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  1. Artdocfest, Russia's premiere documentary film festival, which was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Artdocfest, Russia's premiere documentary film festival, which was first held in Moscow in 2007, will expand to include St. Petersburg this year where its competitive program will be shown between Dec. 9 and 17. Set as an uncensored film event, it opens amid controversy following Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky's public refusal to grant state support for the festival for allegedly 'anti-state' remarks made by its director Vitaly Mansky. 'No single project of Mansky, including Artdocfest, will ever receive any money as long as I am a culture minister,' Medinsky was quoted as saying by Interfax on Nov. 19. Pro-Kremlin media followed suit, condemning Mansky for his allegedly 'anti-Russian' stance.

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  2. Enter the Carpetbaggers: Ukraine's New Finance Minister a US Citizen, ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis

    Carpetbaggers Take Over Ukraine Now that Ukraine's gold has been sold off, the only thing left to complete the plundering is to send in the carpetbaggers. That process is now underway.

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  3. U.S., EU discuss potential action against RussiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Xinhuanet

    Leaders of the United States and the European Union discussed potential coordinated action against Russia over its "destabilizing actions" in eastern Ukraine and Crimea, the White House said Monday. In a telephone conversation, U.S. President Barack Obama and European Council President Donald Tusk agreed that "sanctions against Russia cannot be eased until Russia meets its commitments under the Minsk agreements," the White House said in a statement.

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  4. Ukraine say pro-Russia rebels violating latest truceRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Vanguard

    Ukraine's military accused pro-Russian fighters on Wednesday of violating a long-awaited truce at a flashpoint airport in rebel-held Donetsk just hours after it was agreed. The sound of artillery shelling echoed across the war zone's largest city the morning after both sides promised to halt fire at the site of the deadliest fighting in the eight-month east Ukrainian conflict.

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  5. 'No Big Brother!' Ukrainian Journalists Oppose Kyiv's New Ministry Of InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Weekday Magazine

    Parliamentary deputy and former journalist Serhiy Leshchenko holds a placard reading "Stop the Ministry of Truth" and equating the move with Nazi tactics as he protests during a pause in a session of the parliament in Kyiv on December 2. Ukrainian journalists are up in arms over the government's creation of a new Ministry of Information that it says is needed to counter a steady stream of Kremlin propaganda and misinformation. About 40 journalists and activists demonstrated outside the Ukrainian parliament on December 2 as lawmakers approved the ministry along with the government's new lineup of cabinet ministers.

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  6. NATO to create rapid response force to counter RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Virginian-Pilot

    NATO will establish a prototype of a new rapid response force next year as it strives to improve its ability to deter a potential Russian attack, the alliance said Tuesday. The "interim spearhead force" will be made up of German, Dutch and Norwegian troops and is expected to be about the size of a brigade, or between 3,000 and 4,000 troops.

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  7. Spike in well-off Russian professionals leaving the country as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Daily Mail

    More than 200,000 Russians emigrated in the first eight months of this year - continuing a 'brain drain' which has been apparent since Vladimir Putin was re-elected as President in 2012. It has caused shockwaves among analysts because until then, the number of people leaving Russia had been declining for 20 years following the collapse of the Soviet Union.

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  8. Ukrainians feel the pinch as winter closes inRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | AlertNet

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  9. It's not just UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Politico

    Sergei, my ethnic Russian acquaintance in Tallinn, insists Russians are a mistreated minority in Estonia. But he laughs when I ask whether he'd like to live in Russia; he clearly has no longing to set down roots in the Motherland.

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  10. Ukraine Debates Decision to Kick Out Foreign CarriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Skift

    Although localizing the aviation industry would be good for Ukraine International Airlines, it would hurt the overall travel economy both for locals and visitors looking to visit the country. Ukraine's Justice Ministry agreed to suspend the implementation of new aviation rules pending talks with foreign carriers including discount operator Wizz Air , which had said the changes might force it to quit the country.

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  11. Russia calls for end to sanctions as EU targets Ukraine separatists : November 30, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Daily Times

    MOSCOW/BRUSSELS: Russia urged the European Union on Saturday to lift sanctions against Moscow and promised to waive its food embargo, but a top EU official rejected such a move as the bloc imposed fresh measures on Ukrainian rebels. The European Union and the United States imposed economic sanctions on Russia in late July, targeting the Russian energy, banking and defence sectors to punish Moscow's support for rebels in eastern Ukraine, the West's toughest steps yet.

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  12. Moscow urges West to lift sanctions as EU targets separatistsRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks with French Patrick Pouyanne, new Chief Executive Officer and President of the Executive Committee of the French energy concern Total, during a meeting in Bocharov Ruchey residence in Sochi. Russia urged the European Union today to lift sanctions against Moscow and promised to waive its food embargo, but a top EU official rejected such a move as the bloc imposed fresh measures on Ukrainian rebels.

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  13. EU Expands Sanctions On Ukraine SeparatistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Weekday Magazine

    Deputies attend a first session of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic parliament in Donetsk on November 14, 2014. The European Union has imposed sanctions on separatist leaders who organized elections in eastern Ukraine this month, hitting individuals and organizations with asset freezes and travel bans.

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  14. New Batch Of EU Sanctions Against East Ukraine Separatists Come In EffectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Sofia News Agency

    The new batch of EU sanctions against 13 representatives of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics in eastern Ukraine and five organisations come into force on Saturday. They were published in the Official Journal of the EU , with immediate effect.

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  15. Cut-off pensioners slowly starving in rebel-held UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Yahoo!

    "I never thought I'd live long enough to know such shame," she says, but she needs pills for her heart condition and after several months without receiving her pension, she saw no alternative. Hundreds of thousands of pensioners in the pro-Russian east of Ukraine, already caught up in seven months of conflict between government and rebel forces, have lost their only source of income.

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  16. Poroshenko aims to change laws to allow foreigners into Ukrainian govtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Russia Taday

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gives a speech during a parliament session in Kiev on November 27, 2014. Ukraine's president has announced plans to change the nation's legislation to make it possible to appoint foreigners to top government positions. 2 comments

  17. The Ukrainian Communications StandoffRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | Real Clear Politics

    In all political conflicts, when feverish crisis management turns into stalemate and the focus shifts from who acts quickest to who lasts longest, communications becomes of the essence. This moment has now been reached in the Ukrainian standoff between the West and Russia.

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  18. Ukraine premier warns of war with Russia before winning confirmation voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Post-gazette.com

    Arseniy Yatsenyuk received lawmakers' approval to remain Ukraine's premier, clearing an obstacle for aid talks with the International Monetary Fund as the country grapples with a separatist insurgency in the east. Mr. Yatsenyuk, 40, was backed by 341 lawmakers in the 450-seat legislature today, the result of an alliance between five pro- European parties after elections on Oct. 26. The coalition is supported by 302 lawmakers.

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  19. Canada sends parkas, boots to Ukraine as U.S. weighs request for weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Canada will send the Ukrainian army more than $22 million worth of cold-weather gear, including jackets and boots, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson said Wednesday. The green clothing dates from the late 1990s, said a Defence official, who also indicated that white camouflage winter smocks will not be among the donated items being loaded on a C-17 transport for a flight Thursday.

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  20. Canada sends army parkas to Ukrainian troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | SooToday

    Canada will send the Ukrainian army more than $22 million worth of cold-weather gear, including jackets and boots, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson said Wednesday. The green clothing dates from the late 1990s, said a Defence official, who also indicated that white camouflage winter smocks will not be among the donated items being loaded on a C-17 transport for a flight Thursday.

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