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    Russian ‘bear’ fighting for survival: Putin
    Dec18

    Russian ‘bear’ fighting for survival: Putin

    Though his country’s economy is tanking, in part because of Western sanctions, President Vladimir Putin on Thursday (Dec 18) showed no sign of changing tack on war-torn Ukraine and compared Russia to a bear fighting for survival. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU approves new Crimea sanctions
    Dec18

    EU approves new Crimea sanctions

    The EU on Thursday (Dec 18) imposed additional sanctions on Crimea, and called on Russia to help end the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine in ‘punitive’ war against rebels: Putin
    Dec18

    Ukraine in ‘punitive’ war against rebels: Putin

    MOSCOW (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Thursday branded Ukraines attempt to crush a Moscow-backed separatist uprising in the east of the country a punitive operation and said Russia was fighting for its right to exist.It is indeed a punitive operation. But it is being conducted by the current Kiev authorities, Putin told his annual...

    Putin promises economic recovery, digs in on Ukraine
    Dec18

    Putin promises economic recovery, digs in on Ukraine

    [MOSCOW] President Vladimir Putin on Thursday tried to quell fears of economic collapse and vowed rapid recovery from the worst financial crisis of his rule but stressed that his position on Ukraine has not shifted. …read more Source: The Business...

    EU adopts tighter investment sanctions on Crimea
    Dec18

    EU adopts tighter investment sanctions on Crimea

    [BRUSSELS] European Union governments adopted tighter restrictions on European investment in Crimea on Thursday, targeting Russian Black Sea oil and gas exploration and tourism, an EU official said. …read more Source: The Business...

    EU adopts tighter investment sanctions on Crimea
    Dec18

    EU adopts tighter investment sanctions on Crimea

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union governments adopted tighter restrictions on European investment in Crimea on Thursday, targeting Russian Black Sea oil and gas exploration and tourism, an EU official said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, rebels agree to resume peace talks
    Dec18

    Ukraine, rebels agree to resume peace talks

    KIEV (AFP) ― Ukraine’s pro-European leaders and Kremlin-backed rebels agreed Wednesday to hold long-delayed peace talks …read more Source: The Korea...

    Merkel says Russia sanctions remain ‘unavoidable’
    Dec18

    Merkel says Russia sanctions remain ‘unavoidable’

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed on Thursday (Dec 18) that Europe’s goal remains a free and whole Ukraine and that Western sanctions against Russia remain unavoidable until that goal is reached. …read more Source: Channel...

    Fed rate wording boosts world stock markets
    Dec18

    Fed rate wording boosts world stock markets

    World stock markets powered higher Thursday, sweeping aside worries about a flagging global economy after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would remain “patient” in its approach to raising interest rates.KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 jumped 2.2 percent to 4,200.83 and Germany’s DAX surged 1.9 percent to 9,727.83....

    Russia's Putin says Moscow wants solution to Ukraine crisis
    Dec18

    Russia's Putin says Moscow wants solution to Ukraine crisis

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday the Ukraine crisis should be resolved as quickly as possible and that Moscow’s aim was to restore political unity to Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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