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    Ukraine separatists vote in controversial election
    Nov02

    Ukraine separatists vote in controversial election

    Separatists in eastern Ukraine are voting in controversial, Russian-backed leadership elections that Kiev and the West have refused to recognise. …read more Source:...

    Eastern Ukraine starts voting
    Nov02

    Eastern Ukraine starts voting

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine began voting in controversial elections, as heavy fighting continues. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says EU to be guarantor in any Russia gas deal
    Nov01

    Ukraine says EU to be guarantor in any Russia gas deal

    Ukraine and the European Union have agreed that the EU’s executive arm will serve as guarantor in any agreement for Russia to supply Ukraine with gas, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Thursday (30/10/2014). Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, meanwhile, said Moscow and Kiev could sign a gas deal later in the day if all...

    Russia will resume gas transfer when Ukraine pays up
    Nov01

    Russia will resume gas transfer when Ukraine pays up

    Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week, officials said Friday (31/10/2014). Alexei Miller, chief of Russia’s state-controlled Gazprom natural gas giant, made the statement hours after Russia, Ukraine and the European Union thrashed out a $4.6...

    Human remains found at MH17 crash site
    Nov01

    Human remains found at MH17 crash site

    Experts have recovered more remains of victims at the Malaysia Airlines crash site, the Dutch government said. ||| Amsterdam – Experts have recovered more remains of victims at the Malaysia Airlines crash site, the Dutch government said late Friday, three and a half months after the Boeing 777 went down over the skies of eastern Ukraine.The...

    Bombardments ahead of Ukraine separatist vote
    Nov01

    Bombardments ahead of Ukraine separatist vote

    Artillery explosions can be heard every few seconds in Donetsk on the eve of separatist elections that Ukraine and its Western backers say will undermine an increasingly hollow truce accord …read more Source: Business...

    Ukraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism
    Nov01

    Ukraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism

    Rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine are preparing to elect a parliament and leader in a vote that has been roundly condemned by the international community but backed by Russia. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    US slams eastern Ukraine vote
    Nov01

    US slams eastern Ukraine vote

    The USA has said it would not recognise elections held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Emerging stocks lifted by Japan
    Oct31

    Emerging stocks lifted by Japan

    Emerging stocks were on track for their biggest weekly gains in six months, buoyed by Japan’s surprise move to ramp up its stimulus programme and strong United States growth data. ||| London – Emerging stocks were on track for their biggest weekly gains in six months on Friday, buoyed by Japan’s surprise move to ramp up its...

    Russia central bank hikes rate to 9.5%
    Oct31

    Russia central bank hikes rate to 9.5%

    Russia’s central bank jacked up its interest rates by 1.5 percentage points to 9.5 percent, after Western sanctions over Ukraine sent the ruble plunging and halted growth. ||| Mosow – Russia’s central bank on Friday jacked up its interest rates by 1.5 percentage points to 9.5 percent, after Western sanctions over Ukraine sent...

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