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    4 months after MH17, families mourn in Amsterdam
    Nov10

    4 months after MH17, families mourn in Amsterdam

    Hundreds of grieving family members and friends of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster are gathering in Amsterdam for a national commemoration ceremony nearly four months after the passenger jet was downed over eastern Ukraine killing all 298 people on board. See also: Malaysia Airlines Crash: 21 of the World’s Most Powerful...

    Putin Blames Ukraine For Obstructing Flight MH17 Inquiry
    Nov10

    Putin Blames Ukraine For Obstructing Flight MH17 Inquiry

    BEIJING, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday accused Ukraine’s government of interfering with the investigation into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in July that killed 298 people. Independent investigators have had little access to the wreckage of flight MH17 in territory in eastern Ukraine in the...

    Soviet WWII ‘Hero’ Pilot Bigeldinov Dead At 92
    Nov10

    Soviet WWII ‘Hero’ Pilot Bigeldinov Dead At 92

    Talghat Bigeldinov, a legendary Soviet pilot in World War II, has died at the age of 92 in Kazakhstan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin: Russian economy is in check
    Nov10

    Putin: Russian economy is in check

    Daniel J. GraeberBEIJING, Nov. 10 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said from an economic summit in Beijing there’d be no increase in state deficits despite sanctions on Russian energy companies. …read more Source: United Press...

    Germany Demands That Russia Adhere To Ukraine Truce Deal
    Nov10

    Germany Demands That Russia Adhere To Ukraine Truce Deal

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says that the situation in eastern Ukraine is deteriorating and that all sides, including Russia, must adhere to a cease-fire and steps toward peace agreed in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, on September 5. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In shift, Russia lets ruble float free in markets
    Nov10

    In shift, Russia lets ruble float free in markets

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Central Bank on Monday scrapped its daily controls on the value of the ruble, allowing the battered currency to float freely in financial markets earlier than planned. The bank, which had planned to let the ruble trade freely starting next year, made the move as the currency has come under sustained pressure in the...

    Report: Russia-West military encounters rising
    Nov10

    Report: Russia-West military encounters rising

    A London-based think tank says Russian forces have been involved in dozens of close encounters with Western militaries since Moscow annexed Crimea – and that both sides risk losing control over events. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Rouble Surging As The Russian Central Bank Announces Major Policy Shift
    Nov10

    Rouble Surging As The Russian Central Bank Announces Major Policy Shift

    The rouble is on a tear on Monday after the Russian central bank announced that it was abandoning its attempts to prop up the currency and allowing it to free float. In early trading Russia’s currency rose by over 3% touching 45 roubles to the dollar, unwinding a large chunk of last week’s heavy falls. The rally comes as the central...

    The Rouble Is On A Tear After The Russian Central Bank Announces Major Policy Shift
    Nov10

    The Rouble Is On A Tear After The Russian Central Bank Announces Major Policy Shift

    The rouble is on a tear on Monday after the Russian central bank announced that it was abandoning its attempts to prop up the currency and allowing it to free float. In early trading Russia’s currency rose by over 3% touching 45 roubles to the dollar, unwinding a large chunk of last week’s heavy falls. The rally comes as the central...

    Yanukovych-Era Counterintel Chief Arrested In Ukraine
    Nov10

    Yanukovych-Era Counterintel Chief Arrested In Ukraine

    The head of Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU), Valentyn Nalyvaychenko, said in a televised interview late on November 9 that former counterintelligence chief Volodymyr Bik is suspected of helping “a foreign country to prepare saboteur activities in Ukraine.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...