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    Analysts Missed One Important Thing About The Rouble Rally And Now Its Crashing Again
    Nov05

    Analysts Missed One Important Thing About The Rouble Rally And Now Its Crashing Again

    On 30 October, Russia’s rouble suddenly broke from its downward spiral and surged at its fastest one-day pace in at least 11 years. Analysts covering last month’s flash rally had at least three theories to explain why the currency’s fortunes were suddenly turning positive. The first was related to rumours of a huge central bank...

    Ukraine to halt budget subsidies to eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatists
    Nov05

    Ukraine to halt budget subsidies to eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatists

    Ukraine’s prime minister says the government will freeze budget subsidies for eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatists, a move that could precipitate already grievous economic conditions there. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin’s latest moves in Ukraine reveal his belief in West’s inaction
    Nov05

    Putin’s latest moves in Ukraine reveal his belief in West’s inaction

    Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe. Today: With the White House still pretending Crimea wasn’t invaded, Vladmir Putin has correctly assessed the West’s appetite for going to war over eastern Ukraine — zero. As a result, Kyiv will be powerless to prevent the...

    In Kharkiv, Ukraine, a cafe is an unlikely war room
    Nov05

    In Kharkiv, Ukraine, a cafe is an unlikely war room

    Irina Korosteleva bustles into the KoKave coffee shop like a student late for class, her 5-year-old son Gardei in tow. She takes off the youngster’s quilted jacket, parks him on a chair with a cellphone video game and takes her seat among fellow defenders of Ukraine, their laptops crowding… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine cuts finances to rebel region until ‘terrorists’ leave
    Nov05

    Ukraine cuts finances to rebel region until ‘terrorists’ leave

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s prime minister said Wednesday that financial aid from the central government to the pro-Russian separatist eastern regions will be stopped until “terrorists clear out of there.”However, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk told a cabinet meeting that Ukraine would maintain gas and electricity supplies so...

    ‘F’ Word Hangs Over Ukraine’s Rebel-Held Regions
    Nov05

    ‘F’ Word Hangs Over Ukraine’s Rebel-Held Regions

    With Russia-backed separatists continuing to hold territory in their battle with Ukrainian forces, some analysts see the de facto borders solidifying and yielding yet another post-Soviet “frozen conflict.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Stops Funding for Rebel-Held Regions
    Nov05

    Ukraine Stops Funding for Rebel-Held Regions

    Ukraine on Wednesday announced it will halt government funding to its eastern regions controlled by Russian-backed separatists. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Wednesday the cutoff will apply as long as the territories of Donetsk and Luhansk are held by “terrorists.” Yatsenyuk, who made his comments during a cabinet meeting,...

    Ukraine peace plan hangs by a thread
    Nov05

    Ukraine peace plan hangs by a thread

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – The ceasefire in Ukraine hung by a thread Wednesday after President Petro Poroshenko accused pro-Russian rebels of sinking the peace process and ordered troop reinforcements to eastern cities.Artillery explosions could be heard around the airport in Donetsk, where Ukrainian soldiers have been holding out for weeks...

    Rebel-led regions will never receive funds from Kiev, Ukraine PM says
    Nov05

    Rebel-led regions will never receive funds from Kiev, Ukraine PM says

    Kiev will continue to supply gas and electricity to the separatist regions …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine pays first debt installment to Gazprom
    Nov05

    Ukraine pays first debt installment to Gazprom

    Daniel J. GraeberMOSCOW, Nov. 5 (UPI) — Russian energy company Gazprom said Wednesday it received the first installment of the debt owed by its Ukrainian counterparts at Naftogaz. …read more Source: United Press...