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    UK regulator threatens RT with sanctions for biased reporting
    Nov10

    UK regulator threatens RT with sanctions for biased reporting

    LONDON — Britain’s broadcasting regulator has issued a stern warning to RT because of biased reporting in four of its news bulletins during the Ukraine crisis earlier this year Ofcom warned (PDF) the Russian state-backed channel that it would consider imposing a statutory sanction or other regulatory action if there were any future breaches...

    NATO should buy Mistral-class ships bound for Russia, say U.S. lawmakers
    Nov10

    NATO should buy Mistral-class ships bound for Russia, say U.S. lawmakers

    Eight US lawmakers are pressing NATO’s new secretary general to purchase French warships currently bound for Russia, Defense News reports. More from the article: France has faced pressure to cancel a transaction that would deliver two Mistral-class amphibious and helicopter carrier ships to Moscow since Russia seized the Crimea region of...

    Harper, Obama attend TPP meeting in Beijing
    Nov10

    Harper, Obama attend TPP meeting in Beijing

    WATCH: Prime Minister Stephen Harper has concluded his trade mission to China and is expected home in Ottawa in time for Remembrance Day festivities. Jacques Bourbeau reports. BEIJING – Prime Minister Stephen Harper and 11 other world leaders said Monday they’re inching ever closer to an agreement on the proposed Asia-Pacific trade deal as...

    Russia Gets Grim Growth Forecast For Rest of Putin’s Term
    Nov10

    Russia Gets Grim Growth Forecast For Rest of Putin’s Term

    Russia’s central bank has forecast three years of stagnation, cutting economic growth estimates for 2014-16 to almost zero. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    4 months after MH17, families mourn in Amsterdam
    Nov10

    4 months after MH17, families mourn in Amsterdam

    Hundreds of grieving family members and friends of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster are gathering in Amsterdam for a national commemoration ceremony nearly four months after the passenger jet was downed over eastern Ukraine killing all 298 people on board. See also: Malaysia Airlines Crash: 21 of the World’s Most Powerful...

    Putin Blames Ukraine For Obstructing Flight MH17 Inquiry
    Nov10

    Putin Blames Ukraine For Obstructing Flight MH17 Inquiry

    BEIJING, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday accused Ukraine’s government of interfering with the investigation into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in July that killed 298 people. Independent investigators have had little access to the wreckage of flight MH17 in territory in eastern Ukraine in the...

    Soviet WWII ‘Hero’ Pilot Bigeldinov Dead At 92
    Nov10

    Soviet WWII ‘Hero’ Pilot Bigeldinov Dead At 92

    Talghat Bigeldinov, a legendary Soviet pilot in World War II, has died at the age of 92 in Kazakhstan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin: Russian economy is in check
    Nov10

    Putin: Russian economy is in check

    Daniel J. GraeberBEIJING, Nov. 10 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said from an economic summit in Beijing there’d be no increase in state deficits despite sanctions on Russian energy companies. …read more Source: United Press...

    Germany Demands That Russia Adhere To Ukraine Truce Deal
    Nov10

    Germany Demands That Russia Adhere To Ukraine Truce Deal

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says that the situation in eastern Ukraine is deteriorating and that all sides, including Russia, must adhere to a cease-fire and steps toward peace agreed in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, on September 5. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In shift, Russia lets ruble float free in markets
    Nov10

    In shift, Russia lets ruble float free in markets

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Central Bank on Monday scrapped its daily controls on the value of the ruble, allowing the battered currency to float freely in financial markets earlier than planned. The bank, which had planned to let the ruble trade freely starting next year, made the move as the currency has come under sustained pressure in the...