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    Say Hello To An Astronaut In Space With This Amazing App
    Nov25

    Say Hello To An Astronaut In Space With This Amazing App

    Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoferetti is currently aboard the International Space Station, orbiting Earth at more than 16,000 miles per hour. Ten years ago, it would have been impossible for Cristoferetti to regularly communicate with her friends, family, and fans, but thanks to a new web app, you’re now able to send Cristoferetti a tiny...

    Ukraine government cuts cash off to rebel territories in risky bid to defeat separatists
    Nov25

    Ukraine government cuts cash off to rebel territories in risky bid to defeat separatists

    For hours, small crowds in Donetsk huddle hopefully in the cold around cash machines that never get filled, as artillery rumbles in the distance. …read more Source: FOX...

    Cash cut to Ukraine rebel areas in risky strategy
    Nov25

    Cash cut to Ukraine rebel areas in risky strategy

    Money is running short in the rebel heartland since the government announced this month that it will suspend banking services as it piles on the pressure. Authorities say they are also withdrawing all state services from rebel areas, although hospital and school workers in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk say it has been a while since they last...

    The Mistral Warship Fiasco Reflects France’s Long History Of Terrible Arms Sales
    Nov25

    The Mistral Warship Fiasco Reflects France’s Long History Of Terrible Arms Sales

    The current difficulties surrounding France’s sale of two Mistral-class helicopter carriers to Russia mark another awkward chapter in the country’s history of arms sales. France currently ranks fifth in the largest arms exporter nations, according to the independent Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The country...

    Cash cut to Ukraine rebel areas in risky strategy
    Nov25

    Cash cut to Ukraine rebel areas in risky strategy

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — For hours, small crowds in Donetsk huddle hopefully in the cold around cash machines that never get filled, as artillery rumbles in the distance…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Cash cut to Ukraine rebel areas in risky strategy
    Nov25

    Cash cut to Ukraine rebel areas in risky strategy

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — For hours, small crowds in Donetsk huddle hopefully in the cold around cash machines that never get filled, as artillery rumbles in the distance. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukrainian City Strips Russian Singer Of Honorary Citizenship
    Nov25

    Ukrainian City Strips Russian Singer Of Honorary Citizenship

    Ukraine’s eastern city of Poltava has stripped Russian singer and lawmaker Yosif Kobzon of honorary citizenship. The Poltava City Council decided on November 25 that the title given to Kobzon in 2002 must be withdrawn because his anti-Ukrainian stance. Kobzon, who was born in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donetsk in 1937, was extremely...

    HERE IT IS: SocGen’s Famous Chart With The Swans
    Nov25

    HERE IT IS: SocGen’s Famous Chart With The Swans

    Societe Generale is out with its latest quarterly chart of “swan” risks. “Black swan” events are those that have a low chance of actually occurring, but could seriously rock the economy and the markets if they do occur. Although China hard landing is still a significant downside risk, it’s no longer the biggest one....

    Russia tightens control on Georgia’s breakaway province
    Nov25

    Russia tightens control on Georgia’s breakaway province

    Russia tightened its control Monday over Georgia’s breakaway province of Abkhazia with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic ties with the lush sliver of land along the Black Sea, the Associated Press reports. Here below is the article written by the Associated Press: The move drew outrage and cries of “annexation” in Georgia...

    Private Consumption Spike Helps Germany Avoid Recession in Third Quarter
    Nov25

    Private Consumption Spike Helps Germany Avoid Recession in Third Quarter

    A sharp rise in private consumption more than compensated for stubborn weakness in investment, helping the German economy post modest growth in the third quarter and avoid recession, data showed on Tuesday. Germany’s Federal Statistics Office confirmed an earlier flash estimate showing a 0.1 percent rise in seasonally-adjusted gross...