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    Canada’s Harper to Putin: ‘I guess I’ll shake your hand, but you need to get out of Ukraine’
    Nov17

    Canada’s Harper to Putin: ‘I guess I’ll shake your hand, but you need to get out of Ukraine’

    Quite the contrast from when Obama ran into him in China last week, Canada’s Stephen Harper apparently has no hesitation about letting it be known what he and his country think of Vladimir Putin’s aggression toward Ukraine: …read more Source: Canada Free...

    Exclusive: Ukraine minister urges EU to send ‘clear message’ to Russia
    Nov17

    Exclusive: Ukraine minister urges EU to send ‘clear message’ to Russia

    Brussels (AFP) – The EU should speak with one voice to Russia over Ukraine and be ready to send a “clear message” it will impose more sanctions if necessary, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin told AFP in an interview Monday.”Now it is time to have a clear message to Moscow that further destabilisation in Ukraine...

    FP’s Situation Report: Islamic State beheads another American; the Pentagon rethinks future war plans; Putin undeterred in Ukraine; and much more.
    Nov17
    In Ukraine, Grief, Pride, And Anger As Families Remember Euromaidan Dead
    Nov17

    In Ukraine, Grief, Pride, And Anger As Families Remember Euromaidan Dead

    As Ukraine prepares to mark one year since the Euromaidan revolt broke out in Kyiv, the anniversary is stirring up painful memories for families of those killed during the protests. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Polish Diplomats Given 48 Hours to Leave Russia
    Nov17

    Polish Diplomats Given 48 Hours to Leave Russia

    Russia said on Monday several of its diplomats had been expelled from Poland and that a number of Polish diplomats had left Russia after Moscow took “adequate” measures in return. Ties between Russia and European Union member states have been strained by the crisis in Ukraine and by EU sanctions imposed after Russia annexed the Crimea peninsula...

    Peace in east Ukraine is possible, Putin says, but not now
    Nov17

    Peace in east Ukraine is possible, Putin says, but not now

    Russia’s president said he believes peace in Ukraine is possible but that neither side is fully holding up a truce struck in September. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Braces for ‘Full-Scale War’
    Nov17

    Ukraine Braces for ‘Full-Scale War’

    Ukrainian soldiers are on edge and artillery barrages continue. With Russian troops and tanks crossing the border, how long can this ‘ceasefire’ hold? …read more Source: The Daily...

    Artillery fire, explosions shake Donetsk airport in east Ukraine clashes
    Nov17

    Artillery fire, explosions shake Donetsk airport in east Ukraine clashes

    Attempts underway to negotiate an end to a battle that is undermining a ceasefire in regions held by separatists …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Vladimir Putin says peace in Ukraine is possible, but both sides must abide truce
    Nov17

    Vladimir Putin says peace in Ukraine is possible, but both sides must abide truce

    Russia’s president said he believes peace in Ukraine is possible but that neither side is fully holding up a truce struck in September. In an interview with German television broadcast late Sunday, Putin said he was convinced that it was possible to end the deadlock in east Ukraine, where pro-Russian rebels have been battling Kiev’s...

    Putin says Moscow won’t allow Ukraine rebels to fail
    Nov17

    Putin says Moscow won’t allow Ukraine rebels to fail

    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...