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    Russian Banks Take European Union to Court Over Sanctions
    Oct24

    Russian Banks Take European Union to Court Over Sanctions

    Three of Russia’s biggest lenders said Friday that they are taking the EU to court over sanctions imposed on them as part of measures aimed at forcing Moscow’s cooperation in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    French court approves Kazakh tycoon Ablyazov's extradition to Russia
    Oct24

    French court approves Kazakh tycoon Ablyazov's extradition to Russia

    LYON France (Reuters) – A French appeals court approved on Friday the extradition from France to Russia or Ukraine of jailed Kazakh tycoon Mukhtar Ablyazov, accused of embezzling up to $6 billion (3.73 billion pound) from his former bank BTA. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. diplomat criticises PM Orban's Russia policies
    Oct24

    U.S. diplomat criticises PM Orban's Russia policies

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary should back European Union sanctions against Russia and not talk about granting autonomy for ethnic Hungarians living in Ukraine at this time of instability, an American diplomat said in Budapest on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin urges West to help Ukraine with funds for Russian gas
    Oct24

    Putin urges West to help Ukraine with funds for Russian gas

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a plea to the European Union and United States on Friday, asking them to help cash-strapped Ukraine raise funds to pay for Russian gas purchases and warning about escalation of the gas crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Vladimir Putin Accuses United States of Damaging World Order
    Oct24

    Vladimir Putin Accuses United States of Damaging World Order

    Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of endangering global security by imposing a “unilateral diktat” on the rest of the world and shifted blame for the Ukraine crisis … …read more Source:...

    At least 824,000 displaced by Ukraine conflict: UN
    Oct24

    At least 824,000 displaced by Ukraine conflict: UN

    October 25, 2014 12:03 AMGENEVA (AFP) – The conflict in Ukraine has driven more than 824,000 people from their homes, but the real number could be far higher, the United Nations said on Friday, as it scrambled aid to offset the impact of winter. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Putin accuses United States of damaging world order
    Oct24

    Putin accuses United States of damaging world order

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of endangering global security by imposing a “unilateral diktat” on the rest of the world and shifted blame for the Ukraine crisis onto the West. …read more Source: The...

    In eastern Ukraine, parliamentary election deepens divide
    Oct24

    In eastern Ukraine, parliamentary election deepens divide

    NOVOTROITSKE Ukraine (Reuters) – Standing at the village polling station where she will oversee Ukraine’s parliamentary election on Sunday, Irina Sobko points across a field of wilted sunflowers to a town controlled by Russian-backed rebels where she says there won’t be any voting. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine oligarch put on the spot as rebels nibble at his empire
    Oct24

    Ukraine oligarch put on the spot as rebels nibble at his empire

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – The clanging of repairs to tanks and heavy armoured vehicles rings out from a factory in eastern Ukraine that is owned by the country’s richest man but was taken over by pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: The...

    Putin says Russia helped Ukraine's Yanukovich flee
    Oct24

    Putin says Russia helped Ukraine's Yanukovich flee

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia had helped Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovich to flee to Russia in February after he was toppled in violent street protests in Kiev. …read more Source: The...

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