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    German business warns ruble plunge will ‘affect us all’
    Dec17

    German business warns ruble plunge will ‘affect us all’

    A German business group on Wednesday cautioned against “Schadenfreude” over Russia’s currency woes, predicting a 20-percent drop in German exports to the country this year and the risk of worse to come. The ruble’s sharp drop would further damage trade, already hurt by Western sanctions amid the Ukraine crisis, and slash revenues of...

    Poroshenko begins Poland visit, will address parliament
    Dec17

    Poroshenko begins Poland visit, will address parliament

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met with Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski after arriving in Warsaw on Wednesday, beginning a two-day visit t …read more Source: The New...

    News24.com | Putin holds late-night Ukraine talks with EU
    Dec17

    News24.com | Putin holds late-night Ukraine talks with EU

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and his French, German and Ukrainian counterparts have agreed in a phone call that talks surrounding eastern Ukraine are to resume as soon as possible. …read more Source:...

    News24.com | Merkel calls Putin over Ukraine, amid ruble plunge
    Dec17

    News24.com | Merkel calls Putin over Ukraine, amid ruble plunge

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss possible steps to secure a comprehensive cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Putin holds late-night talks on Ukraine with European leaders
    Dec17

    Putin holds late-night talks on Ukraine with European leaders

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and his French, German and Ukrainian counterparts agreed in a phonecall early Wednesday that they wanted talks be …read more Source: The New...

    Putin can choose a path to end sanctions: Kerry
    Dec16

    Putin can choose a path to end sanctions: Kerry

    US and European sanctions against Russia could be lifted within days if President Vladimir Putin makes the right choices in Ukraine, top US diplomat John Kerry said Tuesday. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    News24.com | Lawmakers press Obama to back Russian sanctions
    Dec16

    News24.com | Lawmakers press Obama to back Russian sanctions

    Republicans and Democrats have spoken with one voice in pressing President Obama to sign legislation that would slap new sanctions on Russia while providing weapons and other assistance to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Moscow shifts to tougher economic relationship with Ukraine
    Dec15

    Moscow shifts to tougher economic relationship with Ukraine

    Moving closer to the European Union offers no panacea for Ukraine’s financial problems and will mean big losses in economic ties with Moscow, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an article published on Monday (15/12/2014). He said Moscow had for many years provided generous terms in deals with Kiev which had helped build up...

    Moscow shifts to tougher economic relationship with Ukraine – PM
    Dec15

    Moscow shifts to tougher economic relationship with Ukraine – PM

    Moving closer to the European Union offers no panacea for Ukraine’s financial problems and will mean big losses in economic ties with Moscow, Russi …read more Source: The New...

    Russian measures fail to halt rouble’s slide
    Dec15

    Russian measures fail to halt rouble’s slide

    The Russian rouble dropped to a new low of almost 58 (R11) to the dollar, continuing a slide that traders said led the central bank to intervene in the market on Friday after an interest rate hike failed to break the currency’s fall. ||| Reuters and Bloomberg MoscowTHE RUSSIAN rouble dropped to a new low of almost 58 (R11) to the dollar,...

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