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    Russian bombers to patrol from Arctic to Gulf of Mexico
    Nov12

    Russian bombers to patrol from Arctic to Gulf of Mexico

    In show of muscle reflecting tensions with West over Ukraine, Russia says its long-range bombers will conduct regular patrol missions. …read more Source: Toronto...

    ‘White Widow’ killed in Ukraine according to Russian report
    Nov12

    ‘White Widow’ killed in Ukraine according to Russian report

    “White Widow” Samantha Lewthwaite, one of the world’s most-wanted terrorists, has reportedly been shot dead in the Ukraine by a volunteer Russian sniper. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    The French Firm Due To Hand Over A Warship To Russia Is Not Picking Up The Phone
    Nov12

    The French Firm Due To Hand Over A Warship To Russia Is Not Picking Up The Phone

    The French firm responsible for delivering the first of two Mistral class helicopter carriers to Russia is no longer picking up the phone to Russian officials, Ria Novosti reports. The news service quotes a high-ranking defence source as saying of the French firm: “They remain silent, there is no contact with them. They are to hand it over...

    NATO’s top commander says Russian troops and tanks have rolled into Ukraine
    Nov12

    NATO’s top commander says Russian troops and tanks have rolled into Ukraine

    NATO’s top commander says new columns of Russian troops and tanks have rolled into eastern Ukraine, the claim promptly denied by Moscow. …read more Source: Vancouver...

    NATO: Russian troops, tanks, artillery move into Ukraine
    Nov12

    NATO: Russian troops, tanks, artillery move into Ukraine

    A NATO commander says Russian tanks, Russian artillery, Russian air defense systems and Russian troops have crossed the border into increasingly fragile Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Russia Rejects Australia’s Call for Apology Over Downed Plane
    Nov12

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Russia Rejects Australia’s Call for Apology Over Downed Plane

    Russia has categorically rejected Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s calls for an apology from top Kremlin officials over the the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and also in compensating families of the victims. “We totally refute the allegations and we want to commit to the full and impartial international investigation,”...

    Russian Warships Head to Australia Ahead of G20 Summit
    Nov12

    Russian Warships Head to Australia Ahead of G20 Summit

    A fleet of Russian warships are heading towards Australia’s coast just days before the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia’s defence ministry announced on Wednesday. The Australian Defence Force (ADF) are monitoring four vessels, including a cruiser, a destroyer, a refuelling ship and one of the world’s most powerful tug boats....

    The Russians Have Persuaded The Chinese To Bail Out Their Oil Industry (AAPL)
    Nov12

    The Russians Have Persuaded The Chinese To Bail Out Their Oil Industry (AAPL)

    Last month Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov announced that Rosneft, Russia’s largest oil company, had requested 2 trillion roubles (then $49 billion) from the state’s National Wealth Fund (NWF) to help it meet its funding requirements. The request was refused but it left questions over how the oil company planned to meet its...

    Russian troops, tanks rolling into Ukraine, says NATO
    Nov12

    Russian troops, tanks rolling into Ukraine, says NATO

    NATO reported seeing columns of Russian tanks, artillery and air defence systems and Russian combat troops entering Ukraine. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Russia’s Prosperity Is Tanking …
    Nov12

    Russia’s Prosperity Is Tanking …

    While Putin struts on the world stage, Russian society is suffering. The country just recorded the worst performance of any European nation on the 2014 Legatum Prosperity Index, the second annual ranking from United Arab Emirates-based investment firm and think tank, the Legatum Group. While Georgia, Armenia, and others still sit lower on the...