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    HMCS Regina back home after eight-month deployment: here are the photos
    Sep18

    HMCS Regina back home after eight-month deployment: here are the photos

    By David Pugliese Defence Watch HMCS Regina returned to Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt Wednesday after an eight-month deployment in support of Operations ARTEMIS and REASSURANCE. HMCS Regina departed Esquimalt on January 6, 2014, for the Arabian Sea region in support of Operation ARTEMIS, the navy pointed out in its news release. HMCS Regina was...

    Russian Economy Reeling after New Western Sanctions
    Sep18

    Russian Economy Reeling after New Western Sanctions

    A new wave of Western sanctions is hitting Russia’s economy hard. State-owned energy firms continue to bleed profits and Russia’s national currency plunged to a new low this week after the U.S. and the European Union announced new sanctions to punish Russia’s aggressive stance in eastern Ukraine. The sanctions could also prove...

    German Company Offers Bounty For MH17 Attackers
    Sep18

    German Company Offers Bounty For MH17 Attackers

    A German company is offering $30 million for information and evidence about who shot down Malaysian flight MH17 over Ukraine in July. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mystery donor offers $30M to find who shot down Flight MH17
    Sep18

    Mystery donor offers $30M to find who shot down Flight MH17

    A German fraud investigation company says an anonymous client has provided US$30 million as a reward for information and evidence leading to the culprits behind the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian Lawmakers Propose Cutting Foreign Ownership in Media
    Sep18

    Russian Lawmakers Propose Cutting Foreign Ownership in Media

    Russian lawmakers proposed cutting foreign ownership in Russian media assets to 20 percent in an attempt to limit outside influences and protect Russia’s “information sovereignty”, a copy of a draft law showed on Wednesday. The law will consolidate Russian President Vladimir Putin’s control over media, which have largely...

    EBRD bank slashes outlook for Russian economy
    Sep18

    EBRD bank slashes outlook for Russian economy

    London (AFP) – Russia’s economy will contract next year as a result of the crisis with Ukraine, the EBRD development bank forecast on Thursday after slashing its prediction for growth.Ukraine’s economy will meanwhile contract faster than expected, in turn weighing on other emerging economies in the region, the European Bank for...

    Scotland: A Referendum on Inequality
    Sep18

    Scotland: A Referendum on Inequality

    Queen Elizabeth II may be considered the world’s largest landowner—but close to home, in Scotland, her 60,000 acres of rolling hillside don’t amount to much. Her Majesty—who reportedly ranks 17thth among Scotland’s private landowners—has got nothing on the Duke of Buccleuch, who holds the top spot with 240,000 acres across...

    EBRD Sees Sharper Economic Contractions in Russia, Ukraine
    Sep18

    EBRD Sees Sharper Economic Contractions in Russia, Ukraine

    The development bank downgraded its outlook for Russia and Ukraine, saying both countries’ economic performance would be scarred by the war, while reconstruction in eastern Ukraine could take many years. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Boateng, Huntelaar maintain German hold over English sides
    Sep18

    Boateng, Huntelaar maintain German hold over English sides

    Paris (AFP) – Jerome Boateng’s late goal and a second-half equaliser from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar on Wednesday completed a good week for German clubs against their counterparts from England in the opening round of Champions League group games.Boateng’s first ever goal in the competition was a memorable one as it sealed a 1-0 win for...

    Europe’s winners and losers from Russia trouble
    Sep18

    Europe’s winners and losers from Russia trouble

    Russia’s incursion in Ukraine and worsening relations with the West have caught neighboring countries in the cross-fire. …read more Source:...