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    Amid Russian incursion, Poroshenko says Ukraine ready to defend itself
    Nov14

    Amid Russian incursion, Poroshenko says Ukraine ready to defend itself

    Ukraine is ready to defend itself against attack amid reports that Russia had again sent columns of troops and military hardware across their shared border, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Friday. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    HMCS Toronto completes Turkish-led anti-submarine naval exercise
    Nov14

    HMCS Toronto completes Turkish-led anti-submarine naval exercise

    HMCS Toronto has completed its participation in the Turkish-led Exercise MAVI BALINA as part of Operation REASSURANCE deployment in the Mediterranean Sea. That deployment is in response to the Putin regime’s aggressive military actions against Ukraine. No caption, leave this text or replace image As part of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two...

    Ukraine’s President, PM Stress Bolstering Country’s Military
    Nov14

    Ukraine’s President, PM Stress Bolstering Country’s Military

    Ukraine’s president says his country’s armed forces are “willing and able to fight back” should the cease-fire agreement reached in September between his government and Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine unravel. President Petro Poroshenko spoke in Kyiv Friday after meeting with Ukraine’s top security...

    Ukraine’s PM Says Main Task Is to Build Army to Stop Russia
    Nov14

    Ukraine’s PM Says Main Task Is to Build Army to Stop Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s top priority is to build an army strong enough to stop Russian military aggression, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Friday, as he made his recommendations for top positions in a new coalition government. Ukraine’s pro-Western leaders and NATO have accused Russia of sending soldiers...

    Jim Rogers On Putin, His Suspicions About Oil Prices, And Why 26-Year-Olds On Wall Street Have The Biggest Advantage of All
    Nov14

    Jim Rogers On Putin, His Suspicions About Oil Prices, And Why 26-Year-Olds On Wall Street Have The Biggest Advantage of All

    Few observers are more astute on the markets, modern life, and human nature than investor Jim Rogers. An early internationalist, Rogers has made a fortune over many decades, seeing what others don’t. I recently spoke to him about a range of topics, from the latest market turns (and what he calls his “hopeless” timing abilities)...

    Eurozone Growth Rate Makes Minute Gain
    Nov14

    Eurozone Growth Rate Makes Minute Gain

    LONDON—The European Central Bank remains under pressure to do more to shore up the economy of the 18-country eurozone despite third-quarter figures Friday showing a modest uptick in growth and Greece’s emergence from recession. The eurozone growth of 0.2 percent compared with the previous quarter is still too weak to make a serious dent in...

    EU Hopeful Serbia Hosts Military Drill with Russia
    Nov14

    EU Hopeful Serbia Hosts Military Drill with Russia

    Russian soldiers parachuted into open fields in western Serbia on Friday as part of an unprecedented joint military drill that has stirred controversy in the European Union candidate-country given the West-Russia standoff over Ukraine. The one-day anti-terrorist exercise, around 50 km (30 miles) from Serbia’s border with NATO-member...

    Stranded ship crew lacks food, water: union
    Nov14

    Stranded ship crew lacks food, water: union

    ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Eleven men stranded on a cargo ship at the port of Argentia in Newfoundland are low on food and water and are among increasing numbers of abandoned crews, say union leaders.”My concern right now is these guys do not have a penny in their pocket,” Gerard Bradbury, an inspector with the International...

    Putin berates U.S. over sanctions before G20 meeting
    Nov14

    Putin berates U.S. over sanctions before G20 meeting

    (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin accused the United States today of undermining the very trade institutions it created by imposing sanctions on Russia, a “mistake” he hoped would be overcome in the “final count.“ …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    ‘Cyborg’ Tells Of Donetsk Airport Battles
    Nov14

    ‘Cyborg’ Tells Of Donetsk Airport Battles

    Serhiy Halyan, 22, was one of the Ukrainian government troops defending Donetsk airport from Russian-backed separatists. These forces have acquired a semi-mythical status in Ukraine, known as ”cyborgs” for their staunch resistance. But Serhiy speaks openly about the fear and shock he felt in battle. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service)...