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    Oil Slump Sends Russian Ruble to All-time Low
    Jan21

    Oil Slump Sends Russian Ruble to All-time Low

    The Russian ruble struck a new record low on Wednesday as fresh falls in world oil prices deepened investor worries about Russia’s contracting, commodity-dependent economy. The ruble was trading down 4.6 percent at 82.16 to the dollar at 1715 GMT after earlier reaching a historic low of 82.29 earlier in the session. It was 4.6 percent lower...

    How the Last Surviving Nazis Could Be Brought to Justice
    Jan21

    How the Last Surviving Nazis Could Be Brought to Justice

    Hubert Zafke, a 95-year-old former member of the Nazi SS who served as a medic at the Auschwitz concentration camp, is the latest to be prosecuted in a push by German authorities to hold the last living Nazis accountable for the Holocaust. But so many years after the fact, the pursuit of justice in such cases is far more complicated than merely...

    Lord Weidenfeld’s European century
    Jan21

    Lord Weidenfeld’s European century

    The last time I saw George Weidenfeld was two years ago at his club in central London. Anyone who knew “Lord” Weidenfeld was aware that any conversation with him would invariably flow rapidly through politics, art, music, theater, literature, history, travel, you name it. It could be dizzying. It was always charming and illuminating. In that...

    How the West Misjudged Russia, Part 2: The Pragmatists
    Jan20

    How the West Misjudged Russia, Part 2: The Pragmatists

    Editor’s Note: How do Russia and the West see one another? What are the experts’ views on the confrontation between Russia and the West? How do the pundits explain the Russo-Ukrainian war and Russia’s Syrian gambit? What are the roots of the mythology about Russia in the West, and why has the West failed to predict and...

    Ukraine beefs up sanctions against Russian products
    Jan20

    Ukraine beefs up sanctions against Russian products

    Ukraine has imposed new sanctions against Russia as a tit-for-tat trade war escalates. On Wednesday, vegetables, fish and confectionery were added… …read more Source:...

    Nato mulls first formal talks with Russia since ’14
    Jan20

    Nato mulls first formal talks with Russia since ’14

    BRUSSELS: Nato is discussing whether to invite Russia to their first formal talks since 2014, aiming to put ties damaged by the Ukraine crisis back on an even keel, diplomatic sources said on Wednesday. Despite their differences both sides recognised the need for “transparency,” the sources said, against a backdrop of a series of crises including...

    Ukrainian admits leading ring that stole online bank data
    Jan20

    Ukrainian admits leading ring that stole online bank data

    NEWARK, New Jersey (AP) ” A Ukrainian man has admitted using thousands of infected computers to steal user names and passwords for bank accounts and other online services.Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say Sergey Vovnenko, who… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine toughens position in negotiations to end conflict
    Jan20

    Ukraine toughens position in negotiations to end conflict

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine is hardening its position in negotiations to end the conflict in the country’s east, saying it must regain control of its entire border with Russia before elections can be held in the regions controlled by Russia-backed rebels. The agreement worked out last year by the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and...

    Beijing could turn the South China Sea into a ‘Chinese lake’ by 2030
    Jan20

    Beijing could turn the South China Sea into a ‘Chinese lake’ by 2030

    REUTERSBy 2030, China will be such an unquestioned superpower that the South China Sea will be nothing more than a “Chinese lake,” the Center for Strategic and International Studies writes in a new report. China’s dominance in the region is due to Beijing’s projected continual development of aircraft carrier groups and the...

    Ukraine toughens position in negotiations to end conflict
    Jan20

    Ukraine toughens position in negotiations to end conflict

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