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    Drone reveals haunting view of Chernobyl’s ‘ghost city’ from the air
    Nov29

    Drone reveals haunting view of Chernobyl’s ‘ghost city’ from the air

    KIEV, Ukraine — A haunting, abandoned amusement park. The tarnished Soviet hammer and sickle emblem atop an empty apartment complex. A forest rising from the cracks of a city square. Not a soul in sight. It’s a sprawling, decaying landscape overgrown with vegetation, a ghost city frozen in time. See also: Radioactive Boars Still Found in...

    Russian ‘fleet’ steams through English Channel
    Nov29

    Russian ‘fleet’ steams through English Channel

    Maybe Russia is not satisfied with just taking over Crimea. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Russia Calls for End to Sanctions as EU Targets Ukraine Separatists
    Nov29

    Russia Calls for End to Sanctions as EU Targets Ukraine Separatists

    Russia urged the European Union on Saturday to lift sanctions against Moscow and promised to waive its food embargo, but a top EU official rejected such a move as the bloc imposed fresh measures on Ukrainian rebels. The European Union and the United States imposed economic sanctions on Russia in late July, targeting the Russian energy, banking...

    Russia will only get French Mistral ships if it can reach an agreement with Kiev
    Nov29

    Russia will only get French Mistral ships if it can reach an agreement with Kiev

    France has suspended delivery of the first Mistral-class helicopter carrier to Russia, a move French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian personally conveyed to his Polish counterpart during a recent trip to boost relations with Warsaw, my Defense News colleague Pierre Tran reports. Here are some highlights of Pierre’s article: French...

    Russia calls for end to sanctions as EU targets Ukraine separatists
    Nov29

    Russia calls for end to sanctions as EU targets Ukraine separatists

    Moscow offers to lift ban on EU food imports …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine faces coal shortage with rebels controlling mines
    Nov29

    Ukraine faces coal shortage with rebels controlling mines

    Kiev (AFP) – With the rich seams of coal in eastern Ukraine under rebel control and Russia cutting off supplies, the Kiev government faces the awkward prospect of turning to its enemies for help.As winter set in, the biggest fear in recent months was that Ukraine would run out of the natural gas that heats the country. A last minute deal...

    EU Expands Sanctions On Ukraine Separatists
    Nov29

    EU Expands Sanctions On Ukraine Separatists

    The European Union has imposed sanctions on separatist leaders who organized elections in eastern Ukraine this month, hitting individuals and organizations with asset freezes and travel bans. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Freest Website Lives in Europe
    Nov29

    Russia’s Freest Website Lives in Europe

    Moscow-based Editor in Chief Galina Timchenko was fired for ‘extremism’ after running an article on Ukraine. So she and her staff packed up shop and moved west. …read more Source: The Daily...

    National Post editorial board: Keep Ukraine warm
    Nov29

    National Post editorial board: Keep Ukraine warm

    This week, just as winter approaches, Russia suspended shipments of coal to Ukraine. Supplies had already been disrupted by Russian-backed insurgent activity in Ukraine’s eastern regions, which have fallen victim to a slow-motion Russian invasion in recent months. But the suspension of coal has taken an already acute problem and made it...

    Ukraine: EU Imposes Sanctions On Rebel Election Organizers
    Nov29

    Ukraine: EU Imposes Sanctions On Rebel Election Organizers

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union has imposed sanctions on the organizers of rebel elections in eastern Ukraine this month, the bloc said on Saturday, hitting the separatists and their organizations with asset freezes and travel bans. As reported by Reuters on Thursday, EU governments decided to add 13 Ukrainian separatists and five...