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    Russia warns of recession next year
    Dec02

    Russia warns of recession next year

    The Russian government has for the first time acknowledged that the country will fall into recession next year, battered by the combination of Western sanctions and a plunge in the price of its oil exports.The economic development ministry on Tuesday revised its GDP forecast for 2015 from growth of 1.2 percent to a drop of 0.8 percent. Disposable...

    Ukraine agrees ceasefire 'in principle' with Luhansk rebels
    Dec02

    Ukraine agrees ceasefire 'in principle' with Luhansk rebels

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military and separatist forces have agreed “in principle” on a new ceasefire from Dec. 5 in the rebel-held Luhansk region in the east of the country, the OSCE security group said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, rebels ‘agree in principle’ on ceasefire in Lugansk
    Dec02

    Ukraine, rebels ‘agree in principle’ on ceasefire in Lugansk

    KIEV: Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels have “agreed in principle” on a ceasefire in the eastern war-torn region of Lugansk, one of the ex-Soviet state’s two separatists provinces, the OSCE said. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ukraine, rebels ‘agree in principle’ on ceasefire in Lugansk: OSCE
    Dec02

    Ukraine, rebels ‘agree in principle’ on ceasefire in Lugansk: OSCE

    KIEV – Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels have “agreed in principle” on a ceasefire in the eastern war-torn region of Lugansk, one of the ex-Soviet state’s two separatists provinces, the OSCE said. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine, rebels ‘agree in principle’ on ceasefire in Lugansk: OSCE
    Dec02

    Ukraine, rebels ‘agree in principle’ on ceasefire in Lugansk: OSCE

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels have agreed in principle on a ceasefire in the eastern war-torn region of Lugansk, one of the ex-Soviet states two separatists provinces, the OSCE said.All agreed in principle to a total ceasefire along the entire line of contact between Ukrainian Armed Forces and those under control of the...

    Asia stocks drift as global economic outlook dims
    Dec02

    Asia stocks drift as global economic outlook dims

    Asian stock markets drifted Tuesday, taking a negative cue from Wall Street as the economic outlook for next year clouds.KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 stock average was up 0.2 percent at 17,629.55 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng added 0.4 percent to 23,449.24. Seoul’s Kospi was down 0.2 percent at 1,962.11. Australia’s...

    Russia: NATO destabilizing Europe
    Dec02

    Russia: NATO destabilizing Europe

    MOSCOW, Russia — Russia lashed out at NATO on Monday, saying the alliance risked “destabilizing” Europe with military drills linked to a spike in tensions over the Ukraine crisis. Russia’s deputy foreign minister Alexei Meshkov said the US-led military alliance was “trying to destabilize the world’s most stable...

    Russia lashes out at NATO over Ukraine conflict
    Dec02

    Russia lashes out at NATO over Ukraine conflict

    Russia has lashed out at NATO, saying the alliance risked “destabilizing” Europe with military drills linked to a spike in tensions over the Ukraine crisis. Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov said Monday the U.S.-led military alliance was “trying to destabilize the world’s most stable region. “Endless military exercises,...

    NATO’s top military officer questions Russian convoys to eastern Ukraine
    Dec02

    NATO’s top military officer questions Russian convoys to eastern Ukraine

    A fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine comes under renewed pressure as Kiev and NATO’s top military commander question the materials carried by a large convoy of Russian trucks headed to the embattled regions of Donetsk and Luhansk. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine revolution fails business as graft envelops bureaucracy
    Dec02

    Ukraine revolution fails business as graft envelops bureaucracy

    Thirteen floors above a snow-covered complex on the outskirts of Kiev, in a half-built high-rise, Egor Popov wondered aloud when the warren of dusty rooms would be ready for move-in: maybe next year, probably not.Ukraine puts on parliamentary show of unity in message to RussiaLack of coal may bring Ukraine to its knees this winter …read...

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