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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

    (Reuters) – 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. Ukraine has cut all state funding to separatist parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions after separatists held elections...

    Russian TV claims it has photo of downing of MH17
    Nov15

    Russian TV claims it has photo of downing of MH17

    MOSCOW — Russian state television has released a satellite photograph that it claims shows that a Ukrainian fighter jet shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. But many commentators dismissed the photo as a fake.All 298 people aboard the Boeing 777 flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur were killed when it was shot down July 17 over a rebel-held...

    Russian TV claims it has satellite photo of downing of MH17
    Nov15

    Russian TV claims it has satellite photo of downing of MH17

    Picture purportedly shows Ukrainian fighter plane firing missile toward jetliner but many commentators dismiss photo as a fake …read more Source:...

    Putin Plans to Leave G20 Early Amid Tensions
    Nov15

    Putin Plans to Leave G20 Early Amid Tensions

    There have been handshakes and a family photo… but the reception for Russian President Vladimir Putin has been less than amicable. According to a member of his delegation, Putin plans to leave the G20 summit early, after Western leaders blasted Moscow for the crisis in Ukraine and threatened more sanctions. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen...

    Putin Faces Frosty Reception At G20 In Australia
    Nov15

    Putin Faces Frosty Reception At G20 In Australia

    President Obama and Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper were among those who gave the Russian leader an earful over Moscow’s involvement in Ukraine.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Ukraine to cease providing government services to eastern regions under separatist control
    Nov15

    Ukraine to cease providing government services to eastern regions under separatist control

    Ukraine’s president has approved measures to suspend the provision of government services to eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatist forces. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian TV claims photo shows Ukrainian fighter downed Malaysian plane
    Nov15

    Russian TV claims photo shows Ukrainian fighter downed Malaysian plane

    MOSCOW – Russian state television has released a satellite photograph that it claims shows that a Ukrainian fighter jet shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. However, commentators have dismissed the photo as a fake. READ MORE: Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Shooting down ‘most likely’ scenario All 298 people aboard the Boeing 777 were...

    Western Leaders Confront Putin at G20, Threaten More Sanctions
    Nov15

    Western Leaders Confront Putin at G20, Threaten More Sanctions

    Western leaders warned Vladimir Putin at a G20 summit on Saturday that he risked more economic sanctions if he failed to end Russian backing for separatist rebels in Ukraine. Russia denied any involvement in an escalation of the separatist war in eastern Ukraine, where more than 4,000 people have been killed since April, but faced strong rebukes...

    Ukraine suspends state services in rebel-held east
    Nov15

    Ukraine suspends state services in rebel-held east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president has approved measures to suspend the provision of government services to eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatist forces. The move fits within a broader strategy of putting economic pressure on rebel-held areas in a bid to undermine the authority of the separatist leadership....

    Russian TV claims it has photo of downing of MH17
    Nov15

    Russian TV claims it has photo of downing of MH17

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state television has released a satellite photograph that it claims shows that a Ukrainian fighter jet shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. However, commentators have dismissed the photo as a fake…. …read more Source: Associated...