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    Laurel Miller: The Full Transcript
    Jul24

    Laurel Miller: The Full Transcript

    Susan Glasser: I’m Susan Glasser, and welcome back to The Global POLITICO. Our guest again this week is Laurel Miller who has just completed her service as the acting special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. It’s a big mouthful of a title, as the State Department is wont to create, the SRAP as it’s known. And I...

    Emir Kusturica Arrived in Crimea for a Concert
    Jul24

    Emir Kusturica Arrived in Crimea for a Concert

    The well-known Serbian director Emir Kusturica arrived today on the Crimean peninsula, annexed by Russia from Ukraine, to give a concert with his group “Smoking forbidden”.They will play together in Yalta. “I know there are wonderful landscapes and pretty girls in Yalta,” he told journalists on his arrival at the regional...

    Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight
    Jul24

    Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight

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    Why crashes and bangs rarely move markets
    Jul24

    Why crashes and bangs rarely move markets

    The world seems like a much more uncertain place today than it was before the financial crisis. The International Monetary Fund reckons that macroeconomic risk is running at twice the level it was before the failure of Lehman in 2008. The backwash from the crisis, debt-laden governments, low productivity and risk averse businesses and banks, has...

    ‘Normandy 4′ Leaders’ Phone Talks on Ukrainian Settlement to Take Place Monday
    Jul24

    ‘Normandy 4′ Leaders’ Phone Talks on Ukrainian Settlement to Take Place Monday

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The date of the telephone call was officially confirmed by the sides in the course of the previous week. On Saturday, the Elysee Palace issued the timetable of French President Emmanuel Macron marking the inter-state call. “At 11 a.m. [09:00 GMT] — the phone talks in Normandy format with Ukraine’s President Petro...

    Macron to discuss Ukraine with Putin, Merkel and Poroshenko
    Jul24

    Macron to discuss Ukraine with Putin, Merkel and Poroshenko

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    [Ticker] US envoy: ‘hot war’ not frozen conflict in Ukraine
    Jul24

    [Ticker] US envoy: ‘hot war’ not frozen conflict in Ukraine

    The recently appointed US special envoy on Ukraine, Kurt Volker, blamed Russia for the war in the eastern European country. “This is not a frozen conflict, this is a hot war and it is an immediate crisis that we all need to address as quickly as possible,” said Volker on Sunday during a visit to Kramatorsk, a government-controlled...

    Belarus, Ukraine aim to double trade within 2 years
    Jul24

    Belarus, Ukraine aim to double trade within 2 years

    “The global crisis is over. The economy is gradually recovering. Our states are out of recession. The potential is big and we must make use of it. I think that in 2019 we will reach $8 billion in mutual trade,” said Vladimir Semashko. …read more Source:...

    Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight – and NATO is alert
    Jul24

    Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight – and NATO is alert

    KIEV/SEVASTOPOL, Crimea – The career of Sergei Yeliseyev helps to explain why Ukraine’s armed forces gave up Crimea almost without a fight – and why NATO now says it is alert to Russian attempts to undermine military loyalty in its eastern European members. … …read more Source:...

    Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight – and NATO is alert
    Jul24

    Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight – and NATO is alert

    KIEV/SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – The career of Sergei Yeliseyev helps to explain why Ukraine’s armed forces gave up Crimea almost without a fight – and why NATO now says it is alert to Russian attempts to undermine military loyalty in its eastern European members. …read more Source: The...