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    Brown Bears Return To Chornobyl
    Nov29

    Brown Bears Return To Chornobyl

    Scientists have captured what is said to be the first photographic evidence of brown bears within the Chornobyl exclusion zone in northern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimea is becoming more Russian — and less hospitable to minorities
    Nov29

    Crimea is becoming more Russian — and less hospitable to minorities

    Eight months after the Russian annexation of the region, Ukrainians and other minorities are struggling to survive, as their schools, newspapers and jobs vanish. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Watch: What Chernobyl looks like now — from a drone
    Nov28

    Watch: What Chernobyl looks like now — from a drone

    The area around Ukraine’s Chernobyl power plant, site of one of the world’s most horrifying nuclear disasters, is the subject of endless fascination. Increasingly, adventurous tourists and scientists have come to the site, which was abandoned after a reactor in the Soviet facility exploded in 1986. Cloaked in both the trauma and the...

    Donetsk shelling victim: my wish is to “go to Kiev and to kill them all”
    Nov28

    Donetsk shelling victim: my wish is to “go to Kiev and to kill them all”

    Shelling kills at least two near Ukraine’s Donetsk international airport with residents voicing despair. Gavino Garay reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Russian Nuclear Submarine Fires Intercontinental Ballistic Test Missile From The Barents Sea
    Nov28

    Russian Nuclear Submarine Fires Intercontinental Ballistic Test Missile From The Barents Sea

    A Russian nuclear submarine test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile from the Barents Sea in the Arctic Friday, the Defense Ministry said. The launch from the Alexander Nevsky submarine comes after months of increasing military maneuvers from Russia, including dozens of flights across Europe’s international airspace, and the...

    Russian Nuclear Submarine Fires Inter-Continental Ballistic Test Missile From The Barents Sea
    Nov28

    Russian Nuclear Submarine Fires Inter-Continental Ballistic Test Missile From The Barents Sea

    A Russian nuclear submarine test-fired an inter-continental ballistic missile from the Barents Sea in the Arctic Friday, the Defense Ministry said. The launch from the Alexander Nevsky submarine comes after months of increasing military maneuvers from Russia, including dozens of flights across Europe’s international airspace, and the...

    Obama Faces the Test of Emerging Out of the Gray Zone
    Nov28

    Obama Faces the Test of Emerging Out of the Gray Zone

    President Barack Obama insists on adopting mystery, be this constructive or destructive, as the basis of his policies, because he is comfortable in the gray zone. Some see him as a president who is conscious of the fickle attitudes and desires of the American people, and thus backs non-clarity and non-commitment especially as relates to foreign...

    Why do nearly 40 percent of Germans endorse Russia’s annexation of Crimea?
    Nov28

    Why do nearly 40 percent of Germans endorse Russia’s annexation of Crimea?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annexation of Crimea has found supporters in an unlikely country: Last Sunday, an opinion poll in Germany found that nearly 40 percent of the country’s population accept the move. The surprising result has stirred debate in Germany, prompting some to ask: Is Germany — which just celebrated the...

    EU Extends Sanctions Over Ukraine To 13 New People
    Nov28

    EU Extends Sanctions Over Ukraine To 13 New People

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is extending economic and travel sanctions to 13 people and five entities it accuses of involvement with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. The EU’s 28 member countries agreed to the action Friday, the bloc announced in a news release. The EU said the names of the people, organizations and...

    Malaysia Airlines Apologizes For Insensitive Tweet, Reports Losses
    Nov28

    Malaysia Airlines Apologizes For Insensitive Tweet, Reports Losses

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines on Friday said its loss widened last quarter and apologized for a promotional tweet slammed as insensitive after two deadly passenger jet disasters this year. In its last public financial result before a planned privatization and overhaul, the flag carrier said its net loss in the July-September...