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    Putin Issues ‘Nuclear Powers’ Warning Over Sanctions
    Oct16

    Putin Issues ‘Nuclear Powers’ Warning Over Sanctions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken out against US and EU sanctions on Russia, urging them to remind themselves of the consequences of nuclear conflict between the two sides, in Serbian newspaper daily newspaper Politika today. “Our partners need to understand that attempts to destabilize Russia using one-sided, illegitimate, restrictive...

    Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit
    Oct16

    Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit

    A defiant Russian President Vladimir Putin joined Asian and European leaders in Italy on Thursday for talks intended to focus on trade but, like many diplomatic gatherings of the past six months, was being dominated by the deadly crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Putin Threatens To Reduce European Gas Supply
    Oct16

    Putin Threatens To Reduce European Gas Supply

    BELGRADE, Oct 16 (Reuters) – Russia will reduce gas supplies to Europe if Ukraine steals from the transit pipeline to cover its own needs, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday, stressing he was “hopeful” it would not come to that. Russia cut off supply to Ukraine on June 16 over what gas exporter Gazprom said were...

    Former Soviet Leader Gorbachev Warns Against New Cold War
    Oct16

    Former Soviet Leader Gorbachev Warns Against New Cold War

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev has warned Western leaders and Russian President Vladimir Putin against dragging the world into a new version of the Cold War he helped to end a quarter of a century ago. Gorbachev, recently in hospital, voiced his disquiet in a newspaper interview at the current standoff over...

    Europe gas supply faces ‘major transit risks’: Putin
    Oct16

    Europe gas supply faces ‘major transit risks’: Putin

    Belgrade (AFP) – Europe faces “major transit risks” to gas supplies coming from Russia this winter unless Ukraine resolves a gas dispute with Moscow, President Vladimir Putin warned Thursday.”There will be no crises through a fault of Russian participants of energy cooperation in Europe,” Putin said on a visit to EU...

    The Oil Weapon
    Oct16

    The Oil Weapon

    The best leverage the West has over Russia doesn’t come from Washington or Brussels or Kiev, but from the West Texas city of Midland, where the oil business is booming. On a reporting trip to Midland last year, I saw countless drilling rigs piercing the scrubland, tanker trucks clogging the highways and full tables of oil executives at the...

    Eurex Delays Plan for Moscow Exchange Partnership
    Oct16

    Eurex Delays Plan for Moscow Exchange Partnership

    The derivatives arm of Deutsche Börse has shelved a proposal to offer trading in ruble derivatives, partly because of concerns about Western sanctions on Russia, according to people familiar with the matter. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Putin set to meet Western leaders on Ukraine at Milan gathering
    Oct16

    Putin set to meet Western leaders on Ukraine at Milan gathering

    Trip offers Russia’s President the first chance to discuss the Ukrainian crisis with EU leaders since his visit to France in June to attend the D-Day anniversary …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Putin to Launch Diplomatic Push Over Ukraine at Asia-Europe Summit
    Oct16

    Putin to Launch Diplomatic Push Over Ukraine at Asia-Europe Summit

    The ongoing crisis in Ukraine will dominate the agenda at the Asia-Europe Meeting, which begins Thursday in Milan, Italy. Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a series of talks with his European counterparts during the two-day summit, beginning with German Chancellor Angela Merkel after his arrival on Thursday from Serbia. He will then...

    Sakharov Prize Decision Postponed Until October 21
    Oct16

    Sakharov Prize Decision Postponed Until October 21

    The European Parliament has postponed a decision on the winner of the Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought until October 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...