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    Scrapping of pipeline shows Putin has left Russia with very few friends
    Dec03

    Scrapping of pipeline shows Putin has left Russia with very few friends

    <br>For much of this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin has seemed to be playing one move ahead of the West in the showdown over Ukraine. But the cancellation of a multibillion-dollar … …read more Source: Big News...

    Russian ruble extends losses
    Dec03

    Russian ruble extends losses

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Russian ruble has extended a week of decline, fueled by low oil prices and Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine’s crisis.The ruble traded 1.7 percent lower at 54.8 against the U.S. dollar on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Foreigners in Ukraine parliament
    Dec03

    Foreigners in Ukraine parliament

    Ukraine has handed foreigners top posts in a new reformist government it says is aimed at rooting out endemic corruption. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine hands foreigners government posts
    Dec03

    Ukraine hands foreigners government posts

    A US citizen is among several foreigners appointed to top posts in a new Ukrainian reformist government. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Vladimir Putin, oil, rouble all headed for 63 – or why Russia is shrugging off sanctions
    Dec02

    Vladimir Putin, oil, rouble all headed for 63 – or why Russia is shrugging off sanctions

    Despite a worsening economy, Russians are laughing off Western sanctions aimed at getting Russia to change course on Ukraine. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    NATO ministers boost support for Ukraine (AFP)
    Dec02

    NATO ministers boost support for Ukraine (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – NATO foreign ministers approved fresh support for Ukraine and condemned Russia Tuesday for backing pro-Moscow rebels as the alliance signed off on its new training mission in Afghanistan. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine, Russian rebels reach airport truce
    Dec02

    Ukraine, Russian rebels reach airport truce

    Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists have agreed to a truce at Donetsk airport – ground zero in a war that has killed more than 4000 people. …read more Source:...

    Truce reached for Ukraine airport
    Dec02

    Truce reached for Ukraine airport

    UKRAINE and pro-Russian separatists have agreed to a temporary ceasefire at rebel-held Donetsk airport where fierce fighting has raged since May. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine names US national Jaresko as finance minister (AFP)
    Dec02

    Ukraine names US national Jaresko as finance minister (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday confirmed US national Natalia Jaresko as finance minister while handing the economy portfolio to Lithuanian investment banker Aivaras Abromavicius in a new government designed to sweep out graft. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine lawmakers reappoint defence, foreign ministers to new government (AFP)
    Dec02

    Ukraine lawmakers reappoint defence, foreign ministers to new government (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine lawmakers on Tuesday reappointed the current defence and foreign ministers to a new government formed after an October election put a new pro-Western coalition in charge of parliament. …read more Source: The West...

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