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    Cease-fire declared in months-long battle for airport of rebel-held Ukraine city
    Dec01

    Cease-fire declared in months-long battle for airport of rebel-held Ukraine city

    Ukrainian security officials say a cease-fire has been declared in the fight for the airport in the separatist rebel stronghold of Donetsk. …read more Source: FOX...

    Assault on Donetsk, Ukraine, airport resumes
    Dec01

    Assault on Donetsk, Ukraine, airport resumes

    Ed AdamczykDONETSK , Ukraine, Dec. 1 (UPI) — Ukrainian troops are holding the Donetsk airport despite renewed fighting, Ukrainian military spokesman Arseniy Lysenko said Monday. …read more Source: United Press...

    NATO Published A Fact Sheet Rebutting Putin’s Claims Over The Ukraine Crisis
    Dec01

    NATO Published A Fact Sheet Rebutting Putin’s Claims Over The Ukraine Crisis

    Tensions between Russia and NATO have continued to intensify as the conflict in Ukraine grinds on. Both NATO and Russia have exchanged barbs, criticizing the other side for its role in a conflict that has already killed more than 4,300 people. NATO has repeatedly said that Russia has been providing direct and indirect military aid to the...

    Confidence in Hungary hit by sanctions: Minister
    Dec01

    Confidence in Hungary hit by sanctions: Minister

    Business confidence in former Soviet satellite Hungary has been hit by the international sanctions imposed on Russia following its Ukraine incursion. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s visit to Turkey expected to avoid Syria crisis, focus on economy
    Dec01

    Putin’s visit to Turkey expected to avoid Syria crisis, focus on economy

    The leaders of Russia and Turkey met Monday amid striking differences over the crises in Syria and Ukraine, but the two presidents were expected to focus instead on their countries’ booming economic and trade ties. …read more Source: FOX...

    The American Global Stance as Chuck Hagel Departs
    Dec01

    The American Global Stance as Chuck Hagel Departs

    As the public conversation in America remains preoccupied, as it rightly should, with our ongoing anger at the injustice perpetrated in Ferguson, other issues of equal importance are slipping by without the degree of attention they deserve. The resignation of Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense is one such issue. That resignation should have...

    Sergei Khrushchev — Mother Russia’s Inheritor
    Dec01

    Sergei Khrushchev — Mother Russia’s Inheritor

    By MIKE MCDOWALL — OZY Dr. Sergei Nikitich Khrushchev’s voice takes me back to a childhood spent watching Cold War-era spy films. It is raspy, Slavic, heavily accented and somehow — here I betray my own prejudices — sinister. Sergei was 18 when his father, Nikita, succeeded Josef Stalin to become first secretary of the Communist Party...

    War-hit Ukraine schools turns to Web for education
    Dec01

    War-hit Ukraine schools turns to Web for education

    Children in war-hit eastern Ukraine turn to Internet for education …read more Source:...

    NATO Chief: Russia Violating Ukraine Cease-fire
    Dec01

    NATO Chief: Russia Violating Ukraine Cease-fire

    NATO says Russia is violating a truce in eastern Ukraine by sending in convoys with advanced weapons and personnel reinforcements for pro-Russia separatists fighting Ukrainian government troops. “We see a significant military buildup in and around Ukraine… large transfers of Russian advanced weapons, equipment and military personnel to violent...

    Putin Meets With Erdogan in Ankara
    Dec01

    Putin Meets With Erdogan in Ankara

    Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived Monday in Turkey’s capital Ankara, where he is holding talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan likely to focus on trade ties and regional issues. Turkey is the second largest buyer of Russian natural gas after Germany. Around 60 percent of Turkey’s natural gas imports come from Russia, which...