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    The Russian banking sector is about to implode
    Apr16

    The Russian banking sector is about to implode

    Hundreds of Russian banks have no choice but to close down, merge or be acquired by larger rivals as a result of mismanagement, experts told Bloomberg. The country has more than 820 lenders, a staggering number of which have a high ratio of bad loans on their balance sheets. Many will soon disappear. “Russia has far too many licensed banks,”...

    Ask him (almost) anything: Putin on Ukraine, murder and milk
    Apr16

    Ask him (almost) anything: Putin on Ukraine, murder and milk

    In what has become a yearly tradition, Vladimir Putin took questions from Russians in an hours-long, wide-ranging call-in show that touched on the conflict in Ukraine, the murder of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, Russia’s sale of missiles to Iran and the price of milk. See also: Vladimir Putin’s Distorted Reality Putin flatly denied...

    Putin Says Worst Is over for Russian Economy
    Apr16

    Putin Says Worst Is over for Russian Economy

    President Vladimir Putin said Thursday the worst was over for crisis-hit Russia, pointing to the recent rebound of the ruble despite Western sanctions over Ukraine.Addressing Russians during his annual phone-in, the Kremlin strongman shrugged off the economic troubles and… …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russian journalist gunned down in Ukraine’s capital
    Apr16

    Pro-Russian journalist gunned down in Ukraine’s capital

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian journalist known for his pro-Russian views was gunned down in broad daylight in Kiev a day after a pro-Russian lawmaker… …read more Source:...

    The Latest: Putin wants refund if French don’t deliver ship
    Apr16

    The Latest: Putin wants refund if French don’t deliver ship

    MOSCOW (AP) – 2:56 p.m. (1156 GMT; 7:56 EDT President Vladimir Putin says Russia expects France to return the advance payment if it fails to deliver a warship built for the Russian navy. France has suspended the delivery of the Mistral warship amid Russia-West tensions over the Ukrainian crisis. Putin … …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian Ally of Ousted President Found Dead
    Apr16

    Ukrainian Ally of Ousted President Found Dead

    A former member of the Ukrainian parliament who opposed the popular movement that ousted President Viktor Yanukovich was found dead with gunshot wounds in Kiev. The Ukrainian Interior Ministry said in a statement that the body of Oleg Kalashnikov, 52, was discovered Wednesday evening. Kalashnikov was involved in the “anti-Maidan” protests in...

    Pro-Russian journalist gunned down in Ukraine’s capital
    Apr16

    Pro-Russian journalist gunned down in Ukraine’s capital

    A Ukrainian journalist known for his pro-Russian views has been gunned down in Kyiv. …read more Source: Global...

    Pro-Russian journalist gunned down in Ukraine’s capital
    Apr16

    Pro-Russian journalist gunned down in Ukraine’s capital

    A Ukrainian journalist known for his pro-Russian views has been gunned down in Kiev. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian Economy Remains Strong, Western Sanctions Help Country Become More Self-Reliant: Putin
    Apr16

    Russian Economy Remains Strong, Western Sanctions Help Country Become More Self-Reliant: Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that the country’s economy remains strong despite various sanctions imposed on Russia by Western nations over its alleged role in conflict in eastern Ukraine. Putin hailed Russia’s economic performance while insisting that there were no Russian troops in Ukraine, and called on the latter...

    Pro-Russian journalist gunned down in Ukraine
    Apr16

    Pro-Russian journalist gunned down in Ukraine

    A Ukrainian journalist known for his pro-Russian views has been gunned down in Kyiv. …read more Source: CTV...