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    Ukraine’s parliament approves new cabinet
    Dec03

    Ukraine’s parliament approves new cabinet

    The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday approved the formation of a new cabinet which includes political veterans, new faces and several foreign technocrats who were recently granted Ukrainian citizenship. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukraine parliament approves new government
    Dec03

    Ukraine parliament approves new government

    Ukraine’s parliament approved the formation of a new government Tuesday, bringing an end to weeks of behind-the-scenes political wrangling following an October election that ushered in a group of pro-Western parties. The new Cabinet has come together as government troops and Russian-backed separatist forces agreed on a tentative cease-fire...

    Russia predicts recession in 2015 on sanctions, oil slump
    Dec03

    Russia predicts recession in 2015 on sanctions, oil slump

    [MOSCOW] The Russian economy ministry on Tuesday slashed its economic forecast for 2015, announcing a contraction of 0.8 per cent because of Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis combined with falling oil prices. …read more Source: The Business...

    Ukraine Names US National Natalia Jaresko as Finance Minister
    Dec03

    Ukraine Names US National Natalia Jaresko as Finance Minister

    Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday confirmed US national Natalia Jaresko as finance minister while handing the economy portfolio to Lithuanian investment banker Aivaras Abromavicius in a new government d… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine names US national Jaresko as finance minister
    Dec03

    Ukraine names US national Jaresko as finance minister

    Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday confirmed US national Natalia Jaresko as finance minister while handing the economy portfolio to Lithuanian investment banker Aivaras Abromavicius in a … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Vladimir Putin Foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky Urges More Targeted Russia Sanctions
    Dec03

    Vladimir Putin Foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky Urges More Targeted Russia Sanctions

    Exiled Russian former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky urged the EU to target sanctions more closely against key officials over the Ukraine crisis, saying ordinary Russians were taking the brunt of the pai… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine names US national Jaresko as finance minister
    Dec02

    Ukraine names US national Jaresko as finance minister

    Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday confirmed US national Natalia Jaresko as finance minister while handing the economy portfolio to Lithuanian investment banker Aivaras Abromavicius in a new government designed to sweep out graft. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU eyes new energy sources after Russia shelves gas pipeline
    Dec02

    EU eyes new energy sources after Russia shelves gas pipeline

    BRUSSELS – Europe played down Tuesday an angry Russia’s shelving of the multi-billion-dollar South Stream gas pipeline project, saying it merely reinforced the need to find other energy sources amid the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia's South Stream pipeline falls victim to Ukraine crisis, energy rout
    Dec02

    Russia's South Stream pipeline falls victim to Ukraine crisis, energy rout

    SINGAPORE/LONDON (Reuters) – Russia’s $40 billion (£25.4 billion) South Stream gas pipeline project has fallen victim to plunging energy prices, stalling European demand and the political standoff between the European Union and Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Kalashnikov fight Russia sanctions with fashion line
    Dec02

    Kalashnikov fight Russia sanctions with fashion line

    MOSCOW (AFP) – The makers of Russias iconic AK-47 assault rifle are moving into fashion to get around Western sanctions on its weapons.At a flashy event in Moscow Tuesday, Kalashnikov Concern unveiled a new look and a new red-and-black K-shaped logo as guests were handed empty AK bullet magazines.The arms producer was one of the companies...

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