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    Estonian election too close to call
    Feb26

    Estonian election too close to call

    The ruling, liberal Reform Party and the centre-left opposition Centre Party are neck and neck in opinion polls ahead of a general election in Estonia on Sunday (1 March). The polls put the Reform Party of Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas on 23% of the vote, with the Centre Party on 22% and the Social Democrats, the current junior coalition partner,...

    Why oil is not yet a blessing for the eastern Mediterranean
    Feb26

    Why oil is not yet a blessing for the eastern Mediterranean

    On an economist’s map, the eastern Mediterranean looks like a good spot in which to find and transport oil and gas. To the south, east, north and north-west lie energy-hungry markets. But put country names on the map – Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Israel and Egypt – and hydrocarbons seem like the fuel of a geopolitical nightmare. Still, for a...

    Ukraine heaps on economic pressure as central bank confuses, truce takes hold
    Feb26

    Ukraine heaps on economic pressure as central bank confuses, truce takes hold

    KIEV/MAKIYVKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine came under greater economic pressure after unexpectedly banning most currency trading and then abruptly reversing course, wreaking havoc on the hryvnia, just as a truce in the east took hold on Wednesday with no combat fatalities reported. …read more Source:...

    A nightmare foretold
    Feb26

    A nightmare foretold

    Screaming a warning that goes unheard is the stuff of nightmares. But for many in the ex-captive nations it is the daily experience of more than two decades. Following Vladimir Putin’s triumph in Minsk, Western leaders and pundits are beginning, belatedly, to notice that Russia is not just unpleasant, but menacing, and that we lack means of...

    Putin threatens to turn off Europe’s gas supply within days over Ukraine conflict
    Feb26

    Putin threatens to turn off Europe’s gas supply within days over Ukraine conflict

    Days after Britain announced it was sending 75 troops to Ukraine on a training mission President Putin demanded advance payments to keep the gas taps on …read more Source:...

    [Opinion] Rule of law has to be applied to EU sanctions
    Feb25

    [Opinion] Rule of law has to be applied to EU sanctions

    EU sanctions should be subject to much greater scrutiny and oversight than they currently are. …read more Source:...

    Kyiv’s suspension of gas flow to eastern Ukraine ‘smells of genocide’ says Putin
    Feb25

    Kyiv’s suspension of gas flow to eastern Ukraine ‘smells of genocide’ says Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed Kyiv’s decision to cut gas supplies to parts of eastern Ukraine “smells of genocide.” Ukraine’s… …read more Source:...

    The Guardian view on British military trainers in Ukraine: a strong signal | Editorial
    Feb25

    The Guardian view on British military trainers in Ukraine: a strong signal | Editorial

    David Cameron’s move is a gesture, which will not change the balance of force – but it is a gesture of solidarity for a country under assault by Russia“If you let aggression go unchecked, you only store up graver problems for the future.” So said David Cameron, urging a robust international response to Russian military adventures, not in...

    Ukraine truce: No Ukrainian troops killed in east as ceasefire holds
    Feb25

    Ukraine truce: No Ukrainian troops killed in east as ceasefire holds

    A long-awaited truce took hold in eastern Ukraine yesterday, with the army reporting no combat fatalities for the first time in several weeks. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s C-Bank Curbs Foreign Currency Buying to Stem Hryvnia’s Decline
    Feb25

    Ukraine’s C-Bank Curbs Foreign Currency Buying to Stem Hryvnia’s Decline

    Ukraine’s central bank on Wednesday banned all foreign exchange purchases by companies through banks for the rest of the week in a bid to stem a sharp fall in the national currency, the hryvnia. The central bank also intervened in the market to prop up the currency, buying USD 80 M at an official rate of 28 per dollar – close to the...

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