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    Germany’s top diplomat on shuttle mission between Moscow, Kiev
    Nov18

    Germany’s top diplomat on shuttle mission between Moscow, Kiev

    Germany’s foreign minister is urging the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists to respect the cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: FOX...

    Germany’s minister shuttles between Moscow, Kiev
    Nov18

    Germany’s minister shuttles between Moscow, Kiev

    The continuing military conflict in eastern Ukraine has killed more than 4,000 people and displaced a million, according to the U.N. The Sept. 5 accords froze the position of front lines between the sides although heavy artillery fire is still killing civilians and combatants daily. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    NATO Sees Military Buildup In Ukraine, Urges Russia To Pull Back
    Nov18

    NATO Sees Military Buildup In Ukraine, Urges Russia To Pull Back

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on November 18 that there has been a “serious military buildup” both in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine and on the Russian side of the border, and urged Moscow to pull back its forces. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian soldier: “they don’t fight. they simply destroy”
    Nov18

    Ukrainian soldier: “they don’t fight. they simply destroy”

    Footage from Ukrainian TV shows government troops in eastern Ukraine coming under fresh artillery fire from pro-Russian separatists. Gavino Garay reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more...

    Ukrainian Soldier: “They Don’t Fight. They Simply Destroy”
    Nov18

    Ukrainian Soldier: “They Don’t Fight. They Simply Destroy”

    Ukrainian troops in eastern Ukraine duck for cover in this footage shot by a Ukrainian Television channel. It’s the latest flare-up of violence in the region, that now threatens a two month-old truce. …read more...

    Why journalism and jingoism shouldn’t mix
    Nov18

    Why journalism and jingoism shouldn’t mix

    More from Andrew Mitrovica available here. It’s been another instructive week in Ottawa and beyond about how politics gets covered by much of the media. Despite their putative role as professional skeptics, our news outlets routinely prove that they’re anything but. Want proof? Here’s proof. Exhibit A: Mr. Harper in Brisbane....

    The Putin-bashing in Brisbane was childish
    Nov18

    The Putin-bashing in Brisbane was childish

    At the Group of 20 meeting in Brisbane, Australia, over the weekend, Russian President Vladimir Putin was slighted in numerous ways, big and small. “I guess I’ll shake your hand,” Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said to his face. U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, in a public statement, made a mocking reference to the Russian Navy...

    Setting Usual Caution Aside, Merkel Issues a Stern Rebuke to Russia
    Nov18

    Setting Usual Caution Aside, Merkel Issues a Stern Rebuke to Russia

    Chancellor Angela Merkel, in a speech, asked whether Vladimir Putin’s annexation of Crimea and moves in eastern Ukraine meant a return to the times when Moscow decided the fate of its near neighbors. …read more Source: The New York...

    Georgian Leader Tells EU, NATO He Remains on Pro-Western Path
    Nov18

    Georgian Leader Tells EU, NATO He Remains on Pro-Western Path

    Georgia’s prime minister told the European Union and NATO on Monday that his country remained firmly committed to integration with both organizations after his dismissal of a pro-Western minister caused a political crisis. Irakly Garibashvili sparked the resignation of his foreign minister and the walkout of one of the six parties in his...

    Mr. Putin Get out of Ukraine!
    Nov18

    Mr. Putin Get out of Ukraine!

    …read more Source: Canada Free Press