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    US Warns Russia Over Military Flights Near American Shores
    Nov14

    US Warns Russia Over Military Flights Near American Shores

    The United States has expressed renewed concern about Russian military flights near U.S. borders and has warned Moscow to abide by international law. In a terse statement Thursday, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki acknowledged Russia’s need for routine training activity. But she said the number of flights near North America had...

    US Analysts See Situation in E. Ukraine as Very Dangerous
    Nov14

    US Analysts See Situation in E. Ukraine as Very Dangerous

    The conflict in eastern Ukraine is intensifying. Russian military forces concentrated along the border and frequent violations of the cease-fire agreement reached in September between Kyiv and Moscow-backed separatists, lead many American experts to believe the situation in the region has become very dangerous. As Russia’s military builds...

    VP Biden to Tackle Key Conflicts in Travels to Ukraine, Turkey
    Nov14

    VP Biden to Tackle Key Conflicts in Travels to Ukraine, Turkey

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will tackle two conflicts at the forefront of American foreign policy when he visits Ukraine, Morocco and Turkey next week, including continued Russian aggression in Ukraine and the fight against the Islamic State. Biden will meet with President Petro Poroshenko in Ukraine as reports surface that Russian tanks are...

    VP Biden Tackles Key Conflicts in Travels to Ukraine, Turkey
    Nov13

    VP Biden Tackles Key Conflicts in Travels to Ukraine, Turkey

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will tackle two conflicts at the forefront of American foreign policy when he visits Ukraine, Morocco and Turkey next week, including continued Russian aggression in Ukraine and the fight against the Islamic State. VOA correspondent Aru Pande has more from the White House. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Ukraine Future Clouded After Two ‘Elections’
    Nov13

    Ukraine Future Clouded After Two ‘Elections’

    After the recent completion of elections in Ukraine there was hope the conflict in the east would ease, but that has not happened. Military convoys from Russia are flowing into rebel-controlled areas again, raising fears of a new offensive and a long-term conflict. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from London. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Obama Calls on Russia to Respect Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Nov13

    Obama Calls on Russia to Respect Ukraine Cease-Fire

    President Barack Obama has called on Russia to honor a September cease-fire between Kyiv and Moscow-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine. White House Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes said President Obama delivered the message to Russian Vladimir Putin during informal conversations at a summit this week in Beijing. Rhodes also told...

    New Congress Could Push Obama Toward Tougher Action on Ukraine
    Nov13

    New Congress Could Push Obama Toward Tougher Action on Ukraine

    The Obama administration says sanctions against those backing separatists in eastern Ukraine are having an impact on the Russian economy, but the coming change of legislative power in Washington may affect U.S. policy toward the crisis. Ukrainian forces fighting Russian-backed separatists are looking for more help from Europe and the United...

    New Congress Could Push Obama Toward Tougher Action on Ukraine
    Nov13

    New Congress Could Push Obama Toward Tougher Action on Ukraine

    The Obama administration says sanctions against those backing separatists in eastern Ukraine are having an impact on the Russian economy, but the coming change of legislative power in Washington may affect U.S. policy toward the government in Kyiv. VOA’s Scott Stearns has more. …read more Source: Voice of...

    IMF Says Eurozone Growth Could Be Worse Than Expected
    Nov13

    IMF Says Eurozone Growth Could Be Worse Than Expected

    The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday warned of downside risks to its growth projections for the eurozone, and it urged the European Central Bank to act if prices in the currency bloc continue to drift lower. The IMF’s warning echoes an increasing fear among global policymakers that Europe is not on track to spur economic growth,...

    Russia to Sharply Extend Bomber Flights
    Nov12

    Russia to Sharply Extend Bomber Flights

    Russia says it is sharply extending the range of its bomber flights from the Arctic Ocean to the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, a new show of military force even as Moscow continues to spar with the West over its intervention in Ukraine. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced the new flights Wednesday, saying that “in the current...

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