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Crimean Jews Denounce Poroshenko for Accusing Russia of Anti-Semitism

JERUSALEM – Jewish organizations in Crimea and Russia have denounced statements made by Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko, accusing Russia of fomenting anti-semitism and violating the rights of Jews in Crimea. Community leaders issued a joint statement on Friday saying “Jewish

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EU Expected To Agree On Extending Russian Sanctions On Friday

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union (EU) is set to agree a six-month extension of its economic sanctions on Russia on Friday, once Italy’s prime minister has discussed the issue with his fellow leaders at a summit in Brussels, diplomats

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Found: Trove Of Stolen Dutch Masterpieces Held For Ransom By Ukraine Rebels

Stolen Dutch art masterpieces dating from the country’s 17th-century Golden Age have been discovered hidden in a villa in rebel-held eastern Ukraine. The collection has come to light 10 years after it was stolen. The 24 paintings were valued at £7.2million (10 million

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Situation In Eastern Ukraine ‘Explosive’

BERLIN, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Calling the situation in eastern Ukraine “explosive”, Germany’s foreign minister urged both parties in the conflict to come together quickly for talks to prevent a spiral in violence. In a newspaper interview on Sunday, Frank-Walter


Report: If Russia Wins, the EU Could Collapse

Russian success in Ukraine could precipitate a collapse of both NATO and the EU as well as signalling the end of the post-Cold War global order, a world-respected think-tank has warned. In what should be a sharp wake-up call for


Russian Missile Maker Says BUK Rocket Downed MH17

Moscow (AFP) – The Russian firm making missiles similar to the one the West claims downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine said on Tuesday the passenger jet was likely hit by a BUK missile system.

Wednesday on MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports," former Secretary of State …

Albright: I Hope Obama ‘Does See the Value’ of Arming Ukraine

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said she hopes President Barack Obama see the “value” in supporting Ukrainians fighting well-armed Russian separatists. Albright said, “I hope the president does see the value of letting the


Ukraine Separatists Use Russian Drones to Attack Ukrainian Army

Intense fighting continues in east Ukraine as Lieutenant General Ben Hodges, the US commander of US forces in Europe, claims Russia provided drones to the pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine. These drones are obstructing Ukraine’s communications with troops on the ground.