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    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:...

    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...

    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:...

    New peace deal for Luhansk?
    Dec02

    New peace deal for Luhansk?

    Ukraine’s military and separatist forces have agreed “in principle” on a new ceasefire in the rebel-held Luhansk region. ||| Kiev – Ukraine’s military and separatist forces have agreed “in principle” on a new ceasefire from December 5 in the rebel-held Luhansk region in the east of the country, the OSCE security group said. The...

    Shanghai surges to three-year high
    Dec02

    Shanghai surges to three-year high

    Asian shares rose on Tuesday, with energy firms clawing back some losses as oil prices recovered from multi-year lows. ||| Asian shares rose Tuesday, with energy firms clawing back some losses as oil prices recovered from multi-year lows, while Shanghai surged to a three-year high on hopes for more Chinese government easing.The Russian ruble...

    NATO ministers chart course on Ukraine, Afghanistan
    Dec02

    NATO ministers chart course on Ukraine, Afghanistan

    NATO foreign ministers met in Brussels on Tuesday (02/12/2014) aiming to plot a new course after a “year of aggression” from Ukraine to the Middle East and the end of the alliance’s combat mission in Afghanistan. New chief Jens Stoltenberg said as he arrived that US Secretary of State John Kerry and other ministers from the 28-nation group...

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