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    Russian stocks, ruble and oligarchs’ wealth all take a hit in wake of U.S. sanctions
    Apr09

    Russian stocks, ruble and oligarchs’ wealth all take a hit in wake of U.S. sanctions

    Russia began to feel the pinch from the latest round of U.S. sanctions Monday as the ruble dropped nearly 2% against the dollar and stocks took their biggest drop since the world reacted to Moscow’s annexation of Crimea. Russia’s top stock indexes, Mossbirge and the RTS, dropped by 9% and almost… …read more Source: Los...

    Nord Stream 2 Going Full Throttle Despite Ukraine’s Protests, US Threats
    Apr09

    Nord Stream 2 Going Full Throttle Despite Ukraine’s Protests, US Threats

    Ukraine’s efforts to prevent the implementation of Nord Stream 2 appears to be nothing more than a tempest in a teapot as the project continues to move forward. On April 5 Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada adopted a resolution “on the inadmissibility of construction of the North Stream 2 gas pipeline and the Russian Federation’s monopoly...

    African Migrants in Limbo After Israel Nixes Resettlement Plan
    Apr09

    African Migrants in Limbo After Israel Nixes Resettlement Plan

    Uncertainty reigns for African migrants in Israel a week after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu abandoned a plan to resolve the country’s refugee crisis, just one day after announcing it. In the agreement with the United Nations’ refugee agency, half of Israel’s roughly 32,500 African migrants would have remained in the country...

    Naftogaz CEO: Russia’s Nord Stream 2 would threaten Ukraine
    Apr09

    Naftogaz CEO: Russia’s Nord Stream 2 would threaten Ukraine

    In an interview with DW’s Zhanna Nemtsova, Andriy Kobolyev argues against Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany. The CEO of Ukraine’s state-owned Naftogaz says the project is “against the interests of Europe.” …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Search Warrant Shows Depth Of Manafort Ukraine Probe When Mueller Took Over
    Apr09

    Search Warrant Shows Depth Of Manafort Ukraine Probe When Mueller Took Over

    A redacted search warrant that was released in court filings this weekend suggests that federal investigators were already zeroing in on the Paul Manafort’s Ukraine work soon after Special Counsel Robert Mueller was appointed. That timeline casts further doubt on the argument Manafort has tried to make that the financial crimes connected to...

    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko pursues new energy partnership during Turkey visit
    Apr09

    Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko pursues new energy partnership during Turkey visit

    Poroshenko is seeking to secure an energy co-operation with Turkey and Qatar. His Turkey trip comes ahead of talks with Angela Merkel, where he will urge Germany to scrap its Nord Stream 2 pipeline project with Russia. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russian markets hit by US sanctions and Syria fears
    Apr09

    Russian markets hit by US sanctions and Syria fears

    Moscow blue-chip index suffers biggest fall since Crimean crisis as rouble slides …read more Source: Financial...

    Putin and Merkel discuss Syria and Ukraine
    Apr09

    Putin and Merkel discuss Syria and Ukraine

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Read Mark Zuckerberg’s full prepared testimony before his meeting with Congress
    Apr09

    Read Mark Zuckerberg’s full prepared testimony before his meeting with Congress

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg released the testimony he plans to give to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Wednesday. Here’s the full text:INTRODUCTION Chairman Walden, Ranking Member Pallone, and Members of the Committee, We face a number of important issues around privacy, safety, and democracy, and you will rightfully have...

    Poroshenko Proposes to Increase Gas Transit Via Ukraine Instead of Nord Stream 2
    Apr09

    Poroshenko Proposes to Increase Gas Transit Via Ukraine Instead of Nord Stream 2

    “There is a Ukrainian transit pipeline, which is much cheaper. It can be easily and profitably modernized … One can significantly modernize the transit line through Ukraine without huge investments,” Poroshenko told the Handelsblatt German newspaper. On April 5, the Ukrainian parliament endorsed a statement calling on the legislatures and...