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    Ukraine rebels: a disunited front run by warlords
    Nov11

    Ukraine rebels: a disunited front run by warlords

    PEREVALSK, Ukraine (AP) — They don’t call Nikolai Kozitsyn “Daddy” for nothing. In this rebel-held eastern Ukrainian town, the mustachioed Cossack lords it over the locals and pays little heed to the bosses of the breakaway movement…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine rebels: a disunited front run by warlords
    Nov11

    Ukraine rebels: a disunited front run by warlords

    Patches of Ukraine’s depressed industrial basin in the east — in the throes of a pro-Russian separatist insurgency — have fallen under the control of such warlords, who run towns as their personal fiefdoms. Capital punishment is a necessary deterrent to crime in unruly times, Kozitsyn told The Associated Press in an interview at his...

    FP’s Situation Report: China and Russia cement ties; The Islamic State gets a new ally; Ukraine closer to all out war; Happy Veterans Day; and much more.
    Nov11
    News Analysis: What’s Behind The Resurgence Of Fighting In Eastern Ukraine?
    Nov11

    News Analysis: What’s Behind The Resurgence Of Fighting In Eastern Ukraine?

    With new convoys of heavy military equipment arriving in separatist-held eastern Ukraine from Russia and a significant uptick in fighting, the Minsk conflict-resolution process in Ukraine seems stymied. Has the conflict entered a new, more dangerous phase? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. and China reach key deal at economic summit
    Nov11

    U.S. and China reach key deal at economic summit

    While in Beijing for a global economic summit, President Obama briefly spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin about Ukraine. Obama also struck an international trade deal with Chinese president Xi Jinping. Major Garrett reports from Beijing. …read more Source:...

    Obama, Putin talk Ukraine, Syria and Iran at Beijing summit
    Nov11

    Obama, Putin talk Ukraine, Syria and Iran at Beijing summit

    President Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin came face to face Tuesday while in Beijing, and the duo — known to have, at best, a frosty relationship — discussed a number of international crises during several conversations throughout the day. The White House confirmed that Mr. Obama and the … …read more Source: The...

    EU To Discuss Russia Sanctions, Ukraine Support Next Week: Mogherini
    Nov11

    EU To Discuss Russia Sanctions, Ukraine Support Next Week: Mogherini

    (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers will discuss whether to increase sanctions on Russia and how to help Ukraine when they meet in Brussels next week, EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said on Tuesday. …read more Source: International Business...

    Obama and Putin Make Odd Couple at Beijing Summit
    Nov11

    Obama and Putin Make Odd Couple at Beijing Summit

    A few brief encounters between Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin during an Asia-Pacific summit in China on Tuesday spoke volumes about the chilly state of relations between the United States and Russia. With the two men crossing paths twice this week, first in Beijing and later at a G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, there was little chance they...

    Russian Aggression In Ukraine A ‘Grave Danger’ But A New ‘Cold War’ Is Not Inevitable: David Cameron
    Nov11

    Russian Aggression In Ukraine A ‘Grave Danger’ But A New ‘Cold War’ Is Not Inevitable: David Cameron

    Ahead of his planned meeting this weekend with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Australia, British Prime Minister David Cameron accused the Russian government of posing “great danger” to peace and stability in Europe, according to media reports. In a speech on Monday, Cameron reportedly said that Russia’s “illegal...

    Obama, Putin Meet With Tensions on Several Fronts
    Nov11

    Obama, Putin Meet With Tensions on Several Fronts

    President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin have met briefly on the sidelines of a conference in Beijing, covering a few of the key global issues on which their governments do not agree. Obama and Putin flanked Chinese President Xi Jinping and exchanged comments about the room as leaders walked into the venue for Tuesday’s...