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    Robert Legvold on Russian Foreign Policy Decision-Making, Interview with Columbia University Professor and Leading Russia Expert Part II
    Nov12

    Robert Legvold on Russian Foreign Policy Decision-Making, Interview with Columbia University Professor and Leading Russia Expert Part II

    Robert Legvold is a Marshall D Shulman Professor Emeritus at the Columbia University political science department. He is one of the world’s leading experts on the foreign policy of post-Soviet states, and a book reviewer for Foreign Affairs magazine. Previously, he served as the director of Soviet studies on the Council of Foreign Relations...

    One Killed and Five Wounded As Fighting Breaks Out in Eastern Ukraine
    Nov12

    One Killed and Five Wounded As Fighting Breaks Out in Eastern Ukraine

    The violence is the most significant outbreak since both sides agreed to pull back heavy weapons in September …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko Says Situation In Eastern Ukraine Worsening
    Nov11

    Poroshenko Says Situation In Eastern Ukraine Worsening

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the situation in eastern Ukraine has recently worsened and the country’s security and territorial integrity are being threatened. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    El Nino may stir grain markets more than Black Sea drought
    Nov11

    El Nino may stir grain markets more than Black Sea drought

    By Gus Trompiz GENEVA (Reuters) – El Nino could have a bigger impact on grain and oilseed markets than drought in Russia and Ukraine, which… …read more Source:...

    Oligarchs on the Airwaves
    Nov11

    Oligarchs on the Airwaves

    Ukraine’s top TV channels are controlled by powerful business interests — and they aren’t shy about making sure the coverage goes their way. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Italian bank UniCredit to shed 18,000 jobs as profits slide
    Nov11

    Italian bank UniCredit to shed 18,000 jobs as profits slide

    MILAN (AP) — Italian bank UniCredit announced Wednesday it will shed 18,200 jobs by 2018 as its third-quarter profits slid 30 percent mainly due to charges on businesses in Croatia and Ukraine.UniCredit, Italy’s largest bank by assets, said in a statement Wednesday that net profit for the three months ending Sept. 30 was 507 million euros...

    Russian search and rescue team leaves Egypt after crash work
    Nov11

    Russian search and rescue team leaves Egypt after crash work

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Tourism bookings in Egypt’s main Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh have plunged in the wake of a Russian plane crash, officials said Wednesday, amid fears the airliner may have been downed by a bomb.Some 80 percent of reservations have been cancelled and at least 40 percent of tourists have left the Egyptian...

    Tourists vacate Egypt after Russian plane crash
    Nov11

    Tourists vacate Egypt after Russian plane crash

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Tourism bookings in Egypt’s main Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh have plunged in the wake of a Russian plane crash, officials said Wednesday, amid fears the airliner may have been downed by a bomb. Battered by years of political turmoil, Egypt’s vital tourism sector has been almost completely dependent...

    Ukraine says 1 solider killed, 5 wounded in separatist raids
    Nov11

    Ukraine says 1 solider killed, 5 wounded in separatist raids

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine says a soldier has been killed and five others wounded in separatist attacks in eastern Ukraine and that a rise in violence is threatening the region’s delicate truce.Col. Andriy Lysenko, presidential spokesman for the military operation against the separatists, said Wednesday that the casualties came amid 21...

    Putin: Russia doesn’t want to enter arms race
    Nov11

    Putin: Russia doesn’t want to enter arms race

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s military modernization program doesn’t mean that the nation intends to engage in an arms race, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday.Speaking during a meeting with the top military officers and arms industries officials, Putin said that the ongoing military upgrade is a compensation for the years of...