killed: Kiev Military
    Nov24

    Three More Ukrainian Soldiers Killed: Kiev Military

    (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in the past 24 hours in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in the east despite a ceasefire in place since early September, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Monday. Ukraine lost four other serviceman on Saturday, and the death toll among Ukrainian soldiers since the ceasefire...

    Global Conflicts Create Record Numbers Missing
    Nov24

    Global Conflicts Create Record Numbers 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...

    From Holodomor to Maidan: How the Kremlin ‘Brotherly Love’ Cost Ukraine Millions of Lives
    Nov24

    From Holodomor to Maidan: How the Kremlin ‘Brotherly Love’ Cost Ukraine Millions of Lives

    The problem with history is twofold: it tends to repeat itself, yet we never learn from it. On Friday, Ukrainians have gathered on Maidan (the Independence Square in the center of Kyiv) to honor the Heavenly Brigade who gave up their lives defending our dignity. On Sunday, we commemorated the greatest tragedy suffered by the Ukrainian people...

    Putin says his Crimea annexation was strategic and Russia won’t be isolated
    Nov24

    Putin says his Crimea annexation was strategic and Russia won’t be isolated

    MOSCOW – Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula was a “strategic decision,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview published Sunday, brushing aside a suggestion that tough retaliatory sanctions may have come as a surprise. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Last Parts of MH-17 Wreckage Cleared From E. Ukraine
    Nov23

    Last Parts of MH-17 Wreckage Cleared From E. Ukraine

    Dutch air crash investigators have completed their recovery of the wreckage of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that was downed over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine four months ago. Workers sent the last pieces of the airliner on a train Sunday from the area controlled by pro-Russian separatists to the Ukrainian government-held city of...

    Back In The USSR
    Nov23

    Back In The USSR

    They shuffled in the hallway wrapped up to withstand the cold, waiting to register documents with the health authorities of the separatist authorities in the breakaway Donetsk People’s Republic, and as they waited they shared whispered complaints about their new… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    U.S. Should Look At Giving Weapons To Ukraine – Top U.S. Official
    Nov23

    U.S. Should Look At Giving Weapons To Ukraine – Top U.S. Official

    U.S. President Barack Obama’s choice to fill the number two spot at the State Department, Anthony Blinken, spoke favourably on Wednesday about the possibility of providing weapons to Ukraine, which is grappling with pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russia Deflects Ukraine Blame As Germany Warns On Tension
    Nov23

    Russia Deflects Ukraine Blame As Germany Warns On Tension

    Russia’s top diplomat blamed the conflict in Ukraine on efforts by other countries to increase their security after the collapse of the Soviet Union. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...