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    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...

    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...

    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 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...

    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:...

    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...

    Ukrainian MP tossed into dumpster by angry mob
    Sep18

    Ukrainian MP tossed into dumpster by angry mob

    Ukrainian MP Vitaly Zhuravsky was hurled into a dumpster and pelted with garbage when he was targeted by an angry mob in Kiev Tuesday morning. Video showed Mr. Zhuravsky, once a member of former President Viktor Yanukovich’s ruling party, outside of the parliament building being yelled at by … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east
    Sep18

    Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia hailed Wednesday Ukraine’s offer of self-rule for separatist rebels in the east under a peace plan seen as the best chance yet of halting five months of bloody warfare.Insurgent leaders had initially given a mixed response to the legislation adopted by Ukrainian MPs on Tuesday, describing it as a positive move...

    Ukraine’s president addresses Canadian Parliament
    Sep17

    Ukraine’s president addresses Canadian Parliament

    Ukraine’s President says his country has “crossed the Rubicon” to a new westward-looking future that leaves behind the darkness of its Russian past. …read more Source: Miami...