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    Gazprom has a ‘much wider agenda’: Naftogaz CEO
    Feb27

    Gazprom has a ‘much wider agenda’: Naftogaz CEO

    There’s an agenda behind Gazprom’s threats to cut European gas supplies, the CEO Ukraine’s state-owned gas firm told CNBC. …read more Source:...

    Russian Energy Minister Says Ukraine Faces Imminent Gas Cut
    Feb27

    Russian Energy Minister Says Ukraine Faces Imminent Gas Cut

    Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak has said Russia would likely suspend supplies of gas to Ukraine before a March 2 meeting in Brussels that aims to resolve this latest energy dispute between the two countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    10 things you need to know before European markets open
    Feb27

    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    Good morning! Here are 10 things you should know in markets today. Russia will participate in Ukraine’s gas talks. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday that he would take part in talks over gas supplies to Ukraine in Brussels on March 2. “We have been invited to three-way talks and have confirmed our participation....

    Ukraine’s Debt Debacle
    Feb27

    Ukraine’s Debt Debacle

    War is making a mess of the Ukrainian government’s finances. …read more Source:...

    UN to discuss Ukraine on anniversary of annexation
    Feb27

    UN to discuss Ukraine on anniversary of annexation

    Artemivsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – The UN Security Council scheduled an emergency session to discuss the fragile ceasefire in Ukraine on Friday, a year to the day since Russian troops and pro-Moscow forces began seizing ports and cities on the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea.The anniversary of the seizure, which triggered the worst standoff in...

    Ukraine, rebels start pulling back heavy weapons in country’s east
    Feb27

    Ukraine, rebels start pulling back heavy weapons in country’s east

    KIEV, Ukraine — Warring parties in Ukraine took a major stride toward quelling unrest in the country’s east Thursday with the declared start of a supervised withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    The Grand Illusion
    Feb27

    The Grand Illusion

    Photo by Menendj In the years since 9/11, American police alone have killed at least twice as many Americans as died in that single large event, the annual toll of police killings being somewhere between 500 and 1,000, the variation owing to many such events going inaccurately reported by police. Each year, somewhere between 30 and 40 thousand...

    Russian energy minister says to attend Ukraine gas talks in Brussels
    Feb27

    Russian energy minister says to attend Ukraine gas talks in Brussels

    KRASNOYARSK, Russia (Reuters) – Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday that he would take part in talks over gas supplies to… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, rebels begin withdrawal of heavy weapons
    Feb27

    Ukraine, rebels begin withdrawal of heavy weapons

    Ukrainian government and pro-Russia rebels say they’re moving heavy weapons back from front line — but will resume combat if provoked …read more Source:...

    Europe doesn’t seem very worried about Putin
    Feb27

    Europe doesn’t seem very worried about Putin

    For all the alarmist rhetoric about Russian barbarians at the gate, NATO countries are reluctant to put their money where their mouth is. Only the countries closest to Russia’s borders are increasing their military spending this year, while other, bigger ones are making cuts. Regardless of what their leaders say about Vladimir Putin, they...