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    Ukraine-Russia gas talks could leave EU in the cold
    Oct30

    Ukraine-Russia gas talks could leave EU in the cold

    Europe could be plunged into an energy crisis this winter if last-ditch talks on Wednesday fail to see Russia resume gas flows to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Cold War 2014? NATO Concerned of Spike in Russia Military Flights
    Oct30

    Cold War 2014? NATO Concerned of Spike in Russia Military Flights

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO on Wednesday reported an “unusual” spike in Russian military flights over the Black, Baltic and North seas and the Atlantic Ocean during the past two days. Alliance military spokesman Lt. Col. Jay Janzen that four groups made up of Tu-95 Bear H strategic bombers, MiG-31 fighters and other Russian warplanes had been conducting...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Condemns “Pseudo-Elections” in East
    Oct30

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Condemns “Pseudo-Elections” in East

    The leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic visits towns in Ukraine’s East ahead of a November 2 vote in rebel-controlled areas. Alexander Zakharchenko has big ambitions. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Moscow criticizes West for its refusal to recognize rebel-organized elections in Ukraine
    Oct30

    Moscow criticizes West for its refusal to recognize rebel-organized elections in Ukraine

    Russia on Wednesday angrily dismissed the EU’s warning that it wouldn’t recognize local elections organized by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, saying that the rejection of the vote could derail a fragile cease-fire deal. …read more Source: CTV...

    NATO Tracks Russian Warplanes in Europе Airspace
    Oct30

    NATO Tracks Russian Warplanes in Europе Airspace

    NATO says it has detected “unusual” activity in European airspace in the past two days. Speaking in Brussels Wednesday, a NATO military spokesman said that four groups of Russian warplanes, including Tu-95 strategic bombers and MiG-31 jets, have been “conducting significant military maneuvers” over the Baltic Sea, North Sea and the...

    Russia, Ukraine looking for gas deliveries deal
    Oct29

    Russia, Ukraine looking for gas deliveries deal

    After inconclusive talks last week, the negotiations between the energy chiefs of the two nations were seen as a last-ditch attempt to stave off another crisis that could leave Ukraine without sufficient heating in the dead of winter. Late Wednesday, an EU statement said a press conference to announce the results of the meeting was canceled and...

    Moscow criticizes West for its refusal to recognize elections organized by rebels in Ukraine
    Oct29

    Moscow criticizes West for its refusal to recognize elections organized by rebels in Ukraine

    Russia has angrily dismissed the EU’s warning that it wouldn’t recognize local elections organized by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, warning that the rejection of the vote could derail a fragile cease-fire deal. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia defends rebel vote in eastern Ukraine
    Oct29

    Russia defends rebel vote in eastern Ukraine

    The EU also warned Wednesday that it wouldn’t recognize the vote, which “would run counter to the letter and the spirit of the Minsk Protocol and disrupt progress towards finding a sustainable political solution.” …read more Source: San Francisco...

    NATO Has Intercepted An ‘Unusual’ Number Of Russian Aircraft In The Past Two Days
    Oct29

    NATO Has Intercepted An ‘Unusual’ Number Of Russian Aircraft In The Past Two Days

    NATO has scrambled fighter jets to intercept an unusually high number of Russian military aircraft on Oct. 28 and 29. The incidents have taken place throughout Europe, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Black Sea, according to NATO Allied Command Operations. Over this two-day period, NATO jets responded to at least 26 Russian jets that were flying in...

    Eastern Ukraine’s Fake State Is About to Elect a Fake Prime Minister
    Oct29

    Eastern Ukraine’s Fake State Is About to Elect a Fake Prime Minister

    The region is under constant shelling. Its borders change daily. It’s not even clear what powers this new government will have. But darn it, the Donetsk People’s Republic is holding an election on Sunday. …read more Source: Foreign...