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    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...

    Putin to meet with Western leaders on Ukraine
    Oct16

    Putin to meet with Western leaders on Ukraine

    MILAN (AP) — Russian leader Vladimir Putin is mounting a diplomatic blitz on the sidelines of a summit of European and Asian leaders in a bid to escape the worst crisis with the West since the… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Insult Evolves Into Homage As Donetsk Airport Defenders Dubbed ‘Cyborgs’
    Oct16

    Insult Evolves Into Homage As Donetsk Airport Defenders Dubbed ‘Cyborgs’

    It started as something of an insult but turned into a badge of pride. Meet Ukraine’s “cyborgs.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Serbia to Salute Putin but Eyes Future With Europe
    Oct16

    Serbia to Salute Putin but Eyes Future With Europe

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is guest of honor at a military parade in Belgrade on Thursday to mark 70 years since the city’s liberation by the Red Army, a visit loaded with symbolism as Serbia walks a tightrope between the Europe it wants to join and a big-power ally it cannot leave behind. The United States and European Union are...

    Putin to meet with Western leaders on Ukraine on sidelines of ASEM summit
    Oct16

    Putin to meet with Western leaders on Ukraine on sidelines of ASEM summit

    Russian leader Vladimir Putin is mounting a diplomatic blitz on the sidelines of a summit of European and Asian leaders in a bid to escape the worst crisis with the West since the Cold War. …read more Source: FOX...