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    Photo shows Ukrainian jet was shot down Malaysian plane: Russian TV
    Nov15

    Photo shows Ukrainian jet was shot down Malaysian plane: Russian TV

    Russian state television has released a satellite photograph that it claims shows that a Ukrainian fighter jet shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. But the U.S. government dismissed the report as preposterous and online commentators called the photo a fake. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Suspends State Services In Rebel-Held East
    Nov15

    Ukraine Suspends State Services In Rebel-Held East

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president has approved measures to suspend the provision of government services to eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatist forces. Petro Poroshenko’s office said in a statement Saturday that state property and employees should be evacuated from the region. The move fits within a broader...

    Putin Plans To Leave G20 Early: No Plans To Demand Early Loan Repayment From Ukraine
    Nov15

    Putin Plans To Leave G20 Early: No Plans To Demand Early Loan Repayment From Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will leave the Group of 20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, a day early to attend meetings in Moscow, a member of his delegation told Reuters. Putin’s early departure comes after face-to-face pressure on the situation in Ukraine applied by Western leaders Saturday. …read more Source: International...

    Are photos of MH17 being shot down real?
    Nov15

    Are photos of MH17 being shot down real?

    Russian state-controlled TV has broadcast what it called “sensational” photographs, which it said supported Moscow’s theory that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Ukrainian fighter jet. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    More Sanctions? Western Leaders Face Putin at G20
    Nov15

    More Sanctions? Western Leaders Face Putin at G20

    While the world’s leaders meet in Australia, Russia has denied escalating renewed fighting between Ukraine and pro-Moscow rebels. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine to Close State Offices, Bank Services in Rebel-Held East
    Nov15

    Ukraine to Close State Offices, Bank Services in Rebel-Held East

    (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko issued several decrees on Saturday to shut state institutions and banking services in pro-Russian eastern regions, pressing a move to cut links with the rebel-held territory. Ukraine has cut all state funding to separatist parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions after separatists held elections...

    Russian TV claims it has photo of downing of MH17
    Nov15

    Russian TV claims it has photo of downing of MH17

    MOSCOW — Russian state television has released a satellite photograph that it claims shows that a Ukrainian fighter jet shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. But many commentators dismissed the photo as a fake.All 298 people aboard the Boeing 777 flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur were killed when it was shot down July 17 over a rebel-held...

    Russian TV claims it has satellite photo of downing of MH17
    Nov15

    Russian TV claims it has satellite photo of downing of MH17

    Picture purportedly shows Ukrainian fighter plane firing missile toward jetliner but many commentators dismiss photo as a fake …read more Source:...

    Putin Plans to Leave G20 Early Amid Tensions
    Nov15

    Putin Plans to Leave G20 Early Amid Tensions

    There have been handshakes and a family photo… but the reception for Russian President Vladimir Putin has been less than amicable. According to a member of his delegation, Putin plans to leave the G20 summit early, after Western leaders blasted Moscow for the crisis in Ukraine and threatened more sanctions. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen...

    Putin Faces Frosty Reception At G20 In Australia
    Nov15

    Putin Faces Frosty Reception At G20 In Australia

    President Obama and Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper were among those who gave the Russian leader an earful over Moscow’s involvement in Ukraine.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...