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    Russia’s Freest Website Lives in Europe
    Nov29

    Russia’s Freest Website Lives in Europe

    Moscow-based Editor in Chief Galina Timchenko was fired for ‘extremism’ after running an article on Ukraine. So she and her staff packed up shop and moved west. …read more Source: The Daily...

    National Post editorial board: Keep Ukraine warm
    Nov29

    National Post editorial board: Keep Ukraine warm

    This week, just as winter approaches, Russia suspended shipments of coal to Ukraine. Supplies had already been disrupted by Russian-backed insurgent activity in Ukraine’s eastern regions, which have fallen victim to a slow-motion Russian invasion in recent months. But the suspension of coal has taken an already acute problem and made it...

    Ukraine: EU Imposes Sanctions On Rebel Election Organizers
    Nov29

    Ukraine: EU Imposes Sanctions On Rebel Election Organizers

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union has imposed sanctions on the organizers of rebel elections in eastern Ukraine this month, the bloc said on Saturday, hitting the separatists and their organizations with asset freezes and travel bans. As reported by Reuters on Thursday, EU governments decided to add 13 Ukrainian separatists and five...

    Brown Bears Return To Chornobyl
    Nov29

    Brown Bears Return To Chornobyl

    Scientists have captured what is said to be the first photographic evidence of brown bears within the Chornobyl exclusion zone in northern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimea is becoming more Russian — and less hospitable to minorities
    Nov29

    Crimea is becoming more Russian — and less hospitable to minorities

    Eight months after the Russian annexation of the region, Ukrainians and other minorities are struggling to survive, as their schools, newspapers and jobs vanish. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Watch: What Chernobyl looks like now — from a drone
    Nov28

    Watch: What Chernobyl looks like now — from a drone

    The area around Ukraine’s Chernobyl power plant, site of one of the world’s most horrifying nuclear disasters, is the subject of endless fascination. Increasingly, adventurous tourists and scientists have come to the site, which was abandoned after a reactor in the Soviet facility exploded in 1986. Cloaked in both the trauma and the...

    Donetsk shelling victim: my wish is to “go to Kiev and to kill them all”
    Nov28

    Donetsk shelling victim: my wish is to “go to Kiev and to kill them all”

    Shelling kills at least two near Ukraine’s Donetsk international airport with residents voicing despair. Gavino Garay reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Russian Nuclear Submarine Fires Intercontinental Ballistic Test Missile From The Barents Sea
    Nov28

    Russian Nuclear Submarine Fires Intercontinental Ballistic Test Missile From The Barents Sea

    A Russian nuclear submarine test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile from the Barents Sea in the Arctic Friday, the Defense Ministry said. The launch from the Alexander Nevsky submarine comes after months of increasing military maneuvers from Russia, including dozens of flights across Europe’s international airspace, and the...

    Russian Nuclear Submarine Fires Inter-Continental Ballistic Test Missile From The Barents Sea
    Nov28

    Russian Nuclear Submarine Fires Inter-Continental Ballistic Test Missile From The Barents Sea

    A Russian nuclear submarine test-fired an inter-continental ballistic missile from the Barents Sea in the Arctic Friday, the Defense Ministry said. The launch from the Alexander Nevsky submarine comes after months of increasing military maneuvers from Russia, including dozens of flights across Europe’s international airspace, and the...

    Obama Faces the Test of Emerging Out of the Gray Zone
    Nov28

    Obama Faces the Test of Emerging Out of the Gray Zone

    President Barack Obama insists on adopting mystery, be this constructive or destructive, as the basis of his policies, because he is comfortable in the gray zone. Some see him as a president who is conscious of the fickle attitudes and desires of the American people, and thus backs non-clarity and non-commitment especially as relates to foreign...