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    EU agrees to add Ukraine separatists to blacklist: diplomats
    Nov17

    EU agrees to add Ukraine separatists to blacklist: diplomats

    Brussels (AFP) – EU foreign ministers agreed Monday to hit more Ukraine separatists with asset freezes and travel bans, diplomats said, deepening sanctions over the crisis that pits pro-Kremlin rebels against Kiev. After a meeting in Brussels, the ministers asked the union’s diplomatic service to come up with a new blacklist...

    Moscow’s Many Misdirections
    Nov17

    Moscow’s Many Misdirections

    When Putin met Harper at the G-20 this week, it is said that the Russian leader insisted to the Canadian Prime Minister that there were no Russian troops in the Ukraine. Last week also saw a Moscow television station insisting they had dramatic footage proving that the MH-17 flight downed over the Ukraine last July was actually shot down by a...

    Putin says he’s afraid Ukraine will drift ‘toward neo-Nazism’ and ethnic cleansing
    Nov17

    Putin says he’s afraid Ukraine will drift ‘toward neo-Nazism’ and ethnic cleansing

    Though Putin told German TV he believed peace was possible, he also lashed out against what Moscow perceives as the repression of Russian-speakers in the region …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Exclusive: Ukraine minister urges EU to send ‘clear message’ to Russia
    Nov17

    Exclusive: Ukraine minister urges EU to send ‘clear message’ to Russia

    Brussels (AFP) – The EU should speak with one voice to Russia over Ukraine and be ready to send a “clear message” it will impose more sanctions if necessary, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin told AFP in an interview Monday.”Now it is time to have a clear message to Moscow that further destabilisation in Ukraine...

    Canada’s Harper to Putin: ‘I guess I’ll shake your hand, but you need to get out of Ukraine’
    Nov17

    Canada’s Harper to Putin: ‘I guess I’ll shake your hand, but you need to get out of Ukraine’

    Quite the contrast from when Obama ran into him in China last week, Canada’s Stephen Harper apparently has no hesitation about letting it be known what he and his country think of Vladimir Putin’s aggression toward Ukraine: …read more Source: Canada Free...

    FP’s Situation Report: Islamic State beheads another American; the Pentagon rethinks future war plans; Putin undeterred in Ukraine; and much more.
    Nov17
    In Ukraine, Grief, Pride, And Anger As Families Remember Euromaidan Dead
    Nov17

    In Ukraine, Grief, Pride, And Anger As Families Remember Euromaidan Dead

    As Ukraine prepares to mark one year since the Euromaidan revolt broke out in Kyiv, the anniversary is stirring up painful memories for families of those killed during the protests. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Polish Diplomats Given 48 Hours to Leave Russia
    Nov17

    Polish Diplomats Given 48 Hours to Leave Russia

    Russia said on Monday several of its diplomats had been expelled from Poland and that a number of Polish diplomats had left Russia after Moscow took “adequate” measures in return. Ties between Russia and European Union member states have been strained by the crisis in Ukraine and by EU sanctions imposed after Russia annexed the Crimea peninsula...

    Peace in east Ukraine is possible, Putin says, but not now
    Nov17

    Peace in east Ukraine is possible, Putin says, but not now

    Russia’s president said he believes peace in Ukraine is possible but that neither side is fully holding up a truce struck in September. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Braces for ‘Full-Scale War’
    Nov17

    Ukraine Braces for ‘Full-Scale War’

    Ukrainian soldiers are on edge and artillery barrages continue. With Russian troops and tanks crossing the border, how long can this ‘ceasefire’ hold? …read more Source: The Daily...