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    British PM Warns Russia on Actions in Ukraine
    Nov11

    British PM Warns Russia on Actions in Ukraine

    British Prime Minister David Cameron said “Russia’s relationship with the rest of the world will be radically different in the future” if it continues what he called Moscow’s “illegal actions in Ukraine.” In a speech Monday, Cameron said Russia’s actions are “destabilizing a sovereign state” and...

    Russia Launches New Media Brand Called ‘Sputnik’
    Nov10

    Russia Launches New Media Brand Called ‘Sputnik’

    Russia has launched another state-run, international “media brand” called Sputnik, a name with connotations of the Cold War. Sputnik, according to a statement, is for people who are “tired of aggressive propaganda promoting a unipolar world and want a different perspective.” Announcing the launch Monday in Moscow, Dmitry Kiselev, referred to by...

    Russia’s Provocative Actions at Cold War Levels, Report Says
    Nov10

    Russia’s Provocative Actions at Cold War Levels, Report Says

    Russia’s provocative military actions toward Western countries, including NATO members, is at Cold War levels and the risky strategy could prove catastrophic, according to new report. In a report released on Monday, the European Leadership Network (ELN), a London-based think tank, gathered details of and mapped almost 40 specific incidents...

    Obama, Putin Speak Briefly on Beijing Summit Sidelines
    Nov10

    Obama, Putin Speak Briefly on Beijing Summit Sidelines

    U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke briefly on the sidelines of APEC summit events on Monday night but did not delve into the issues that divide their two countries, according to U.S. and Russian officials. The informal contact between the two leaders, who have been deeply at odds over Russia’s role in the...

    Netherlands Holds Memorial Service for Victims of MH17
    Nov10

    Netherlands Holds Memorial Service for Victims of MH17

    Hundreds and relatives joined dignitaries at a memorial service in Amsterdam on Monday for the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, along with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, attended the ceremony, held in a conference center on the outskirts of the...

    Germany Urges All Sides in Ukraine to Adhere to Ceasefire
    Nov10

    Germany Urges All Sides in Ukraine to Adhere to Ceasefire

    Germany’s foreign minister says the situation in Ukraine’s rebel-held eastern regions has again become serious and all sides must respect a cease-fire agreement. Frank-Walter Steimeier said during a visit to Kazakhstan on Monday that everyone involved in the conflict, including Russia, should resume the fulfillment of the cease-fire...

    Shelling Rocks Ukraine’s Donetsk
    Nov09

    Shelling Rocks Ukraine’s Donetsk

    Ukraine’s separatist bastion of Donetsk came under intense artillery fire Sunday, increasing strains on a two-month-old cease-fire deal between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists. European monitors in Ukraine say they are very concerned after seeing convoys of heavy weapons and tanks in separatist-controlled areas of...

    Berlin Wall Commemoration Events Under Way
    Nov09

    Berlin Wall Commemoration Events Under Way

    Ceremonial events are under way in Germany marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. German Chancellor Angela Merkel led several events Sunday, including the placing of a rose in one of the few remaining sections of the Wall to commemorate those who died trying to escape to the West. The day’s ceremonies in the German...

    Sunday Marks 25 Years Since Fall of Berlin Wall
    Nov09

    Sunday Marks 25 Years Since Fall of Berlin Wall

    Sunday marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, and current and former world leaders are marking the occasion with warnings of continued divisions among major powers. President Barack Obama issued a statement saying Russia’s actions against Ukraine are a reminder that there is “more work to do” for Europe to be...

    Former Soviet Leader Gorbachev: World Is on Brink of New Cold War
    Nov09

    Former Soviet Leader Gorbachev: World Is on Brink of New Cold War

    Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned in a speech in Berlin on Saturday that East-West tensions over the Ukraine crisis were threatening to push the world into a new Cold War, 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Gorbachev, who is credited with forging a rapprochement with the West that led to the demise of communist regimes across...

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