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    ‘Russian food ban would cost Ukraine $600m next year’
    Nov18

    ‘Russian food ban would cost Ukraine $600m next year’

    KIEV: Ukraine said on Wednesday it expects to lose some $600 million next year as a result of a food trade ban which Russia has threatened to introduce from January 1st. Speaking at a government meeting, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said he expected a free trade agreement between his country and the European Union to enter force...

    Russian food ban would cost Ukraine $600 mln next year: PM (AFP)
    Nov18

    Russian food ban would cost Ukraine $600 mln next year: PM (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said Wednesday it expects to lose some $600 million next year as a result of a food trade ban which Russia has threatened to introduce from January 1st. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia to ban food imports from Ukraine; Kiev expects embargo will cost upwards of $600M
    Nov18

    Russia to ban food imports from Ukraine; Kiev expects embargo will cost upwards of $600M

    Russia said it will ban food imports from Ukraine starting in 2016 as the neighboring nations remain at odds following Kiev’s decision to adopt Western-imposed sanctions of its own. Alexei Ulyukayev, Russia’s minister of economics, confirmed plans to implement the ban beginning next year, Kremlin-run media reported Wednesday....

    Old-school-tie brigade in knots over Russia | Letters
    Nov18

    Old-school-tie brigade in knots over Russia | Letters

    Your report on Vladimir Putin’s progress from pariah to powerbroker (Putin has been taken off the menu and returned to the top table, 18 November) reminds me of previous instances where reactionary toffs let their prejudices over Russia cloud their judgment. For example, the old-school-tie brigade viewed the prospect of an alliance with the...

    As Putin Fights ISIS, Eastern Europe Worries About Russia And Ukraine Sanctions
    Nov18

    As Putin Fights ISIS, Eastern Europe Worries About Russia And Ukraine Sanctions

    As Western leaders begin to warm up to Russian President Vladimir Putin after a long chill, Eastern European leaders have raised concerns that European pressure to maintain sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine could be easing. …read more Source: International Business...

    Yale University is standing behind 2 administrators who support free speech, even in the form of offensive Halloween costumes
    Nov18

    Yale University is standing behind 2 administrators who support free speech, even in the form of offensive Halloween costumes

    Yale President Peter Salovey and Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway sent an email to students affirming their support of two administrators mired in a controversy over free speech and racism on campus, The Yale Daily News (YDN) reported. The email, sent to students in Silliman College on Tuesday, indicated that Salovey and Holloway “fully...

    Paris attacks: CIA chief blasts Edward Snowden for underminging US security
    Nov18

    Paris attacks: CIA chief blasts Edward Snowden for underminging US security

    CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday blasted former analyst Edward Snowden, saying his intelligence leaks had undermined US security. The comments from Brennan come at a time of growing debate following last week’s attacks in Paris about whether intelligence services have enough tools at their disposal to deal with tech-savvy jihadists as...

    Paris manhunt widens
    Nov18

    Paris manhunt widens

    A woman blew herself up and a suspected jihadist was killed during a huge police assault in Paris Wednesday targeting the suspected mastermind of last week’s attacks in the capital. Gunfire and explosions rocked the Saint-Denis area in the north of the capital near the Stade de France stadium from before dawn as terrified residents were...

    Russia To Ban All Food Imports From Ukraine
    Nov18

    Russia To Ban All Food Imports From Ukraine

    Russia has announced it will ban all food imports from Ukraine starting on January 1. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin: from outcast to powerbroker in 1 year
    Nov18

    Putin: from outcast to powerbroker in 1 year

    Last year, western leaders queued up hungrily for a piece of Russia’s President following his armed intervention in Ukraine and illegal annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: The...