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    Dutch Fighters Intercept Russian Plane Over Baltic States
    Nov13

    Dutch Fighters Intercept Russian Plane Over Baltic States

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Two Dutch F16 fighter jets, part of a NATO force patrolling the skies above the Baltic states, intercepted a Russian Ilyushin transport aircraft after it intruded into Estonian and Lithuanian air space, the Dutch government said on Thursday. After the interception, which took place late on Wednesday, the Ilyushin flew...

    Russia Warns Ukraine a New Conflict Would Be Catastrophic
    Nov13

    Russia Warns Ukraine a New Conflict Would Be Catastrophic

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Moscow and Kiev traded accusations on Thursday of failing to observe a ceasefire agreement and Russia warned a resumption of hostilities against pro-Russian separatists in the east would be catastrophic for Ukraine. Ukraine accused Russia of sending soldiers and weapons to help rebels launch a new offensive in a...

    Ukraine: Security deteriorating in rebel-held east
    Nov13

    Ukraine: Security deteriorating in rebel-held east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine warned Thursday that the security situation is steadily worsening in the country’s rebel-held east as separatist fighters move closer to government forces. One official said he feared an attack soon by Russian forces. A cease-fire agreed upon in September between the pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine’s...

    Ukraine Future Clouded After Two ‘Elections’
    Nov13

    Ukraine Future Clouded After Two ‘Elections’

    After the recent completion of elections in Ukraine there was hope the conflict in the east would ease, but that has not happened. Military convoys from Russia are flowing into rebel-controlled areas again, raising fears of a new offensive and a long-term conflict. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from London. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Russia Tells Kiev: New Conflict Would be Catastrophic for Ukraine
    Nov13

    Russia Tells Kiev: New Conflict Would be Catastrophic for Ukraine

    By Thomas Grove and Natalia Zinets MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Moscow and Kiev traded accusations on Thursday of failing to observe a ceasefire agreement and Russia warned a resumption of hostilities against pro-Russian separatists in the east would be catastrophic for Ukraine. Ukraine accused Russia of sending soldiers and weapons to help rebels...

    Ukraine: Security deteriorating in rebel-held east
    Nov13

    Ukraine: Security deteriorating in rebel-held east

    Ukraine warned Thursday that the security situation is steadily worsening in the country’s rebel-held east as separatist fighters move closer to government forces. One official said he feared an attack soon by Russian… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Ukrainian commander skeptical of reports that ‘White Widow’ terrorist killed by Russian sniper
    Nov13

    Ukrainian commander skeptical of reports that ‘White Widow’ terrorist killed by Russian sniper

    A commander of Ukraine’s armed forces voiced skepticism Thursday over unverified reports that a British woman who became one of the world’s most wanted terrorists — dubbed the “White Widow” – was killed by a Russian sniper. …read more Source: FOX...

    Four Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donetsk fighting
    Nov13

    Four Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donetsk fighting

    Ed AdamczykDONTESK , Ukraine, Nov. 13 (UPI) — The Ukrainian military announced Thursday morning four soldiers were killed and 18 injured in the past 24 hours in fighting around the Donetsk airport. …read more Source: United Press...

    Belarus official: Ukraine war may push us to West
    Nov13

    Belarus official: Ukraine war may push us to West

    Belarus’ Economy Minister Nikolai Snopkov made the statement in an interview with The Associated Press ahead of a Friday investment conference in London, saying that if the Ukrainian crisis continues, “it will drag Belarus to cooperate more with the Western countries.” Snopkov said in Wednesday’s interview that Moscow,...

    Ukraine Battles With Bankruptcy, Hopes for Warm Weather in Russia Gas Fight
    Nov13

    Ukraine Battles With Bankruptcy, Hopes for Warm Weather in Russia Gas Fight

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine signaled it may hold off from paying Russia’s billion-dollar gas invoice – part of an EU-brokered agreement to restart supplies frozen since June – in the hope mild weather can help it last out longer as it grapples with near-bankruptcy. EU officials worked out a deal two weeks ago under...