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    Crimea: The Spark That Set Off East-West Crisis
    Feb27

    Crimea: The Spark That Set Off East-West Crisis

    Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula seized by Russia from Ukraine a year ago, is a picturesque region of vineyards and tourist resorts, and a historic hotbed of geopolitical tensions. …read more Source:...

    Russian exile: Putin is a ‘naked king’ facing economic ruin
    Feb27

    Russian exile: Putin is a ‘naked king’ facing economic ruin

    LONDON – Former Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said on Thursday Vladimir Putin was a “naked king” presiding over an economy that will weaken further, eventually provoking a battle between rival clans in Moscow.”Putin with bare chest isn’t a mighty leader: He is a naked king,” Khodorkovsky, once...

    Russia confirms will attend gas talks with EU, Ukraine
    Feb27

    Russia confirms will attend gas talks with EU, Ukraine

    MOSCOW – Russia has confirmed that it will attend talks with the European Union and Ukraine on Monday aimed at resolving a bitter gas supply dispute which threatens deliveries to Europe. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Former tycoon calls Putin a ‘naked king’ ruining Russian economy
    Feb27

    Former tycoon calls Putin a ‘naked king’ ruining Russian economy

    Former Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said on Thursday Vladimir Putin was a “naked king” presiding over an economy that will weaken further, eventually provoking a battle between rival clans in Moscow. “Putin with bare chest isn’t a mighty leader: He is a naked king,” Khodorkovsky, once Russia’s richest...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko sees ‘threat from the east’ despite truce
    Feb27

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko sees ‘threat from the east’ despite truce

    President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday a “military threat from the east” would remain even if a peace deal holds between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko sees 'threat from the east' despite truce
    Feb27

    Ukraine's Poroshenko sees 'threat from the east' despite truce

    KIEV (Reuters) – President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday a “military threat from the east” would remain even if a peace deal holds between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says hopes for more gas from Europe in March
    Feb27

    Ukraine says hopes for more gas from Europe in March

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s state-owned energy firm Naftogaz hopes to buy more gas from Europe in March, the company’s head said on Friday, part of Kiev’s efforts to cut its dependence on energy supplies from Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine sends $15 million for gas, says Russian energy minister
    Feb27

    Ukraine sends $15 million for gas, says Russian energy minister

    Ukraine has sent $15 million to pay for Russian gas, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday, just days after Moscow had threatened to cut off supplies to its neighbor due to non-payment.Why Putin fears ChinaRussia forecasts economic slump as bailed-out bank gets more fundsRussia scraps EU gas link in favor of Turkish...

    Ukraine sends US$15 million for gas, says Russian energy minister
    Feb27

    Ukraine sends US$15 million for gas, says Russian energy minister

    Ukraine has sent US$15 million (9.72 million pounds) to pay for Russian gas, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday, just days after Moscow had threatened to cut off supplies to its neighbour due to non-payment. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine has sent US$15 million for Russian gas, money yet to arrive – minister
    Feb27

    Ukraine has sent US$15 million for Russian gas, money yet to arrive – minister

    Ukraine has sent US$15 million (9.72 million pounds) to pay for Russian gas, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak on Friday quoted natural gas producer Gazprom as saying, but he added that the money had not yet arrived. …read more Source: Channel...

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