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    Putin Says ‘Utter Fooloishness’ of Sanctions Will Not Hold Back Russia
    Oct02

    Putin Says ‘Utter Fooloishness’ of Sanctions Will Not Hold Back Russia

    President Vladimir Putin dismissed Western sanctions as “utter foolishness” on Thursday and said they would not stop Russia developing into a stronger economic power. Attempting to take the higher ground in a speech to foreign and Russian investors, Putin said he was relaxed about the measures imposed on his country over Ukraine even though they...

    Putin says hopes election will bring Ukraine stability
    Oct02

    Putin says hopes election will bring Ukraine stability

    President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Ukraine’s parliamentary election on Oct. 26 would help bring stability to the country, saying this was also in Russia’s interests. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Hundreds of Russian troops still in Ukraine – NATO
    Oct02

    Hundreds of Russian troops still in Ukraine – NATO

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Hundreds of Russian troops, including special forces, remain inside Ukraine and Moscow still has around 20,000 soldiers near the Ukrainian border, a NATO military spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Latvia heads to election under shadow of assertive Russia
    Oct02

    Latvia heads to election under shadow of assertive Russia

    RIGA (Reuters) – Latvians look likely to back their hawkish centre-right ruling coalition in a parliamentary election on Saturday amid increased tensions with giant neighbour Russia, Riga’s communist-era ruler, over the Ukraine crisis …read more Source: The...

    Putin says he hopes election will bring Ukraine stability
    Oct02

    Putin says he hopes election will bring Ukraine stability

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said he hoped Ukraine’s parliamentary election on Oct. 26 would help bring stability to country. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin pledges help to sanctions-hit companies, banks
    Oct02

    Russia's Putin pledges help to sanctions-hit companies, banks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday the government would help companies hit by Western sanctions over Ukraine and that it would increase the capital of domestic banks. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine energy minister, Oettinger to meet over Russia gas talks
    Oct02

    Ukraine energy minister, Oettinger to meet over Russia gas talks

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukrainian Energy Minister Yuri Prodan is scheduled to meet European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger on Thursday in an attempt to work out a date and venue for the next round of talks with Russia aimed at resolving a gas crisis. …read more Source: The...

    War severs Ukraine’s industrial arteries as economy sinks
    Oct02

    War severs Ukraine’s industrial arteries as economy sinks

    The bloody conflict in Ukraine’s east is severing the arteries that connect the nation’s economy.Merkel tells Putin Moscow has duty to temper separatists in UkraineMoscow residents rally in support of victims of Ukraine warNATO allies join Ukraine in military drill, ceasefire holds …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Merkel tells Putin Moscow has duty to temper separatists in Ukraine
    Oct02

    Merkel tells Putin Moscow has duty to temper separatists in Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed to Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Wednesday that Moscow had a duty to temper pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine, a spokesman for the German government said. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Asian stocks down on recovery, Ebola worries
    Oct02

    Asian stocks down on recovery, Ebola worries

    Asian stocks fell Thursday amid worries about the strength of U.S. and European recoveries and the first American case of Ebola.KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index lost 1.7 percent to 15,815.45 points and South Korea’s Kospi fell 0.9 percent to 1,973.31. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 declined 0.7 percent to 5,295.7. Stocks in...

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