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    Key Russian allies distancing themselves from Putin&#63
    Dec23

    Key Russian allies distancing themselves from Putin&#63

    Kiev: Kazakhstan, one of the principal allies of Russia, on Monday, renewed its military cooperation with Ukraine, to which it also promised vital supplies of coal.This comes after a visit to the Ukrainian capital Kiev, the day before by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenk.. …read more Source: India...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to hold peace talks with rebels ‘this week’
    Dec23

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to hold peace talks with rebels ‘this week’

    The talks will be held in the Belarussian capital Minsk on Wednesday and Friday and were announced after the Ukrainian leader spoke by phone with his counterparts from Russia, France and Germany. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia bails out bank following ruble slide
    Dec23

    Russia bails out bank following ruble slide

    Russia has bailed out a mid-sized bank for about $500 million to save it from bankruptcy— a clear sign that the slide in the value of the ruble in the wake of falling oil prices is straining the banking system.The Central Bank said Monday that it will provide a 30-billion ruble loan to help the Trust Bank to continue operating as normal. It will...

    Leaders agree on Ukrainian peace talks this week
    Dec23

    Leaders agree on Ukrainian peace talks this week

    Leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany on Monday reached an agreement to call another round of Ukraine peace talks this week, the latest attempt to negotiate a settlement to the conflict that has badly strained the ties between Russia and the West. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Vladimir Putin of Russia, French President Francois...

    World › Leaders agree on Ukrainian peace talks this week
    Dec23

    World › Leaders agree on Ukrainian peace talks this week

    Leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany on Monday reached an agreement to call another round of Ukraine peace talks this week, the latest attempt to negotiate a settlement to the conflict that has badly strained the ties between Russia and the West. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Vladimir Putin of… …read more Source: Japan...

    Klitschkos’ former trainer dies
    Dec22

    Klitschkos’ former trainer dies

    BERLIN – Fritz Sdunek, who was the trainer for Ukrainian heavyweight boxing brothers Vitaly and Wladimir Klitschko, has died aged 67, following complications after a heart attack, according to AFP subsidiary SID. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine peace talks may be held in Minsk on Dec. 24 and 26 – Poroshenko
    Dec22

    Ukraine peace talks may be held in Minsk on Dec. 24 and 26 – Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – A fresh round of peace talks involving Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe will be held in the Belarussian capital on Dec. 24 and 26, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in a statement on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Turkey-based AFP photographer wins Time laurel
    Dec22

    Turkey-based AFP photographer wins Time laurel

    WASHINGTON – Time magazine named AFP’s Bulent Kilic as its Best Wire Photographer for 2014 on Monday for his powerful images from the Syrian border, Ukraine and his native Turkey. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Obama invited to WWII commemorations in Moscow: Kremlin
    Dec22

    Obama invited to WWII commemorations in Moscow: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia has invited US President Barack Obama to Moscow next year to mark the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Unions victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, a Kremlin advisor said.Asked by reporters whether Obama was on the guest list for the May 9 commemorations, Yuri Ushakov, one of President Vladimir Putins top aides,...

    Investors expect higher stocks in 2015, but also turbulence
    Dec22

    Investors expect higher stocks in 2015, but also turbulence

    NEW YORK: (AP) – Can the U.S. hold everyone else above water? That is the question investors are asking as Wall Street heads into 2015.A strong U.S. economy helped propel the stock market higher in 2014, continuing a bull market that is on pace to celebrate its sixth birthday in March. On more than one occasion, investors dumped stocks...

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