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    Obama and Putin play nice as Ukraine, Syria tensions simmer
    Nov11

    Obama and Putin play nice as Ukraine, Syria tensions simmer

    BEIJING – On the surface, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin were all niceties – a pat on the back here, a pleasantry there. But away from the cameras, the two leaders circled each other warily at a global summit in China, coming face to face while relations between their countries continue to deteriorate. The White House...

    Russian Gangs Of New York
    Nov11

    Russian Gangs Of New York

    “Things have gotten more boring,” says Alexander Grant, the man who has chronicled the rise and fall of Russian-speaking gangsters in New York City for more than two decades. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In China, Obama and Putin make nice in public, circle each other warily amid Ukraine strains
    Nov11

    In China, Obama and Putin make nice in public, circle each other warily amid Ukraine strains

    The White House said Obama and Putin spoke three times Tuesday on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific economic meeting …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Anyone Who’s Expecting The Rouble To Bounce Back Will Be Gutted By This Chart
    Nov11

    Anyone Who’s Expecting The Rouble To Bounce Back Will Be Gutted By This Chart

    Since the mid-1990s, the Russian rouble has suffered two major shocks from which the currency has never fully recovered: the Asia crisis in the late-90s and then the global financial crisis in 2008. The fate of the rouble after the latest hit — the ongoing Ukraine crisis — should not prove any different. The chart below from Bank of America...

    Russia, Australia Leaders Urge Quicker MH17 Probe
    Nov11

    Russia, Australia Leaders Urge Quicker MH17 Probe

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott have agreed on the need to speed up the investigation into the crash of a Malaysia Airlines flight in eastern Ukraine. A Kremlin statement said talks on the July crash dominated a Tuesday meeting between the two leaders on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Summit...

    Obama and Putin circle each other warily in China amid Ukraine strains
    Nov11

    Obama and Putin circle each other warily in China amid Ukraine strains

    BEIJING – On the surface, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin were all niceties – a pat on the back here, a pleasantry there. But away from the cameras, the two leaders circled each other warily at a global summit in China, coming face to face while relations between their countries continue to deteriorate. The White House...

    British PM Warns Russia on Actions in Ukraine
    Nov11

    British PM Warns Russia on Actions in Ukraine

    British Prime Minister David Cameron said “Russia’s relationship with the rest of the world will be radically different in the future” if it continues what he called Moscow’s “illegal actions in Ukraine.” In a speech Monday, Cameron said Russia’s actions are “destabilizing a sovereign state” and...

    Gazprom Makes a New Gas Deal With China
    Nov11

    Gazprom Makes a New Gas Deal With China

    Should tensions with the West over Ukraine persist, the pipeline could be used to divert energy supplies, currently headed to Europe, to Asia. …read more Source: The New York...

    Report warns of Russian aggression
    Nov11

    Report warns of Russian aggression

    British nonprofit records almost 40 incidents involving ‘volatile standoffs’ with the West since annexation of Crimea …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine’s currency plunges as ceasefire fears grow
    Nov11

    Ukraine’s currency plunges as ceasefire fears grow

    Ukraine’s currency lost nearly 5 percent of its value on Monday after a weekend that saw the heaviest shelling in a month hit the east. …read more Source:...