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    How Russia’s oil giant could beat sanctions
    Feb25

    How Russia’s oil giant could beat sanctions

    Russia’s Rosneft is awaiting a European court ruling on what it claims are illegal sanctions linked to Moscow’s involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian overstayer caught impersonating U.S. high school student
    Feb25

    Ukrainian overstayer caught impersonating U.S. high school student

    Police say a Pennsylvania student was actually a 23-year-old Ukrainian national using a false identity after his visa expired. Artur Samarin was arrested and charged Tuesday by the Harrisburg police. Police say he pretended to be Harrisburg High School student Asher Potts, who was in the National Honor Society. Samarin was actively involved at...

    There Appears to Be a Truce After Years of Hostilities Between the World’s Great Oil Producers
    Feb25

    There Appears to Be a Truce After Years of Hostilities Between the World’s Great Oil Producers

    Will OPEC be able to enforce this deal? In Doha, Qatar’s capital, the energy ministers of Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela huddled behind closed doors at the St. Regis Hotel. These four countries account for about a third of the world oil output. The combined oil output from Russia and Saudi Arabia delivers about 13 percent of the...

    The rise of billionaire Len Blavatnik, one of Wall Street’s greatest dealmakers
    Feb25

    The rise of billionaire Len Blavatnik, one of Wall Street’s greatest dealmakers

    Michael Buckner/GettyLast month, Business Insider published a list of the richest people on earth. Ukraine-born American investor Leonard Blavatnik came in at No. 42 with a net worth of $16.7 billion. The self-made billionaire’s wealth has ballooned in recent years thanks to his privately held industrial group, Access Industries, which has...

    Police: US student was 23-year-old Ukrainian with fake ID
    Feb25

    Police: US student was 23-year-old Ukrainian with fake ID

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (AP) ” Police say a Pennsylvania student was actually a 23-year-old Ukrainian national using a false identity after his visa expired.Artur Samarin was arrested and charged Tuesday by the Harrisburg police.Police… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Cops: Pennsylvania honors student was 23-year-old Ukrainian
    Feb25

    Cops: Pennsylvania honors student was 23-year-old Ukrainian

    Police say a central Pennsylvania high school honors student was actually a 23-year-old Ukrainian national using a false identity after his visa expired. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Cops: Pennsylvania honors student was 23-year-old Ukrainian
    Feb25

    Cops: Pennsylvania honors student was 23-year-old Ukrainian

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police say a central Pennsylvania high school honors student was actually a 23-year-old Ukrainian national using a false identity after his visa expired. …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin and Trump Are ‘Dangerous Clowns,’ Says Pussy Riot Member
    Feb25

    Putin and Trump Are ‘Dangerous Clowns,’ Says Pussy Riot Member

    Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova has branded Russian President Vladimir Putin and aspiring U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump “dangerous clowns” who have much in common. Putin first became president over 15 years ago, with relatively little experience in politics, having mainly worked for Moscow’s security services prior to the...

    Over 1,200 refugees apply for asylum in Belarus in 2015
    Feb25

    Over 1,200 refugees apply for asylum in Belarus in 2015

    The biggest number of people seeking asylum in Belarus in 2015 were from Ukraine, Syria and Afghanistan. …read more Source:...

    How Putin Made Russia’s Military Into a Modern, Lethal Fighting Force
    Feb25

    How Putin Made Russia’s Military Into a Modern, Lethal Fighting Force

    Mitchell Yates Security, Eurasia It’s more capable of conducting combat operations than at any point since the end of the Cold War. The 2014 annexation of the Crimea and subsequent “stealth invasion” of eastern Ukraine by the Russian Federation, as well as Moscow’s commitment to Basher al-Assad’s regime in Syria, are indicative...