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    Ukraine’s Energy Company Refuses to Pay $2.59 Bln Gas Bill to Russia’s Gazprom
    Jan20

    Ukraine’s Energy Company Refuses to Pay $2.59 Bln Gas Bill to Russia’s Gazprom

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Gazprom drew a $2.549 bln bill to Naftogaz of Ukraine for the Russian gas Ukraine had not taken in the third quarter of 2015 under “take or pay” condition. …read more Source: Fars News...

    Sneak peek: aboriginal stories get their due in museum’s budding History Hall
    Jan20

    Sneak peek: aboriginal stories get their due in museum’s budding History Hall

    Critics who predicted the Canadian Museum of History would focus on the military and the monarchy in its new $30-million History Hall may have to eat their words. Royalty and armaments were conspicuous by their absence during the Citizen’s exclusive look this week at the Gatineau museum’s 40,000-square-foot future centrepiece, billed...

    Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister just gave an utterly unconvincing reason for the plunge in global oil prices
    Jan20

    Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister just gave an utterly unconvincing reason for the plunge in global oil prices

    REUTERS/ Mohamed Al HwaityOil is down to $28 a barrel, a drop in price that’s going to have an untold and possibly disruptive impact on countries around the world and across the development spectrum. An emerging conventional wisdom holds that Saudi Arabia, the world’s second-largest oil producer — and largest that isn’t under US...

    Top Russian Legislator Calls for Sanctions against Ukraine
    Jan20

    Top Russian Legislator Calls for Sanctions against Ukraine

    19 de enero de 2016, 17:52Moscow, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Speaker of the lower house of the Russian Parliament , Sergei Naryshkin, said today that Ukraine should be punished with sanctions for failing to comply the agreements of Minsk, in line with the logic of those who insist on extending the reprisals against Russia. …read more...

    Tatar Leader Vows Crimea Blockade Will Continue
    Jan20

    Tatar Leader Vows Crimea Blockade Will Continue

    Crimean Tartars have led a months-long blockade of Crimea to push for its return to Ukrainian rule. Despite growing hardships, one leading activist is adamant the action must continue. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Iran’s hardline military force is destined to become richer now that sanctions have been lifted
    Jan19

    Iran’s hardline military force is destined to become richer now that sanctions have been lifted

    Reuters ANKARA (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards did well under international sanctions, and the elite military force is destined to become still richer now they’ve been lifted. Iran’s clerical rulers have supported economic growth of the Guards, rewarding the group for sanctions-busting as well as suppressing...

    Why Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Benefit from the End of Sanctions
    Jan19

    Why Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Benefit from the End of Sanctions

    ANKARA (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards did well under international sanctions, and the elite military force is destined to become still richer now they’ve been lifted. Iran’s clerical rulers have supported economic growth of the Guards, rewarding the group for sanctions-busting as well as suppressing dissent at...

    Former Commander Of Pro-Russian Separatists Says He Executed People Based On Stalin-Era Laws
    Jan19

    Former Commander Of Pro-Russian Separatists Says He Executed People Based On Stalin-Era Laws

    For most of his 42-minute appearance on a radio talk show, former Russia-backed separatist commander Igor Girkin sounded like nothing more than a fanatic discussing a dream now widely dismissed as fantasy. It wasn’t until the last minute that the interview with him went from surreal to chilling. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Andrzej Caruk: Communism is not just a threat from the past
    Jan19

    Andrzej Caruk: Communism is not just a threat from the past

    Considering communist North Korea’s “unduly harsh” life sentence last month to Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim for his Christian missionary activities, and the recent provocative claim of a successful hydrogen bomb detonation, described by Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion as a “grave threat to international peace and...

    Ukraine debunks YouTube terror threat against Netherlands
    Jan19

    Ukraine debunks YouTube terror threat against Netherlands

    A nationalist fighter group and the Ukrainian government have debunked a YouTube clip threatening terrorist attacks if Dutch people vote No in a referendum on the EU-Ukraine treaty. …read more Source:...