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    Fighting in eastern Ukraine worst since February: OSCE

    In February, a surge of violence around the government-held industrial town of Avdiivka cut off power and water to thousands of civilians on the front line. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    Less and Less Meaningful:  Anti-Russia Sanctions ‘Aren’t Important’ – Professor
    Dec17

    Less and Less Meaningful: Anti-Russia Sanctions ‘Aren’t Important’ – Professor

    On Thursday, EU leaders agreed to prolong their anti-Russia sanctions another six months, until July of 2018. The sanctions otherwise would have expired on January 31, 2018. The EU has imposed sanctions against Russia in response to Crimea’s reunification with Russia, as well as the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine. “Inherited policies...

    Less and Less Meaningful:  Anti-Russia Sanctions ‘Aren’t Important’ – Professor
    Dec17

    Less and Less Meaningful: Anti-Russia Sanctions ‘Aren’t Important’ – Professor

    On Thursday, EU leaders agreed to prolong their anti-Russia sanctions another six months, until July of 2018. The sanctions otherwise would have expired on January 31, 2018. The EU has imposed sanctions against Russia in response to Crimea’s reunification with Russia, as well as the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine. “Inherited policies...

    New Austrian Government Rules Out EU Referendum
    Dec17

    New Austrian Government Rules Out EU Referendum

    Future Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (L) of the conservative People’s Party (OeVP) and incoming vice-chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache of the far-right Freedom Party (FPOe) give a joint press conference to unveil their joint programme on December 16, 2017 in Vienna, Austria. PHOTO: ALEX HALADA / AFP Austria’s new coalition...

    EU leaders formally approve second Brexit phase
    Dec15

    EU leaders formally approve second Brexit phase

    The European Union (EU) has given the formal green light for a second phase of negotiations on Britain’s departure from the bloc. The talks will now focus on a transition period and the future trading relationship between the two sides.  EU leaders meeting in Brussels said on Friday that the way was clear for the opening of the second...

    Putin says Russians will reject opposition ‘coup’ at annual press conference
    Dec15

    Putin says Russians will reject opposition ‘coup’ at annual press conference

    Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke about his re-election bid, Olympic doping, North Korea and US leader Donald Trump in his annual press conference © SPUTNIK/AFP / Alexey DRUZHININMoscow, Russian Federation, Dec 14 – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said the opposition was hoping for a “coup”, during a marathon press conference...

    Baumgarten Accident Showed Necessity to Diversify Gas Supply Routes – Gazprom

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The explosion at the gas hub in Austria’s Baumgarten, where Russian gas is fed through the Ukrainian-Slovak corridor, showed that in order to enhance the EU energy security, “more routes for the transportation of natural gas through pipelines are available to Europe, the more reliable the energy security of the continent...

    Strategy: How Max Levchin cofounded and built PayPal into a payments monster after 6 pivots and a bitter rivalry with Elon Musk
    Dec10

    Strategy: How Max Levchin cofounded and built PayPal into a payments monster after 6 pivots and a bitter rivalry with Elon Musk

    Max Levchin cofounded PayPal, took it public, and sold it to eBay. Now he's leading a loan startup. Here's how he did it. Max Levchin founded PayPal with Peter Thiel in 1999, and it grew with the help of Elon Musk and Reid Hoffman. PayPal went public and was sold to eBay in 2002 for $1.5 billion. He is now the CEO of Affirm, an online...

    Man Utd, Man City face clash of ice and fire
    Dec10

    Man Utd, Man City face clash of ice and fire

    Manchester United and Manchester City will have to contend with snow and sub-zero temperatures, as well as each other, in Sunday’s Premier League title showdown at Old Trafford. Snow is forecast to fall across northwest England in the hours leading up to kick-off and temperatures are set to drop to -1 degree Celsius (30 Fahrenheit). While...

    Man Utd, Man City face clash of ice and fire
    Dec10

    Man Utd, Man City face clash of ice and fire

    Manchester United and Manchester City will have to contend with snow and sub-zero temperatures, as well as each other, in Sunday’s Premier League title showdown at Old Trafford. Snow is forecast to fall across northwest England in the hours leading up to kick-off and temperatures are set to drop to -1 degree Celsius (30 Fahrenheit). While...

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