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    Kremlin ‘Cheerleaders’ To Sing At Top London Venue
    Oct20

    Kremlin ‘Cheerleaders’ To Sing At Top London Venue

    Two Kremlin-friendly Russian singers will perform this week at London’s top concert hall, despite calls on Britain to bar them from entering the country. Iosif Kobzon and Valeria have actively backed Russia’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Maidan: Pictures From a Revolution
    Oct20

    Ukraine’s Maidan: Pictures From a Revolution

    What began as a few small isolated public protests in 2013 against former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich, for his about-face on a trade agreement with the European Union to pursue closer relations with Russia, turned violent when protesters clashed with police. Public support for the protesters soon grew and their numbers swelled. By...

    Ukraine parliament says 100s died in battle
    Oct20

    Ukraine parliament says 100s died in battle

    KIEV, Ukraine — A report by Ukraine’s parliament revealed Monday that more than 300 soldiers were killed during a weeks-long battle that marked a crushing setback in the military campaign to root out pro-Russian separatist forces in the east.The report is the first official confirmation of the scale of a defeat in the city of Ilovaisk that...

    McDonald’s Says Russian Health Inspectors Target 200 Restaurants
    Oct20

    McDonald’s Says Russian Health Inspectors Target 200 Restaurants

    More than 200 McDonald’s restaurants in Russia are being audited by health inspectors, the company said in a public statement over the weekend. McDonald’s vowed to challenge a court-ordered closure of nine restaurants, according to a Russian-language statement released by the Illinois-based company, Bloomberg reports. Health...

    Germany Says Pro-Russian Separatists Stole Missile Launcher that Took Down MH17
    Oct20

    Germany Says Pro-Russian Separatists Stole Missile Launcher that Took Down MH17

    Germany’s foreign intelligence agency, Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), has determined that pro-Russian separatists brought down Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 this summer. The agency investigated the incident through a series of satellite images and photographs coupled with intelligence from within the pro-Russian groups and the Ukrainian...

    Hunting for Red October… in the Stockholm Archipelago
    Oct20

    Hunting for Red October… in the Stockholm Archipelago

    The Swedish Armed Forces were put on high alert this weekend, as there was an apparent intrusion — not for the first or the last time — by a Russian submarine into Swedish territorial waters, in the Stockholm Archipelago. Not a situation that should make Swedes more confident that their centuries old neutrality and non-alignment is...

    Powerful explosion rocks rebel-held Ukrainian city
    Oct20

    Powerful explosion rocks rebel-held Ukrainian city

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A powerful explosion has shaken the largest rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine as daily battles continue in the region despite a nominal cease-fire being in place. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Lavrov: Russia-U.S. Ties At ‘Rock Bottom’
    Oct20

    Lavrov: Russia-U.S. Ties At ‘Rock Bottom’

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said relations between Russia and the United States were at ‘rock bottom’ and would remain so for some time. In a lecture on October 20, Lavrov said things would only improve when ‘unilateral sanctions’ were abandoned. The U.S. and other Western countries have imposed sanctions on...

    Powerful explosion rocks rebel-held Ukrainian city
    Oct20

    Powerful explosion rocks rebel-held Ukrainian city

    A powerful explosion has shaken the largest rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine as daily battles continue in the region despite a nominal cease-fire being in place. …read more Source: CTV...

    Donetsk Explosion Rocks Rebel-Held Ukrainian City
    Oct20

    Donetsk Explosion Rocks Rebel-Held Ukrainian City

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A powerful explosion has shaken the largest rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine as daily battles continue in the region despite a nominal cease-fire being in place. Shockwaves from the explosion Monday damaged buildings and were felt over a radius of several kilometers. It wasn’t immediately clear what caused...