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    The One Chart That Russia’s Military Should Be Very Afraid Of
    Nov26

    The One Chart That Russia’s Military Should Be Very Afraid Of

    James Mugg Security, Europe Spending is set to drop. In 2014, the Russian economy faced two major setbacks: international economic sanctions following Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and a collapse in global oil prices. At the time, crude oil alone represented more than a third of Russian exports by value. The Russian economy has no doubt...

    Russia Releases Son Of Crimean Tatar Leader Dzhemilev
    Nov26

    Russia Releases Son Of Crimean Tatar Leader Dzhemilev

    Khaiser Dzhemilev, the son of Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev, was released from a penal colony in Astrakhan in southern Russia on November 25. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Commemorates Victims Of Holodomor Famine
    Nov26

    Ukraine Commemorates Victims Of Holodomor Famine

    Ukraine is marking an official Day of Remembrance for the victims of the Holodomor on November 26, commemorating the millions who died of famine under Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s missile test plans near Crimea heat up row with Russia
    Nov26

    Ukraine’s missile test plans near Crimea heat up row with Russia

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Moscow protested against Ukraine’s plans to carry out missile tests near Crimea, which Russia annexed in 2014… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Ex-Leader Regrets Not Breaking Up Protests That Led to His Fall
    Nov26

    Ukraine’s Ex-Leader Regrets Not Breaking Up Protests That Led to His Fall

    Viktor F. Yanukovych, the former president of Ukraine, said that his “main mistake” was not declaring martial law, but that he did not want to cause a civil war. …read more Source: The New York...

    Separatists Say Dozhd Journalists ‘Deported’ From Eastern Ukraine
    Nov26

    Separatists Say Dozhd Journalists ‘Deported’ From Eastern Ukraine

    Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region say they have expelled two journalists with Russia’s independent TV channel Dozhd from territory they control, accusing the men of “biased and provocative” coverage of the conflict there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin just presented American actor Steven Seagal with a Russian passport
    Nov26

    Putin just presented American actor Steven Seagal with a Russian passport

    AP Images MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin presented a Russian passport to U.S. actor Steven Seagal on Friday and said he hoped it would serve as a symbol of how the fractious ties between Moscow and Washington are starting to improve. At a Kremlin ceremony where Seagal signed his new passport in front of Putin, the...

    Foreign Ministers to Meet in Minsk to Discuss Ukraine
    Nov26

    Foreign Ministers to Meet in Minsk to Discuss Ukraine

    The foreign ministers of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine will meet in Belarus next week to discuss the implementation of a cease-fire agreement in eastern Ukraine. French Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexandre Giorgini said on Friday the meeting on Tuesday would “allow us to go over what has been done and what has not been done since the...

    Trump’s team of rivals: Fighting spills into public
    Nov26

    Trump’s team of rivals: Fighting spills into public

    Donald Trump’s struggle to find a secretary of state has erupted into an early battle for the soul of his nascent presidency – a critical showdown between the insurgents who thrust him into office and establishment Republicans pushing for a more conventional White House.At the moment, the internal debate over who should serve as the steward...

    Foreign Ministers To Discuss Ukraine In Minsk
    Nov25

    Foreign Ministers To Discuss Ukraine In Minsk

    The foreign ministers of France, Germany, Russia, and Ukraine will meet in Belarus next week to discuss the implementation of a cease-fire agreement in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...