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    Putin promises to help the poor
    Dec18

    Putin promises to help the poor

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has attempted to assuage fears of economic collapse. ||| Moscow – President Vladimir Putin on Thursday attempted to assuage fears of economic collapse and promised rapid recovery as he faced hundreds of journalists during the worst financial crisis of his rule.Speaking at his annual press-conference, the...

    Merkel says Russia sanctions remain ‘unavoidable’
    Dec18

    Merkel says Russia sanctions remain ‘unavoidable’

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed that Europe’s goal remains a free and whole Ukraine and that Western sanctions against Russia remain unavoidable until that goal is reached. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    News24.com | Western sanctions on Russia may last for decades
    Dec18

    News24.com | Western sanctions on Russia may last for decades

    Western sanctions over Russia’s role in the Ukraine crisis are likely to last ‘for a very long time’, Russian economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev says. …read more Source:...

    Western sanctions may last for decades – Russian minister
    Dec18

    Western sanctions may last for decades – Russian minister

    Sanctions over Russia’s role in the Ukraine are likely to last “for a very long time”, Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev says. ||| Moscow – Western sanctions over Russia’s role in the Ukraine crisis are likely to last “for a very long time”, possibly decades, Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev told Vedomosti newspaper. “When a US...

    Russia’s financial crisis poses a global threat
    Dec18

    Russia’s financial crisis poses a global threat

    RUSSIA’S escalating financial crisis risks spilling beyond its borders and endangering parts of the global economy. ||| Josh Boak WashingtonRUSSIA’S escalating financial crisis risks spilling beyond its borders and endangering parts of the global economy. With economies in Europe, Japan, China and Latin America already ailing, fresh...

    News24.com | Poroshenko: Ukraine is a new, changing country
    Dec17

    News24.com | Poroshenko: Ukraine is a new, changing country

    Ukraine’s president has urged Poland’s politicians and business people to intensify ties with his country as it reforms to follow European standards. …read more Source:...

    Panic mood hits Russian economy
    Dec17

    Panic mood hits Russian economy

    Russia has scrambled to halt a run on the ruble in the worst economic crisis of President Vladimir Putin’s 15 years in power. ||| Moscow – Russia scrambled on Wednesday to halt a run on the ruble, selling billions of reserves to prop up the currency in the worst economic crisis of President Vladimir Putin’s 15 years in power.At...

    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:...

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