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    Displaced Ukrainians Seek Safety On Both Sides Of Russian Border
    Nov25

    Displaced Ukrainians Seek Safety On Both Sides Of Russian Border

    Some have traveled by train to southern Russia; others have found refuge in quieter parts of Ukraine. Some families have fled together, while others have been separated from their loved ones. But all those displaced by the conflict in eastern Ukraine have one thing in common: they are seeking security and a chance to return to an ordinary life....

    France suspends delivery of warship to Russia
    Nov25

    France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

    PARIS – France suspended the delivery of a warship to Russia on Tuesday, after months of speculation about what would be the biggest arms sale ever by a NATO country to the Kremlin. The French president’s office announced the suspension “until further notice” after growing pressure from allies due to tensions over Russia’s actions in...

    Canadian doctors in Ukraine: Medical team on mission to help those injured in violent conflict
    Nov25

    Canadian doctors in Ukraine: Medical team on mission to help those injured in violent conflict

    Dr. Oleh Antonyshyn hauls two large black cases onto a luggage cart at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. He unzips one of them to reveal an assortment of medical devices and surgeon’s tools. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Merits of Giving Ukraine Lethal Aid Debated
    Nov25

    Merits of Giving Ukraine Lethal Aid Debated

    US Vice President Joe Biden has condemned what he calls Russia’s “aggression” in Ukraine, but stopped short of saying the US will provide Ukraine with lethal aid. He commented before wrapping up a visit to Ukraine that included talks with President Petro Poroshenko. But the White House nominee to fill the number two position at the State...

    Poroshenko Vows New Government Soon
    Nov25

    Poroshenko Vows New Government Soon

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has vowed to take the first steps this week towards forming a new government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Now Has Even Greater Control Of The Black Sea Region
    Nov25

    Russia Now Has Even Greater Control Of The Black Sea Region

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia tightened its control Monday over Georgia’s breakaway province of Abkhazia with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic ties with the lush sliver of land along the Black Sea. The move drew outrage and cries of “annexation” in Georgia and sent a chill through those in Abkhazia who fear that...

    Epiphanies From Christine Lagarde
    Nov25

    Epiphanies From Christine Lagarde

    The managing director of the International Monetary Fund on her frustrations with Congress, how the IMF saved Ukraine, and why her institution is poised to be more relevant than ever. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Another Decade of Vlad?
    Nov25

    Another Decade of Vlad?

    Vladimir Putin, 62, told Russian news agency Tass he will step down as president of Russia no later than 2024, as required by Constitution of the Russian Federation, CBC News reports. The Russian constitution limits the number of consecutive terms a president may serve to two, but places no limit on the total number of terms a president may...

    With Putin’s Russia Looming, Finland Is Now Debating Joining NATO
    Nov25

    With Putin’s Russia Looming, Finland Is Now Debating Joining NATO

    As tensions have continued to increase throughout eastern Europe and the Baltic States, famously neutral Finland is being forced to reconsider its decision to remain outside of the NATO alliance. Finland, which stayed neutral throughout the Cold War, shares an 800-mile-long border with Russia, and has an often-difficult history with its neighbor....

    Poroshenko: Ukrainians will vote on joining NATO years from now
    Nov24

    Poroshenko: Ukrainians will vote on joining NATO years from now

    The divisive issue of whether Ukraine should join NATO will be put to a vote years from now, after the necessary reforms have been completed, President Petro Poroshenko announced Monday. …read more Source: Los Angeles...