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    Why do nearly 40 percent of Germans endorse Russia’s annexation of Crimea?
    Nov28

    Why do nearly 40 percent of Germans endorse Russia’s annexation of Crimea?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annexation of Crimea has found supporters in an unlikely country: Last Sunday, an opinion poll in Germany found that nearly 40 percent of the country’s population accept the move. The surprising result has stirred debate in Germany, prompting some to ask: Is Germany — which just celebrated the...

    EU Extends Sanctions Over Ukraine To 13 New People
    Nov28

    EU Extends Sanctions Over Ukraine To 13 New People

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is extending economic and travel sanctions to 13 people and five entities it accuses of involvement with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. The EU’s 28 member countries agreed to the action Friday, the bloc announced in a news release. The EU said the names of the people, organizations and...

    Malaysia Airlines Apologizes For Insensitive Tweet, Reports Losses
    Nov28

    Malaysia Airlines Apologizes For Insensitive Tweet, Reports Losses

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines on Friday said its loss widened last quarter and apologized for a promotional tweet slammed as insensitive after two deadly passenger jet disasters this year. In its last public financial result before a planned privatization and overhaul, the flag carrier said its net loss in the July-September...

    At least 2 killed in rocket attack on separatist rebel stronghold in east Ukraine
    Nov28

    At least 2 killed in rocket attack on separatist rebel stronghold in east Ukraine

    At least two people have been killed in a rocket attack that left a hospital badly damaged in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, where fighting is raging between government forces and Russian-backed separatist rebels. …read more Source: FOX...

    At least 2 killed in Ukraine shelling
    Nov28

    At least 2 killed in Ukraine shelling

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At least two people have been killed in a rocket attack that left a hospital badly damaged in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, where fighting is raging between government forces and Russian-backed separatist rebels. The mayor’s office in the rebel-held city said Friday that a 12-year old boy and 55-year old...

    EU extends Ukraine-related sanctions to 13 new people, 5 entities
    Nov28

    EU extends Ukraine-related sanctions to 13 new people, 5 entities

    The European Union is extending economic and travel sanctions to 13 people and five entities it accuses of involvement with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    East-West Divisions Define Moldova’s Elections
    Nov28

    East-West Divisions Define Moldova’s Elections

    CHISINAU, Moldova— A wealthy pro-Russian candidate who had hoped to be Moldova’s next prime minister fled the country before dawn Friday, a dramatic development two days before elections in a country that is deeply torn over whether to move closer to Russia or the West. The candidate, Renato Usatii, a Rolls Royce-driving businessman who...

    Russian Warships Enter English Channel
    Nov28

    Russian Warships Enter English Channel

    A squadron of Russian warships entered the English Channel on Friday, but a NATO official dismissed a Russian media report that they were there to conduct military exercises. Russian news agency RIA quoted the Northern Fleet as saying its vessels, led by anti-submarine ship Severomorsk, had passed through the Strait of Dover and were now in...

    Russia Holds Drills Involving Ships And Support Vessels In English Channel: Report
    Nov28

    Russia Holds Drills Involving Ships And Support Vessels In English Channel: Report

    The Russian navy is conducting drills in the English Channel, the country’s military press service announced Friday. The latest move by the Russian navy is considered to be a demonstration of military power since the country’s ties with the West deteriorated over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine Militias Threaten Anti-Kiev Coup
    Nov28

    Ukraine Militias Threaten Anti-Kiev Coup

    The men behind Ukraine’s nationalist militias are looking to replace the fumbling government in Kiev one way or another. …read more Source: The Daily...