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    Rebel Leader Challenges Ukrainian President to ‘End War’ in One-on-One Duel
    Nov19

    Rebel Leader Challenges Ukrainian President to ‘End War’ in One-on-One Duel

    The head of east Ukraine’s separatist People’s Republic of Luhansk (LNR) has challenged Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to a duel to bring a decisive end to the conflict between government loyal forces and pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine’s east. “Let’s follow the example of the ancient Slav and Cossack chieftains and...

    The British Embassy In Kiev Is Trolling The Kremlin …
    Nov19

    The British Embassy In Kiev Is Trolling The Kremlin …

    The British embassy in the Ukrainian capital has tweeted out a snarky guide on how to recognize a Russian tank. The guide was created to help Russia identify its own T-72BM tanks within Ukrainian territory. #Putin still denying #Russia’s troops & hardware are in #Ukraine. Here’s a guide to help the #Kremlin spot its tanks:...

    Ukraine appeals to Israel, U.S. for assistance on unconventional warfare
    Nov19

    Ukraine appeals to Israel, U.S. for assistance on unconventional warfare

    Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — Ukraine has reached out to Israel military for discussions on military training as it faces an unremitting challenge from Moscow-backed rebels. Officials said Kiev has invited Israel to provide training for Ukraine’s military and security […] The post Ukraine appeals to Israel, U.S. for assistance on...

    Biden to hold ‘extensive’ discussions with Ukraine leaders in Kiev
    Nov19

    Biden to hold ‘extensive’ discussions with Ukraine leaders in Kiev

    JC FinleyWASHINGTON, Nov. 19 (UPI) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to travel to Ukraine later this week as part of a multi-leg trip. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia blasts Ukraine for payment freeze
    Nov19

    Russia blasts Ukraine for payment freeze

    Dozens of armored trucks, artillery and other heavy weaponry were seen moving around rebel-held areas in the past weeks, fueling fears of the resumption of the hostilities there. Fearing an imminent escalation in hostilities, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko earlier this month announced a deployment of additional troops to the east to defend...

    Russia blasts Ukraine for payment freeze
    Nov19

    Russia blasts Ukraine for payment freeze

    Russia’s foreign policy chief on Wednesday claimed that Ukraine’s decision to freeze budget payments to the eastern rebel-held territories could be a precursor to a military onslaught. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Putin Receives New US Ambassador in Kremlin
    Nov19

    Putin Receives New US Ambassador in Kremlin

    MOSCOW— The new U.S. ambassador to Russia has presented his credentials to President Vladimir Putin in a Kremlin ceremony that politely hinted at the challenges the career diplomat will face, with the Washington and Moscow locked in their worst confrontation since the Cold War over the crisis in Ukraine. Putin gave a slight smile as John Tefft...

    Russian Sanctions Help Feed Crimean Oysters
    Nov19

    Russian Sanctions Help Feed Crimean Oysters

    Sergei Kulik has been producing oysters and mussels in Crimea for the past six years. His business has received an unexpected boost since the Russian government imposed retaliatory sanctions on Western food products in August, forcing seafood suppliers to shop closer to home. Kulik says he has been inundated with requests from Moscow and St....

    Pro-Moscow Separatists Face Health Crisis
    Nov19

    Pro-Moscow Separatists Face Health Crisis

    Ukraine’s government is threatening to stop funding hospitals and medical services in areas in the east of the country controlled by Moscow-backed separatists. This is leaving the insurgents scrambling to make up for the shortfall amid signs that some locals want a return to normal. The health minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk...

    Russian Sailors Were Denied Access To The Mistral Warship They’re Buying From France
    Nov19

    Russian Sailors Were Denied Access To The Mistral Warship They’re Buying From France

    Russian sailors were denied access to the Mistal helicopter carrier in Saint-Nazaire shipyard on Monday, according to reports in the French media. There are currently 550 Russian sailors based in the shipyard, 400 of whom are set to be the Vladivostok’s crew providing the ship is eventually handed over. The sailors were reportedly prevented...