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    Ukraine Rules Out Direct Talks With Separatists
    Nov19

    Ukraine Rules Out Direct Talks With Separatists

    (Reuters) – Russia urged Ukraine’s leaders on Wednesday to talk directly to separatists to end the conflict in the east, but Kiev rejected the call and told Moscow to stop “playing games” aimed at legitimizing “terrorists”. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine rabbi: U.S. Jews helped us beat Russia’s anti-Semitism propaganda
    Nov19

    Ukraine rabbi: U.S. Jews helped us beat Russia’s anti-Semitism propaganda

    (JTA) – Jewish communities in the Ukraine and U.S. conducted a coordinated effort to refute Russian claims that Ukraine’s revolution unleashed a wave of anti-Semitic acts, a chief Ukrainian rabbi said. “We’ve been working very closely with the organized Jewish community to counter the propaganda that is coming out of Russia about...

    Ukraine is preparing for assault on the east, Russia’s Lavrov says
    Nov19

    Ukraine is preparing for assault on the east, Russia’s Lavrov says

    Russia’s foreign policy chief on Wednesday claimed that Ukraine’s decision to freeze budget payments to the eastern rebel-held territories could be a precursor to a military onslaught. …read more Source: CTV...

    FP’s Situation Report: Murders the latest in a wave of violence in Israel; The United States struggles to choke off Islamic State’s oil revenue; Russia wants NATO assurances on Ukraine; and much more.
    Nov19
    Putin receives new US ambassador in Kremlin
    Nov19

    Putin receives new US ambassador in Kremlin

    MOSCOW (AP) — The new U.S. ambassador to Russia has presented his credentials to President Vladimir Putin in a Kremlin ceremony that politely hinted at the challenges the career diplomat will face, with the Washington and Moscow locked in their worst confrontation since the Cold War over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: San...

    Putin receives new US ambassador in Kremlin
    Nov19

    Putin receives new US ambassador in Kremlin

    MOSCOW (AP) — The new U.S. ambassador to Russia has presented his credentials to President Vladimir Putin in a Kremlin ceremony that politely hinted at the challenges the career diplomat will face, with the Washington and Moscow locked in their worst confrontation since the Cold War over the crisis in Ukraine…. …read more...

    Putin, German FM Discuss Ukraine
    Nov19

    Putin, German FM Discuss Ukraine

    Germany’s foreign minister met with Vladimir Putin in Moscow for talks on Ukraine after a last-minute invitation from the Russian president. Frank-Walter Steinmeier talked for 75 minutes late Tuesday with Putin, although details of their conversation were not available as of early Wednesday. Steinmeier said after a meeting with Russian...

    Russia warns of military assault on the east
    Nov19

    Russia warns of military assault on the east

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign policy chief on Wednesday claimed that Ukraine’s decision to freeze budget payments to the eastern rebel-held territories could be a precursor to a military onslaught. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine is preparing for military assault on the east, Russian foreign minister says
    Nov19

    Ukraine is preparing for military assault on the east, Russian foreign minister says

    Ukrainian officials announced earlier this month that they will freeze the $2.6-billion in state support to the areas now in rebel hands …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine preparing for military assault on the east, Russia’s foreign minister warns
    Nov19

    Ukraine preparing for military assault on the east, Russia’s foreign minister warns

    MOSCOW – Russia’s foreign policy chief on Wednesday claimed that Ukraine’s decision to freeze budget payments to the eastern rebel-held territories could be a precursor to a military onslaught. Ukrainian officials announced earlier this month that they will freeze the $2.6 billion in state support to the areas now in rebel hands,...