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    Donetsk Feels Pinch From Economic Blockade
    Nov26

    Donetsk Feels Pinch From Economic Blockade

    Daily life in Donetsk, which is controlled by Moscow-backed separatists, is unpredictable. Shell and rocket exchanges on the outskirts of the city between insurgents and Ukrainian forces have a habit of over-shooting. Last week a pump station was hit, leaving an entire district without water. What isn’t unpredictable is the hardship many...

    Germany’s Merkel Says Continued Russia Sanctions Are ‘Unavoidable’
    Nov26

    Germany’s Merkel Says Continued Russia Sanctions Are ‘Unavoidable’

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says continued sanctions against Russia are “unavoidable” and that it will take “patience and perseverance” to end the crisis in Ukraine. Speaking to Parliament on Wednesday, Merkel said “nothing excuses or justifies Russia’s annexation of Crimea and nothing excuses...

    Another Crimean Tatar Detained In Connection With May Clashes
    Nov26

    Another Crimean Tatar Detained In Connection With May Clashes

    A Crimean Tatar has been detained in connection with clashes between Russian police and Crimean Tatars. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German Chancellor Says Russia’s Actions Are Unjustifiable
    Nov26

    German Chancellor Says Russia’s Actions Are Unjustifiable

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel Wednesday suggested she is prepared for a drawn-out confrontation with Russian President Vladimir Putin over the Ukraine crisis “We need patience and staying power to overcome the crisis,” Merkel told German lawmakers in a speech to Berlin’s parliament. She added that economic sanctions on Russia “remain...

    Merkel Says Russia Trampling On International Law
    Nov26

    Merkel Says Russia Trampling On International Law

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said Russia’s actions in Ukraine are a violation of international law and a threat to peace in Europe, but warned that the West will need “patience and staying power” to deal with the problem. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s freeze on military exports to Russia carries risks
    Nov26

    Ukraine’s freeze on military exports to Russia carries risks

    Ukrainian factories for decades have been a key supplier to the Kremlin’s war machine, providing jet engines, uranium fuel and electronics for Russia’s nuclear arsenal. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Europe Feels Sting in the Tail of Russia Sanctions
    Nov26

    Europe Feels Sting in the Tail of Russia Sanctions

    At a technology fair in Moscow last month, European executives faced the new reality of doing business in Russia since the West imposed sanctions: the number of companies at the international showcase had shrunk by half from a year ago. “The impact on business couldn’t be clearer. Fewer stands, fewer companies,” said Mark...

    Canada sends army parkas to Ukrainian troops
    Nov26

    Canada sends army parkas to Ukrainian troops

    OTTAWA – Canada will send the Ukrainian army more than $22 million worth of cold-weather gear, including jackets and boots, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson said Wednesday. The donations come from surplus military stocks. The green clothing dates from the late 1990s, said a Defence official, who also indicated that white camouflage winter smocks...

    German Chancellor Merkel says continued sanctions on Russia over Ukraine ‘unavoidable’
    Nov26

    German Chancellor Merkel says continued sanctions on Russia over Ukraine ‘unavoidable’

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says continued sanctions against Russia are “unavoidable” and that it will take “patience and perseverance” to end the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Back In The U.S.S.R.: The Soviet Union In Color In 1963
    Nov26

    Back In The U.S.S.R.: The Soviet Union In Color In 1963

    Pretend you’re rummaging through an old steamer trunk in a dusty antique store somewhere. Inside the trunk, hidden amidst some old Frank Sinatra LPs and a stack of fading “National Geographic” magazines, you find a cardboard box. You open the box and discover a stack of photographic slides wrapped in a yellowed newspaper dating to 1963....