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    Dozens of Russian Tanks Enter Ukraine
    Nov07

    Dozens of Russian Tanks Enter Ukraine

    Dozens of tanks and other military vehicles crossed the border into Ukraine from Russia, the government in Kiev said, as tensions between the former Soviet republics threatened to escalate into open war. Military vehicles poured into Ukraine in multiple places and Ukraine’s army is preparing “for an adequate reaction,” military spokesman...

    Russia sent 32 tanks, 16 howitzers and 30 trucks over the border, Ukraine says
    Nov07

    Russia sent 32 tanks, 16 howitzers and 30 trucks over the border, Ukraine says

    Ukraine’s military said its forces killed as many as 200 rebels in fighting in Donetsk as dozens of tanks and other military vehicles crossed the border into Ukraine from Russia. “Insurgents who were shelling Ukrainian troop positions at Donetsk Airport yesterday were killed by government troop artillery strikes,” Ukraine’s Defence...

    Kremlin: Putin and Obama May Talk Next Week
    Nov07

    Kremlin: Putin and Obama May Talk Next Week

    (MOSCOW) — The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama may meet during international summits next week, although no talks have been officially planned. The two leaders last met in June, when they exchanged a few words during a ceremony in France marking the D-Day invasion anniversary. With Russia-West ties at...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of major cross-border incursion to aid separatists
    Nov07

    Ukraine accuses Russia of major cross-border incursion to aid separatists

    MOSCOW — Ukraine accused Russia on Friday of sending military equipment and troops to pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, raising political tensions that have eroded a tenuous cease-fire arrangement struck in early September. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine: Russia is sending in tanks
    Nov07

    Ukraine: Russia is sending in tanks

    Amid rising tensions and fresh violence, Ukrainian authorities on Friday accused Russia of sending dozens of its military vehicles into its territory. …read more Source:...

    Putin Describes The ‘Meaning Of Life’
    Nov07

    Putin Describes The ‘Meaning Of Life’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin took a quick break from politics in order to describe the ‘the meaning of life’ at the 15th Congress of the Russian Geographical Society. “In general, love is the whole meaning of life, of being. Love of family, of children, and of the Motherland. It is such a multifaceted phenomenon that is the...

    Russia Is Facing A ‘Full-Blown Currency Crisis’
    Nov07

    Russia Is Facing A ‘Full-Blown Currency Crisis’

    The rouble is caught in a tug-of-war today falling 3% in early trading before recovering its losses later in the day. At the time of writing it is struggling to hold onto its gains against the dollar. Over the last few months Russia’s currency has been grinding downwards against both the dollar and the euro as oil prices fell and the...

    Official: Russia Stands by Ukraine Ceasefire Deal, ‘Respects’ Rebel Vote
    Nov07

    Official: Russia Stands by Ukraine Ceasefire Deal, ‘Respects’ Rebel Vote

    Russia is committed to the peace process in eastern Ukraine and wants further talks on ending the conflict between government forces and separatists, the Kremlin said on Friday. Foreign policy adviser Yuri Ushakov also said Russia respects the will of voters in the east after a separatist leadership election regarded as illegitimate by the West....

    Has Russia Invaded Ukraine Again?
    Nov07

    Has Russia Invaded Ukraine Again?

    Ukraine’s government say a new convoy of Russian tanks and trucks—some 60 vehicles in all—crossed over the border between the two countries on Thursday, raising fears of a new wave of fighting in the eastern regions of the country. The incursion, which has not been independently confirmed by journalists in the area, is just the latest sign...

    25 Years Later, Another Wall Is Rising Between the West and Russia
    Nov07

    25 Years Later, Another Wall Is Rising Between the West and Russia

    VLADIVOSTOK, RUSSIA — I was 13 when I watched TV pictures of the Berlin Wall crumbling on the euphoric days of November 1989. I was a boy living far away, in the Soviet Far East, but the historic significance of the moment was not lost on me — it was about much more than just East and West Germany reunifying. It was about the Cold War...