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    Rouble jumps on Russia rate hike
    Dec16

    Rouble jumps on Russia rate hike

    The rouble jumped against the dollar after Russia sharply increased its benchmark interest rate in a bid to halt a…Russia’s central bank made a drastic interest rate move overnight, raising its key rate from 10.5% to 17%. The bank said the move was to try to ease the rouble’s recent fall in value. The rouble has lost almost 50%...

    Russian rouble in free fall from oil price, EU sanctions
    Dec16

    Russian rouble in free fall from oil price, EU sanctions

    Russia’s central bank has shored up the rouble by raising the key interest rate from 10 to 17 percent, its biggest move since 1998. …read more Source:...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 16 Dec 2014
    Dec16

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 16 Dec 2014

    SYDNEY SIEGE DEAD PRAISED FOR HEROISMThe two hostages who died in yesterday’s siege in a Sydney café have been praised for their heroism. Archbishop Anthony Fisher said café manager Tori Johnson had tried to grab a gun from Man Haron Monis, only for it to go off and kill him. He said Victim Katrina Dawson died shielding a pregnant friend....

    Ukrainian PM appeals for help from NATO, EU
    Dec16

    Ukrainian PM appeals for help from NATO, EU

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has urged NATO to do more to help his country’s military as it struggles to quell a pro-Russian insurgency. He also appealed to the European Union for urgent financial help. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukrainian PM appeals to EU for immediate financial aid
    Dec16

    Ukrainian PM appeals to EU for immediate financial aid

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk appealed to the European Union for urgent financial aid on Monday, saying the government was doing all it could to fix a shattered economy but needed help. …read more Source:...

    Obama administration says no decision yet on Russia sanctions bill
    Dec15

    Obama administration says no decision yet on Russia sanctions bill

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration is looking at a bill that would authorize new sanctions on Russia over its activities in Ukraine, and has not yet made a decision on whether the president will sign the measure, a senior administration official said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Chevron calls off Ukraine shale project
    Dec15

    Chevron calls off Ukraine shale project

    Cancellation deals a further blow to war-torn economy …read more Source: Financial...

    Bulgarian FM Responds to Medvedev, Points to Struggling Russian Economy
    Dec15

    Bulgarian FM Responds to Medvedev, Points to Struggling Russian Economy

    Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov responded on Monday to an earlier comment of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on the negative consequences of Bulgaria’s membership to the European Union (EU). Mitov told journalists in Brussels that if he was in Medvedev’s position, he would be more worried about the state of the Russian...

    US Chevron Considers Retreat from Shale Gas Project – Ukraine
    Dec15

    US Chevron Considers Retreat from Shale Gas Project – Ukraine

    Senior Ukrainian official Valeriy Chaliy announced on Monday that US energy giant Chevron considers to retreat from the shale gas project that had been agreed in November 2013. Ukraine reached an agreement with Chevron shortly before the anti-government protests in Kiev toppled then President Viktor Yanukovich and ensued in the ongoing conflict...

    Bayern heads for match in war-torn Ukraine
    Dec15

    Bayern heads for match in war-torn Ukraine

    Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola admitted Monday he is relishing facing Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League when the clubs meet for the first time in the last 16. …read more Source: The Local...

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