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    Shelled and Unpaid: Ukrainians Left Behind by War
    Nov30

    Shelled and Unpaid: Ukrainians Left Behind by War

    Many residents in Ukraine’s city of Donetsk are struggling on with their lives amid a conflict in which one million people have fled their homes. …read more Source:...

    Crimean Tatars say Russian annexation has brought fear and repression all over again
    Nov30

    Crimean Tatars say Russian annexation has brought fear and repression all over again

    BELOGORSK, Crimea — Crimea’s Tatars have bitter memories of the 1944 deportation that tore them from their native peninsula. With Russia again in control, some here say pressure is building once more. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    ‘I Was Shot Twice in Kiev Protest’
    Nov30

    ‘I Was Shot Twice in Kiev Protest’

    A year ago crowds were protesting in Kiev’s main Square. One of the protesters talked BBC News about his experiences. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Moldova votes in key poll at crossroads of Europe and Russia
    Nov30

    Moldova votes in key poll at crossroads of Europe and Russia

    Chisinau (AFP) – Moldova votes on Sunday in a crucial parliamentary election that hinges on whether the impoverished ex-Soviet country will pursue integration with Europe or return to Russia’s fold.Opinion polls showed the political parties aiming for membership in the European Union were roughly neck-and-neck with those that back...

    Drone captures eerie view of city destroyed by nuclear disaster
    Nov29

    Drone captures eerie view of city destroyed by nuclear disaster

    Amy R. ConnollyPRIPYAT, Ukraine, Nov. 29 (UPI) — A British filmmaker used a drone mounted with a camera for a close look at Pripyat, Ukraine, a city ravaged by the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. …read more Source: United Press...

    Malaysia Airlines Apologizes for Insensitive Twitter Promotions
    Nov29

    Malaysia Airlines Apologizes for Insensitive Twitter Promotions

    Malaysia Airlines posted an unfortunate tweet as part of its year-end promotion. “Want to go somewhere but don’t know where?” read the post on Twitter, part of a promotion of special deals by the national carrier, Yahoo News reports. Twitter users criticized the national carrier for the tone-deaf tweet, sent out after two major calamities...

    Drone reveals haunting view of Chernobyl’s ‘ghost city’ from the air
    Nov29

    Drone reveals haunting view of Chernobyl’s ‘ghost city’ from the air

    KIEV, Ukraine — A haunting, abandoned amusement park. The tarnished Soviet hammer and sickle emblem atop an empty apartment complex. A forest rising from the cracks of a city square. Not a soul in sight. It’s a sprawling, decaying landscape overgrown with vegetation, a ghost city frozen in time. See also: Radioactive Boars Still Found in...

    Russian ‘fleet’ steams through English Channel
    Nov29

    Russian ‘fleet’ steams through English Channel

    Maybe Russia is not satisfied with just taking over Crimea. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Russia Calls for End to Sanctions as EU Targets Ukraine Separatists
    Nov29

    Russia Calls for End to Sanctions as EU Targets Ukraine Separatists

    Russia urged the European Union on Saturday to lift sanctions against Moscow and promised to waive its food embargo, but a top EU official rejected such a move as the bloc imposed fresh measures on Ukrainian rebels. The European Union and the United States imposed economic sanctions on Russia in late July, targeting the Russian energy, banking...

    Russia will only get French Mistral ships if it can reach an agreement with Kiev
    Nov29

    Russia will only get French Mistral ships if it can reach an agreement with Kiev

    France has suspended delivery of the first Mistral-class helicopter carrier to Russia, a move French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian personally conveyed to his Polish counterpart during a recent trip to boost relations with Warsaw, my Defense News colleague Pierre Tran reports. Here are some highlights of Pierre’s article: French...