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    Winter Is Coming to Ukraine’s Energy Supply
    Nov12

    Winter Is Coming to Ukraine’s Energy Supply

    A scandal involving Ukraine’s South African coal imports shows up the incompetence, corruption and cronyism of the country’s government. …read more Source:...

    A Withering Critique of Obama’s National Security Council
    Nov12

    A Withering Critique of Obama’s National Security Council

    If George W. Bush’s foreign policy was a testament to the perils of overreaction, Barack Obama’s foreign policy is becoming, to many experts, a testament to the dangers of underreaction. On the matter of Syria, in particular, fear of renewed U.S. involvement in the problems of dysfunctional Arab countries (a legitimate fear, of...

    How The ‘Rosetta’ Comet Discovery Narrowly Avoided The Soviet Dustbin
    Nov12

    How The ‘Rosetta’ Comet Discovery Narrowly Avoided The Soviet Dustbin

    The speeding comet that a European spacecraft has landed on was discovered by a Soviet astronomer who nearly tossed a key photograph of the celestial body in the waste basket. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN warns of possible return to full-scale fighting in east Ukraine
    Nov12

    UN warns of possible return to full-scale fighting in east Ukraine

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – A senior UN official warned Wednesday of a return to full-scale fighting in east Ukraine following reports of Russian tanks and troops crossing the border.”We are deeply concerned by the possibility of a return to full-scale fighting,” UN Assistant Secretary-General Jens Anders...

    NATO: Russian military definitely moving into Ukraine
    Nov12

    NATO: Russian military definitely moving into Ukraine

    NATO accused Russia of sending troops and weapons into eastern Ukraine Wednesday, as Ukrainian officials announced that they are bracing for a return to hostilities in the eastern part of…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia to Sharply Extend Bomber Flights
    Nov12

    Russia to Sharply Extend Bomber Flights

    Russia says it is sharply extending the range of its bomber flights from the Arctic Ocean to the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, a new show of military force even as Moscow continues to spar with the West over its intervention in Ukraine. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced the new flights Wednesday, saying that “in the current...

    United Nations holds emergency meeting on Russian military presence in Ukraine
    Nov12

    United Nations holds emergency meeting on Russian military presence in Ukraine

    Matt BradwellUNITED NATIONS, Nov. 12 (UPI) — As the Russian military moves convoys across the border and into Ukraine, the U.N. has scheduled an emergency meeting address security concerns. …read more Source: United Press...

    NATO: Russian troops are pouring into Ukraine
    Nov12

    NATO: Russian troops are pouring into Ukraine

    Ukrainian officials said on Wednesday they fear renewal of hostilities in the east after a NATO warning that Russia has been bringing in heavy military hardware to rebel-controlled areas. See also: After Russian troop move, tensions increase in Ukraine Western journalists and monitors from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe...

    Lavrov, Kerry Discuss Ukraine Conflict, Iran Nuclear Talks
    Nov12

    Lavrov, Kerry Discuss Ukraine Conflict, Iran Nuclear Talks

    Russia says its foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, has discussed the Ukraine crisis and the push for a deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program in a telephone conversation with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Bomber Patrols to Reach Gulf of Mexico
    Nov12

    Russian Bomber Patrols to Reach Gulf of Mexico

    MOSCOW— Russia’s long-range bombers will conduct regular patrol missions from the Arctic Ocean to the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, the military said Wednesday, a show of muscle reflecting tensions with the West over Ukraine. A statement from Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu came as NATO’s chief commander accused Moscow of sending...