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    So much for those Ukraine sanctions – Russia to receive French warships after all
    Oct30

    So much for those Ukraine sanctions – Russia to receive French warships after all

    Russia has announced it received an invitation to take delivery of the first of two Mistral-class amphibious ships. RIA news agency reported that the invitation from France called on Russia to take delivery of the first ship on Nov. 14. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told RIA that the second vessel would be put in the water the same...

    Ukraine, Russia, EU agree gas supply deal: EU source
    Oct30

    Ukraine, Russia, EU agree gas supply deal: EU source

    Brussels (AFP) – Russia agreed to resume gas deliveries to Ukraine in an EU-brokered deal reached by the three parties in Brussels on Thursday, an EU source said.The details will be outlined by European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso as well as the Russian and Ukrainian energy ministers during a press conference announced for 2045 GMT,...

    Total’s new boss promises stability after CEO death
    Oct30

    Total’s new boss promises stability after CEO death

    London (AFP) – French energy major Total’s new chief executive promised continuity at his first public appearance on Thursday as Russia charged a second person over the plane crash that killed his predecessor.”My objective is mainly continuity and stability,” Patrick Pouyanne said at the Oil and Money conference in London...

    Russian energy minister ‘hopes to sign Ukraine gas deal Thursday’
    Oct30

    Russian energy minister ‘hopes to sign Ukraine gas deal Thursday’

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said he hoped to sign a gas deal with Ukraine later on Thursday as he arrived in Brussels for EU-brokered talks.”We hope that today all our agreements will be formalised with the signing of the necessary documents,” Novak was quoted as saying by the RIA Novosti news...

    One Stock Is Responsible For 120 Points Of The Dow Rally
    Oct30

    One Stock Is Responsible For 120 Points Of The Dow Rally

    Markets are rallying. After spending much of the morning in the red, the S&P 500 is now up 13 points (0.6%). The Dow is up a whopping 177 points (1.0%). This is largely due to Visa’s 9.7% surge after reporting strong earnings. Because it’s a price-weighted index, the 20-point rally in the Visa is adding a full 128 points to the...

    Ukraine’s Last Chance
    Oct30

    Ukraine’s Last Chance

    In Ukraine, outsiders pushing for necessary reforms fear inaction could lead to a failed state. …read more Source:...

    Britain and 4 Central European nations condemn proposed rebel vote in eastern Ukraine
    Oct30

    Britain and 4 Central European nations condemn proposed rebel vote in eastern Ukraine

    The foreign ministers of four Central European countries and Britain have condemned a plan by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine to hold local elections. …read more Source: FOX...

    Central Europe, Britain oppose Ukraine rebel vote
    Oct30

    Central Europe, Britain oppose Ukraine rebel vote

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The foreign ministers of four Central European countries and Britain have condemned a plan by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine to hold local elections. In a common statement Thursday after their meeting in Bratislava, the ministers called the vote set for Sunday “illegitimate” and said it breached a...

    Peter Singer: ‘We Need To Be More Cautious With Our Caution’
    Oct30

    Peter Singer: ‘We Need To Be More Cautious With Our Caution’

    Peter Singer is the world’s most prominent and controversial moral philosopher. He talked with Lars Mensel and Max Tholl about techno-skepticism, trash TV, and why our becoming less human might ultimately save humanity.The European: Mr. Singer, do we have a healthy relationship with technology? Singer: A question that broad really...

    Central Europe, Britain oppose Ukraine rebel vote
    Oct30

    Central Europe, Britain oppose Ukraine rebel vote

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The foreign ministers of four Central European countries and Britain have condemned a plan by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine to hold local elections…. …read more Source: Associated...