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    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...

    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...

    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...

    UN to discuss Ukraine on anniversary of annexation
    Feb27

    UN to discuss Ukraine on anniversary of annexation

    ARTEMIVSK (UKRAINE) – The UN Security Council scheduled an emergency session to discuss the fragile ceasefire in Ukraine on Friday, a year to the day since Russian troops and pro-Moscow forces began seizing ports and cities on the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    G-B jailbreak: Prisoner involved in Nanga Parbat attack killed
    Feb27

    G-B jailbreak: Prisoner involved in Nanga Parbat attack killed

    GILGIT: At least one of the two prisoners involved in the Nanga Parbat attack (resulting in 10 foreign tourists’ killing) has been shot dead; the other injured in an attempted jailbreak in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) early Friday morning. On June 23, 2013, gunmen dressed as para-military forces stormed into Nanga Parbat base camp, killing...

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