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    Putin wants to ax dollar from Russian trade — RT Business
    Feb07

    Putin wants to ax dollar from Russian trade — RT Business

    Russian President Vladimir Putin blasted the government for turning a blind eye on US dollar payments in the domestic oil trade. “I would like to mention one crucial issue in the development of the energy industry, and the economy as a whole. It is a question of finally stopping the use of foreign currency in internal trade,” said Putin at...

    How migrants brought Central Europe together
    Feb07

    How migrants brought Central Europe together

    By joining NATO and the EU at the turn of century, the Visegrád Group fulfilled its original purpose — to integrate Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic into Western democratic institutions. But the group has struggled to find a common cause since, despite cooperation on issues like the digital single market and common support for...

    Letter from Donetsk: ice cream, bustling bars and missiles in eastern Ukraine
    Feb07

    Letter from Donetsk: ice cream, bustling bars and missiles in eastern Ukraine

    In Donetsk, which has been under the control of Russian backed rebels since April 2014, the propaganda has a hermetic, relentless feel to it. Eighty-eight year-old Nadya Moroz stares through the taped-up window of her flat in Donetsk, blown in by persistent bombing. She wonders why she abandoned her peaceful village for a “better life” in Donetsk...

    5 Czech skiers killed in Austrian Alps avalanche
    Feb07

    5 Czech skiers killed in Austrian Alps avalanche

    VIENNA: Five skiers from the Czech Republic were killed Saturday in an avalanche in the Austrian Alps that also engulfed 17 other people, police said. Two of the skiers were injured, but not critically, they added. The five fatalities, men and women, belonged to two groups of off-piste skiers in a valley south of Innsbruck in western Austria....

    NATO plans biggest build-up against Russia since the Cold War
    Feb07

    NATO plans biggest build-up against Russia since the Cold War

    Backed by an increase in U.S. military spending, NATO is planning its biggest build-up in Eastern Europe since the Cold War to deter Russia, but it will reject Polish demands for permanent bases. Worried since Russia’s seizure of Crimea that Moscow could rapidly invade Poland or the Baltic states, the Western military alliance wants to […]...

    For Kiev’s Jewish refugees, little thought about tomorrow
    Feb07

    For Kiev’s Jewish refugees, little thought about tomorrow

    Around 11,000 Jews lived in Donetsk, the center of the current insurgency, prior to the outbreak of hostilities two years ago, but after two years of grueling conflict, just over 2,000 remain. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Iran says Peugeot would pay compensation for withdrawal during sanctions| Reuters
    Feb06

    Iran says Peugeot would pay compensation for withdrawal during sanctions| Reuters

    DUBAI The French car-maker Peugeot would pay compensation to Iran according to a new contract signed with Tehran last month, for the losses inflicted through its sudden withdrawal from the Iranian market during the sanctions, Iran’s minister of trade and industry said on Saturday. Peugeot suspended sales in Iran in 2012 when the...

    NATO is planning its largest military build-up in eastern Europe since the Cold War
    Feb06

    NATO is planning its largest military build-up in eastern Europe since the Cold War

    Wikimedia CommonsBRUSSELS (Reuters) – Backed by an increase in U.S. military spending, NATO is planning its biggest build-up in eastern Europe since the Cold War to deter Russia but will reject Polish demands for permanent bases. Worried since Russia’s seizure of Crimea that Moscow could rapidly invade Poland or the Baltic states, the...

    Dutch 'no' on Ukraine pact would force rethink, minister says
    Feb06

    Dutch 'no' on Ukraine pact would force rethink, minister says

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Dutch government would be obliged to reconsider its position on an EU pact establishing closer ties with Ukraine if it loses an upcoming referendum on the issue, the country’s foreign minister said, but he stopped short of saying a “no” vote would scupper the treaty. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch ‘no’ on Ukraine pact would force rethink, minister says
    Feb06

    Dutch ‘no’ on Ukraine pact would force rethink, minister says

    The Dutch government would be obliged to reconsider its position on an EU pact establishing closer ties with Ukraine if it loses an upcoming referendum on the issue, the country’s foreign minister said, but he stopped short of saying a “no” vote would scupper the treaty. …read more Source: Channel...