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    Will Gazprom Start a New Price War?
    Feb04

    Will Gazprom Start a New Price War?

    Russia’s state-owned natural gas company Gazprom for some time enjoyed the benefits of having a reliable market to its west. For years, Europe has depended heavily on overland imports from Gazprom, and Moscow has used that dependence as geopolitical and economic leverage, forcing its European customers to sign long-term take-or-pay...

    Ukraine economy minister quits in blow to reform hopes
    Feb04

    Ukraine economy minister quits in blow to reform hopes

    Ukrainian Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius quit on Wednesday saying his ministry was being hijacked by corrupt vested interests, dealing another blow to Western hopes that the country can reform itself. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine economy minister quits in blow to reform hopes
    Feb04

    Ukraine economy minister quits in blow to reform hopes

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius quit on Wednesday saying his ministry was being hijacked by corrupt vested interests, dealing another blow to Western hopes that the country can reform itself. …read more Source: The...

    The BBC’s “Inside the War Room” should never have been made
    Feb04

    The BBC’s “Inside the War Room” should never have been made

    A solder in a dramatised scene from World War Three: Inside the War Room ©BBC, Gabriel Range : after Ukraine, are the Baltics in Putin’s sights? With the angry crowd wielding Russian flags, it looks just like a scene from Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region. Men in balaclavas storm a local government building and remove the flags from...

    Why the OSCE Is Indispensable for Security in Europe
    Feb03

    Why the OSCE Is Indispensable for Security in Europe

    We currently face what is perhaps the most serious threat to peace and security in Europe since the end of the Cold War. We are fully aware of what it means to assume the Chairmanship of Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in these difficult times, and of the responsibility we will bear for Europe. The motto we have chosen...

    NATO’s Top 5 Weapons of War Pointed at Russia
    Feb03

    NATO’s Top 5 Weapons of War Pointed at Russia

    Dave Majumdar Security, Europe Over the past two years, Russia has behaved aggressively in Ukraine and stepped up its bomber and submarine patrols. Senior U.S. defense and foreign policy officials are increasingly focused on a resurgent Russia and the threat it might pose in Europe. Over the past two years, Russia has behaved aggressively in...

    Kiev minister quits over ‘corruption’
    Feb03

    Kiev minister quits over ‘corruption’

    Ukraine’s government was on the brink of collapse last night after the resignation of a key minister who alleged that… …read more Source: The...

    Russia’s Crisis Produces Paradox: Surging Luxury Car Sales
    Feb03

    Russia’s Crisis Produces Paradox: Surging Luxury Car Sales

    As Russia wrestles with an economic crisis, more and more Porsches and Rolls-Royces are appearing on its roads. It seems something of a paradox; while mass-market car sales in the country have tumbled along with the ruble and oil prices, one area is bucking the trend – luxury cars. Sales of Porsche, Bentley, Rolls-Royce and Lexus cars all...

    Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia
    Feb03

    Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia

    BERLIN: The risk of open war between Russia and Ukraine is greater than it was a year ago and Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun an “information war” against Germany, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told the German newspaper Bild. Poroshenko, who met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday, said Russia had implemented...

    Strauss-Kahn hired by Ukraine tycoon
    Feb03

    Strauss-Kahn hired by Ukraine tycoon

    Former head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn is joining the board of a bank owned by one of Ukraine’s richest men. …read more Source:...