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    Could a duel solve Ukraine crisis?
    Nov19

    Could a duel solve Ukraine crisis?

    A rebel leader has challenged Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to a duel, saying it could bring peace. …read more Source:...

    Historic McDonald’s re-opens in Moscow
    Nov19

    Historic McDonald’s re-opens in Moscow

    McDonald’s re-opened its flagship restaurant in central Moscow, after authorities lifted a three-month closure. ||| Moscow – McDonald’s on Wednesday re-opened its flagship restaurant in central Moscow, after authorities lifted a three-month closure over alleged sanitary violations.Visitors were let into the store on Pushkin...

    Don’t meddle in Russia affairs, Putin tells US envoy
    Nov19

    Don’t meddle in Russia affairs, Putin tells US envoy

    President Vladimir Putin urged Washington’s new envoy Wednesday (19/11/2014) not to interfere in Russia’s affairs as he accepted credentials from US ambassador John Tefft amid raging tensions. “We are ready for practical cooperation with American partners along various directions guided by the principles of respect for each...

    Ukraine rebels fight boredom of war with tanks and guns
    Nov19

    Ukraine rebels fight boredom of war with tanks and guns

    Bored of war and dreaming of peace, pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine pass the time firing off weapons as months of conflict drag on with no resolution in sight. A group from the “Sword Battalion” are outside Ilovaisk, east of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, testing a weapon just given to them by the self-proclaimed separatist Donetsk...

    Russia urges Kiev to talk directly to separatists
    Nov19

    Russia urges Kiev to talk directly to separatists

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday (19/11/2014) Ukraine’s leaders must talk directly to separatists in the east of the country and should not treat Moscow as a party to the conflict. Kiev and the West accuse Russia of destabilising Ukraine by providing the rebels with money, arms and reinforcements. The West has...

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Putin unshaken by isolation at G-20 Brisbane summit
    Nov19

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Putin unshaken by isolation at G-20 Brisbane summit

    No resolution will leave an unresolved, or ‘frozen’, conflict that makes the east ungovernable for Kiev and hampers Ukraine’s leaders’ drive towards mainstream Europe …read more Source: Business...

    Nato warns on ‘serious’ Russian troop build-up inside Ukraine
    Nov18

    Nato warns on ‘serious’ Russian troop build-up inside Ukraine

    Defence alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg issues stark warning to Moscow over the seven-month conflict …read more Source: Business...

    Rouble, rand, lire strengthen
    Nov18

    Rouble, rand, lire strengthen

    The rouble jumped 0.8 percent and Russian shares rose after the European Union held off imposing new sanctions though broader emerging equities slipped for the fourth day, their mood soured by weak Chinese housing data. ||| London – The rouble jumped 0.8 percent on Tuesday and Russian shares rose after the European Union held off imposing...

    NATO sees ‘very serious’ Russian military Ukraine build-up
    Nov18

    NATO sees ‘very serious’ Russian military Ukraine build-up

    Russia has launched a “very serious” military build-up inside Ukraine and on their shared border, deploying troops and sophisticated equipment including air defence systems, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday. Troops, artillery and “very modern” air defence weapons could be seen “both inside of Ukraine and also on the Russian side of the...

    German FM jets to Kiev, Moscow in bid to revive Ukraine peace plan
    Nov18

    German FM jets to Kiev, Moscow in bid to revive Ukraine peace plan

    Germany’s foreign minister jetted to Kiev and Moscow on Tuesday (18/11/2014) in a bid to revive a failing peace plan in east Ukraine, as deadly fighting pushed EU-Russia relations to breaking point. Berlin’s top diplomat Frank-Walter Steinmeier was set to hold key talks with Ukraine’s pro-Western leaders before heading to Moscow...

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