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    Ukraine’s currency plunges as ceasefire fears grow
    Nov11

    Ukraine’s currency plunges as ceasefire fears grow

    Ukraine’s currency lost nearly 5 percent of its value on Monday after a weekend that saw the heaviest shelling in a month hit the east. …read more Source:...

    MH17 Victims Remembered in Amsterdam
    Nov11

    MH17 Victims Remembered in Amsterdam

    Hundreds of relatives and friends gather in Amsterdam to remember those who died on Malaysia Airlines MH17 over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Boston...

    U.S. Urges Russia To ‘Stop Fueling The Fire’ In Ukraine
    Nov11

    U.S. Urges Russia To ‘Stop Fueling The Fire’ In Ukraine

    The United States is urging Russia to “stop fueling the fire” in eastern Ukraine with new weapons and other support for pro-Russian separatists there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Russian Military Plane Nearly Collided With A Swedish Passenger Jet Last March
    Nov11

    A Russian Military Plane Nearly Collided With A Swedish Passenger Jet Last March

    The London-based European Leadership Network released a report today on the “dangerous brinkmanship” between Russia and the West, one instance of which could have resulted in a passenger plane crash. The report collates 40 incidents over the past eight months, the most alarming of which was a near-collision in March between a Russian...

    Brzezinski: Why We Need a U.S.-China ‘Pacific Charter’ for Global Stability
    Nov11

    Brzezinski: Why We Need a U.S.-China ‘Pacific Charter’ for Global Stability

    In Beijing on Monday, U.S. President Barack Obama called on China to be a “partner in underwriting the international order” instead of “undermining” it. One key American strategist, Zbigniew Brzezinski, who was national security adviser to U.S. President Jimmy Carter, is strongly promoting the idea that Obama’s...

    Russia Launches New Media Brand Called ‘Sputnik’
    Nov10

    Russia Launches New Media Brand Called ‘Sputnik’

    Russia has launched another state-run, international “media brand” called Sputnik, a name with connotations of the Cold War. Sputnik, according to a statement, is for people who are “tired of aggressive propaganda promoting a unipolar world and want a different perspective.” Announcing the launch Monday in Moscow, Dmitry Kiselev, referred to by...

    Russia’s Provocative Actions at Cold War Levels, Report Says
    Nov10

    Russia’s Provocative Actions at Cold War Levels, Report Says

    Russia’s provocative military actions toward Western countries, including NATO members, is at Cold War levels and the risky strategy could prove catastrophic, according to new report. In a report released on Monday, the European Leadership Network (ELN), a London-based think tank, gathered details of and mapped almost 40 specific incidents...

    Amid Currency Gyrations, Russia Floats Ruble
    Nov10

    Amid Currency Gyrations, Russia Floats Ruble

    MOSCOW—After a head-spinning drop in the Russian ruble this year that has raised echoes of the brutal market crises of the 1990s, the national central bank on Monday decided to freely float the currency and shield it more from speculators. The move, which aims to spare the central bank from burning billions in reserves on supporting the currency,...

    World War 3: United States Intervention Could Spark Nuclear War with Russia
    Nov10

    World War 3: United States Intervention Could Spark Nuclear War with Russia

    The current conflict in eastern Europe between Russia and much of the Western world could easily develop into a nuclear war, according to political activist Noam Chomsky. Chomsky, who has described himself as a libertarian socialist and often takes positions against the United States, says that the contention in Ukraine between Russia on one side...

    Victims of MH17 disaster remembered at Dutch commemoration
    Nov10

    Victims of MH17 disaster remembered at Dutch commemoration

    The nationally televised event highlighted the grief of families and friends of those killed when the Boeing 777 was downed over eastern Ukraine on July 17 …read more Source: The Globe and...