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    Accident Occurred At Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk Says
    Dec03

    Accident Occurred At Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk Says

    (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday an accident had occurred at the Zaporizhye nuclear power plant (NPP) in south-east Ukraine and called on the energy minister to hold a news conference. “I know that an accident has occurred at the Zaporizhye NPP,” Yatseniuk said, asking new energy minister...

    China and Turkey Fall Behind in Global Corruption Index
    Dec03

    China and Turkey Fall Behind in Global Corruption Index

    Turkey and China’s rating on perceived corruption has fallen steeply, according to Transparency International (TI), and the global watchdog called for closer international cooperation to root out graft and abuses of power. Transparency International issues an annual report measuring perceptions of graft rather than actual levels given the...

    Ukrainian energy minister discloses accident at nuclear power plant
    Dec03

    Ukrainian energy minister discloses accident at nuclear power plant

    Ukraine’s Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn said on Wednesday an accident at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southeast Ukraine posed no danger and that the plant would return to running as normal on Dec. 5. …read more Source:...

    The Russian Central Bank Is Intervening Again To Halt A Rouble Collapse
    Dec03

    The Russian Central Bank Is Intervening Again To Halt A Rouble Collapse

    Traders are claiming that the Russian central bank has stepped back into currency markets to halt the rouble’s slide as it continued to fall in early trading on Wednesday. Here’s the evidence — the rouble sudden reversed its losses in early trading to turn up on the day against the dollar: The central bank confirmed earlier rumours...

    ‘Accident’ at nuclear plant deepens Ukraine’s power crisis
    Dec03

    ‘Accident’ at nuclear plant deepens Ukraine’s power crisis

    ‘I know that an accident has occurred at the Zaporizhye NPP,’ Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukrainian PM reports accident at nuclear power plant
    Dec03

    Ukrainian PM reports accident at nuclear power plant

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said an accident had occurred at a nuclear power plant (NPP) in south-east Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Prime Minister: There Has Been An Accident At A Ukraine Nuclear Plant
    Dec03

    Ukraine Prime Minister: There Has Been An Accident At A Ukraine Nuclear Plant

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday that there has been an accident at a nuclear plant in southeastern Ukraine, Reuters reports. The incident happened in Zaporozhye. He has instructed the new energy minister to call news conference. Ukraine voted on a new government on Tuesday night. Under President Petro Poroshenko and...

    Kalashnikov fight Russia sanctions with fashion line
    Dec03

    Kalashnikov fight Russia sanctions with fashion line

    Moscow (AFP) – The makers of Russia’s iconic AK-47 assault rifle are moving into fashion to get around Western sanctions on its weapons.At a flashy event in Moscow on Tuesday, Kalashnikov Concern unveiled a new look and a new red-and-black K-shaped logo as guests were handed empty AK bullet magazines.The arms producer was one of the...

    EU, US Present Russia With United Sanctions, Energy Front
    Dec03

    EU, US Present Russia With United Sanctions, Energy Front

    (Reuters) – U.S. and EU leaders on Wednesday will pledge to work together on sanctions and on strengthening Europe and Ukraine’s energy security as they seek to present a united front to Russia, according to a draft document seen by Reuters. …read more Source: International Business...

    Russian ruble extends losses
    Dec03

    Russian ruble extends losses

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian ruble has extended a week of decline, fueled by low oil prices and Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine’s crisis. …read more Source: The Bismarck...