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    EU Says South Stream Could Be Saved If Russia Follows Rules
    Dec05

    EU Says South Stream Could Be Saved If Russia Follows Rules

    The European Commission’s new energy chief has told RFE/RL that Russia could revive the South Stream natural-gas pipeline project if it follows EU rules. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Kid With the Kalashnikov Isn’t Happy: Ukraine’s Revolution One Year On
    Dec05

    The Kid With the Kalashnikov Isn’t Happy: Ukraine’s Revolution One Year On

    He scowls at us from under a rain cape, water dripping off the peak of his army cap. He flourishes my passport. “Britain,” he says. “You are from Britain.” We are standing at a rebel roadblock on the main Zaporozhiye to Donetsk highway which does not appear to be under any kind of adult supervision. The skinny soldier with my documents stands...

    French defense minister says Russia may never get the warships it ordered due to Ukraine
    Dec05

    French defense minister says Russia may never get the warships it ordered due to Ukraine

    France’s defense minister has suggested that two warships ordered by Russia may never be delivered. …read more Source: FOX...

    Live Blog: Ukraine In Crisis
    Dec05

    Live Blog: Ukraine In Crisis

    …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ailing Malaysia Airlines to suspend shares December 15
    Dec05

    Ailing Malaysia Airlines to suspend shares December 15

    Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Malaysia Airlines said its shares will be suspended from the country’s stock exchange on December 15 under a government plan to rescue the beleaguered carrier after two devastating aviation tragedies this year.The national flag carrier, whose loss of both flight MH370 and MH17 compounded years of hefty financial...

    French shipyard in $1.5 bn deal for new cruise liners
    Dec05

    French shipyard in $1.5 bn deal for new cruise liners

    Saint-Nazaire (France) (AFP) – Royal Caribbean Cruises subsidiary Celebrity Cruises has signed a preliminary deal with the French arm of Korean shipbuilding giant STX for two new vessels valued at 1.2 billion euros ($1.5 billion).The 1,450-cabin ships are due for delivery in 2018 and 2020, the president of STX France, Laurent Castaing,...

    An Uneasy Ménage à Trois
    Dec05

    An Uneasy Ménage à Trois

    Reliance on Russian and Ukrainian Weapons Puts China in a Tight Spot December 4, 2014 …read more Source: Foreign...

    Putin’s luck is running out fast
    Dec05

    Putin’s luck is running out fast

    “Luck,” wrote gonzo-journalist Hunter S. Thompson, “is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it.” Russian President Vladimir Putin, who today gave the most pitiful state-of-the-nation speech of his extraordinarily lucky career, is falling off the wire. The speech was a stark contrast to...

    Ukraine, Separatists Announce Fresh Truce
    Dec05

    Ukraine, Separatists Announce Fresh Truce

    Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels say they have agreed to halt fire across the eastern war zone on December 9 under the terms of a September truce agreement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    House Condemns Russia as Putin Tries to Rally His Countrymen
    Dec05

    House Condemns Russia as Putin Tries to Rally His Countrymen

    The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution Thursday condemning Russian President Vladimir Putin’s policy of “aggression” in Ukraine and other neighboring countries. The motion, which passed 411-10, also censures Russia for its actions in Georgia and Moldova, two other countries where Russian troops are present. It came...