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    Hope, obstacles as Russia, Ukraine seek gas deal
    Oct20

    Hope, obstacles as Russia, Ukraine seek gas deal

    A tentative agreement between the Ukrainian and Russian presidents has raised hopes of ending a dispute. ||| Moscow/Kiev – A tentative agreement between the Ukrainian and Russian presidents has raised hopes of ending a dispute in which Moscow has halted natural gas supplies to Kiev, but several obstacles still have be overcome. Movement on...

    Sweden hunts for ‘foreign sub’ in its waters
    Oct20

    Sweden hunts for ‘foreign sub’ in its waters

    Sweden is trying to locate a mysterious underwater vessel seen in its Baltic Sea territory. ||| Stockholm – Sweden released on Sunday a grainy photo of a mysterious vessel in Stockholm’s archipelago, as the military hunted for a foreign submarine or divers in the country’s biggest such mobilisation since the Cold War. The search...

    Man searches MH17 crash site for relative
    Oct20

    Man searches MH17 crash site for relative

    A Dutch relative of a victim of Flight MH17 has travelled to the crash site to search for the remains of his missing cousin. ||| The Hague – A Dutch relative of a victim of downed Flight MH17 has travelled to the crash site in eastern Ukraine to search for the remains of his missing cousin, Dutch television reported on Sunday.National...

    ‘China, Russia mull high-speed rail link’
    Oct17

    ‘China, Russia mull high-speed rail link’

    China and Russia are considering building a high-speed rail line thousands of kilometres from Moscow to Beijing. ||| Beijing – China and Russia are considering building a high-speed rail line thousands of kilometres from Moscow to Beijing that would cut the journey time from six days on the celebrated Trans-Siberian to two, Chinese media...

    ‘German stimulus could backfire’
    Oct17

    ‘German stimulus could backfire’

    The German economy, currently slowing sharply, does not need additional stimulus and any such measures could backfire. ||| Riga – The German economy, currently slowing sharply, does not need additional stimulus and any such measures could backfire, the head of the central bank or Bundesbank, warned on Friday. “With the economy operating at...

    Dutch premier meets Putin on MH17 disaster
    Oct17

    Dutch premier meets Putin on MH17 disaster

    Mark Rutte pushed Russian leader Vladimir Putin for “maximum co-operation” in the probe into Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. ||| The Hague – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has met Russian President Vladimir Putin to demand “maximum co-operation” in the probe into Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, the Dutch top politician has said.“I have just...

    Putin accuses Obama of meddling
    Oct16

    Putin accuses Obama of meddling

    Putin has accused Obama of a hostile attitude towards Russia, warning against “attempts to blackmail” Moscow. ||| Moscow – President Vladimir Putin accused US counterpart Barack Obama of a hostile attitude towards Russia, warning against “attempts to blackmail” Moscow.Speaking ahead of his visit to EU aspirant Serbia on Thursday and key...

    All eyes on Putin for ASEM talks
    Oct16

    All eyes on Putin for ASEM talks

    Russian leader Vladimir Putin will take centre stage at the Asia-Europe summit in Milan this week. ||| Milan – Vladimir Putin will take centre stage at an Asia-Europe (ASEM) summit that opens on Thursday in Milan, where the Russian leader is to hold face-to-face talks with Ukraine counterpart Petro Poroshenko.The headline theme of the...

    Namibia starts to diversify its beef market by exporting to China and Russia
    Oct16

    Namibia starts to diversify its beef market by exporting to China and Russia

    Namibia is opening new markets for its beef in China and Russia as it seeks to reduce its reliance on demand from consumers in the EU and South Africa. ||| Felix Njini WindhoekNamibia is opening new markets for its beef in China and Russia as it seeks to reduce its reliance on demand from consumers in the EU and South Africa.Namibia had sent “a...

    Activist fined for ‘stabbing Putin’
    Oct15

    Activist fined for ‘stabbing Putin’

    A member of the Femen movement was slapped with a fine for impaling a wax statue of Vladimir Putin with a stake, while bare-breasted. ||| PARIS – A Ukrainian member of the Femen movement was slapped with over 6 000 euros ($7 300) in fines on Wednesday for impaling a wax statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin with a stake, while...

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