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    APNewsBreak: Russia plans nuclear summit boycott
    Nov04

    APNewsBreak: Russia plans nuclear summit boycott

    VIENNA (AP) — Russia has informed the United States that it will boycott the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, diplomats told The Associated Press on Tuesday, potentially stripping the meeting of one of its key participants and hurting efforts initiated by President Barack Obama to reduce the threat of nuclear terrorism. At the last summit, 35...

    Ukrainian president sends more troops to the east
    Nov04

    Ukrainian president sends more troops to the east

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s president says additional troops are being deployed to the east, where fighting continues to rage between government forces and pro-Russian separatist fighters.Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday that the units would defend from possible incursions toward cities still under government control.His remarks came after...

    Ukraine orders troops to four areas, proposes abolition of special-status law
    Nov04

    Ukraine orders troops to four areas, proposes abolition of special-status law

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 4 (UPI) — Army reinforcements are heading for key southern and eastern Ukrainian cities, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered Tuesday. …read more Source: United Press...

    The Lost America of Team America
    Nov04

    The Lost America of Team America

    To remember what the world felt like to a lot of people in the fall of 2004, look no further than the opening scene of Team America: World Police, the South Park-driven marionette action spoof/international affairs crash course/musical that was released during one of the most divisive election seasons ever. Islamic terrorists are just about to...

    The Battle of Ilovaisk: Details of a Massacre Inside Rebel-Held Eastern Ukraine
    Nov04

    The Battle of Ilovaisk: Details of a Massacre Inside Rebel-Held Eastern Ukraine

    Petro Poroshenko, the former chocolate king and recently-elected president of Ukraine, stood proudly on the podium in Kiev’s Independence Square as 1,500 goose-stepping servicemen, armoured vehicles and rocket launchers passed before him. Crowds of smiling families in traditional embroidered shirts turned out to wave tiny yellow and blue...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko orders extra army units to protect cities from possible assault
    Nov04

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko orders extra army units to protect cities from possible assault

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he had ordered his military chiefs to send in new army units to protect cities in the east and southeast from possible attack by Russian-backed separatists, Interfax news agency said. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after eastern vote
    Nov04

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after eastern vote

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in in separatist east after election heavily criticized by West …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after eastern vote
    Nov04

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after eastern vote

    DONETSK, Ukraine – The leader of separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine was sworn in Tuesday as head of a self-declared secessionist territory following an election that was condemned by the West as illegal and destabilizing. Alexander Zakharchenko, 38, was inaugurated in a heavily guarded theatre in the main stronghold of a rebel-controlled...

    Alexander Zakharencho, separatist leader, inaugurated in Ukraine
    Nov04

    Alexander Zakharencho, separatist leader, inaugurated in Ukraine

    Rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenio elected to self-declared secessionist territory. Seen by West as threat to already tentative ceasefire, but supported by Russia …read more Source:...

    Russians unite in march against West
    Nov04

    Russians unite in march against West

    Tens of thousands of people marched through Moscow under flags and banners hailing Russia as a great power on Tuesday in an annual parade which this year amounted to a show of defiance to the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Toronto...