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    Russian ‘satellite image’ of MH17 being shot down by fighter jet dismissed as ‘crude fake’
    Nov15

    Russian ‘satellite image’ of MH17 being shot down by fighter jet dismissed as ‘crude fake’

    Russian TV presented the image, said to have been taken moments before the passenger jet crashed in eastern Ukraine, as a smoking gun to confirm how it had been downed …read more Source: Vancouver...

    ‘Cold War’ fears over Ukraine overblown, say experts
    Nov15

    ‘Cold War’ fears over Ukraine overblown, say experts

    Paris (AFP) – Secret “Russian subs” off Sweden, tit-for-tat sanctions, NATO fighters scrambling to intercept Russian warplanes: relations between the West and Moscow over Ukraine have sparked incidents reminiscent of the Cold War that terrified the world for decades. Even Cold War doyen Mikhail Gorbachev used the highly symbolic...

    Fisher: Harper to Putin: ‘Get out of Ukraine’
    Nov15

    Fisher: Harper to Putin: ‘Get out of Ukraine’

    BRISBANE, Australia — Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper told Russian leader Vladimir Putin to “get out of Ukraine” when the two leaders met Saturday at a retreat ahead of the G20 leaders’ summit in Brisbane. According to PMO spokesman Jason MacDonald, Harper found […] …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Putin put on notice at G20 summit to end Ukraine crisis
    Nov15

    Putin put on notice at G20 summit to end Ukraine crisis

    The Ukraine crisis overshadowed talks on global economic growth at a G20 leaders meeting on Saturday, with Europe calling on Russia to stop the flow of weapons and troops into the country and holding out the threat of further sanctions if it did not. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Obama, EU leaders to discuss Ukraine tensions at G-20
    Nov15

    Obama, EU leaders to discuss Ukraine tensions at G-20

    European leaders will discuss the escalating conflict between Russia and Ukraine when they meet President Barack Obama at a summit of world leaders in Australia this weekend ahead of an EU decision on further sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source: FOX...

    Harper and G20 leaders confront Putin problem at Australia meet
    Nov15

    Harper and G20 leaders confront Putin problem at Australia meet

    Russian President complains bitterly of sanctions while world leaders at summit are urging him to alter course on Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    EU Seeks Clear Economic Strategy From Kiev
    Nov15

    EU Seeks Clear Economic Strategy From Kiev

    The European Union won’t organize a donors’ conference until Ukraine’s government lays out a clear new economic strategy, the bloc’s new enlargement chief said Friday. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    City Tied to Masochism Finds Link Painful, Sure, but Some Like It
    Nov15

    City Tied to Masochism Finds Link Painful, Sure, but Some Like It

    Residents of the western Ukrainian city of Lviv are of two minds on the reputation of Leopold von Sacher-Masoch. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia’s Role In Ukraine Taking Center Stage At G20 Summit
    Nov15

    Russia’s Role In Ukraine Taking Center Stage At G20 Summit

    Russia’s role in Ukraine’s crisis was taking center stage at the start of the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia as leaders gathered on November 15 for the two-day event. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian troops hold drills in Serbia
    Nov15

    Russian troops hold drills in Serbia

    NIKINCI, Serbia (AP) — Camouflage-clad Russian soldiers parachute from the sky, armored vehicles fire live rounds on an open field after being dropped from military transport jets and helicopters fire missiles against enemy positions. Russia and Serbia have traditionally close historic and cultural ties, and Moscow has backed Belgrade’s bid...