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    Russia accuses Ukraine of arresting 2 servicemen from Crimea
    Nov21

    Russia accuses Ukraine of arresting 2 servicemen from Crimea

    Russia’s Defense Ministry says Ukrainian security services have arrested two Russian servicemen. The ministry said Ukrainian agents whisked the two servicemen from Crimea into the Mykolaiv region Sunday. In Monday’s … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia Accuses Ukraine of Arresting 2 Servicemen From Crimea
    Nov21

    Russia Accuses Ukraine of Arresting 2 Servicemen From Crimea

    Russia’s Defense Ministry says Ukrainian security services have arrested two Russian servicemen …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukrainian Protesters Smash Up Russian Bank Branch in Kyiv
    Nov21

    Ukrainian Protesters Smash Up Russian Bank Branch in Kyiv

    Protesters in Kyiv smashed windows and ransacked a branch of a Russian bank, Sberbank, in the Ukrainian capital. A group of demonstrators targeted the building on Tolstoy Square as events were held around Ukraine on the evening of November 21 to mark the third anniversary of the Euromaidan protests, which eventually ousted a pro-Moscow president....

    Protesters Clash In Kyiv As Ukraine Marks Euromaidan Anniversary
    Nov21

    Protesters Clash In Kyiv As Ukraine Marks Euromaidan Anniversary

    Thousands gathered in Kyiv to remember the Euromaidan protests of 2013 which eventually toppled Ukraine’s pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych. Groups of rival demonstrators faced off in a series of minor scuffles on the streets, on the evening of November 21, and there were brief clashes with security forces. Many rallied on the...

    2012 Olympic Women’s Steeplechase Champ Fails Doping Retest
    Nov21

    2012 Olympic Women’s Steeplechase Champ Fails Doping Retest

    Yulia Zaripova, the Russian gold medalist in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 2012 London Olympics, was among 12 more athletes sanctioned Monday after testing positive in a reanalysis of their doping samples. Zaripova was among seven medalists — all from countries of the former Soviet Union — disqualified...

    2012 Olympic women’s steeplechase champ fails doping retest
    Nov21

    2012 Olympic women’s steeplechase champ fails doping retest

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Yulia Zaripova, the Russian gold medalist in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 2012 London Olympics, was among 12 more athletes sanctioned Monday after testing positive in a reanalysis of their doping samples. Zaripova was among seven medalists — all from countries of the former Soviet Union —...

    Russia Set to Increase Air Defences if Europe Gets Missile Shield
    Nov21

    Russia Set to Increase Air Defences if Europe Gets Missile Shield

    Russia is planning to deploy more units from its air force along its western borders should U.S. allies in Europe opt to host missile-shield elements on their territory, the defense committee chairman of Russia’s Federal Council has said. The missile shield is set to be hosted by both Poland and Romania, who Russia has warned against taking...

    Ukrainian Anti-graft Body May Struggle to Investigate MPs’ Wealth
    Nov21

    Ukrainian Anti-graft Body May Struggle to Investigate MPs’ Wealth

    The head of Ukraine’s anti-corruption agency compared its first failed attempt to launch an online wealth declaration program to a little bird hitting a glass window. The tool eventually got off the ground in October. But this handed the NAZK a more formidable task – to sift one-by-one through more than 100,000 forms submitted by...

    At quick summit meeting, Obama and Putin talk Syria, Ukraine
    Nov21

    At quick summit meeting, Obama and Putin talk Syria, Ukraine

    In what is likely to be their last meeting before the US president leaves office, Mr. Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed Syria and Ukraine for about four minutes Sunday as the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Lima, Peru. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Obama: I’ll Push Back on Trump If Needed to Defend US Ideals
    Nov21

    Obama: I’ll Push Back on Trump If Needed to Defend US Ideals

    LIMA, Peru—President Barack Obama said Sunday he doesn’t intend to become his successor’s constant critic—but reserved the right to speak out if President-elect Donald Trump or his policies breach certain “values or ideals.” Offering a rare glimpse into his thoughts on his post-presidency, Obama suggested once he was out of office he...