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    Greece’s century-long subjugation
    Sep18

    Greece’s century-long subjugation

    With the next round of national elections coming up Sunday, Greek voters are casting around for a new champion to defend them against European bankers following the left-wing Syriza coalition’s abrupt concessions last spring. But the Greeks have been without an effective champion for far longer than most people realize. Many critics trace...

    What’s happening this week 21/09/15
    Sep18

    What’s happening this week 21/09/15

    MONDAY UKRAINE – NATO Lviv • NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg begins his first visit to Ukraine. USA – CHINA Seattle • Chinese… …read more Source:...

    Exclusive: Hedge fund Aurelius holds Ukraine debt, asking better terms – source (Reuters)
    Sep18

    Exclusive: Hedge fund Aurelius holds Ukraine debt, asking better terms – source (Reuters)

    By Sujata Rao and Chris Spink LONDON (Reuters/IFR) – A hedge fund that has for years used courts to secure better debt repayment terms from Argentina has accumulated Ukraine sovereign b… …read more Source: The West...

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up
    Sep18

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – For Vladimir Putin, Russia’s military build-up in Syria is a potential diplomatic trump card and a handy way of diverting attention from Ukraine’s frozen conflict. But it was a panicky realization that the Syrian government was being turned over on the battlefield that tipped the Kremlin’s hand....

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up
    Sep18

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up

    For Vladimir Putin, Russia’s military build-up in Syria is a potential diplomatic trump card and a handy way of diverting attention from Ukraine’s frozen conflict. But it was a panicky realisation that the Syrian government was being turned over on the battlefield that tipped the Kremlin’s hand. …read more Source: Channel...

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up
    Sep18

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – For Vladimir Putin, Russia’s military build-up in Syria is a potential diplomatic trump card and a handy way of diverting attention from Ukraine’s frozen conflict. But it was a panicky realisation that the Syrian government was being turned over on the battlefield that tipped the Kremlin’s hand....

    OSCE warns of breakdown of central heating in east Ukraine
    Sep18

    OSCE warns of breakdown of central heating in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe is raising the alarm about a potential breakdown of central heating systems across war-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    US and Russian militaries launch talks on Syria
    Sep18

    US and Russian militaries launch talks on Syria

    Washington (AFP) – The United States and Russian militaries renewed high-level contacts on Friday to discuss their roles in the conflict in Syria.US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu spoke by telephone, Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said.”The secretary and the minister talked about areas...

    Putin And Berlusconi In 240-Year-Old Wine Row
    Sep18

    Putin And Berlusconi In 240-Year-Old Wine Row

    The director of a famous Crimean winery is accused of opening a special bottle of wine for the pair during their tour. …read more Source: Sky...

    Probe against Russian president Vladimir Putin, former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi for drinking wine
    Sep18

    Probe against Russian president Vladimir Putin, former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi for drinking wine

    Ukrainian prosecutors are reportedly preparing charges against the director of a winery in Russian-occupied Crimea for uncorking a 240-year-old bottle for Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi. Putin and his old friend Berlusconi spent last weekend in Crimea, touring ancient ruins and visiting the...