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    Tank Column Crosses from Russia into Ukraine
    Nov07

    Tank Column Crosses from Russia into Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – A column of 32 tanks, 16 howitzer artillery systems and trucks carrying ammunition and fighters has crossed into eastern Ukraine from Russia, the Kiev military said on Friday. “The deployment continues of military equipment and Russian mercenaries to the front lines,” spokesman Andriy Lysenko said in a televised briefing...

    Ukraine says dozens of tanks cross border from Russia
    Nov07

    Ukraine says dozens of tanks cross border from Russia

    Military vehicles poured into Ukraine in multiple places and Ukraine’s army is preparing “for an adequate reaction,” a military spokesman said. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending dozens of tanks
    Nov07

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending dozens of tanks

    Teenagers pass by a hole in the ground from shelling in the Kuybishevskiy district, near the school, where children were injured in Donetsk, Eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. Two bloo… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending dozens of tanks
    Nov07

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending dozens of tanks

    National Security and Defense Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Friday at least 32 tanks, 16 artillery systems and 30 trucks loaded with fighters and ammunition had crossed into eastern Ukraine from Russia. Russia’s Defense Ministry had no immediate comment on Lysenko’s statement but earlier it again rejected Western allegations...

    A New Balance of Power in Asia: Japan and U.S.; China and Russia; India and ASEAN
    Nov07

    A New Balance of Power in Asia: Japan and U.S.; China and Russia; India and ASEAN

    BEIJING — As the Beijing summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Forum convenes, there have appeared some new developments in the Asia-Pacific strategic landscape as were mirrored in the international situation and China’s peaceful development this year. And China seems to have gained greater strategic initiative. The new developments are...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending military column into rebel-held east
    Nov07

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending military column into rebel-held east

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine has accused Russia of sending in dozens of tanks and other heavy weapons into Ukraine’s rebel-controlled eastern areas. National Security and Defence Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Friday at least 32 tanks, 16 artillery systems and 30 trucks loaded with fighters and ammunition had crossed into eastern Ukraine...

    FP’s Situation Report: Obama writes a secret letter to Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei; U.S. claims gains against the Islamic State; 600 service members exposed to chemical weapons in Iraq; Ukraine inches closer to war with Russia; and much more.
    Nov07
    US Lawmakers Urge NATO To Buy French Mistral Ships Bound For Russia
    Nov07

    US Lawmakers Urge NATO To Buy French Mistral Ships Bound For Russia

    U.S. lawmakers have urged NATO to acquire French-built warships after France indicated that it may not hand over the controversial Mistral helicopter carriers to Russia. The U.S. and Western powers have hit Russia with several sanctions since the latter annexed the Crimean peninsula, and have criticized President Vladimir Putin’s policies...

    Ukraine’s National Guard denies involvement in shelling of school that killed teens
    Nov07

    Ukraine’s National Guard denies involvement in shelling of school that killed teens

    JC FinleyKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 7 (UPI) — Ukraine’s National Guard insists it had nothing to do with the shelling of a school in the restive eastern region on Wednesday that killed two teenagers. …read more Source: United Press...

    Black week for the ruble as fall hits all-time low
    Nov07

    Black week for the ruble as fall hits all-time low

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s currency on Friday slid to a historic low, losing over 10 percent in value over the course of the week amid falling oil prices and the fallout of the Ukraine crisis.The fall sparked panic as the euro reached the 60 ruble mark for the first time and the dollar passed 48 rubles.The ruble then gained slightly with...