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    Oil wars – how Kremlin’s $13 billion Indian deal almost fell apart
    Nov16

    Oil wars – how Kremlin’s $13 billion Indian deal almost fell apart

    A multi-billion-dollar Russian deal to buy Indian refiner Essar was nearly sunk at the eleventh hour by a rival bid from Saudi Arabia as the two oil superpowers vie for supremacy across the world. The deal between Essar and a consortium led by Kremlin oil giant Rosneft (ROSN.MM) appeared dead in the water two months ago after Saudi state energy...

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko asks for Donald Trump’s support against ‘Russian aggression’
    Nov16

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko asks for Donald Trump’s support against ‘Russian aggression’

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Uzbekistan votes against UN resolution on human rights violations in Crimea
    Nov16

    Uzbekistan votes against UN resolution on human rights violations in Crimea

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Poroshenko, Trump agree to hold bilateral meeting
    Nov16

    Poroshenko, Trump agree to hold bilateral meeting

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko congratulated Donald Trump on being elected as the US President during a phone conversation on November 15. …read more Source:...

    Merkel to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?
    Nov16

    Merkel to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?

    BERLIN: The shock election of Donald Trump as US president has forced greater responsibility for defending Western values and interests onto German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s shoulders, analysts say, with some even crowning her the new “leader of the free world”. While the last decade has been defined by Britain, France, Germany and the US...

    Kyrgyzstan abstains from UN vote to urge Russia to end human rights abuses in Crimea
    Nov16

    Kyrgyzstan abstains from UN vote to urge Russia to end human rights abuses in Crimea

    The document reaffirms the UN’s commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty over Crimea and urges Russia to immediately end all abuses against the Black Sea territory’s residents, including “arbitrary detentions, torture and other cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment, and to revoke all discriminatory legislation.”...

    Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call
    Nov16

    Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call

    [KIEV] Ukranian president Petro Poroshenko asked Donald Trump for support against “Russian aggression” during a congratulatory telephone conversation with the US president-elect on Tuesday. …read more Source: The Business...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support against ‘Russian aggression’ in telephone call
    Nov16

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support against ‘Russian aggression’ in telephone call

    November 16, 2016 12:15 PMKIEV (AFP) – Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko has asked Mr Donald Trump for support against “Russian aggression” during a congratulatory telephone conversation with the US president-elect. …read more Source: The Straits...

    ?Trump will meet US commitments?
    Nov16

    ?Trump will meet US commitments?

    Nato head Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday said he was sure Donald Trump would live up to all US commitments to the alliance, just days after urging the president-elect not to go it alone. “President-elect Donald Trump stated during the election campaign that he is a big fan of Nato,” Stoltenberg said in Brussels as he arrived for talks...

    UN committee votes to condemn Russian occupation of Crimea
    Nov16

    UN committee votes to condemn Russian occupation of Crimea

    UNITED NATIONS — A key U.N. committee approved a resolution Tuesday condemning Russia’s “temporary occupation” of Crimea and reaffirming the United Nations’ commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty over the Black Sea peninsula. Russia urged the General Assembly’s human rights committee to vote against the resolution, but it was...

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