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    Ceasefire largely holding around Ukraine airport
    Dec03

    Ceasefire largely holding around Ukraine airport

    Bursts of exploding shells echoed across the Ukrainian rebel-held city of Donetsk on Wednesday but a ceasefire at the disputed airport appeared to be holding one day into a tenuous local truce. An AFP reporter said the calm was shattered just before noon by the sound of several Grad missiles that appeared to have been fired from rebel-held...

    EU, U.S. present Russia with united sanctions, energy front -draft
    Dec03

    EU, U.S. present Russia with united sanctions, energy front -draft

    U.S. and EU leaders will on Wednesday pledge to work together on sanctions and on strengthening the energy security of Europe and Ukraine, as they see …read more Source: The New...

    Carter tapped to succeed Hagel
    Dec03

    Carter tapped to succeed Hagel

    US President Barack Obama has reportedly settled on technocrat Ashton Carter as his fourth defence secretary. ||| Washington – Can a career Washington technocrat break into US President Barack Obama’s tight-knit inner circle and oversee the world’s most powerful military? It looks like former Pentagon official Ashton Carter is...

    Russian economy heading for recession
    Dec03

    Russian economy heading for recession

    Russia’s economy may enter its first recession since 2009 in the first quarter, Deputy Economy Minister Alexei Vedev said, as the Ukraine conflict and lower oil prices exact a toll on the world’s biggest energy exporter. ||| Olga Tanas MoscowRUSSIA’S economy may enter its first recession since 2009 in the first quarter, Deputy...

    Ukraine hands foreigners top govt posts
    Dec03

    Ukraine hands foreigners top govt posts

    Ukraine handed foreigners – including a US citizen – top posts in a new reformist government on Tuesday aimed at rooting out endemic corruption. …read more Source:...

    Russia to step in to help Gazprombank
    Dec03

    Russia to step in to help Gazprombank

    Gazprombank at least the third lender to receive capital injection since US and EU sanctions curb ability to borrow …read more Source: Business...

    News24.com | US to discuss new Russia sanctions with Europe
    Dec02

    News24.com | US to discuss new Russia sanctions with Europe

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will talk to European allies this week about imposing further sanctions on Russia if pro-Moscow separatists in Ukraine do not halt violence. …read more Source:...

    News24.com | Ukraine government, rebels agree on new cease-fire
    Dec02

    News24.com | Ukraine government, rebels agree on new cease-fire

    Ukrainian government troops and Russian-backed separatist forces in the Luhansk region have agreed on a new cease-fire, international monitors say. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria rejects Russian accusations on South Stream
    Dec02

    Bulgaria rejects Russian accusations on South Stream

    Bulgaria’s president played down on Tuesday any responsibility for the shelving by Russia of the multi-billion-dollar South Stream gas pipeline project to deliver Russian gas to Europe. “It is clear to everyone that South Stream is not a project only between Russia and Bulgaria but between Russia and the EU… The decision is entirely in the...

    New truce for Ukraine?
    Dec02

    New truce for Ukraine?

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels “agreed in principle” on a ceasefire in one separatist province and were working to conclude a broader truce. …read more Source:...

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