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    Ukraine Battles With Bankruptcy, Hopes for Warm Weather in Russia Gas Fight
    Nov13

    Ukraine Battles With Bankruptcy, Hopes for Warm Weather in Russia Gas Fight

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine signaled it may hold off from paying Russia’s billion-dollar gas invoice – part of an EU-brokered agreement to restart supplies frozen since June – in the hope mild weather can help it last out longer as it grapples with near-bankruptcy. EU officials worked out a deal two weeks ago under...

    Belarus official: Ukraine war may push us to West
    Nov13

    Belarus official: Ukraine war may push us to West

    Belarus’ Economy Minister Nikolai Snopkov made the statement in an interview with The Associated Press ahead of a Friday investment conference in London, saying that if the Ukrainian crisis continues, “it will drag Belarus to cooperate more with the Western countries.” Snopkov said in Wednesday’s interview that Moscow,...

    Belarus official: Ukraine war may push us to West
    Nov13

    Belarus official: Ukraine war may push us to West

    LONDON (AP) — Belarus’ economy minister says his country will strengthen its economic ties to the West if the conflict in Ukraine rumbles on…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Under Fire In Ukraine, OSCE Questions Its Worth
    Nov13

    Under Fire In Ukraine, OSCE Questions Its Worth

    Since March, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has maintained a special monitoring mission in Ukraine. But with Ukrainian anger rising about the mission, the OSCE appears to be doing some soul-searching. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Criticizes Russia as Troops Pour Into Ukraine
    Nov13

    U.S. Criticizes Russia as Troops Pour Into Ukraine

    Russia’s military is pouring into Ukraine, and the U.S. has issued some stern words. At a United Nations emergency Security Council meeting yesterday, Ambassador Samantha Power said: Time and again, Russia has made commitments and then failed to live up to them; and subsequently offered explanations to this Council that it knows are untrue....

    Ukraine warns of worsening security situation in separatist-held east
    Nov13

    Ukraine warns of worsening security situation in separatist-held east

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine warned Thursday that the security situation in rebel-held areas in the east has steadily worsened as separatist fighters move closer to demarcation lines separating them from government forces. A cease-fire agreed on in September between rebels and Ukraine’s government has in effect been rendered invalid as intense...

    Crumbling of Oil Prices Make Russia and China Closer
    Nov13

    Crumbling of Oil Prices Make Russia and China Closer

    Co-authored by William Witenberg a contemporary artist focused on abstract painting As the price of oil crumbles, declining over 25% since June, the consequences on the Russian economy have been drastic. What American and European sanctions (brought as a result of the annexation of Crimea) and the Ukraine crisis failed to do to the Russian...

    Russia Denies Ukraine Presence As Fighting Persists
    Nov13

    Russia Denies Ukraine Presence As Fighting Persists

    Ukraine’s military and pro-Russian separatists have reported new casualties amid growing fears of an escalation of the conflict that has shattered ties between Moscow and the West, while Russia firmly denies it has any soldiers in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Plans to Send Bomber Patrols Toward the U.S.
    Nov13

    Russia Plans to Send Bomber Patrols Toward the U.S.

    Russia said it would begin long-range bomber patrols of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean in an apparent flex of military muscle amid the worst relations with the West since the Cold War. β€œIn the current situation we have to maintain military presence in the western Atlantic and eastern Pacific, as well as the Caribbean and the Gulf of...

    Ukraine Warns Of A Worsening Security Situation
    Nov13

    Ukraine Warns Of A Worsening Security Situation

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) β€” Ukraine says the security situation in rebel-held areas in the east has steadily worsened as separatist fighters move closer to demarcation lines separating them from government forces. A cease-fire agreed on in September between rebels and Ukraine’s government has in effect been rendered invalid as intense hostilities...