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    Putin May Have Left the G20 Early, but on Russian TV, He’s Still a Hero
    Nov17

    Putin May Have Left the G20 Early, but on Russian TV, He’s Still a Hero

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – It may have looked in the West like Russian President Vladimir Putin fled this weekend’s G20 summit early with his tail between his legs after being berated over Ukraine. But it was a different story in Russia, where pliant media praised Putin for being courageous enough to “enter the lion’s den”,...

    Russia Will Lose $130 Billion As Capital Flees The Country
    Nov17

    Russia Will Lose $130 Billion As Capital Flees The Country

    About $130 billion in capital is likely to leave Russia by the end of 2014, Bloomberg reports, citing Finance Minister Anton Siluanov. If confirmed, the figure would mark the second worst year for the country since the 2008 financial crash, in which $133 billion fled the country, and mark the seventh consecutive year of net outflows. It comes...

    Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine
    Nov17

    Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine

    MOSCOW — The leaders of Russia and Germany squared off over Ukraine from opposite sides of the globe, with Vladimir Putin warning that Moscow will not accept a defeat for the pro-Russian rebels and Angela Merkel accusing the Kremlin of undermining peace across Europe.But despite the harsh rhetoric, European Union foreign ministers refrained from...

    Video Shows The MH17 Crash Site Right After The Plane Went Down
    Nov17

    Video Shows The MH17 Crash Site Right After The Plane Went Down

    A new video published by the Associated Press over the weekend shows billowing black smoke, fire, and confused residents in the immediate aftermath of the MH17 crash over eastern Ukraine. The witness video is likely the first that was shot after the plane went down. People who live in the village near the crash site first thought the Malaysia...

    Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine
    Nov17

    Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine

    The leaders of Russia and Germany squared off over Ukraine from opposite sides of the globe, with Vladimir Putin warning that Moscow will not accept a defeat for the pro-Russian rebels and Angela Merkel accusing the… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    New video of MH17 crash in Ukraine shows chaos near village
    Nov17

    New video of MH17 crash in Ukraine shows chaos near village

    Four months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, The Associated Press has obtained video that shows how close the burning passenger jet came to hitting village homes and suggests that residents first assumed it was a Ukrainian military plane that had been struck. …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Czechs Mark 1989’s Fall of Communism With Red Cards and Candles
    Nov17

    Czechs Mark 1989’s Fall of Communism With Red Cards and Candles

    PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czechs marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism in Prague on Monday by again marching in protest, this time waving red cards rather than jangling their keys to serve notice to unpopular rulers. Over 5,000 people rallied in the capital to raise the soccer-style penalty warning against President Milos Zeman,...

    America Is Not a 911 Number
    Nov17

    America Is Not a 911 Number

    On a recent visit to Europe I was most struck by the latent and open anti-American sentiments that are contaminating the political elites across the continent. This is especially strange in a year when we commemorate the end of the Cold War, the ending of the divide across the continent, which would never have happened without the perseverance...

    Poles, Russians expel diplomats over spying
    Nov17

    Poles, Russians expel diplomats over spying

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Russian and Polish officials confirmed Monday that they have carried out tit-for-tat diplomatic expulsions in an espionage affair that highlights intensified efforts by Moscow to penetrate NATO counties and a new determination by the West to fight back. “In connection with this, the Russian side has undertaken adequate...

    Putin Admits Russian Troop Role in Crimea Annexation
    Nov17

    Putin Admits Russian Troop Role in Crimea Annexation

    Contradicting previous denials, President Vladimir Putin has admitted that Russia’s armed forces played a role in events leading up to Moscow’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, but denied direct involvement of his country’s military in a referendum that was used to justify the move, according to an interview...