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    Ukraine to close state offices, bank services in rebel-held east
    Nov15

    Ukraine to close state offices, bank services in rebel-held east

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko issued several decrees on Saturday to shut state institutions and banking services in pro-Russian eastern regions, pressing a move to cut links with the rebel-held territory. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Interview: Ukrainian ‘Cyborg’ Describes Nine Days Defending Donetsk Airport
    Nov15

    Interview: Ukrainian ‘Cyborg’ Describes Nine Days Defending Donetsk Airport

    RFE/RL’s Ukraine Service caught up with Serhiy Halyan, one of the Ukrainian troops — admiringly dubbed “cyborgs” for their staunch defense of the international airport on the war-torn outskirts of Donetsk — who survived a surreal nine days at the airport and whose father is a Russian army colonel. …read more...

    Putin: Western sanctions could backfire
    Nov15

    Putin: Western sanctions could backfire

    Speaking in an interview with German ARD television broadcast Saturday as he was attending the Group of 20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, Putin said that cutting Russian access to capital markets would hurt Western exports. Putin cited Russia’s state-controlled Gazprombank, which he said issued loans worth $3.2 billion to Ukraine before...

    Fisher: Harper to Putin: ‘Get out of Ukraine’
    Nov15

    Fisher: Harper to Putin: ‘Get out of Ukraine’

    BRISBANE, Australia — Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper told Russian leader Vladimir Putin to “get out of Ukraine” when the two leaders met Saturday at a retreat ahead of the G20 leaders’ summit in Brisbane. …read more Source: Calgary...

    Fisher: Putin leaving G20 early after chilly reception from Harper and other world leaders
    Nov15

    Fisher: Putin leaving G20 early after chilly reception from Harper and other world leaders

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is to skip the last day of G20 leaders’ two-day summit and return home early to Moscow after a chilly exchange with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and sharp criticisms from his Australian and American counterparts over Russia’s seizure of Crimea and reports of fresh incursions by heavily armed...

    Ukraine to close state offices, bank services in rebel-held east
    Nov15

    Ukraine to close state offices, bank services in rebel-held east

    Poroshenko presses a move to cut links with the rebel-held territory …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russia Won’t Allow Ukraine to ‘Destroy’ Opponents, Says Putin
    Nov15

    Russia Won’t Allow Ukraine to ‘Destroy’ Opponents, Says Putin

    Russia will not allow the Ukraine government to “destroy” its political opponents and adversaries in east Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin told German television network ARD. He accused Western media of biased reporting on Ukraine. “The most important thing is that one does not have a one-sided view of the problem,” Putin...

    Sanctions against Russia could hurt West, Ukraine: Putin
    Nov15

    Sanctions against Russia could hurt West, Ukraine: Putin

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that Western sanctions against his country could backfire. READ MORE: ‘Get out of Ukraine’: Harper to Putin at G20 Summit in Brisbane Speaking in an interview with German ARD television broadcast Saturday, Putin said that cutting Russian access to capital markets would hurt Western...

    Putin: Western sanctions could backfire
    Nov15

    Putin: Western sanctions could backfire

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that Western sanctions against his country could backfire.Speaking in an interview with German ARD television broadcast Saturday, Putin said that cutting Russian access to capital markets would hurt Western exports.He also said the sanctions could hurt some Russian banks, leading them to demand...

    Amid Ukraine crisis, Putin gets icy reception at G-20
    Nov15

    Amid Ukraine crisis, Putin gets icy reception at G-20

    Russian leader reportedly bristled at comment by Canadian prime minister when the two shook hands at summit in Australia …read more Source:...