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    Ukraine hikes benchmark interest rate to 30 percent in bid to halt devaluation, inflation
    Mar03

    Ukraine hikes benchmark interest rate to 30 percent in bid to halt devaluation, inflation

    Ukraine’s central bank has sharply hiked its benchmark rate to 30 percent, from 19.5 percent, as financial authorities seek to reverse the rapid devaluation of the national currency. …read more Source: FOX...

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot’s health stable, Russia says
    Mar03

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot’s health stable, Russia says

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine is trying to end its dependence on Russian gas at the worst possible time
    Mar03

    Ukraine is trying to end its dependence on Russian gas at the worst possible time

    The government in Kiev is trying to do something that no previous Ukrainian administration has been able to — wean the country off its gas dependence on Russia. In order to do that Kiev will have to remove energy subsidies that the government gives to households, something that its predecessors thought was a political poison pill that would sink...

    Boris Nemtsov Funeral: Thousands Of Russians Pay Their Respects To Slain Opposition Leader [PHOTOS]
    Mar03

    Boris Nemtsov Funeral: Thousands Of Russians Pay Their Respects To Slain Opposition Leader [PHOTOS]

    Thousands of Russians paid their respects Tuesday to slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov at a memorial service for the former deputy prime minister who was murdered Friday by yet unidentified attackers. His murder is strongly suspected to be because of his years of government criticism and opposition to Russian action in Ukraine. …read...

    Meet the richest person in 34 major countries around the world
    Mar03

    Meet the richest person in 34 major countries around the world

    There are a record 290 newcomers on Forbes’ annual Billionaires List in 2015, but Bill Gates is still the richest person in the world. Even if you can’t be the richest person on the planet, it’s still pretty cool to be the richest person in your country. Many billionaires have held the title of richest in their country for a...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Mar03

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — As the war between Russia-backed separatists and the Ukraine government still raged in eastern Ukraine, another shocking news story involving Russia developed last week: the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov on a bridge in Moscow. Elsewhere, students lit flares during a strike in Madrid, police forced their way into a Madrid...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Mar03

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — As the war between Russia-backed separatists and the Ukraine government still raged in eastern Ukraine, another shocking news story… …read more Source:...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Mar03

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — As the war between Russia-backed separatists and the Ukraine government still raged in eastern Ukraine, another shocking news story involving Russia developed last week: the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov on a bridge in Moscow. Russian police have promised a full investigation into the midnight shooting of Nemtsov in...

    Broadening the Spectrum for Engaging North Korea: What Are the Six Party Talks?
    Mar03

    Broadening the Spectrum for Engaging North Korea: What Are the Six Party Talks?

    Read the first installment of this series here. The Six Party Talks have gone on for a long time, but need to be revitalized. What are those talks about? Especially what the countries surrounding Korea think. The first step towards a new evolution in our interactions with North Korea is to appreciate the perspectives that each of the nations...

    Obama holding video talk with European leaders on Ukraine
    Mar03

    Obama holding video talk with European leaders on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is holding a video conference with European leaders to discuss their push for peace in Ukraine and other global security issues. …read more Source: U.S....