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    Russian economy to shrink 4.8% this year: EBRD bank
    Jan19

    Russian economy to shrink 4.8% this year: EBRD bank

    LONDON (AFP) – Russias battered economy will shrink by a far worse-than-expected 4.8 percent this year, as plunging oil prices add to fallout from the Ukraine crisis, the EBRD development bank forecast Monday.The London-based European Bank for Reconstruction and Development sharply revised its September prediction for a 0.2-percent...

    Russia capital flight more than doubled in 2014 to $151 bn
    Jan19

    Russia capital flight more than doubled in 2014 to $151 bn

    MOSCOW – Net capital outflows from Russia more than doubled in 2014 to $151.5 billion, prompted by the Ukraine crisis and the plunging value of the ruble, according to statistics from the central bank. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    France attacks, Iraq conflict to dominate Davos meet
    Jan19

    France attacks, Iraq conflict to dominate Davos meet

    The deadly Islamist attacks in France and conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine are set to dominate discussions at this week’s gathering of the world’s political and economic elite in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. French President Francois Hollande, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be among the...

    Ukrainian Troops Retake Most of Donetsk Airport From Rebels
    Jan19

    Ukrainian Troops Retake Most of Donetsk Airport From Rebels

    Ukrainian troops have recaptured almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine they had lost to separatists in recent weeks and thousands gathered in Kiev for a state-sponsored peace … …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels
    Jan19

    Ukrainian troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels

    Ukrainian troops have recaptured almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine they had lost to separatists in recent weeks and thousands gathered in Kiev for a state-sponsored peace march.Shelling goes on in eastern Ukraine despite pleas for peace in KievUkraine reinforces front lines as peace talks creep forwardUkrainian army,...

    Rebels claim to control Donetsk airport after intense fight
    Jan19

    Rebels claim to control Donetsk airport after intense fight

    In this Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 photo, Pro-Russian rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko, center, surrounded by guards, smiles not far from rebel positions near the Donetsk airport in Donetsk, Eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Mstyslav Chernov) Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine are claiming that they have seized control of the Donetsk airport after...

    Dollar falls to lower 117 yen on China stocks drop, Ukraine woes
    Jan19

    Dollar falls to lower 117 yen on China stocks drop, Ukraine woes

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    Ukrainian troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels
    Jan19

    Ukrainian troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels

    Ukrainian troops have recaptured almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine they had lost to separatists in recent weeks and thousands gathered in Kiev for a state-sponsored peace march. Sunday’s offensive brought fighting close to the industrial city of Donetsk, centre of a pro-Russian rebellion, while shelling...

    Russia sanction easing needs Ukraine improvement – EU's Mogherini
    Jan19

    Russia sanction easing needs Ukraine improvement – EU's Mogherini

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Any alleviation of EU sanctions against Russia will only happen if there are improvements on the ground in Ukraine and the return of violence there is not good news, the European Union’s foreign policy chief said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Shelling goes on in eastern Ukraine despite pleas for peace in Kiev
    Jan19

    Shelling goes on in eastern Ukraine despite pleas for peace in Kiev

    Shelling echoes across eastern Ukraine while thousands rally for peace in Kiev. Prayers for peace as Ukraine celebrates Orthodox ChristmasKiev, rebels exchange POWs; trains, buses to Crimea suspendedKiev up in arms over latest Russia convoyEscalation of violence ahead in Ukraine?Kiev, rebels agree to extra measures to ensure Ukraine cease-fire...

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