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    Ukraine Rebels: A Disunited Front Run by Warlords
    Nov12

    Ukraine Rebels: A Disunited Front Run by Warlords

    PEREVALSK, Ukraine—They don’t call Nikolai Kozitsyn “Daddy” for nothing. In this rebel-held eastern Ukrainian town, the mustachioed Cossack lords it over the locals and pays little heed to the bosses of the breakaway movement. Patches of Ukraine’s depressed industrial basin in the east — in the throes of a pro-Russian separatist...

    Dutch Investigators Collect Remains at MH17 Crash Site
    Nov12

    Dutch Investigators Collect Remains at MH17 Crash Site

    Dutch investigators are back in eastern Ukraine, where nine victims of the MH17 disaster remain missing. The Malaysia Airlines plane was brought down in July, killing all 298 passengers and crew — two-thirds of whom were Dutch nationals. Signs on the crash site grounds read “Entry prohibited. Remains of victims of MH17 crash might be...

    MH17 Families Ask, Where Are The Bodies? Little To Show 4 Months Later
    Nov12

    MH17 Families Ask, Where Are The Bodies? Little To Show 4 Months Later

    (Reuters) — Daisy Oehlers and Bryce Fredriksz, a Dutch couple in their early 20s, were sitting near the left wing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 on their way to a holiday in Bali when “high-energy objects” — as officials later called them — struck the plane over eastern Ukraine. Their bodies were torn apart and scattered...

    Russia’s Vulnerability to the EU
    Nov12

    Russia’s Vulnerability to the EU

    Photo by Remy Steinegger Introduction The US-EU sponsored coup in the Ukraine and its conversion from a stable Russian trading partner to a devastated EU economic client and NATO launch pad, as well as the subsequent economic sanctions against Russia for supporting the Russian ethnic majority in the Donbas region and Crimea, illustrate the...

    No New Economic Sanctions on Russia as Cease-Fire in Ukraine Collapsing
    Nov12

    No New Economic Sanctions on Russia as Cease-Fire in Ukraine Collapsing

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    Ukraine Digs In to Keep Airport From Rebels
    Nov12

    Ukraine Digs In to Keep Airport From Rebels

    Two months into a truce with Russia-backed rebels, fighting still rages in eastern Ukraine, especially around an airport that is the last piece of territory in government hands in the regional capital of Donetsk. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine’s hryvnia hits new all-time low
    Nov12

    Ukraine’s hryvnia hits new all-time low

    Ukraine’s central bank said the average rate set at a daily dollar auction was 15.8817 hryvnia per $1, a fresh all-time low. …read more Source:...

    Dutch investigators collect remains at MH17 crash site
    Nov11

    Dutch investigators collect remains at MH17 crash site

    Dutch investigators collect remains at the site of the Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine to send to the Netherlands. Nathan Frandino reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Russia adding major firepower in Crimea, NATO chief says
    Nov11

    Russia adding major firepower in Crimea, NATO chief says

    Annexed Ukrainian territory seeing influx of Russian military personnel and hardware, according to NATO intel …read more Source:...

    The Sino-Russia Partnership Is Stronger Than the West Thinks
    Nov11

    The Sino-Russia Partnership Is Stronger Than the West Thinks

    WASHINGTON — Some American pundits are calling for new overtures by the West that would distance China from Russia. In Japan, voices are urging the government to step up diplomacy with Russia to draw it away from China. In these appeals we can discern an assumption that divergent national interests leave either Moscow or Beijing susceptible...