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    Russia’s central bank to help companies meet debts
    Dec24

    Russia’s central bank to help companies meet debts

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s central bank has made another move to shore up the ruble, offering hard currency loans to help companies and banks service their debts. The bank said Wednesday it would accept foreign currency debt obligations as collateral against the loans. The hope is that it will provide relief to those who can’t tap foreign...

    Ukraine settles gas debt to Russia
    Dec24

    Ukraine settles gas debt to Russia

    Daniel J. GraeberKIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 24 (UPI) — A Ukrainian energy company has settled its debt to Russian energy company Gazprom according to terms of an October agreement, the government said Wednesday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia: NATO Pushed Kiev to Drop Nonaligned Status
    Dec24

    Russia: NATO Pushed Kiev to Drop Nonaligned Status

    MOSCOW— A Russian deputy defense minister says NATO members pushed Ukraine toward dropping its nonaligned status. Ukraine’s parliament abandoned the nonaligned position Tuesday, possibly paving the way for a bid to join NATO, in defiance of Russia’s protests. The move doesn’t guarantee that Ukraine will apply to join the...

    Ukraine: Is it time to buy?
    Dec24

    Ukraine: Is it time to buy?

    Ukraine’s bonds have had a terrible year as the country’s conflict with Russia wears on, but could be a canny buy in 2015? …read more Source:...

    Russia: NATO pushed Kiev to drop nonaligned status
    Dec24

    Russia: NATO pushed Kiev to drop nonaligned status

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian deputy defense minister says NATO members pushed Ukraine toward dropping its nonaligned status…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Russia: NATO pushed Kiev to drop nonaligned status
    Dec24

    Russia: NATO pushed Kiev to drop nonaligned status

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian deputy defense minister says NATO members pushed Ukraine toward dropping its nonaligned status. Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said Wednesday unidentified NATO members had pushed Ukraine to make the move in a bid to turn it into a “forward line for confronting Russia.” …read more Source: San...

    The Real Story of How America Became an Economic Superpower
    Dec24

    The Real Story of How America Became an Economic Superpower

    Very rarely, you read a book that inspires you to see a familiar story in an entirely different way. So it was with Adam Tooze’s astonishing economic history of World War II, The Wages of Destruction. And so it is again with his economic history of the First World War and its aftermath, The Deluge. They amount together to a new history of...

    Russia: NATO pushed Kiev to drop nonaligned status
    Dec24

    Russia: NATO pushed Kiev to drop nonaligned status

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian deputy defense minister says NATO members pushed Ukraine toward dropping its nonaligned status. Ukraine’s parliament abandoned the nonaligned position Tuesday, possibly paving the way for a bid to join NATO, in defiance of Russia’s protests. The move doesn’t guarantee that Ukraine will apply to join the...

    Senior Russian official says NATO behind Ukraine’s move to drop its nonaligned status
    Dec24

    Senior Russian official says NATO behind Ukraine’s move to drop its nonaligned status

    A Russian deputy defense minister says NATO members pushed Ukraine toward dropping its nonaligned status. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine, Rebels Set for Fresh Peace Talks​
    Dec24

    Ukraine, Rebels Set for Fresh Peace Talks​

    Ukraine’s government is set to meet with pro-Russian rebels Wednesday for a fresh round of talks aimed at ending the separatist war in the east. The talks in Belarus will include representatives from Ukraine, the eastern rebels, Russia, and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). A representative of the OSCE, which...