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    Opinion: The Perennial Story of Gulf Oil
    Dec15

    Opinion: The Perennial Story of Gulf Oil

    By the time this article goes to press, oil prices will have suffered huge losses, approaching fifty per cent of their value of just five months ago. The decline in the price of a vital commodity on which some state budgets depend almost completely doubtless brings back memories of previous oil price collapses, and the great suffering of the...

    German lawmaker   and Russia expert   Schockenhoff dies
    Dec14

    German lawmaker and Russia expert Schockenhoff dies

    BERLIN: German conservative lawmaker Andreas Schockenhoff, a foreign policy expert on Russia and France, has died at age 57, his party said on Sunday. Schockenhoff was deputy chairman of the parliamentary group of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats and their Bavarian allies. A lawmaker since 1990, he had also coordinated...

    Kerry, Lavrov Meeting Again on Ukraine Conflict
    Dec14

    Kerry, Lavrov Meeting Again on Ukraine Conflict

    The top U.S. and Russian diplomats are meeting in Rome in a new bid to ease tensions in Ukraine, but their latest talks are complicated by U.S. legislation calling for military aid to be sent to Kyiv forces fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov were...

    Britain to treat wounded Ukrainian soldiers in English hospital
    Dec14

    Britain to treat wounded Ukrainian soldiers in English hospital

    Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said up to five Ukrainian servicemen would be given reconstructive surgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham …read more Source: World...

    Kerry, Lavrov to meet as tensions soar over Ukraine
    Dec14

    Kerry, Lavrov to meet as tensions soar over Ukraine

    Top US diplomat John Kerry is set to meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Rome on Dec. 14, amid anger in Moscow over the prospect of new US sanctions and possible supply of lethal military aid to Ukraine. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Ukraine conflict toll tops 4,600: UN
    Dec13

    Ukraine conflict toll tops 4,600: UN

    KIEV: Fighting between government troops and pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine has left more than 300 people dead in less than a month, taking the overall toll to 4,634, the UN said on Saturday in its latest report on the conflict. Some 10,243 people have been wounded since the conflict erupted in the ex-Soviet republic’s east in April,...

    Ukraine death toll tops 4,600 – Russia threatens response if US sets new sanctions
    Dec13

    Ukraine death toll tops 4,600 – Russia threatens response if US sets new sanctions

    MOSCOW: Russia responded angrily yesterday to news that US senators had passed a bill calling for fresh sanctions against Moscow and the supply of lethal military aid to Ukraine. “Undoubtedly, we will not be able to leave this without a response,” deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov told Interfax news agency ahead of a meeting between the...

    Russia says will react if U.S. imposes new sanctions
    Dec13

    Russia says will react if U.S. imposes new sanctions

    Russia will take counter measures if Washington imposes new sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Saturday.The U.S. Congress has readied new sanctions on Russian weapons companies and investors in the country’s high-tech oil projects, but U.S. President Barack Obama has...

    Ukraine ballet school rejects charity from pro-Putin dancer
    Dec13

    Ukraine ballet school rejects charity from pro-Putin dancer

    Dancer at charity gala had supported the annexation of Crimea …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukraine cheers US vote for military aid, Russia outraged
    Dec13

    Ukraine cheers US vote for military aid, Russia outraged

    Russia’s foreign ministry says new US legislation put a ‘powerful bomb’ under US-Russia bilateral ties …read more Source: Gulf...

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