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    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Oct14

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Good morning. Here’s what you need to know for Tuesday. 1. The EU’s top court will begin a potentially explosive legal review of the European Central Bank’s bond-buying plan. The European Court of Justice may ultimately decide the program’s fate, according to the FT. 2. Obama is trying to get Turkey and the Saudis on the...

    Ukraine appoints new defense minister as conflict drags on in the east
    Oct14

    Ukraine appoints new defense minister as conflict drags on in the east

    Ukraine’s parliament has approved a new defense minister as the country remains bogged down in daily clashes with pro-Russian separatist forces in its industrial eastern regions. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine appoints new defense minister
    Oct14

    Ukraine appoints new defense minister

    Critics of Poltorak’s new appointment noted that he had served as head of Interior Ministry troops for a time under deposed President Viktor Yanukovych, when anti-government protests were met with tough responses from anti-riot personnel. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    China Ships Pork To Russia For First Time In 10 Years
    Oct14

    China Ships Pork To Russia For First Time In 10 Years

    Chinese has shipped pork to Russia for the first time in a decade, the Russian food standards agency says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Top US, Russian diplomats meet in Paris, seek way to ease tensions sparked by Ukraine crisis
    Oct14

    Top US, Russian diplomats meet in Paris, seek way to ease tensions sparked by Ukraine crisis

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov are meeting Tuesday in Paris, hoping to find a way to begin reversing a yearlong spike in tensions stemming from Ukraine’s civil war. …read more Source: FOX...

    Census Under Way In Annexed Crimea
    Oct14

    Census Under Way In Annexed Crimea

    Russian authorities are conducting a census in Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S., Russia to meet over Ukraine flap
    Oct14

    U.S., Russia to meet over Ukraine flap

    Secretary of State Kerry will hold talks this week with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, in Paris as President Vladimir Putin moves to avert further sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Gazprom Profit Drops
    Oct14

    Gazprom Profit Drops

    OAO Gazprom said profit for the first half of the year fell by almost one-quarter as Ukraine’s Naftogaz didn’t pay for gas supplied by the Russian state-controlled gas group. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    China, Russia seek ‘international justice’
    Oct14

    China, Russia seek ‘international justice’

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia and China pledged to ramp up efforts to promote a just world order as they signed dozens of deals ranging from energy to finance.Visiting Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev oversaw the signing of 38 agreements, including a deal to open a yuan-ruble swap line worth 150 billion...

    Dutch Experts, Investigators Return to MH17 Crash Site
    Oct14

    Dutch Experts, Investigators Return to MH17 Crash Site

    Dutch officials returned to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine on Monday in a new bid to recover the human remains and personal belongings of the nearly 300 people killed aboard the downed plane. Four observers from the Netherlands joined representatives from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe...