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    NATO commander says Russia still braced for incursion into Ukraine
    Nov26

    NATO commander says Russia still braced for incursion into Ukraine

    NATO’s top commander says Russia still has enough troops stationed on Ukraine’s border to mount a major incursion, and that it is using its military might to affect political developments inside Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Congolese Doctor Receives Sakharov Prize
    Nov26

    Congolese Doctor Receives Sakharov Prize

    A Congolese doctor has received the European Union’s Sakharov human rights award for his work with thousands of gang rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. General Voices Concern About Russian Forces In Ukraine
    Nov26

    U.S. General Voices Concern About Russian Forces In Ukraine

    The U.S. general who is NATO’s senior commander in Europe has said that there is a large number of Russians providing “backbone guidance and training” to separatist forces in eastern Ukraine, and promised that the United States will support Ukraine in the face of an “immediate threat from Russia” to its sovereignty....

    Donetsk Feels Pinch From Economic Blockade
    Nov26

    Donetsk Feels Pinch From Economic Blockade

    Daily life in Donetsk, which is controlled by Moscow-backed separatists, is unpredictable. Shell and rocket exchanges on the outskirts of the city between insurgents and Ukrainian forces have a habit of over-shooting. Last week a pump station was hit, leaving an entire district without water. What isn’t unpredictable is the hardship many...

    Germany’s Merkel Says Continued Russia Sanctions Are ‘Unavoidable’
    Nov26

    Germany’s Merkel Says Continued Russia Sanctions Are ‘Unavoidable’

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says continued sanctions against Russia are “unavoidable” and that it will take “patience and perseverance” to end the crisis in Ukraine. Speaking to Parliament on Wednesday, Merkel said “nothing excuses or justifies Russia’s annexation of Crimea and nothing excuses...

    Another Crimean Tatar Detained In Connection With May Clashes
    Nov26

    Another Crimean Tatar Detained In Connection With May Clashes

    A Crimean Tatar has been detained in connection with clashes between Russian police and Crimean Tatars. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German Chancellor Says Russia’s Actions Are Unjustifiable
    Nov26

    German Chancellor Says Russia’s Actions Are Unjustifiable

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel Wednesday suggested she is prepared for a drawn-out confrontation with Russian President Vladimir Putin over the Ukraine crisis “We need patience and staying power to overcome the crisis,” Merkel told German lawmakers in a speech to Berlin’s parliament. She added that economic sanctions on Russia “remain...

    Merkel Says Russia Trampling On International Law
    Nov26

    Merkel Says Russia Trampling On International Law

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said Russia’s actions in Ukraine are a violation of international law and a threat to peace in Europe, but warned that the West will need “patience and staying power” to deal with the problem. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s freeze on military exports to Russia carries risks
    Nov26

    Ukraine’s freeze on military exports to Russia carries risks

    Ukrainian factories for decades have been a key supplier to the Kremlin’s war machine, providing jet engines, uranium fuel and electronics for Russia’s nuclear arsenal. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Europe Feels Sting in the Tail of Russia Sanctions
    Nov26

    Europe Feels Sting in the Tail of Russia Sanctions

    At a technology fair in Moscow last month, European executives faced the new reality of doing business in Russia since the West imposed sanctions: the number of companies at the international showcase had shrunk by half from a year ago. “The impact on business couldn’t be clearer. Fewer stands, fewer companies,” said Mark...