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    Rosneft enters India with $13bn Essar deal
    Oct19

    Rosneft enters India with $13bn Essar deal

    In a spectacularly costly gamble aimed at boosting Russia’s strategic position, state-controlled giant Rosneft is investing in India’s Essar Oil to muscle into a promising market with outlets throughout Asia. Russian President Vladimir Putin returned from last week’s Brics summit in Goa with one of the largest deals the oil...

    Ukraine summit: Berlin talks played down
    Oct19

    Ukraine summit: Berlin talks played down

    All sides play down expectations for talks in Berlin between the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany over the stalled Ukraine peace deal. …read more Source:...

    Russian Lawmakers Approve Suspension of Plutonium Deal With US
    Oct19

    Russian Lawmakers Approve Suspension of Plutonium Deal With US

    The lower house of Russian parliament, Duma, has unanimously approved a decree signed by President Vladimir Putin to suspend a deal with the United States on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium. Earlier this month, Putin said there is an “emerging threat to strategic stability” as a result of Washington’s “unfriendly...

    Finland Sees Propaganda Attack From Former Master Russia
    Oct19

    Finland Sees Propaganda Attack From Former Master Russia

    By Jussi Rosendahl and Tuomas Forsell HELSINKI (Reuters)–Finland is becoming increasingly worried about what it sees as Russian propaganda against it, including Russian questioning about the legality of its 1917 independence. The country shares a 1,340 km (833 mile) border and a difficult and bloody history with Russia, of which it was once a...

    The Latest: French president: Aleppo situation unacceptable
    Oct19

    The Latest: French president: Aleppo situation unacceptable

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): 6:30 p.m. French President Francois Hollande has called the situation in Aleppo “unacceptable, intolerable, unbearable” ahead of a meeting in Berlin that was primarily aimed at tackling problems in Ukraine. The French president made the comments Wednesday in Paris following a meeting with Rahed...

    Bar brawl lands Ukraine archbishop in monastery
    Oct19

    Bar brawl lands Ukraine archbishop in monastery

    Church authorities unimpressed by brawl caught on CCTV. …read more Source:...

    The Latest: French President: Aleppo Situation Unacceptable
    Oct19

    The Latest: French President: Aleppo Situation Unacceptable

    French President Francois Hollande has called the situation in Aleppo “unacceptable, intolerable, unbearable” ahead of a meeting in Berlin that was primarily aimed at tackling problems in Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    [Opinion] A Normandy summit of ulterior motives
    Oct19

    [Opinion] A Normandy summit of ulterior motives

    Today’s summit between the German, French, Russian and Ukrainian leaders will not settle the conflict in eastern Ukraine. It could, however, shape the EU response to the broader Russia challenge. …read more Source:...

    Sławomir Nowak to head Ukraine’s State Agency for Roads
    Oct19

    Sławomir Nowak to head Ukraine’s State Agency for Roads

    Slawomir Nowak has become the new head of the State Agency for Roads of Ukraine (Ukrawtodor). This is equivalent to Poland’s General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways. The former Polish transport minister will be responsible for the development of Ukraine’s road network. This is yet another Polish politician or official who...

    Germany Hosts Meeting to Review Minsk Agreements on Ukraine
    Oct19

    Germany Hosts Meeting to Review Minsk Agreements on Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will host a meeting Wednesday with the Russian, Ukrainian and French presidents in Berlin in efforts to reactivate the stalled Minsk peace agreements aimed at a political settlement in eastern Ukraine. Amid escalating tensions between the West and Russia, Merkel invited Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian...