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    Ukraine on the verge of ‘full-scale invasion’ by Russia, says interior minister
    Nov17

    Ukraine on the verge of ‘full-scale invasion’ by Russia, says interior minister

    JC FinleyKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 17 (UPI) — “We are on the verge of the next stage of a full-scale invasion” by Russian forces, Ukraine’s interior minister told the INSIDER online newspaper. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russians conduct military exercises in Serbia on the doorstep of NATO
    Nov17

    Russians conduct military exercises in Serbia on the doorstep of NATO

    The Russians are undertaking military exercises in Serbia…..is a message being sent to the West? Here below is the Associated Press article on that exercise: Camouflage-clad Russian soldiers parachute from the sky, armored vehicles fire live rounds on an open field after being dropped from military transport jets and helicopters fire missiles...

    Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine
    Nov17

    Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine

    The leaders of Russia and Germany squared off over Ukraine from opposite sides of the globe, with Vladimir Putin warning that Moscow will not accept a defeat for the pro-Russian rebels and Angela Merkel accusing the Kremlin of undermining peace across Europe. …read more Source: CTV...

    Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine
    Nov17

    Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine

    The leaders of Russia and Germany squared off over Ukraine from opposite sides of the globe, with Vladimir Putin warning that Moscow will not accept a defeat for the pro-Russian rebels and Angela Merkel accusing the… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Russia Will Lose $130 Billion As Capital Flees The Country
    Nov17

    Russia Will Lose $130 Billion As Capital Flees The Country

    About $130 billion in capital is likely to leave Russia by the end of 2014, Bloomberg reports, citing Finance Minister Anton Siluanov. If confirmed, the figure would mark the second worst year for the country since the 2008 financial crash, in which $133 billion fled the country, and mark the seventh consecutive year of net outflows. It comes...

    Video Shows The MH17 Crash Site Right After The Plane Went Down
    Nov17

    Video Shows The MH17 Crash Site Right After The Plane Went Down

    A new video published by the Associated Press over the weekend shows billowing black smoke, fire, and confused residents in the immediate aftermath of the MH17 crash over eastern Ukraine. The witness video is likely the first that was shot after the plane went down. People who live in the village near the crash site first thought the Malaysia...

    Putin May Have Left the G20 Early, but on Russian TV, He’s Still a Hero
    Nov17

    Putin May Have Left the G20 Early, but on Russian TV, He’s Still a Hero

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – It may have looked in the West like Russian President Vladimir Putin fled this weekend’s G20 summit early with his tail between his legs after being berated over Ukraine. But it was a different story in Russia, where pliant media praised Putin for being courageous enough to “enter the lion’s den”,...

    Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine
    Nov17

    Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine

    MOSCOW — The leaders of Russia and Germany squared off over Ukraine from opposite sides of the globe, with Vladimir Putin warning that Moscow will not accept a defeat for the pro-Russian rebels and Angela Merkel accusing the Kremlin of undermining peace across Europe.But despite the harsh rhetoric, European Union foreign ministers refrained from...

    New video of MH17 crash in Ukraine shows chaos near village
    Nov17

    New video of MH17 crash in Ukraine shows chaos near village

    Four months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, The Associated Press has obtained video that shows how close the burning passenger jet came to hitting village homes and suggests that residents first assumed it was a Ukrainian military plane that had been struck. …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Czechs Mark 1989’s Fall of Communism With Red Cards and Candles
    Nov17

    Czechs Mark 1989’s Fall of Communism With Red Cards and Candles

    PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czechs marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism in Prague on Monday by again marching in protest, this time waving red cards rather than jangling their keys to serve notice to unpopular rulers. Over 5,000 people rallied in the capital to raise the soccer-style penalty warning against President Milos Zeman,...