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    Ruble sinks to new 2015 low over oil price plunge
    Dec29

    Ruble sinks to new 2015 low over oil price plunge

    MOSCOW: Russia’s battered ruble on Tuesday continued its slide on the back of low oil prices, reaching a new 2015 low against the dollar and dropping to below 80 against the euro, reports BSS/AFP. The Russian currency stood on Tuesday at 72.85 against the dollar, down from 72.46 on Monday. The ruble meanwhile stood at 80.02 against the...

    Russia Urges US to Press on Ukraine on Minsk Agreements
    Dec29

    Russia Urges US to Press on Ukraine on Minsk Agreements

    29 de diciembre de 2015, 09:37Moscow, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov urged his US counterpart, John Kerry, in a telephone conversation, to put pressure on Ukraine so it fulfills the Minsk agreements, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Obama’s 2016 world tour
    Dec29

    Obama’s 2016 world tour

    President Barack Obama will be making good use out of Air Force One while he still can. Obama has asked aides to set a busy international travel schedule for him in his final year, with “half a dozen” trips already in the works and more potentially coming together. The travel will be aimed at cementing a foreign policy legacy he hopes will...

    Boris Nemtsov Murder Indictments Expected For 5 Chechen Men Accused Of Killing Russian Opposition Politician
    Dec29

    Boris Nemtsov Murder Indictments Expected For 5 Chechen Men Accused Of Killing Russian Opposition Politician

    Nearly a year after the brazen murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov steps away from the Kremlin in the heart of Moscow, suspects in his murder were scheduled to be indicted Tuesday with the final investigation into his death to be completed next month, the Associated Press reported. Nemtsov was shot in the back multiple times...

    Turkey Now Russian Media’s Enemy Number One: Report
    Dec29

    Turkey Now Russian Media’s Enemy Number One: Report

    Turkey has overtaken Ukraine, the U.S. and even extremist group the Islamic State (ISIS) as Russian news media’s enemy No. 1, according to research done for independent Russian news channel RBC. Turkey downed a Russian Su-24 jet near the Syrian border at the end of November after accusing it of violating airspace and refusing to leave. In...

    In Russia, recession takes a bite out of the holiday feast
    Dec29

    In Russia, recession takes a bite out of the holiday feast

    MOSCOW (AP) — For most Russians, it’s not New Year’s without a Salad Olivier, a dish meant to augur prosperity. This year, soaring food costs mean the tradition can also be a painful reminder of how rapidly many Russians’ wealth is fading amid recession and Western sanctions. The mix of chicken, potatoes, peas, carrots and...

    Big victories for international diplomacy | Tages-Anzeiger – Switzerland
    Dec29

    Big victories for international diplomacy | Tages-Anzeiger – Switzerland

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    EU emerges relatively unscathed from 2015 | Kapital – Bulgaria
    Dec29

    EU emerges relatively unscathed from 2015 | Kapital – Bulgaria

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    Opinion: Impressions from a Gulf Visit
    Dec29

    Opinion: Impressions from a Gulf Visit

    The famous quote “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics” attributed to Benjamin Disraeli and Mark Twain among others may not sound true now as it used to in the past; statistics, as a science, has advanced a lot since then. Thus, it may be beneficial to take seriously some predictions made based on surveys conducted by...

    Ukraine’s central bank governor says 2015 inflation hit 44 percent (Reuters)
    Dec29

    Ukraine’s central bank governor says 2015 inflation hit 44 percent (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank governor said on Wednesday that inflation this year had hit 44 percent, up from 24.9 percent in 2014. Valeriia Hontareva also said that foreign e… …read more Source: The West...