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    Merkel sees more Ukraine rebels on sanctions list
    Nov05

    Merkel sees more Ukraine rebels on sanctions list

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the beginning of the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Germany’s Merkel indicates more eastern Ukraine rebels could be targeted by sanctions
    Nov05

    Germany’s Merkel indicates more eastern Ukraine rebels could be targeted by sanctions

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is indicating that more rebel leaders in eastern Ukraine could be added to lists of people targeted by European Union sanctions following much-criticized weekend elections. …read more Source: FOX...

    75,000 March to Celebrate Russian ‘Unity’ as Police Arrest Neo-Nazis and Anti-Putin Protesters
    Nov05

    75,000 March to Celebrate Russian ‘Unity’ as Police Arrest Neo-Nazis and Anti-Putin Protesters

    More than 75,000 people marched through Moscow as mass demonstrations across Russia marked the country’s controversial annual celebration of ‘Unity Day’ on Tuesday. The national holiday, instituted in 2004 by President Vladimir Putin, was marked by mass marches celebrating ‘Russian-hood’. Since its inception, celebrations...

    John Kerry talks peace process with Ukraine’s president
    Nov05

    John Kerry talks peace process with Ukraine’s president

    JC FinleyKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 5 (UPI) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke by phone Tuesday evening with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko regarding the situation in Ukraine’s eastern region. …read more Source: United Press...

    Poland’s president approves new defense strategy due to “instability” in Ukraine
    Nov05

    Poland’s president approves new defense strategy due to “instability” in Ukraine

    Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski has signed into law a new national defense strategy, saying it was made necessary by the instability and threats to security in neighboring Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Analysts Missed One Important Thing About The Rouble Rally And Now Its Crashing Again
    Nov05

    Analysts Missed One Important Thing About The Rouble Rally And Now Its Crashing Again

    On 30 October, Russia’s rouble suddenly broke from its downward spiral and surged at its fastest one-day pace in at least 11 years. Analysts covering last month’s flash rally had at least three theories to explain why the currency’s fortunes were suddenly turning positive. The first was related to rumours of a huge central bank...

    Ukraine to halt budget subsidies to eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatists
    Nov05

    Ukraine to halt budget subsidies to eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatists

    Ukraine’s prime minister says the government will freeze budget subsidies for eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatists, a move that could precipitate already grievous economic conditions there. …read more Source: FOX...

    In Kharkiv, Ukraine, a cafe is an unlikely war room
    Nov05

    In Kharkiv, Ukraine, a cafe is an unlikely war room

    Irina Korosteleva bustles into the KoKave coffee shop like a student late for class, her 5-year-old son Gardei in tow. She takes off the youngster’s quilted jacket, parks him on a chair with a cellphone video game and takes her seat among fellow defenders of Ukraine, their laptops crowding… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Putin’s latest moves in Ukraine reveal his belief in West’s inaction
    Nov05

    Putin’s latest moves in Ukraine reveal his belief in West’s inaction

    Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe. Today: With the White House still pretending Crimea wasn’t invaded, Vladmir Putin has correctly assessed the West’s appetite for going to war over eastern Ukraine — zero. As a result, Kyiv will be powerless to prevent the...

    Ukraine cuts finances to rebel region until ‘terrorists’ leave
    Nov05

    Ukraine cuts finances to rebel region until ‘terrorists’ leave

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s prime minister said Wednesday that financial aid from the central government to the pro-Russian separatist eastern regions will be stopped until “terrorists clear out of there.”However, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk told a cabinet meeting that Ukraine would maintain gas and electricity supplies so...