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    High-stakes Russia-Ukraine-EU gas talks begin in Brussels
    Oct21

    High-stakes Russia-Ukraine-EU gas talks begin in Brussels

    Russia, Ukraine and the EU began crunch gas talks on Oct. 21 to resolve a bitter price dispute and end fears that Moscow could halt crucial energy supplies to Europe this winter. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Controlling Brazil’s Amazonian deforestation
    Oct21

    Controlling Brazil’s Amazonian deforestation

    By Philip Fearnside Brazil’s Amazonian deforestation declined dramatically from 2004 to 2012, and many have been quick to claim credit for the improvement. The Brazilian government has repeatedly claimed that the change is thanks to inspections and fines for illegal clearing, and soy multinationals claim their supply chains are now “green”...

    Total CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow as jet hits snow plough
    Oct21

    Total CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow as jet hits snow plough

    By Vladimir Soldatkin The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when his private jet collided with a snow plough as it was taking off from Moscow’s Vnukovo airport on Monday night. De Margerie’s death leaves a void at the top of one of the world’s biggest listed oil firms at a difficult...

    Ukraine saw 1000 dead or missing in Illovaisk clashes
    Oct21

    Ukraine saw 1000 dead or missing in Illovaisk clashes

    Commission blames the heavy losses on former Defense Ministry and General Staff, who took no action ahead of the attacks …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Pro-Russian rebels end cease-fire agreement with Ukraine
    Oct20

    Pro-Russian rebels end cease-fire agreement with Ukraine

    The pro-Russian separatists continued their attacks against the Ukrainian army in the eastern Ukrainian town of Smeloe, in the Luhansk region …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Shelling in east Ukraine’s Donetsk kills 4 civilians
    Oct19

    Shelling in east Ukraine’s Donetsk kills 4 civilians

    13 Ukrainian servicemen had been wounded in the past 24 hours …read more Source: Gulf...

    Bombing in Ukraine’s Donetsk kills four civilians
    Oct19

    Bombing in Ukraine’s Donetsk kills four civilians

    Pro-Russian rebels clash with government forces in separatist stronghold despite September cease-fire. …read more Source:...

    Military action cannot create success in Donetsk: Poroshenko
    Oct19

    Military action cannot create success in Donetsk: Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko tells national television channel Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics dependent on Ukraine …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine, Russia see imminent end to latest gas war
    Oct19

    Ukraine, Russia see imminent end to latest gas war

    Ukraine and Russia stood on the verge of resolving their latest gas war in time to keep the war-scarred nation and EU clients warm through the winter months. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Sweden steps up hunt for “foreign underwater activity”
    Oct19

    Sweden steps up hunt for “foreign underwater activity”

    By Niklas Pollard Sweden beefed up its military presence in the Stockholm archipelago on Saturday to scour its waters for “foreign underwater activity”, a mobilisation of Swedish ships, troops and helicopters unseen since the Cold War. The search in the Baltic Sea less than 30 miles (50 km) from Stockholm began on Friday and reawakened memories...

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