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    Jim Rogers On Putin, His Suspicions About Oil Prices, And Why 26-Year-Olds On Wall Street Have The Biggest Advantage of All
    Nov14

    Jim Rogers On Putin, His Suspicions About Oil Prices, And Why 26-Year-Olds On Wall Street Have The Biggest Advantage of All

    Few observers are more astute on the markets, modern life, and human nature than investor Jim Rogers. An early internationalist, Rogers has made a fortune over many decades, seeing what others don’t. I recently spoke to him about a range of topics, from the latest market turns (and what he calls his “hopeless” timing abilities)...

    Ukraine’s PM Says Main Task Is to Build Army to Stop Russia
    Nov14

    Ukraine’s PM Says Main Task Is to Build Army to Stop Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s top priority is to build an army strong enough to stop Russian military aggression, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Friday, as he made his recommendations for top positions in a new coalition government. Ukraine’s pro-Western leaders and NATO have accused Russia of sending soldiers...

    EU Hopeful Serbia Hosts Military Drill with Russia
    Nov14

    EU Hopeful Serbia Hosts Military Drill with Russia

    Russian soldiers parachuted into open fields in western Serbia on Friday as part of an unprecedented joint military drill that has stirred controversy in the European Union candidate-country given the West-Russia standoff over Ukraine. The one-day anti-terrorist exercise, around 50 km (30 miles) from Serbia’s border with NATO-member...

    Eurozone Growth Rate Makes Minute Gain
    Nov14

    Eurozone Growth Rate Makes Minute Gain

    LONDON—The European Central Bank remains under pressure to do more to shore up the economy of the 18-country eurozone despite third-quarter figures Friday showing a modest uptick in growth and Greece’s emergence from recession. The eurozone growth of 0.2 percent compared with the previous quarter is still too weak to make a serious dent in...

    Stranded ship crew lacks food, water: union
    Nov14

    Stranded ship crew lacks food, water: union

    ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Eleven men stranded on a cargo ship at the port of Argentia in Newfoundland are low on food and water and are among increasing numbers of abandoned crews, say union leaders.”My concern right now is these guys do not have a penny in their pocket,” Gerard Bradbury, an inspector with the International...

    Putin berates U.S. over sanctions before G20 meeting
    Nov14

    Putin berates U.S. over sanctions before G20 meeting

    (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin accused the United States today of undermining the very trade institutions it created by imposing sanctions on Russia, a “mistake” he hoped would be overcome in the “final count.“ …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    ‘Cyborg’ Tells Of Donetsk Airport Battles
    Nov14

    ‘Cyborg’ Tells Of Donetsk Airport Battles

    Serhiy Halyan, 22, was one of the Ukrainian government troops defending Donetsk airport from Russian-backed separatists. These forces have acquired a semi-mythical status in Ukraine, known as ”cyborgs” for their staunch resistance. But Serhiy speaks openly about the fear and shock he felt in battle. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service)...

    Russia Undermining 20 Years of Nuclear Cooperation With U.S.
    Nov14

    Russia Undermining 20 Years of Nuclear Cooperation With U.S.

    The U.S.’s relationship with Russia is about to get even more tense. The latter nation announced that it’s going to curtail nuclear cooperation with America, backtracking on the last two decades of security work. The New York Times sheds some light: The message delivered by [Sergey Kirienko, the head of Russia’s state nuclear...

    In Lviv, a Holocaust survival story gets lifted from the gutter
    Nov14

    In Lviv, a Holocaust survival story gets lifted from the gutter

    Limmud FSU founder Chaim Chesler in Lviv, Nov. 7, 2014. (Courtesy of Limmud FSU) Armed with an Israeli attitude toward problem solving and 30 years’ worth of experience in working in Eastern Europe, Chaim Chesler doesn’t back down easily from a work-related dispute. But even Chesler, founder of the Limmud FSU Jewish learning...

    Vladimir Putin stations Russian warships off Australia’s coast ahead of G20
    Nov14

    Vladimir Putin stations Russian warships off Australia’s coast ahead of G20

    Vladimir Putin is underlining his presence at a major summit of world leaders in Australia by stationing warships in waters off the country’s northeastern coast, prompting the Australian prime minister to angrily accuse Russia of trying to reclaim the “lost glories” of the Soviet Union. …read more Source:...