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    Ukraine will not pay $3bn loan owed to Russia by deadline, says prime minister
    Dec18

    Ukraine will not pay $3bn loan owed to Russia by deadline, says prime minister

    Arseniy Yatsenyuk issues moratorium on outstanding debt saying Russia has not accepted repayment terms offered to other international creditorsArseniy Yatsenyuk, the Ukrainian prime minister, has said his country will not repay a $3bn (£2bn) debt owed to Russia by this weekend after Moscow refused to accept repayment terms already offered...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, aapl, gsk, bmy, ms)
    Dec18

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, aapl, gsk, bmy, ms)

    Reuters/David MercadoHere is what you need to know. The Bank of Japan said its buying more ETFs. At Friday’s meeting, the Bank of Japan kept the size of its quantitative easing program unchanged at around ¥80 trillion per year, but said it would increase its ETF ad REIT purchases and extended the maturities on its bond purchases. The BOJ...

    Ukraine Imposes Moratorium On Repayment Of $3B Loan To Russia
    Dec18

    Ukraine Imposes Moratorium On Repayment Of $3B Loan To Russia

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Friday that his government is imposing a moratorium on the repayment of a $3 billion loan due to Russia this weekend. On Thursday, Ukraine announced that it cannot make the bond payment without violating a debt-restructuring deal with other international creditors. …read more Source:...

    Dump New Ottomans from NATO: Shoot Down of Russian Plane Shows Turkey to be Dangerous Ally
    Dec18

    Dump New Ottomans from NATO: Shoot Down of Russian Plane Shows Turkey to be Dangerous Ally

    Turkey’s rash decision to shoot down a Russian plane for violating its airspace hasn’t triggered World War III. But Ankara demonstrated where it stands. With the Islamic State and against the West. The justification for Turkey’s membership in NATO and America’s defense guarantee for Ankara long ago passed. Turkey’s...

    Ukraine Won’t Repay $3 Billion Debt Owed To Russia By This Weekend
    Dec18

    Ukraine Won’t Repay $3 Billion Debt Owed To Russia By This Weekend

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says his country won’t repay a $3 billion debt owed to Russia by this weekend.Yatsenyuk announced at a televised government session on Friday a “moratorium” on any debt repayments to Russia. That effectively means that Ukraine is defaulting on the debt.He did not indicate...

    Czech police detain 8175 illegal foreigners this year
    Dec18

    Czech police detain 8175 illegal foreigners this year

    Prague – The Czech police detained 8175 foreigners illegally staying in the country from January to November, mostly from Syria (2013), Ukraine (1099), Afghanistan (576) and Kuwait (545), foreigner… …read more Source: České...

    Who’s right and who’s wrong: South Stream revisited
    Dec18

    Who’s right and who’s wrong: South Stream revisited

    Yesterday’s exchange between Russia’s president and Bulgaria’s prime minister reopened the subject of the gas pipeline that never was. The international project with Russia and Italy in the leading roles was supposed to deliver Russian gas to Central and Western Europe using a pipeline running along the Black Sea bed via...

    Prime Minister says Ukraine won't repay Russia's debt by weekend
    Dec18

    Prime Minister says Ukraine won't repay Russia's debt by weekend

    The “moratorium” on outstanding debt repayments to Russia effectively means that Ukraine is defaulting on the $3 billion debt. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine halts Russia debt repayments
    Dec18

    Ukraine halts Russia debt repayments

    Ukraine has put a moratorium on $3bn debt owed to Russia, claiming the country has refused to accept repayment terms already offered to other international creditors. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine still committed to good faith debt talks with Russia – Finance Ministry
    Dec18

    Ukraine still committed to good faith debt talks with Russia – Finance Ministry

    The Ukrainian Finance Ministry said on Friday it was still committed to negotiating a good faith restructuring agreement with Russia on a US$3 billion Eurobond, as the government imposed a moratorium on its repayment next week. …read more Source: Channel...