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    The Treasury’s War On Russia: Sanctions May Bite But The Strongest Tool Is Unlikely To Be Used
    Nov25

    The Treasury’s War On Russia: Sanctions May Bite But The Strongest Tool Is Unlikely To Be Used

    As the West seeks to isolate and punish Russia for its annexation of Crimea, it has implemented a number of sanctions, but so far not the one that would almost certainly deliver the most profound and lasting blow: effectively excommunicating Russia from the global financial system by severing it from the SWIFT system, the network that connects...

    Kyiv Bans Russian Aircraft Transit, Stops Importing Russian Gas
    Nov25

    Kyiv Bans Russian Aircraft Transit, Stops Importing Russian Gas

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says his country has imposed a ban on transit flights over Ukraine for all Russian airlines. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Biden meets southeast Europe leaders about surge of migrants
    Nov25

    Biden meets southeast Europe leaders about surge of migrants

    ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is attending a summit of southeast European leaders on Wednesday that focuses on tensions and security concerns over a surge of asylum-seekers and migrants crossing the region.Biden’s trip comes amid a debate in the U.S. about whether to admit Syrian refugees following the Islamic State...

    Russia just cut off Ukraine’s gas supply and this could be bad news for Europe
    Nov25

    Russia just cut off Ukraine’s gas supply and this could be bad news for Europe

    Russia and Ukraine relations have soured since Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014 and now they are fighting about gas supplies again. On Wednesday morning, the CEO of Gazprom, Russia’s biggest state-owned natural gas producer, said that the company has cut off gas supplies to Ukraine after the country failed to pay in advance...

    Ukraine closes its airspace to Russia in latest escalation between 2 countries
    Nov25

    Ukraine closes its airspace to Russia in latest escalation between 2 countries

    Ukraine’s prime minister says his government has decided to close the country’s airspace to all Russian planes. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine closes its airspace to Russia
    Nov25

    Ukraine closes its airspace to Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister says his government has decided to close the country’s airspace to all Russian planes.Ukraine last month… …read more Source:...

    The Latest: US vice president meeting south Europe leaders
    Nov25

    The Latest: US vice president meeting south Europe leaders

    BERLIN (AP) — The latest on the mass movement of asylum seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:10:25 a.m.U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is attending a summit of southeast European leaders that focuses on tensions in the region over a surge of asylum seekers and migrants crossing the territory.Biden’s trip Wednesday...

    The Latest: US vice president meeting south Europe leaders
    Nov25

    The Latest: US vice president meeting south Europe leaders

    BERLIN (AP) — The latest on the mass movement of asylum seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local: 10:25 a.m. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is attending a summit of southeast European leaders that focuses on tensions in the region over a surge of asylum seekers and migrants crossing the territory. Biden’s trip Wednesday...

    Russia Cuts Off Gas Supplies as Ukraine Shivers
    Nov25

    Russia Cuts Off Gas Supplies as Ukraine Shivers

    Russia’s supplies to Ukraine recommenced in early October after Gazprom received $234 million out of a promised $500 million prepayment from Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Russian Gas Supplies To Ukraine Halted
    Nov25

    Russian Gas Supplies To Ukraine Halted

    Russia’s state-controlled natural-gas giant Gazprom has stopped deliveries of gas to Ukraine because of Kyiv’s alleged failure to make the required prepayments. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...