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    Axe to swing as Malaysia Airlines tries to start fresh
    Jun01

    Axe to swing as Malaysia Airlines tries to start fresh

    Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Troubled Malaysia Airlines on Monday laid out plans for an across-the-board “hard reset” of the way the carrier is run that will see around 6,000 jobs cut as it struggles to stay in business.The bullet-point blueprint, released by email, marks the first concrete move by new CEO Christoph Mueller, a German...

    Banks Behind Hillary Clinton’s Canadian Speeches Really Want The Keystone Pipeline
    Jun01

    Banks Behind Hillary Clinton’s Canadian Speeches Really Want The Keystone Pipeline

    WASHINGTON — Two Canadian banks tightly connected to promoting the controversial Keystone XL pipeline in the United States either fully or partially paid for eight speeches made by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the period not long before she announced her campaign for president. Those speeches put more than $1.6 million in...

    Britain: New Russian Travel Ban Shows Western Sanctions Working
    Jun01

    Britain: New Russian Travel Ban Shows Western Sanctions Working

    Former British Foreign Secretary Malcolm Rifkind says Russia’s entry ban on 89 European politicians and military leaders shows Western sanctions imposed on Moscow for its March 2014 annexation of the Crimean peninsula are working. Rifkind told British radio Sunday that Russian officials “would not have reacted unless they felt very...

    Russia bans 89 European politicians from entering country
    Jun01

    Russia bans 89 European politicians from entering country

    MOSCOW — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov needs to explain why 89 politicians from 17 European countries have been banned from entering Russia and confirm their names, an opposition lawmaker said Sunday in a formal inquiry. Dmitry Gudkov, the sole member of Russia’s parliament who opposes the Kremlin, also told Lavrov that while he...

    IMF Lowers Ukraine Growth Forecast, Cites Progress on Kyiv Reforms
    Jun01

    IMF Lowers Ukraine Growth Forecast, Cites Progress on Kyiv Reforms

    The International Monetary Fund has lowered its growth forecast for Ukraine’s moribund economy to minus 9 percent, while citing progress toward a deal with Kyiv on reforms that could clear the way for further IMF help. The negative growth projection – down from a 5 percent estimate in April – was announced Sunday in Kyiv, along...

    Russia Doctored Photos in Shooting Down of Airliner, Report Finds
    Jun01

    Russia Doctored Photos in Shooting Down of Airliner, Report Finds

    Group says Russia wanted it to appear Ukraine fire missile. …read more Source: ABC...

    Russian Lawmaker Asks for EU Blacklist to Be Made Public
    Jun01

    Russian Lawmaker Asks for EU Blacklist to Be Made Public

    MOSCOW — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov needs to explain why 89 politicians from 17 European countries have been banned from entering Russia and confirm their names, an opposition lawmaker said Sunday in a formal inquiry. Dmitry Gudkov, the sole member of Russia’s parliament who opposes the Kremlin, also told Lavrov that while he...

    IMF Lowers Ukraine’s 2015 Growth Forecast To Negative 9 Percent
    Jun01

    IMF Lowers Ukraine’s 2015 Growth Forecast To Negative 9 Percent

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it has lowered its forecast for Ukraine’s war-battered economy, predicting the economy will contract by 9 percent during 2015 — due in large part to “the unresolved conflict in the east.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Opposition Deputy Says Lavrov Must Confirm, Explain EU Blacklist
    May31

    Russian Opposition Deputy Says Lavrov Must Confirm, Explain EU Blacklist

    A Russian opposition lawmaker has said in a formal inquiry that Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov needs to explain why 89 politicians from 17 European countries have been banned from entering Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Report: Kremlin Used Fake Satellite Photos To Support MH17 Claims
    May31

    Report: Kremlin Used Fake Satellite Photos To Support MH17 Claims

    A team of independent investigators from Britain has determined that Russia’s Defense Ministry released doctored satellite photos with falsified dates as evidence to support its claim that Ukrainian government forces shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine in July 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...