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    Russian State-Owned Media Just Contradicted Kremlin Claim That It Doesn’t Use Combat Dolphins
    Dec03

    Russian State-Owned Media Just Contradicted Kremlin Claim That It Doesn’t Use Combat Dolphins

    Russia’s state-owned news service Sputnik News is claiming that “Russian Black Sea Fleet’s Special Forces have held their first training exercises with combat dolphins”, apparently contradicting an official statement that the dolphin unit doesn’t exist. Interfax, the independent Russian news service, has reported a...

    Ukraine says nuclear plant fault cuts power
    Dec03

    Ukraine says nuclear plant fault cuts power

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s energy minister says a technical fault at a nuclear power plant in the south of country has cut power production but insists it poses no danger. The plant’s operator announced Monday that a problem had occurred with a power-generating unit, but concern was provoked Wednesday after Prime Minister Arseniy...

    Ukraine says fault at nuclear power plant cuts power output but poses no danger
    Dec03

    Ukraine says fault at nuclear power plant cuts power output but poses no danger

    Ukraine’s energy minister says a technical fault at a nuclear power plant in the south of country has cut power production but insists it poses no danger. …read more Source: FOX...

    The 17 Most Corrupt Countries In The World
    Dec03

    The 17 Most Corrupt Countries In The World

    Transparency International has published its 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), which ranked 175 countries and territories based on how corrupt their administrative and political institutions are perceived to be on a scale from 0 (highly corrupt) and a 100 (very clean). Compiled from a combination of surveys and assessments of “the...

    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...

    Nuclear Power Plant Suffered ‘Accident’: Ukraine
    Dec03

    Nuclear Power Plant Suffered ‘Accident’: Ukraine

    “There is no threat … there are no problems with the reactors,” Ukraine’s energy minister said. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Announces Accident at Nuclear Power Plant
    Dec03

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Announces Accident at Nuclear Power Plant

    The Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk announced Wednesday that an accident had taken place at the Zaporizhye nuclear power plant (NPP) in South-East Ukraine. “I know that an accident has occurred at the Zaporizhye NPP,” Yatseniuk said, asking new energy minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn to make clear when the problem would be resolved and...

    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:...

    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...

    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...