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    Report: Russia-West military encounters rising
    Nov10

    Report: Russia-West military encounters rising

    LONDON (AP) — A London-based think tank says Russian forces have been involved in dozens of close encounters with Western militaries since Moscow annexed Crimea — and that both sides risk losing control over events. A study by the European Leadership Network released Monday offers details on 40 incidents and says that they add up to a disturbing...

    Victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster remembered at Dutch national commemoration
    Nov10

    Victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster remembered at Dutch national commemoration

    Hundreds of grieving family members and friends of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster are gathering in Amsterdam for a national commemoration ceremony nearly four months after the passenger jet was downed over eastern Ukraine killing all 298 people on board. …read more Source: FOX...

    Report: Russia-West military encounters rising
    Nov10

    Report: Russia-West military encounters rising

    A London-based think tank says Russian forces have been involved in dozens of close encounters with Western militaries since Moscow annexed Crimea — and that both sides risk losing control…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    ‘I Will Never See Her Smile Again’
    Nov10

    ‘I Will Never See Her Smile Again’

    Four months after a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 298 people crashed in rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine, a national memorial to the victims will take place in the Netherlands. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Report Outlines Tense Episodes Between Russia and West With Echoes of Cold War
    Nov10

    Report Outlines Tense Episodes Between Russia and West With Echoes of Cold War

    The assessment, by a British nonprofit research organization, recorded almost 40 incidents involving standoffs between Russian forces and the West in the months after Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March. …read more Source: The New York...

    Report says military encounters between Russia and West are rising, could lead to escalation
    Nov10

    Report says military encounters between Russia and West are rising, could lead to escalation

    A London-based think tank says Russian forces have been involved in dozens of close encounters with Western militaries since Moscow annexed Crimea — and that both sides risk losing control over events. …read more Source: FOX...

    Report: Russia-West military encounters rising
    Nov10

    Report: Russia-West military encounters rising

    LONDON (AP) — A London-based think tank says Russian forces have been involved in dozens of close encounters with Western militaries since Moscow annexed Crimea – and that both sides risk losing control over events…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine: Fighting In Hills South Of Donetsk
    Nov10

    Ukraine: Fighting In Hills South Of Donetsk

    Forces from the pro-government Kyiv 2 battalion came under fire from separatist positions near Volnovakha, 60 kilometers south of Donetsk, on November 8. They responded with rocket launchers, reporting that they had destroyed the separatist firing positions and suffered no casualties. The fighting came as shelling in Donetsk itself intensified....

    CHARTS: How Capitalism Has Transformed Eastern Europe Since The Fall Of The Berlin Wall
    Nov10

    CHARTS: How Capitalism Has Transformed Eastern Europe Since The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

    Sunday was the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the most symbolic event marking the collapse of the Soviet Union. In the quarter of a century since the wall was knocked down, the political and economic systems in eastern Europe have been turned on their heads: Gone are the communist institutions, replaced with governments that are...

    U.S. Says Russia Must Observe Truce as Hostilities Erupt Again in Ukraine
    Nov10

    U.S. Says Russia Must Observe Truce as Hostilities Erupt Again in Ukraine

    The Obama Administration expressed serious concern over the resumption of fighting in Ukraine’s restive southeast as heavy bouts of shelling near Donetsk over the weekend threatened to shred Kiev’s fragile ceasefire with Russian-backed separatists. On Sunday, U.S. National Security Council spokesperson Bernadette Meeha issued a...