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    Russia Skips Meeting With US, EU, Other Countries To Discuss 2016 Nuclear Security Summit
    Nov04

    Russia Skips Meeting With US, EU, Other Countries To Discuss 2016 Nuclear Security Summit

    Russia chose not to attend a meeting on Monday to plan the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, The Associated Press, or AP, reported citing officials from the United States and European Union. Relations between Russia, the U.S. and EU have been frayed in recent months over the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine leaders meet to ‘re-examine’ peace plan
    Nov04

    Ukraine leaders meet to ‘re-examine’ peace plan

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to meet security chiefs Tuesday to “re-examine” an already teetering peace accord with pro-Russian separatists after they defiantly staged elections banned by Kiev.The elections of leaders in two unrecognised statelets in eastern Ukraine were backed by Russia but condemned...

    Ukraine Holds Crisis Talks Following Disputed Rebel Election
    Nov04

    Ukraine Holds Crisis Talks Following Disputed Rebel Election

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will hold crisis talks with his security chiefs Tuesday after pro-Russian separatists held elections meant to assert their independence from Kyiv. Poroshenko said the Sunday vote was a farce that violated a September cease-fire with the rebels, whom he dismissed Monday as “bandits, terrorists and...

    The White House Slams Separatist Elections in Southeastern Ukraine
    Nov04

    The White House Slams Separatist Elections in Southeastern Ukraine

    The Obama Administration has condemned Russia-backed separatists in southeastern Ukraine for holding unauthorized elections and warned that the polls violated the fragile cease-fire deal signed by Kiev and Moscow during a meeting in Minsk last Sept. Organizers of the elections in Donetsk and Luhansk say that insurgent leaders from both cities...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko To Meet Security Chiefs
    Nov04

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko To Meet Security Chiefs

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko meets his security chiefs on November 4. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko threatens action against ‘criminals that crowned themselves’
    Nov04

    Poroshenko threatens action against ‘criminals that crowned themselves’

    Rebel leaders in the breakaway “people’s republics” of Donetsk and Lugansk got set to swear in the winners of hotly disputed elections and President Petro Poroshenko threatened to repeal a law granting the two regions temporary self-government …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Kerry Heads to Asia, Europe, Middle East
    Nov04

    Kerry Heads to Asia, Europe, Middle East

    Secretary of State John Kerry is traveling to Europe, the Middle East and Asia for talks with his counterparts on issues including economic cooperation, security and global health issues. Secretary of State John Kerry’s first stop will be Paris. Kerry will sit down for talks with Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on issues including...

    U.S.-Russia Relations Slide Over Ukraine
    Nov04

    U.S.-Russia Relations Slide Over Ukraine

    U.S. officials blasted Moscow for embracing the rogue vote, warning that destabilizing actions would carry a cost, even as they acknowledge the limits of U.S. influence over Russian foreign policy. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Why Russia Really Tore Down Its Steve Jobs Memorial
    Nov04

    Why Russia Really Tore Down Its Steve Jobs Memorial

    On Monday, many outlets reported the news that a memorial dedicated to former Apple CEO Steve Jobs had been dismantled in St. Petersburg, Russia. In a statement, ZEFS, a consortium of Russian companies, explained that it had removed the statue on Friday, one day after Tim Cook announced he was gay, for this disquieting reason: “After Apple...

    White House denounces Ukraine’s separatist elections as ‘sham’
    Nov04

    White House denounces Ukraine’s separatist elections as ‘sham’

    JC FinleyWASHINGTON, Nov. 3 (UPI) — The White House spoke out Monday against the separatist elections held Sunday in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...