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    Ukraine Trebles Price for Transiting Russian Gas to Europe
    Jan19

    Ukraine Trebles Price for Transiting Russian Gas to Europe

    Ukraine has more than trebled the price for transiting Russian natural gas to Europe via its territory since the start of 2016, according to Ukrainian media outlet energy.apostrophe.com.ua. The change means that Russia’s Gazprom now must pay Ukraine USD 7.9 to carry 1,000 cubic meters of gas along a distance of 100 km of Ukrainian...

    Litvinenko: British inquiry likely to see Russia’s hand in death of ex-KGB agent
    Jan19

    Litvinenko: British inquiry likely to see Russia’s hand in death of ex-KGB agent

    "Everything which blames or is seen as an accusation against Russia is perceived in a very personal way by Vladimir Putin," he said. "He will react in a very angry way which will not help to improve relations with the UK." A British inquiry into the death of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, poisoned in London a decade ago with...

    Canada’s Record of Accepting Refugees, from Chile and Vietnam in the Past, to Syria Today
    Jan19

    Canada’s Record of Accepting Refugees, from Chile and Vietnam in the Past, to Syria Today

    The Santiago Times By Roger Annis The story of Vietnamese ‘boat people’ fleeing Vietnam following the end of the disastrous U.S. war in that country in 1975 is an enduring one in Canada’s political discourse. It has served to cover up uncomfortable truths about U.S. war crimes against the Vietnamese people as well as Canada’s...

    Top French, German envoys in Ukraine for peace talks
    Jan19

    Top French, German envoys in Ukraine for peace talks

    Envoys arrive in Kyiv in the midst of a diplomatic upsurge in efforts to resolve one of Europe’s deadliest crises since the Balkans war of the 1990s …read more Source: World...

    Russia Economy 2016 Update: Moscow’s Once Hot Real Estate Market Feels Oil Price Slump
    Jan19

    Russia Economy 2016 Update: Moscow’s Once Hot Real Estate Market Feels Oil Price Slump

    Oil prices below $30 a barrel paired with Western economic sanctions after the annexation of Crimea have hit Russia’s struggling economy, with Moscow’s housing market dropping by almost 30 percent last year, local media reported Tuesday. The news comes the same day as the International Monetary Fund downgraded its economic growth...

    Gazprom draws $2.549 bln gas bill to Naftogaz of Ukraine
    Jan19

    Gazprom draws $2.549 bln gas bill to Naftogaz of Ukraine

    MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – Russian gas giant Gazprom has drawn 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, Gazprom said in a statement on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Russian Blogger Shipilov Granted Political Asylum in Ukraine
    Jan19

    Russian Blogger Shipilov Granted Political Asylum in Ukraine

    Dmitry Shipilov in Kyiv, Ukraine in August 2015. Image from Facebook. Dmitry Shipilov, a Russian journalist and blogger who was previously charged with insulting the governor of Siberia’s Kemerovo region in posts on his blog, has been granted political asylum in Ukraine. Shipilov, who first applied for Ukrainian asylum in February 2015,...

    Globalfest Showcases the Sounds and Traditions of World Music
    Jan19

    Globalfest Showcases the Sounds and Traditions of World Music

    Photo The band Fendika, with Zinash Tsegaye, left, and Melaku Belay, performing Sunday at Globalfest at Webster Hall. Credit Kevin Yatarola Roots were tangled, elastic and portable at this year’s Globalfest, the annual showcase for world music that started in 2003. With 12 overlapping sets on Sunday night at Webster Hall, Globalfest...

    Most beautiful Girl In Nigeria: Who will wear the crown this 2016?
    Jan19

    Most beautiful Girl In Nigeria: Who will wear the crown this 2016?

    The Most Beautiful girl in Nigeria pageant, created by Silverbird Productions will be holding another edition this 2016, who will wear the crown. The Most Beautiful girl In Nigeria pageant, created by Silverbird Productions, has over the years maintained it distinctive style and refined taste. In 2015 the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria Pageant...

    Alexander Nevzorov: Ukraine Was Keen on Resistance and Brilliant Victories
    Jan19

    Alexander Nevzorov: Ukraine Was Keen on Resistance and Brilliant Victories

    Russian publicist Alexander Nevzorov explained why the Russians and the Ukrainians are not fraternal nations, and why it is impossible to build the “Russian world.” …read more Source:...