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    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Russia Rejects Australia’s Call for Apology Over Downed Plane
    Nov12

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Russia Rejects Australia’s Call for Apology Over Downed Plane

    Russia has categorically rejected Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s calls for an apology from top Kremlin officials over the the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and also in compensating families of the victims. “We totally refute the allegations and we want to commit to the full and impartial international investigation,”...

    Russian Warships Head to Australia Ahead of G20 Summit
    Nov12

    Russian Warships Head to Australia Ahead of G20 Summit

    A fleet of Russian warships are heading towards Australia’s coast just days before the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia’s defence ministry announced on Wednesday. The Australian Defence Force (ADF) are monitoring four vessels, including a cruiser, a destroyer, a refuelling ship and one of the world’s most powerful tug boats....

    The Russians Have Persuaded The Chinese To Bail Out Their Oil Industry (AAPL)
    Nov12

    The Russians Have Persuaded The Chinese To Bail Out Their Oil Industry (AAPL)

    Last month Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov announced that Rosneft, Russia’s largest oil company, had requested 2 trillion roubles (then $49 billion) from the state’s National Wealth Fund (NWF) to help it meet its funding requirements. The request was refused but it left questions over how the oil company planned to meet its...

    Russia’s Prosperity Is Tanking …
    Nov12

    Russia’s Prosperity Is Tanking …

    While Putin struts on the world stage, Russian society is suffering. The country just recorded the worst performance of any European nation on the 2014 Legatum Prosperity Index, the second annual ranking from United Arab Emirates-based investment firm and think tank, the Legatum Group. While Georgia, Armenia, and others still sit lower on the...

    Russian troops, tanks rolling into Ukraine, says NATO
    Nov12

    Russian troops, tanks rolling into Ukraine, says NATO

    NATO reported seeing columns of Russian tanks, artillery and air defence systems and Russian combat troops entering Ukraine. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Russian defense ministry says bomber patrols will reach Gulf of Mexico
    Nov12

    Russian defense ministry says bomber patrols will reach Gulf of Mexico

    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. …read more Source: FOX...

    Cosmic 1st: European spacecraft lands on comet
    Nov12

    Cosmic 1st: European spacecraft lands on comet

    Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft sends lander toward speeding comet 67P, hopes for historic landing …read more Source:...

    Russian Troops Crossing Into Ukraine, NATO Says
    Nov12

    Russian Troops Crossing Into Ukraine, NATO Says

    The confirmation comes after days of reports from Ukrainian and European officials of tanks crossing into eastern Ukraine in scenes reminiscent of Russia’s invasion of Crimea. …read more Source: The New York...

    Cosmic 1st: Spacecraft sends lander toward comet
    Nov12

    Cosmic 1st: Spacecraft sends lander toward comet

    Ukraine’s Klim Churyumov, astronomer and co-discoverer of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, talks to media at the European Space Agency ESA in Darmstadt, Germany, Wednesday, Nov.12, 2014. Europ… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine Army Prepares for Possible Rebel Offensive
    Nov12

    Ukraine Army Prepares for Possible Rebel Offensive

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian government forces are redeploying in preparation for a possible new offensive by pro-Russian separatists in eastern regions, Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said on Wednesday. He told a government meeting the rebels had received reinforcements despite a ceasefire that was agreed on Sept. 5 but has been repeatedly...