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    Putin Strengthens Ties with Georgia Breakaway Region
    Nov24

    Putin Strengthens Ties with Georgia Breakaway Region

    SOCHI, RUSSIA—President Vladimir Putin signed a “strategic partnership” agreement with Georgia’s breakaway region of Abkhazia on Monday, angering Tbilisi, which said Moscow was looking to annex the territory. Russia and Georgia fought a war in 2008 over Abkhazia and a twin region of South Ossetia, provoking the worst crisis between Moscow...

    Russia Suspends Coal Supplies to Ukraine
    Nov24

    Russia Suspends Coal Supplies to Ukraine

    KYIV—Ukraine’s energy minister said on Monday Russia had suspended coal supplies to Ukraine, a blow to domestic energy suppliers who are struggling with a severe lack of raw fuel for power plants due to a separatist conflict in the industrial east. On November 12 Prodan said Ukraine would have to rely on Russian coal to get through the...

    Poroshenko: Lithuania to Supply Ukraine With Military Aid
    Nov24

    Poroshenko: Lithuania to Supply Ukraine With Military Aid

    KYIV—Lithuania is to provide Ukraine with some military aid to help in its fight against pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday… …read more Source:...

    Lithuania to supply Ukraine with military aid
    Nov24

    Lithuania to supply Ukraine with military aid

    “We have agreed on supplies of concrete elements of concrete armaments for the Ukrainian armed forces,” Poroshenko said after talks with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite. …read more Source: World...

    Russia to Lose Billions Over Sanctions, Falling Oil Prices
    Nov24

    Russia to Lose Billions Over Sanctions, Falling Oil Prices

    Russia’s finance minister says Russia is on a course to lose more than $100 billion due to Western sanctions and falling oil prices. Anton Siluanov said Monday at an economic forum in Moscow that Russia could lose as much as $40 billion per year because of Western sanctions. The United States and the European Union have imposed several...

    Minister: Russia to lose some $40 bn a year due to sanctions
    Nov24

    Minister: Russia to lose some $40 bn a year due to sanctions

    Russia is set to lose around $40 billion per year due to Western sanctions over Ukraine, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said Monday.”We are losing around $40 billion per year due to geopolitical sanctions and we are losing some $90 to $100 billion per year due to oil prices falling 30 percent,” Siluanov said in a speech at an...

    Russia to lose some $40 bn a year due to sanctions
    Nov24

    Russia to lose some $40 bn a year due to sanctions

    Russia is set to lose around $40 billion (32 billion euros) per year due to Western sanctions over the Ukraine conflict … …read more Source: Gulf...

    Russia to lose some $40 bn a year due to sanctions: minister
    Nov24

    Russia to lose some $40 bn a year due to sanctions: minister

    Russia is set to lose around $40 billion (32 billiUon euros) per year due to Western sanctions over the Ukraine conflict, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said Monday. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Three more Ukrainian soldiers killed – military
    Nov24

    Three more Ukrainian soldiers killed – military

    More than 4,300 people have been killed overall since the separatist rebellions erupted in eastern Ukraine in April, according to the United Nation data. …read more Source: World...

    U.S. troops to remain in Baltics, Poland next year
    Nov24

    U.S. troops to remain in Baltics, Poland next year

    Several hundred U.S. troops were deployed in Poland and the three Baltic states of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia earlier this year after Russia seized Ukraine’s Crimea region …read more Source: World...

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