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    American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia
    Apr01

    American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) – Kansas-born farmer Justus Walker is prospering in Russia – one year after U.S. and European Union sanctions against his adopted country over its aggression in Ukraine. Walker, sporting a bushy beard reminiscent of a Russian peasant from past centuries, uses his Siberian dairy smallholding to support his …...

    American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia
    Apr01

    American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia

    […] sanctions have largely cut off state firms from international lending, making refinancing difficult, costly and a burden on the government. […] Evgeny Gavrilenkov, chief economist at state-owned Sberbank, Russia’s largest lender, argued that sanctions have inadvertently helped Russia’s main oil and financial companies...

    Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Ukraine Among World’s Most Dangerous Countries
    Apr01

    Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Ukraine Among World’s Most Dangerous Countries

    A new study has listed Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Ukraine among the world’s top 10 most dangerous countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    American farmer among the winners in the year since Russia was hit by US and EU sanctions
    Apr01

    American farmer among the winners in the year since Russia was hit by US and EU sanctions

    Kansas-born farmer Justus Walker is prospering in Russia — one year after U.S. and European Union sanctions against his adopted country over its aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia
    Apr01

    American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — Kansas-born farmer Justus Walker is prospering in Russia — one year after U.S. and European Union sanctions against his adopted country over its aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia
    Apr01

    American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — Kansas-born farmer Justus Walker is prospering in Russia – one year after U.S. and European Union sanctions against his adopted country over its aggression in Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Djokovic storms back to reach Miami quarters
    Apr01

    Djokovic storms back to reach Miami quarters

    Miami (AFP) – Desperate Novak Djokovic fought back from a set and a break down to defeat Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-7 (3/7), 7-5, 6-0 Tuesday, salvaging hopes of defending his Miami Open title.World number one Djokovic won 24 of the last 27 points to reach a quarter-final against Spanish sixth seed David Ferrer, a 7-6 (7/5), 6-0 winner over...

    Russia Extends Natural Gas Deal With Ukraine
    Apr01

    Russia Extends Natural Gas Deal With Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a plan to extend Moscow’s current natural gas deal with Ukraine for another three months. Russian authorities announced the extension Tuesday, just hours before a temporary pricing agreement reached in October 2014 was set to expire. The deal required Ukraine to make monthly payments in advance...

    Cost of Iraq and NATO reassurance missions ‘classified’ in coming budget: DND
    Apr01

    Cost of Iraq and NATO reassurance missions ‘classified’ in coming budget: DND

    OTTAWA – Parliament may have approved a year-long extension to the country’s combat mission in Iraq and Syria, but the Harper government is once again refusing to say how much it will cost taxpayers.Nor will it reveal the estimated pricetag for upcoming involvement in NATO’s reassurance operations in eastern Europe.Late Tuesday,...

    Cost of Iraq and NATO reassurance missions ‘classified’: DND
    Apr01

    Cost of Iraq and NATO reassurance missions ‘classified’: DND

    President of the Treasury Board Tony Clement . (Patrick Doyle/CP) OTTAWA – Parliament may have approved a year-long extension to the country’s combat mission in Iraq and Syria, but the Harper government is once again refusing to say how much it will cost taxpayers. Nor will it reveal the estimated price tag for upcoming involvement in...