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    EU Nations Agree to Let European Commission Review Oil, Gas Deals
    Dec08

    EU Nations Agree to Let European Commission Review Oil, Gas Deals

    EU nations agreed Wednesday to allow the European Commission to vet their oil and gas deals with third countries like Russia to guard against anti-competitive practices and supply disruptions. Overcoming resistance from member states wary of ceding sovereignty, the EU executive welcomed the deal with the bloc’s 28 nations and the European...

    After Trump bashes Boeing’s ‘ridiculous’ Air Force One costs, Ukrainian company offers its services
    Dec08

    After Trump bashes Boeing’s ‘ridiculous’ Air Force One costs, Ukrainian company offers its services

    After President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to blast Boeing for its “ridiculous” and “out of control” Air Force One replacement costs, another aircraft manufacturer offered its services. The Ukrainian state-owned Antonov Company tweeted directly at Trump Wednesday, asking, “May be it is better to consider #Antonov aircraft as Air...

    Europa League: Mourinho blasts ‘rock’ hard Ukraine pitch
    Dec07

    Europa League: Mourinho blasts ‘rock’ hard Ukraine pitch

    Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho blasted the “rock” hard surface at Chernomorets Stadium ahead of Thursday’s Europa League clash with Ukraine’s Zorya Luhansk, insisting it may take a “miracle”… …read more Source:...

    Glencore and Qatar buy $11.3bn stake in Russia’s largest oil company
    Dec07

    Glencore and Qatar buy $11.3bn stake in Russia’s largest oil company

    Glencore and Qatar buy a 20% stake in Rosneft, Russia’s biggest oil company, despite US and EU sanctions. …read more Source:...

    Barca equals 20-goal record
    Dec07

    Barca equals 20-goal record

    BARCELONA – Barcelona defeated Borussia Moenchengladbach 4-0 to match the 20-goal scoring record in the group stage of the Champions League, but Lionel Messi fell short of equaling Cristiano Ronaldo’s 11-goal mark in the first phase of the tournament. Messi’s 10th goal and Arda Turan’s hat trick helped Barcelona reach the 20...

    NATO Chief Urges Allies to Maintain Sanctions Against Russia
    Dec07

    NATO Chief Urges Allies to Maintain Sanctions Against Russia

    NATO’s chief urged allies to maintain sanctions against Russia as foreign ministers wrapped up a two-day meeting in Brussels. The meeting also focused on European security and the upcoming Trump administration in the United States. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said cease-fire violations have increased massively in eastern...

    Nato urges continued sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Dec07

    Nato urges continued sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Brussels: Damaging EU economic sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis must be kept in place to force Moscow to meet its Minsk ceasefire commitments, Nato head Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday. His comments come as the European Union discusses renewal of the sanctions amid doubts about their effectiveness and cost, and concerns that...

    International Olympic Committee extends sanctions on Russia for doping
    Dec07

    International Olympic Committee extends sanctions on Russia for doping

    The IOC on Wednesday extended the provisional sanctions imposed on the country over allegations of systematic cheating and coverups. …read more Source: Global...

    Trump Must Learn from Past Mistakes on Russia
    Dec07

    Trump Must Learn from Past Mistakes on Russia

    Julie Newton Politics, Eurasia A future administration should avoid provocation and emphasize shared interests. Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the future of U.S.-Russia...

    Arsenal punching their weight again in Euro territory
    Dec07

    Arsenal punching their weight again in Euro territory

    ‘It’s difficult to know (the advantages of finishing top) you feel a bit less guilty. We have done our job and let’s see what happens’ The true value of Arsenal’s table-topping display against Basel will not become clear until Monday’s draw for the Champions League last 16 but a 4-1 win proved they are starting to...