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    FIFA sorry for Crimea video blunder
    Oct31

    FIFA sorry for Crimea video blunder

    GENEVA: FIFA has apologised for an embarrassing diplomatic faux-pas when its video launching the 2018 World Cup logo portrayed the Crimean peninsula as part of Russia. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ukraine rebel vote drives further wedge between Russia and West
    Oct31

    Ukraine rebel vote drives further wedge between Russia and West

    Ukraine and the West fear the ballot, backed by Moscow, is being staged to drag the Russian-speaking industrial east further from the grip of Kiev’s pro-Western government. …read more Source: Channel...

    UK gas prices drop to record low on Ukraine-Russia deal
    Oct31

    UK gas prices drop to record low on Ukraine-Russia deal

    LONDON (Reuters) – British wholesale gas prices for November and December fell to their lowest ever levels on Friday after Ukraine and Russia signed a deal which will see Moscow resume supplies of gas over the winter. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rebel vote drives further wedge between Russia and West
    Oct31

    Ukraine rebel vote drives further wedge between Russia and West

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Pro-Russian separatists controlling swathes of east Ukraine are set to hold leadership polls on Sunday that Moscow has backed despite condemnation from Kiev and the West.While insurgent leaders hope the first elections in their “republics” will show they have popular support, Ukraine and the West fear the...

    Russia agrees to terms with Ukraine over gas supply
    Oct31

    Russia agrees to terms with Ukraine over gas supply

    Russia agreed to terms for restoring natural-gas exports to Ukraine, laying the groundwork to prevent residents going without heat as temperatures drop.Ukraine, Russia try again to forge gas deal at Brussels talksUkraine unlikely to receive IMF loan tranche this year: finance ministerRussia loses oil ally in De Margerie after Moscow crashSwedish...

    Back to Cold War as Russia probes NATO defences
    Oct31

    Back to Cold War as Russia probes NATO defences

    BRUSSELS – Nuclear-capable Russian bombers in European airspace, NATO intercepts, a foreign submarine in Swedish waters – the fall-out from the Ukraine crisis feels like a return to Cold War days.NATO has intercepted Russian aircraft on more than 100 occasions so far this year, three times more than all 2013, its new head Jens...

    Ukraine, Moscow clinch deal on Russian gas supply
    Oct31

    Ukraine, Moscow clinch deal on Russian gas supply

    Moscow and Kiev clinch a multi-billion dollar deal that will guarantee Russian gas exports flow into Ukraine and beyond to the European Union throughout the winter despite the fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    First lawsuit filed in Malaysia over MH370
    Oct31

    First lawsuit filed in Malaysia over MH370

    KUALA LUMPUR – A Malaysian family on Friday sued the government and beleaguered national carrier for negligence in the mysterious disappearance of flight MH370, in what is believed to be the first lawsuit filed over the disaster.The suit was filed by lawyers on behalf of the two underage sons of Jee Jing Hang, who was on board the ill-fated...

    Kremlin-funded broadcaster lauded by Putin starts TV news channel in UK
    Oct31

    Kremlin-funded broadcaster lauded by Putin starts TV news channel in UK

    LONDON – RT, a Kremlin-funded broadcaster lauded by President Vladimir Putin, launched a TV news channel in Britain on Thursday, promising to challenge “dominant power structures” and scrutinise the UK government.Seeking to extend Russia’s soft power in a close US ally, the channel said it would broadcast dedicated news...

    Trilateral talks on Ukraine gas reaches agreement: EU
    Oct31

    Trilateral talks on Ukraine gas reaches agreement: EU

    The European Union (EU) on Thursday said that trilateral talks on Ukraine gas issue has reached an agreement. …read more Source: China...

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